Son of BADASS Cover Art Teaser

July 27, 2016 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
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The Roleplaying Game that Kicks Logic in the Face is coming back. Is your body ready for the Awesome? [...]
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GMs: Never put yourselves on a pedestal

July 27, 2016 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
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One of the longest running myths in RPGs is that a GM is somehow “better” than Players. Sure it’s not always expressed as such, but the sentiment remains. There’s always talk of the GM being the o[...]
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Mageblade: Wealth & Allowance

July 27, 2016 from Lost Papers of Tsojcanth
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Adventurers need to replace or acquire adventuring items such as spikes, rope and arrows pretty much after every expeditions. When the loot is small, deciding where to allocate that wealth is interesting, but after a cou[...]
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Savage Things (Part 2): The Heroic Teens of Stranger Things

July 27, 2016 from Cinerati
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
This is the second post in a series of posts presenting the people and places portrayed in the Netflix Original Series Stranger Things. You can find more information about the series, characters, and places in Part One. [...]
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GenCon Is Coming; Inkwell Ideas at GenCon

July 27, 2016 from Inkwell Ideas
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As usual, we’ll be at GenCon!  It is fun, exhausting, crazy, is too long, isn’t long enough, and more… We have booth #555 in the Exhibit Hall where we’ll feature: Ongoing demos of our upcomi[...]
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New Buffy the Vampire Slayer Boardgame Coming from Jasco Games and Lynnvander Productions

July 27, 2016 from Cinerati
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Lynnvander Studios, a game design studio founded in 2005 by Thomas Grofton, has recently announced that they will be producing a number of licensed board games with significant cache in the geek community in partnership [...]
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Gary Gygax Day – 2016

July 27, 2016 from Michael Long
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Over the many years of being a fan of D&D, I never got the chance to meet Gary. I bought all the books, and I have some collectables that he signed, but I never met him. Today would be Gary’s Birthday, he was b[...]
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Rings of Binding

July 27, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
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"I so swear it." They intoned. Everyone looked at the pair of rings waiting for a flash of light or a bell to ring... "Did it work?" Nimble asked. "I... don't know." Feris looked at the ring on his finger. Whispering a f[...]
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Class Struggles: The DM’s Guild Witches

July 27, 2016 from The Other Side
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Initiation Ritual by Trishkell I'm very deep into my D&D5 game right now and I have already scribbled out a notebook full of ideas of how to convert my Witch class to 5e.  So much so that I feel like I am in a good[...]
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Keep Summer Safe: A Look at Conflict Resolution

July 27, 2016 from Colin McLaughlin
Filed under: RPG Hub, World Building 
It’s no secret I love Rick & Morty. I’ve been on record for several years now stating it is the best and sharpest show on television. In my crushing need for the third season to finally arrive, I’ve[...]
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Wednesday Comics: Storm: Secret of the Nitron Rays

July 27, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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My exploration of the long-running euro-comic Storm, continues. Earlier installments can be found here.Storm: The Secret of the Nitron Rays (1981) (part 4)(Dutch: Het Geheim van de Nitronstralen)Art by Don Lawr[...]
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I Think I’m Done With Fate

July 27, 2016 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
I’m finally back from being in the hospital for over 5 weeks where they treated me for my depression and anxiety issues. Now I feel a bit better than before and hopefully I now have new strategies for dealing with [...]
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Plotting 101: Types of Story

July 26, 2016 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
I apologize. This post should have come earlier in this mini-series. The idea here is to identify the handful of types of stories that can show up in your game every session. Being able to identify these will help you pr[...]
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Tuesday Magic Item – Monarchomachs Blade

July 26, 2016 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub, World Building 
Gollaon leaned in to read the notice nailed to the courthouse door.  “Time to be leaving, my friend.” “Civil war?” asked Voddick. “Yes, it is a notice of abjuration, severing them from [...]
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Where to Find me at Gencon 2016

July 26, 2016 from Sea of Stars
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At long last, I have my schedule for GenCon 2016.  I will be primarily working in the board game hall in the AEG section of said hall.  The list below is which game I will be teaching, so if you want to learn a[...]
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Leaving Crowsmantle: A Campaign Postmortem

July 26, 2016 from Age of Ravens
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Last week we had our final session of Crowsmantle. That’s my PbtA hack for our game about adults returning to a fantasy world of their youths. I’d rate myself as generally happy, moderately OK with the campai[...]
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Bringing Your Kids To Gencon For The First Time? Read This.

July 26, 2016 from The Dread Gazebo
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I’ve done a few of these articles over the years, and even though we won’t be making it this year, I’ve seen some friends make [...][...]
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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

July 26, 2016 from The Other Side
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Getting ready to start running the Giants series next week! Since I am going to be running this under 5e I made some conversion notes and print outs to help me along. Not to mention some great user suppo[...]
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Unearthed Arcana: Quick Characters Breakdown

July 26, 2016 from Brandes Stoddard
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For whatever internal reasons, July’s UA article was delayed until the last Monday in July. But here we are, and I’m going to say a few words about it. “Quick Characters” presents dice tables for [...]
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Season 8 Episode 15 – The Hacking the RPG

July 26, 2016 from RPG Circus
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Welcome to Season 8 Episode 15 of RPG CircusEpisode Topics Hacking in Role-Playing Games Kickstarter Follow-ups Hosts Jeff Tristan JimTo Show Links New Star Trek Game KS: Hero Master - fantasy game and RPG humour greet[...]
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The All-Star Player – bringing more to the game than just your character

July 26, 2016 from Stuffer Shack
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In Misty’s last post, she talked about making all-star player characters. I’m going to talk about being an all-star player. I know, a lot of bloggers have posted their opinions on this topic many times over, [...]
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Unofficial Games 2016-07-26 07:00:00

July 26, 2016 from Unofficial Games
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Session 1 of the Google+ gameA newly arrived expedition of British Explorers arrived in Guam-yaiv,  staying with a friendly British merchant. This is a rival expedition to the home group, which you had seen in previ[...]
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Some little structure maps

I occasionally draw maps of structures that are small enough that I feel awkward posting them as maps to the …Continue reading →[...]
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Ghostbusters

July 26, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
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They're making a new Ghostbusters? Awesome!!It's a reboot? Oh...With an all female team? Oh boy...The internet didn't take kindly to this announcement. And by "the internet" I mean the menboys with access to a keyboard a[...]
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VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES – FOUR FOR FREEDOM!

July 25, 2016 from Barking Alien
Filed under: Campaigns, RPG, RPG Hub 
Here's a special treat for those of you who've been following this blog, and specifically my posts on past campaigns that I have run. This one is a doozy, and another I've been wanting to talk about for a very long time.[...]
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Notes on OD&D – Part 28

July 25, 2016 from Elthos RPG
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Time for us to take the next step forward! On to the next batch of 6th Level Spells! Men & Magic p30 - Explanation of Spells - 6th Level Lower Water: Utterance of this spell causes the water level in a river or si[...]
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Interview with James Sutter – Co-Creator of Pathfinder & Creative Director of Starfinder

July 25, 2016 from J.M. Perkins
Filed under: Interviews, RPG Hub 
First off, what sorts of things do you make & and how would you summarize your career with tabletop gaming? I’m currently a Creative Director with Paizo Inc., in charge of both the Pathfinder novel line and our[...]
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