A Treat, Sans Trick

November 1, 2014 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
For the next couple of days, I'm knocking 10% off of the Monster Tome in honor of all the undead (and Elsas, apparently) on the streets tonight looking for free sweets.As always, if you buy the hard cover and email me a[...]
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Mad Wizards and Demented Godlings

October 31, 2014 from Malevolent and Benign
Filed under: Legacy DnD, Old School, Palladium, RPG Hub 
Achaierai: "Though the foul motives which caused these loathsome birds to be first summoned from the infernal depths are now lost from memory, remnants of the original achaierai flock still stalk the earth..."Bulette: "[...]
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Lost Magic: Earth’s Memory

October 31, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
Another bit of lost magic can fill your spellbooks this week—especially if you’re interested in keeping tabs on someone or something specific! This spell comes from the lore created by designer F. A. Real H. [...]
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Their Own Weird Language

October 30, 2014 from Malevolent and Benign
Filed under: Legacy DnD, Old School, RPG Hub 
Mysteries of consciousness, sentience, and language.Algoid: "[A] colony of algae which, assembled in [humanoid] form, has developed...a rudimentary intelligence."Apsis: "Apsis drones speak their own language and 5% [...]
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Super-heroics as an FRP Combat Planning Tool

When you’re designing a battle for an FRP adventure, how do you make it different from every such battle that you’ve had in the past? How do you make it more interesting than a mere dice-rolling exercise? It&[...]
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RPG Review – Mythic Minis 17: Feats of Seafaring

October 30, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Endzeitgeist Mythic Minis 17: Feats of Seafaring clocks in at 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look, shall we? This time, we’re all about sea-themed feats, so let&r[...]
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DungeonScape for 5E is gone before it started

October 30, 2014 from Greyhawk Grognard
Filed under: Legacy D&D, news, RPG, RPG Hub 
This just in from OSR Today:This morning it was announced by Trapdoor Technologies, who were creating the new character generator called Dungeonscape for Dungeons & Dragons 5e, are shutting down the current version o[...]
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RPG Review – Mythic Minis 16: Universal Path Abilities II

October 30, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By endzeitgeist Mythic Minis 16: Universal Path Abilities II clocks in at 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look, shall we? This time, we’re all about more univers[...]
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Rumor Has It That The Truth is Hidden

October 30, 2014 from Malevolent and Benign
Filed under: Legacy DnD, Old School, Palladium, RPG Hub 
Or, Against Certainty I like it when monster books include rumors and wild speculations about the origins, powers and goals of monsters. There's certainly room for a bit of Greenwoodesque cryptozoological minutia, but wi[...]
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Wrath of the Righteous Chapter One, The Worldwound Incursion – Third Session

October 29, 2014 from Geek Related
Filed under: Actual Play, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
Third Session (17 page pdf) – It’s all Mogadishu style combat in the streets of Kenabres as we try to get back to base. We fight cultists and cavaliers and carrion-eaters and cosplayers. We kick off with[...]
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RPG Review – Mythic Minis 15: Feats of Treachery

October 29, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Endzeitgeist Mythic Minis 15: Feats of Treachery clocks in at 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look, shall we? This time, we’re all about feats of treachery, s[...]
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RPG Review – Mythic Minis 14: Archmage Path Abilities

October 29, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Endzeitgeist This Mythic Mini clocks in at 3 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page SRD, 1 page content, so let’s take a look, shall we? This time, we’re all about abilities for the archmage path so let’[...]
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The Hierarchy of Materials [Grit & Vigor]

October 29, 2014 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
Machines are a pain in the butt.Well, really, they're a challenge, and challenges are half the reason to design a game.The challenge in this case is dealing with 100 years of machine technology in a systematic way that [...]
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Skills

October 29, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
A recent discussion on Google+ prompted me to explain how I use skills: I usually don't use skills and backgrounds explicitly in my B/X game but rather I ask the player: do you think your character would know this? Is th[...]
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