Discussion: Favorite Ghost or Ghoul

October 31, 2014 from Reality Refracted
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It's Halloween. What's your favorite ghost or ghoul? What spirit or other form of the undead just gets to you?For me it's the Bansidhe (Banshee?) I'm not sure why, but ever since I've been little I've been terrified of t[...]
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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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From Splash Page to The Silver Screen

October 31, 2014 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG Hub 
As a fan of Superheroes, comic books, movies, and Superhero RPGs, I feel obligated to say something about the recently updated Marvel Cinematic Universe film release schedule.HOLY HULK ON A HELICARRIER!The Black Panther![...]
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Attention all ye potential 5e App Developers

October 31, 2014 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
Dungeonscape has gone down as Wizards of the Coast terminated their licensing agreement. I got in both Web and Android beta. The app for a beta sucked. It wasn't buggy but rather so bare of content and utility it was lik[...]
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Shadowrun 2070 Campaign Report and New Seattle Scream (#46)

October 30, 2014 from Sea of Stars
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It has been sometime since my last update (unless you count PinkCat‘s) but Shadowrun has been continuing, the shared campaign has slowed considerably, with two GMs mostly dropping out of running, but the NorCal bra[...]
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EN World Review – Castles & Crusades: Night of the Spirits by Troll Lord Games

October 30, 2014 from Neuroglyph Games
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Happy Halloween Eve, Gentle Readers! October is finally done – tomorrow is Halloween but it feels like the summer was only days ago!  I honestly don’t know where time has gone, but I have a feeling some [...]
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Podcast Episode The Boardgame Review Room: Sentinel Tactics

October 30, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
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When Sentinels of the Multiverse came out, it rightly turned some faces. Because the game is rather terrific. Or I think so at least. Not everyone liked it, like my colleague Michael, who found it too bland for his card [...]
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Play Report: Last Night on Earth

October 30, 2014 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
Since it's Halloweek, we decided that our last game of the night should be thematically appropriate. I had just bought last night on earth, so we opened it up and got cracking.  Here are my thoughts on the game: 1)[...]
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Player Empowerment: Play on Target Podcast Ep. 35

October 30, 2014 from Age of Ravens
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In this episode of Play on Target we consider the question of player empowerment, but we come it from an unusual place. As we mention in the podcast this topic arose from someone asking if RPGs are power fantasies. I t[...]
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October Movie Challenge: Feast of Flesh (2007)

October 30, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
October Movie Challenge: Feast of Flesh (2007)In my defense I want to say up front that I thought this was going to be better. The title is fine and my research said it was a bit like Bordello of Blood only featuring Eli[...]
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World of Aihrde

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Behind the Gear-spun Curtain: A Purely Steampunk Look at Game Design

October 30, 2014 from Dungeon Mastering
Filed under: Campaigns, Game Design, RPG Hub, World Building 
As the leaves turn and the skies grow cloudy, we turn our minds toward All Hallows’ Eve and things of an often creepier, spookier, or more macabre appeal. Let us turn our minds then toward a sweet... [[ This is a c[...]
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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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RPT #9: Top 7 Tips For Developing The Voice That Wins By Dr. June Johnson

October 30, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
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The voice is your most powerful means of communication. How you hear yourself is not necessarily how others hear you. Successful professionals have voices that command attention and move people to action. The following [...]
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If you have already started drinking the 5th edition cool-aid and want some more flavors, check out my friend’s blog

October 30, 2014 from Savage Swords of Athanor
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My friend (and Estarion player) Rich Howard has been busy playing with 5th edition and developing some materials for the game. First of all, Rich studied Marine Biology many moons ago in Santa Cruz, which grew out of h[...]
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Movie Trailer ~ Hunger Games

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Armor Up

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Ork Hunter[...]
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UFO Files

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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When a private plane spotted a chunk of shiny metal laying the Arizona desert, surrounded by moving figures, they called it in. It caused a chain reaction up the line of communication so that within short order two Air F[...]
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Rocket Ship Explosion

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is pretty amazing. An unmanned rocket, the Antares, exploded seconds after take off. It was bound for the international space station with supplies of food, equipment and some experiments. The light from the explosi[...]
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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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Daily Cosplay

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This one insanely elaborate cosplay. Don't miss the extra arms. Very cool!Complete with blood splattered head.[...]
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Not Very Strange

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
But very Dr. Strange.It looks like Marvel has cast Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange. Though I always picture Strange as an older guy, what with his long, dropping, black mustache, I can see Mr. Cumberbatch in the r[...]
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Word of the Day — Bard

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In medieval Gaelic and British culture, a bard was a professional poet, employed by a patron, such as a monarch or nobleman, to commemorate the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities.Originally a [...]
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Another Human . . .

