In Memorium: Stewart Wieck

June 24, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
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One of the great game designers has passed to the great game beyond the veil. I never met him, but so many of my contacts across social media say that he was a great guy as well as being a great game designer. He was the[...]
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[Let’s Study: Star Trek Adventures] Part 5: Reporting For Duty

June 24, 2017 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
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Finally we hit the character creation chapter of the book! Now that we’ve gone over the mechanics of play, it’s time for us to put together a character in Star Trek Adventures, learn how Supporting Characters[...]
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Mutant Sludge, Severed Appendages and How They Saved My Friday

June 23, 2017 from Gothridge Manor
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+Christian Walker ran me through my second session exploring the Wasteland of Gath. It saved my Friday.My companion, Kerg, a dwarf of great fortitude and bravery, was struck with urge to defecate. Frantic, he ran to[...]
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Mutant Sludge, Severed Appendages and How They Saved My Friday

June 23, 2017 from Gothridge Manor
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+Christian Walker ran me through my second session exploring the Wasteland of Gath. It saved my Friday.My companion, Kerg, a dwarf of great fortitude and bravery, was struck with urge to defecate. Frantic, he ran to[...]
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Derek Yee’s SWORD MASTER is a Beautiful Film in Sonata Form

June 23, 2017 from Cinerati
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The wuxia pian is a cinematic genre that wanders in and out of favor among the theater going public, but it is one of the most aesthetically beautiful and emotionally moving genres in film. While there are some basic[...]
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[Terrain] Log works

June 23, 2017 from JP on Gaming
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Here are some small pieces of terrain I did for the specials at Lexicon. [...]
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Vaults of Vyzor, session #5

June 23, 2017 from Jeff's Gameblog
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Yareh Falsong before visiting the Verdant Vault.RosterSneakerly Trull, half-orc thief - Zak SmithMozzarella, mangy cur purchased by Sneakerly - NPCYareh Falsong, one-armed thief - Sam MameliBarnabus Sleet, muscle wizard [...]
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Vaults of Vyzor, session #5

June 23, 2017 from Jeff's Gameblog
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Yareh Falsong before visiting the Verdant Vault.RosterSneakerly Trull, half-orc thief - Zak SmithMozzarella, mangy cur purchased by Sneakerly - NPCYareh Falsong, one-armed thief - Sam MameliBarnabus Sleet, muscle wizard [...]
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Whisper’s Remains

On the western shore of the Ahr Shallows is a stony beach and sea cave known as the Whisper Shore …Continue reading →[...]
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Telling Tales from the Loop

June 23, 2017 from Age of Ravens
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Should I love Tales from the Loop? I’m child of the 1980’s. I turned double digits as the decade began, so it includes my formative years, from grade to middle to high school to college. But I’ve never [...]
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Telling Tales from the Loop

June 23, 2017 from Age of Ravens
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Should I love Tales from the Loop? I’m child of the 1980’s. I turned double digits as the decade began, so it includes my formative years, from grade to middle to high school to college. But I’ve never [...]
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Roll20 CON 2017

June 23, 2017 from Shawn Ellsworth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Roll20CON is the free, online-only celebration of the Roll20 Community, starting Saturday, June 24th and ending Sunday, June 25th, 2017. I’ll be on Roll20 this weekend participating in the event playing a special o[...]
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Stream of Annihilation Round Up (Round Table 155)

June 23, 2017 from The Tome Show
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The Stream of Annihilation Round Up (Round Table Episode 155) Welcome the Round Table’s round up of the Wizards of the Coast Stream of Annihilation. We sit at the Round Table with friend of the show Ginny Loveday a[...]
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Kickstart Your Weekend: Calidar: Dreams of Aerie

June 23, 2017 from The Other Side
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We all know the undeniable affect that has been left on D&D by Monty Python.  I am not aware of a single gaming group that has not thrown out at least one "Holy Grail" quote.Well +Bruce Heard has final[...]
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Kickstart Your Weekend: Calidar: Dreams of Aerie

June 23, 2017 from The Other Side
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We all know the undeniable affect that has been left on D&D by Monty Python.  I am not aware of a single gaming group that has not thrown out at least one "Holy Grail" quote.Well +Bruce Heard has final[...]
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Glyphs and Icons

June 23, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
If you've read through the blog, you'll know that I'm a visual thinker. I make maps. I make images. I like things to have patterns and systems to have a sense of order to them. I don't like games where there are a dozen [...]
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Blacktongue, Gnoll Archer

