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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Recent Discovery

July 25, 2016 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
On the heels of the new Star Trek RPG news comes a teaser for the new CBS All Access series Star Trek: Discovery. Here is the teaser:I know it's already a somewhat divisive design, but I personally like it. Ins[...]
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Go Read an RPG Book in Public!

July 25, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Today starts the tri-annual Read an RPG Book in Public week!I'm going to focus on reading the stuff I got from Free RPG day.Unfortunately, it's stupid hot out, so it'll be a little less public than I'd like. Still, the c[...]
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Deal of the Day – Half-Price Maps!

July 25, 2016 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Today’s Deal of the Day at RPGnow is the recently released 2014 Dodecahedron Cartographic Review which collects 95 pages of …Continue reading →[...]
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Qalidar RPG: Supplement 1 and Fire

July 25, 2016 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I had almost given up on this one. A while back, I decided that, instead of working towards a big "complete" Qalidar book, I was going to continue to expand on the Basic book. The first order of business, naturally, woul[...]
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The Final Advantage

July 25, 2016 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: behind the screen, Campaigns, Play, RPG Hub 
While playing Edge Of The Empire last week, a topic of conversation briefly arose: should advantage mechanics grow more extreme in effect in the big finish to an adventure or campaign? Musing on Advantage Mechanics Advan[...]
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Monstrous Mondays: D&D 5e Homebrew Tumblr

July 25, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Typically I don't pay much attention to Tumblr. But this is something that has popped up a few times on my feed that is too cool to ignore. The D&D 5e Homebrew Tumblr page has a ton of really nice material for a D&a[...]
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Star Trek Beyond

July 25, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
After Star Trek (2009) and Into Darkness (2013) I was pretty much willing to write off the alternate timeline that the movies are following. Too much lens flare, not enough substance, not enough of what makes Star Trek d[...]
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The Sacred Scrolls, Illustrated

July 25, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Having watched Planet of the Apes (1968) on the big screen this weekend, I've got the PotA franchise on the brain. I've blogged before about a couple of great reference works written by Rich Handley. I discovered there's[...]
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My Ropecon Schedule

July 25, 2016 from Worlds in a Handful of Dice
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
Finland’s premier gaming convention Ropecon is right around the corner. I’ve lately been swimming in the deep waters of Worldcon organizing and am not part of the concom this year, but I do have a number of s[...]
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Round Table 129 – Actual Play and Deep Magic

July 25, 2016 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
James Introcaso sits down with Liz Theis, Dave Gibson, James Haeck, and Chris Sniezak to compare, contrast, and review the Dungeons and Dragons actual play series [...]
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Player-Generated Secrets

July 24, 2016 from Sly Flourish
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Here at Sly Flourish we're big fans of game preparation through secrets, small tweet-sized bits of lore, plot, or information that the PCs discover in many different ways such as a strange mosaic on t[...]
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Getting into the mood

July 24, 2016 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
A few more pictures for the Familiar game. I'm trying to get a feel for it in my head as I finalise certain bits and pieces.This is not a clean, neat and tidy world, not a place where tragically-hip beautiful people pose[...]
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Plotting 101: Running A Player Character Plot

July 24, 2016 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
One of the reasons I've seen a lot of GMs shy away from personal plots for PCs is because they're not sure how to handle it. I don't mean they don't know how to run the events. I mean they don't know how to run the perso[...]
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It’s A Great Time to be a Geek!

July 24, 2016 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
If I could send one page of my blog back in time to my younger self, it would be one where I list the dates all the major tech companies had their IPO...but  the second page I would send would be this one.  Two DC movi[...]
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A Quick Post on Prisoners

July 24, 2016 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
So, we’ve been catching up on the new version of Hawaii 5-0. First, I have to get past the whole idea that every single episode people pull out and shoot guns. But that is the point of this. The guys (including [...]
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UD225: Gen Con Survival Guide

July 24, 2016 from Undergopher Central
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
This week is UnderDiscussion’s Gen Con Survival Guide! Our special Gen Con Tips episode from 2015 can be found here: https://soundcloud.com/underdiscussion/ud201-gen-con-tips-2k15 A post about being aware of physic[...]
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Frostgrave: Hot Water

July 24, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
It is said that the Jinn are wild elemental beings... And that to summon them is to invite death. Yet into Frostgrave we went, looking for lamps in a section of town littered with boiling geysers. But my wizard was prepa[...]
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An Appendix N Short #2

July 24, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
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For the most part, books and games released under the Old School Renaissance have been put by the small press, whether that is Labyrinth Lord from Goblinoid Games or Swords & Wizardry from published by Mythmere [...]
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Down Time Activities in the lands of Xan Than Du

July 24, 2016 from Unofficial Games
Filed under: Game Design, RPG, RPG Hub 
My current game is set to run with an assumed week in between games. This allows for some healing,  but also a time to generate new adventure hooks, or gain new skills.  The following downtime activities are av[...]
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Legacies Updates before Gencon

July 24, 2016 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
With Gencon, one of the things I need to complete is the Legacies Campaign Guide. Let me discuss a few of the high points. Are there any additional changes you would like to see in the campaign? Comment away! New The[...]
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Teasing Hubris

July 24, 2016 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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Mike "Wrathofzombie" Evans's successfully kickstartered campaign setting, Hubris: A World of Visercal Adventure, is set to drop in September, I believe. I've got my advanced backers copy, and if "a visceral world of[...]
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Podcast Episode The RPG Room: Chasing Equality

July 24, 2016 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
For the last few years the discussion on equality in games, both in and out of the fantasies, have been raging with arguments being made on both camps that make you wonder sometimes if we have learned anything in the las[...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: The Dead King

July 24, 2016 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I don't actually know the title of this piece, or where it came from... but I like it![...]
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Finalized Gencon 2016 Schedule

July 23, 2016 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I have my schedule completed and ready to roll! A few people have asked me where I will be, so here it is, posted for the world to know! I will be running a game on Sunday morning, this time it will be the special that f[...]
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Not Quite Out of the Gate

July 23, 2016 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: Call of Cthulhu, RPG Hub 
For a great many, Dungeons & Dragons was their first RPG, but as popular as the game proved to be, this did not stop publisher, TSR, Inc., from diversifying and looking for potential success with other genres. This r[...]
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Zatannurday: DeviantArt Favorites

July 23, 2016 from The Other Side
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Still have a few DeviantArt favorites to share. I'll keep doing these till I run out. Enjoy! The Bewitching Zatanna by Klitch13 on DeviantArt Zatanna by diablo2003 on DeviantArt Zatanna by MagicnaAnavi on Devi[...]
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HJRP1709 Getting the SO into RPGs, Encouraging Role-Playing, Horror Stories

July 23, 2016 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Podcast Episode, RPG Hub 
HJRP1709 Your hosts: Stu, Gina, JiB, Kimi Show Notes! D writes in asking how to get his wife in to RPGs. Steve from Atlanta asks for way to encourage role-playing at the table. Joseph from the UK writes in[...]
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On a Wildspace Deluge

July 23, 2016 from canageek
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Continuing my series of finding the best Spelljammer bits from around the web, Hack & Slash has a post showing some of the best official art. For example, I did not know that Brom did Spelljammer art. It also shows o[...]
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The Sandbox

July 23, 2016 from Gothridge Manor
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I'm working on a larger project over at my Patreon page where I am using the map above as a hex crawl or in this case it is simply titled The Sandbox.  Each time I write an adventure or location this map will be upd[...]
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