October 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
If you haven't checked out Key & Peele, you should.[...]
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31 Days of Halloween, Day 30

October 30, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
We’re down to the last two days of my 31 Days challenge and the last two rooms of Heroic Maps’ Haunted Mansion (though I’m going to keep going to see what the full story becomes over the next few weeks)[...]
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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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On Hoard of the Dragon Queen, Episode IV Remix: Part I

October 30, 2014 from Hack And Slash
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Episode four is where a lot of awesome is found.When I'm writing an adventure for someone, I've got to assume that they have the skills to pull things off. There are these points in this adventure (A blue dragon attacks[...]
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Ranger Archetype- The Arcane Archer

October 30, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
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Arcane archers are rangers that have begun dabbling in the arcane arts to imbue their arrows with special properties to aid them in combat.  With a bow in hand, an arcane archer is a deadly adversary that uses their[...]
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Universal Monsters

October 30, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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I didn't really do any Halloween posts this year, so in grand tv tradition I'm going to rerun some Halloween specials of the past. Enjoy these monster meditations:Frankenstein the gift of life keeps on giving.The Mu[...]
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I rolled a 1 for this week

October 30, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I've not spent the time I want to on blog posts this week. 5e stats for the GordGhost will be along... but not today.I ended up running D&D again last night, even though Adam was supposed to take over this week... so[...]
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Time As A Resource

October 30, 2014 from Roving Band of Misfits
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When we talk about good adventures (and heck, even good characters), we often refer to “resource management.”  A good “difficult” encounter forces players to expend many of their resources in[...]
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This gorgeous Harry Potter art depicts monsters like you’ve never seen them before

October 30, 2014 from Trollish Delver
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Dementor by Rob BlissBeing a big fan of concept art, the new book Harry Potter: The Creature Vault by Jody Revenson, really caught my eye.The book depicts creatures from the series, from Goblins and Dementors to Hungaria[...]
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Dungeonscape is no more as Trapdoor and Wizards of the Coast part ways

October 30, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
The online suite of tools built for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, Dungeonscape, has closed its doors before it had chance to open them.Trapdoor Technologies, the company behind Dungeonscape, has announced that Wi[...]
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AD&D Derroes roughly adapted to 5th edition….

October 30, 2014 from Savage Swords of Athanor
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Another experiment in 5th edition design. This time, at least, I crack open the Monster Manual II rather than the Fiend Folio. The Derroes, while they seem to be too much like the Duergar, are actually a major reference[...]
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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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Air New Zealand’s ‘Hobbit’ Safety Video

October 30, 2014 from Akratic Wizardry
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It's worth a watch![...]
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Possum Stop

October 30, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Tonight I released my latest Patreon project, called Possum Stop.  You can download it at my Patreaon page, it's free for anyone to download.  And as always, if you feel like backing my efforts it would be much[...]
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Still Building up Worst

October 30, 2014 from World of Alidor
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
I have been busy making tables of weapons and equipment and armor for my game that I am still calling Worst. I was thinking of publishing with iBooks or maybe just simple paperback format. Any event, I am running another[...]
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Collection of Curiosities: The Vial

October 30, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
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Miscellaneous vials can show up in a lot of places in your game. You can roll randomly for a result below, or use the handy number provided with each entry to figure out your result on a d12. You can also pick the one th[...]
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National Game Design Month Kicks Off Nov. 1st! So What’re YOU Creating?

October 30, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
It's nearly November and time to get your creative juices flowing! While others are trying to churn out their Great American Novel, I and other gamers will be participating in National Game Design Month, or "NaGa DeMon."[...]
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Jakie gry komputerowe związane z historią będą najodpowiedniejsze?

October 29, 2014 from motorcitygamewerks.net
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Panuje opinia, że współcześnie gry komputerowe są do tego stopnia powszechne, że odciskają piętno na całych pokoleniach. Trwają cały czas spory o to, czy spęd[...]
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Marvel reveals Future Imperfect as part of its 2015 uber event

October 29, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Another day, another reveal for Marvel's cryptic 2015 super event. So far we've seen the likes of Civil War, Years of Future Past, Planet Hulk, Armor Wars, Secret Wars and more. Now the house of ideas has dropped Future [...]
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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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Trick-or-Treat: The Witching Hour(s)

October 29, 2014 from Points of Light
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Hopefully you've had your fill of The Ghoul, because now that it has slunk away it's The Witch's turn on our Trick-or-Treat sale!Melissa ended up doing a lot of research on witches in order to get a list of moves. F[...]
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Owl & Weasel Wednesday #15 April 1976

October 29, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Welcome back to the Owl & Weasel! Let's set the controls for April 1976 and see what we can learn about the hobby's history.In something of a first O&W features a number of new "SF/F" games.  Page 1 (and 7) [...]
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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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Investigating new dark avenues

October 29, 2014 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I’ve set out upon a new mission, to better myself as a gamer. I’m trying to learn a different way to play and run games. Investigative horror (IH). Course, it’s not completely new to me! Cthulhu has bee[...]
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