June 23, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
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May’s Reaper Forum Hangout Figure of the Month was Blacktongue, Gnoll Archer. In continuing the theme of filling the more common slots of a Frostgrave Warband with various humanoid monsters, Blacktongue can serve a[...]
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Blacktongue, Gnoll Archer

June 23, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
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May’s Reaper Forum Hangout Figure of the Month was Blacktongue, Gnoll Archer. In continuing the theme of filling the more common slots of a Frostgrave Warband with various humanoid monsters, Blacktongue can serve a[...]
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Azurth Adventure Digest

June 23, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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I've been working on a shorter publication, to tide people interested in more Azurth stuff over until the release of Cloud Castle of Azurth (which is still some distance in the future). The above is my mockup banner for [...]
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MASKS08 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play – Just Us #Heroes – Masks

June 23, 2017 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Actual Play, podcast, Podcasts, RPG Hub 
MASKS08 GM: JiB Players: CADAve, Kimi, Gina, Jason[...]
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[Let’s Study: Star Trek Adventures] Part 4: Operations

June 22, 2017 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
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Now that we’ve already had a chance to check out the setting and the purpose of Starfleet in Star Trek Adventures, let’s move on to the discussion of the game side of the equation with a look at the mechanics[...]
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MOTE28 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play – The Mote of Sin – Vampire 20th

June 22, 2017 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Actual Play, podcast, Podcasts, RPG, RPG Hub 
mote28 GM: Stu Players: Samantha, Mac, Kimi, Stork    [...]
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Discussion: Dice?

June 22, 2017 from Reality Refracted
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When I started playing games, everyone at the table needed to have their own dice, or a close friend who had pre-approved or pre-loaned dice to you. Touching another person's dice was grounds for a fight, and after the b[...]
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Discussion: Dice?

June 22, 2017 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
When I started playing games, everyone at the table needed to have their own dice, or a close friend who had pre-approved or pre-loaned dice to you. Touching another person's dice was grounds for a fight, and after the b[...]
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I am breaking the rules for PFS

June 22, 2017 from JP on Gaming
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If you did not already know, I have a personal rule for creating characters that goes as follows: Create a male character, then a female character. I am currently fast-approaching a point where I need to create a new [...]
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Ruin All the Places

June 22, 2017 from Jeff's Gameblog
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When I sketch out some ruins from scratch, they don't always feel ruin-y enough for me.  We're talking about proper ruins here: wrecked castles, burn-out ghost towns, Scooby Doo haunted mansions, etc.  So I tho[...]
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Ruin All the Places

June 22, 2017 from Jeff's Gameblog
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When I sketch out some ruins from scratch, they don't always feel ruin-y enough for me.  We're talking about proper ruins here: wrecked castles, burn-out ghost towns, Scooby Doo haunted mansions, etc.  So I tho[...]
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Lessons From The West Wing V: Bilateral Political Incorrectness for RPGs

This entry is part 9 in the series Lessons From The West Wing “Lessons From The West Wing” is a series of occasional articles inspired by the Television Series. I have several of these tucked away in developm[...]
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This Old Dragon: Issue #119

June 22, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
While today's choice is sort of a cheat, it is a very timely one.  I grabbed it because it features one of my favorite covers of all Dragons.  The recent Doctor Who episode "The Eaters of Light" featured a stor[...]
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This Old Dragon: Issue #119

June 22, 2017 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
While today's choice is sort of a cheat, it is a very timely one.  I grabbed it because it features one of my favorite covers of all Dragons.  The recent Doctor Who episode "The Eaters of Light" featured a stor[...]
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[Let’s Study: Star Trek Adventures] Part 3: Your Continuing Mission

June 22, 2017 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
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Moving on from the discussions on the history of the Federation, we’re taking a look at the chapter that best displays the kind of thing that Starfleet actually does. Much like in the prior chapter, Your Continuing[...]
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[Let’s Study: Star Trek Adventures] Part 2: The United Federation of Planets

June 22, 2017 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
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Today we start checking out the setting chapters of the new Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius! This chapter talks about The United Federation of Planets as well as the various other known factions in the Star Trek [...]
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So You’re Going To Your First Con…

June 22, 2017 from The Dread Gazebo
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You’ve decided to brave the convention scene and you’re finally taking the dive to go see your favorite games/comics/cosplay/etc. for the first time – awesome! I’ve [...][...]
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Free RPG Day: Torg Eternity Free RPG Day Special

