Gostor: Bandits!

May 24, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last week, I was reading the excellent Sea of Stars blog and he posted a mini-bandit gang post. Suddenly I remembered that I started on a book about gangs myself but that I dropped the product as my need for it waned. T[...]
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A Grand Annual Game

May 24, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This was going to be a quick post about Eurovision and the way there seems to be an underlying game element to the voting system. But I realise a lot of people haven't seen it, still intend to watch it, and this post wou[...]
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Warhammer Fantasy Reborn

May 24, 2015 from Stuffer Shack
Filed under: RPG Hub 
My favourite fantasy setting would be that of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. I remember discovering it when a friend ran a game of it at his house in my college days. Instead of the usual fighters, clerics, wizards and[...]
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Game shelf porn

May 23, 2015 from Greyhawk Grognard
Filed under: Legacy D&D, RPG, RPG Hub 
I've recently engaged in moving my office into another room of the house, to allow my daughter to use the spare bedroom as a music room (drums take up a lot of space). In so doing, I had the opportunity to go through my [...]
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Shadow of the Executioner

May 23, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Shadow of the Executioner is my 29th contribution to my Patreon.  This is a free form  adventure.  I present the place and situation, introduce the bad man and its up to the GM to use him within the situat[...]
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Hot, Dry Fantasy

May 23, 2015 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
Hellfrost: Land of Fire is a supplement for Hellfrost, the desperately wintery fantasy setting published by Triple Ace Games. Over the course of three core books—a Gazetteer, a Player’s Guide, and a Bestiar[...]
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Spelljamming Postmortem 4 To Infinity and Beyond

May 23, 2015 from Forgotten Runes
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Link to Week 1Link to Week 2Link to Week 3P.S. I forgot to mention the Manticore. At the end of the fight with the Manticore the Druid casts deaths door to keep the Manticore from dying. After a brief negotiation the Man[...]
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Mech Rules for White Star With Included Templates and Modifications

May 23, 2015 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Mechs Mechs are massive robotic machines piloted by sentient humanoids that are used for defense and war on many planets.  The rules for mechs function much like combat for starships outlined in White Star, pg 48-52[...]
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Zatannurday: Happy Birthday Zee!

May 23, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Wednesday, May 20th is the official birthday of Zatanna. (it is also Zatanna creator's Gardner Fox's birthday!) Since we celebrated Stevie Nicks' birthday last night, lets keep the celebration of magical ladies going [...]
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Mage 20th Anniversary Edition

May 23, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: Inspiration, Review, RPG Hub 
My favourite all time mindbending chaos journey is back. I've had the chance to look at certain bits of it, and it's the same game I know and love, but with everything turned up to 11. It's full colour, and that's great [...]
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Friday Night Videos: Stevie Nicks

May 23, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: Music, RPG Hub 
Welcome back to Friday Night Videos, where we wish a happy birthday to the White Witch herself, Stevie Nicks! You don't have to know a lot about me to know that I LOVE Stevie Nicks.   Tuesday May 26 is her birthday a[...]
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Friday Faves: 2015-05-22

May 23, 2015 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Not much to report this week other than a light collection of links for the week. I’m still adjusting to the new Day Job, and my non-profit Volunteer Job kicked into high gear this week as I prepare for a board mee[...]
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The Winner is…

May 22, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Wow.  I don't think I have ever gotten so many in-depth answers.  You guys out did yourselves.  If oyu haven't had a chance check out all the comments.  A lot of good stuff there.  Thanks to ever[...]
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Innovation in the OSR? Who Cares?

May 22, 2015 from RetroRoleplaying
Filed under: Old School, RPG Hub 
The latest "great debate" going around the OSR blogsphere is about innovation -- as in are OSR games and settings innovative enough and/or whether settings or rules should be the focus of innovation.I'm going to be a cu[...]
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Evolving a game through play, the Wall of Iron

May 22, 2015 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: advice, RPG Hub 
As stated in previous posts, I have been working on my own RPG based on Swords and Wizardry. It not that I think the world needs another fantasy RPG but rather for a variety of reasons I want a rule book that combines my[...]
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Slavery in Saggakar and Legacies

May 22, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I wrote a post long ago about this topic. And with Tyrants coming out I had to go over the subject again. I have recently been reading books of ancient history - most recently Plutarch's Fall of the Roman Republic which [...]
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Neo Shinobi Vendetta: One-Shot Backdrop/GoD

May 22, 2015 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Parallel to what I last posted, here's the setting one-sheet for my Neo Shinobi vendetta one-shot. I'm still thinking about how I want to condense the GoA stuff- I'll probably post that next week. This is a little dif[...]
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Friday Favourite: Playing Against Type

May 22, 2015 from Dungeon's Master
Filed under: 4e, dungeons & dragons, RPG Hub 
On Friday we comb through our extensive archives to find an older article that we feel deserves another look. From December 2, 2009, Dungeon’s Master once again presents: Playing Against Type. When it comes to char[...]
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Letters from the Lost Age Campaign, Ichlyd Exchange

May 22, 2015 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: Campaign, RPG Hub, World Building 
The following exchange was recorded in the Kingdom of the Open Waters, an undersea world populated by the Ichlyd peoples. Letter from Wheurr, Chief Advisor to Queen Anqua of the Open Waters: Your Majesty, For nearly a ce[...]
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Throwing my hat in