June 22, 2017 from Reviews From R'lyeh
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Saturday, June 17th was Free RPG Day—the tenth Free RPG Day and as was to be expected, it came with an array of new and interesting little releases. Invariably they are tasters for forthcoming games to be released [...]
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Alternate Fey Courts

June 22, 2017 from Brandes Stoddard
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A few conversations about my series on the fey reminded me that there were more articles I wanted to write, so this week I’m taking a break from talking about the monk. D&D divides the fey into Summer and Winte[...]
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The Siren’s Call: The Lure of 40K

June 22, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
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Aside from HeroQuest, my introduction into miniatures gaming came from Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40K universe. I technically started with Battlefleet Gothic, but quickly shifted into the core 40K game. The Khorne [...]
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The Siren’s Call: The Lure of 40K

June 22, 2017 from Tower of the Archmage
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Aside from HeroQuest, my introduction into miniatures gaming came from Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40K universe. I technically started with Battlefleet Gothic, but quickly shifted into the core 40K game. The Khorne [...]
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D&D Style

June 22, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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Which is more you?As anyone who has read this blog for any amount of time (there's got to be someone!) knows, I don't not have one style, tone, flavor, what have you of D&D that I want to do all the time. The Land of[...]
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Life in Athas: Wages

June 22, 2017 from Geek Ken
Filed under: 4e D&D, RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
As I ran my Savage Worlds Dark Sun game for a while, I really wanted to flesh out the world some. I opted to tinker with a lot of stuff including the notion of days, weeks, and months in a year. So I ended up changing qu[...]
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Mourning Glory: The Annotated History of Brand Talandro, Part Three

June 22, 2017 from Shawn Ellsworth
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
I interviewed I-Hsien and Shane from Total Party Thrill over a year ago and have been listening to the podcast since early 2016. I-Hsien reached out to me last week about teaming up with Tribality to help celebrate their[...]
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Randomising The Law

June 22, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
I've been digging back into my game The Law. The core system of character generation offers a few choices that lead to a few specific choices, then direct characters toward something that would feasibly make it out of ba[...]
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Stuff I’ve Been Up To: PlayLab! Magazine

June 22, 2017 from Worlds in a Handful of Dice
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One of the reasons it’s been quiet over here at the Worlds in a Handful of Dice is that my writing energies have been directed elsewhere. I completed a rather large creative writing module at the university over th[...]
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[Let’s Study: Star Trek Adventures] Introduction

June 22, 2017 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
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After an overwhelming victory on votes against Shadowrun 5th Edition in a Twitter poll, we’ll be doing a Let’s Study on the freshly minted Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius! Disclaimers and Background I[...]
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The Green Witch Now Available

June 21, 2017 from The Other Side
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Only running a few hours late on this one!Now for your Swords & Wizardry pleasure, the next book in my series of witch traditions.The Green Witch for Swords & WizardryA witch never fears the wood. Because sh[...]
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The Green Witch Now Available

June 21, 2017 from The Other Side
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Only running a few hours late on this one!Now for your Swords & Wizardry pleasure, the next book in my series of witch traditions.The Green Witch for Swords & WizardryA witch never fears the wood. Because sh[...]
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Origins AAR Part 2

June 21, 2017 from JP on Gaming
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Continuing my report about Origins. Read Part 1 Lessons from Saggakar - Make sure the name "Saggakar" is on the name of the adventure for the program - Players like to screw their employers, even when they are straigh[...]
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Origins AAR Part 2

June 21, 2017 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Continuing my report about Origins. Read Part 1 Lessons from Saggakar - Make sure the name "Saggakar" is on the name of the adventure for the program - Players like to screw their employers, even when they are straigh[...]
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Frontier 5e – Campaign Setting Overview (Part 2)

June 21, 2017 from Guest Author
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This week we have another guest post from Dale Easterling that looks at running a Wild West campaign for D&D 5e. Part 1 | Part 2 PREVIOUSLY… In the first installment of this overview of my Old West 5e campaign[...]
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Alt-Facts in Gaming

June 21, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm not going to mention names. I've seen the patterns repeated many times over the years, but a particular instance reminded me of it again this morning.We've seen it across the world in many guises...anti-vaxxers using[...]
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Alt-Facts in Gaming

June 21, 2017 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm not going to mention names. I've seen the patterns repeated many times over the years, but a particular instance reminded me of it again this morning.We've seen it across the world in many guises...anti-vaxxers using[...]
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