May 22, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I have been pretty busy this week.  Have a few projects I HAVE to get off my plate. So what do I do about it?  Simple.  I start writing a new campaign setting for White Star. I am not ready to reveal what it is [...]
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[Friday Map] Further Explorations into Castle Gargantua

Last month I indicated that I was drawing maps for Kabuki Kaiser’s next book – Castle Gargantua. The trick about …Continue reading → [...]
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On a Useful Review of Fire on the Velvet Horizon

May 22, 2015 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I got this.I haven't finished it yet. Is that because it's bad?No. It's dense.Let's unpack that for a second.The Aeskithetes (Ay-Skith-es-ts) They have strong bodies that look like twisting melting wax. They have slim w[...]
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Battlesystem Brawl: D&D Mass Combat Actual Play

May 22, 2015 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
James Introcaso and Round Table regulars  [...]
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Bayhaven Review

May 22, 2015 from Roving Band of Misfits
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
There’s a nice review of Bayhaven over at Engaged Family Gaming. “Real life is filled with so many things that eat away at your time that it can be tough to come up with missions for the players, ways to link[...]
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Discussion: If You Could Only Play One Game…

May 22, 2015 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
We have lots of questions about "if you could only take one thing" somewhere and people answer them all the time. Today I want to put a different spin on it. Think back over your history of gaming. Think of all the games[...]
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Hmmm….

May 22, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Not much time for typing now, just taking a quick break from data analysis for a university course.The data I'm analysing is the cesspool known as Gamergate. I'm analysing it from a linguistic/pragmatic perspective to de[...]
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When a character is left behind

May 21, 2015 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
By Paco Garcia Jaen This is something that’s happened to me recently and it wasn’t a pleasant experience, so I thought I’d share some advice with you: When a player leaves a group temporarily and leave[...]
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Stylish Earthdawn 4th Edition Character Sheets

May 21, 2015 from Earthdawn Blog
Filed under: Earthdawn, RPG Hub 
The recently released official Earthdawn character sheet was not very well received by many fans. Well, experience shows that many fans prefer to design their own character sheets , as these then...[...]
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PWWO: Wildstar Corvette + OSR SciFi Games

May 21, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
During my brief foray into scifi games in the 80s I had managed to create one thing, the FTL Lucifer. The Lucifer was a Corvette class spaceship, small, light but deadly.  The historical Corvette was also a class of sma[...]
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Legacies: Seeds of Rebellion Logo

May 21, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Earlier this week, I asked the members of the Legacies Facebook Group to select a theme for next year. The themes offered were "Oblivion", "Rebellion" and "Tyranny". They chose by a large margin to give me Rebellion. So[...]
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Innovation: settings, rules, or… what?

May 21, 2015 from Greyhawk Grognard
Filed under: Design Theory, Legacy D&D, Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
Just like the good old days, there's a debate flying around certain centers of the OSR blogosphere, and naturally I've got a thought or two. The debate is (yet again) about innovation in the OSR. Some people seem bound a[...]
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Copper Age Heroes

May 21, 2015 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
Works continues apace on the next issue of NOD, and I'm doing research for my Age of Heroes campaign idea, which will probably show up in NOD later this year. The late Neolithic and Chalcolithic are really fascinating, a[...]
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OSR Blogs, Product Announcements, and Reviews

May 21, 2015 from RetroRoleplaying
Filed under: Old School, Reviews, RPG Hub 
With the recent release of White Star: White Box Science Fiction Roleplaying and Petty Gods: Revised & Expanded Edition, I have noticed some complaints about OSR blog posts about these games (on threads in RPG.net an[...]
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An OSR Debate; The Setting, The Rules

May 21, 2015 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: advice, RPG Hub 
The recent release of the White Star RPG has started a discussion about settings and rules. Tenker weighs in  with two posts, here and here, and there is some excellent comments attached to both. Even my friend Tim [...]
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Settings or Rules or Both and Why Not, Another Giveaway

May 21, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
+Erik Tenkar, the trouble maker over at his tavern region, posted a question based on a comment that +Michael S wrote in a response to a post about someone's critique of +James Spahn's very successful White Star (by the[...]
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On Cities, Part VI: Class Specific Activites

May 21, 2015 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Are we at the end? No, but closer than we were before.My primary amazement is that I've actually written and use all these procedures for cities. When did that happen?Today we look at class specific activities.FightersAr[...]
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Strange Stars: Trouble with ‘Bots

May 21, 2015 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I figured it was time for another tease of the (limited) number of new pieces of art that will appear in the Strange Stars gamebooks. This one is by Adam Moore, who Weird Adventures fans may remember from this great illu[...]
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Huge Spider 5e

May 21, 2015 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
"That's a lot of webs..." Nimble said very quietly."With some really thick strands." Allianora said equally as quietly."What are the chances it's all from just one spider?" Rathgar asked.Feris tried to swallow before ans[...]
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No Article Today

May 21, 2015 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
Just a quick heads-up: Due to a lengthy doctor’s appointment, I am left without enough time to get today’s article finished. I’ll try to get it finished tomorrow, but have another appointment then, so t[...]
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