Thorough Thursdays: RED DWARF

March 27, 2015 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Prior to this post, I have only tagged Red Dwarf, the British, Science Fiction comedy television series, created by Rob Grant, Doug Naylor, and Grant Naylor, three times on this blog before today.I may have men[...]
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Multiple motivations for your D&D games

March 27, 2015 from Dungeon Mastering
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What if every player character in a one-off adventure came with a backstory featuring their own individual goal? Designing such a module or convention game where different members of the party... [[ This is a content su[...]
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Micro-Adventures are Headed Out the Door

March 27, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Here's a picture of the few laminated micro-adventures, The Hypnotic Horror, that are headed out the door tomorrow.  Three different continents, five different countries and twelve different states.  I have no [...]
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Elthos RPG Rules Book – WIP

March 27, 2015 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Elthos Core Rules Book is coming along nicely, and is in final edit.  I'm working on it with InDesign and I thought I'd post a few images of what it looks like so far... Here we go...[...]
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OK, OK, So I Finally Made Those Monty Python Fluxx Cards I Designed…

March 27, 2015 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: RPG Hub 
One of my local gaming group saw on my blog that I had created several new cards for the Monty Python Fluxx card game, one of them being The Black Knight. He asked why that card (and the others) never seemed to turn up d[...]
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Making sense of Character Integration

March 26, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Here's where my mind has taken the concept of backgrounds...Let’s work off a more linear pattern for background/relationships. In this way, the benefits of the relationships are flat bonuses. Every level of a backg[...]
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RPG Review Path of War: Supplemental Content

March 26, 2015 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
By Endzeitgeist The final book for the first “Path of War”-book is 25 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD (leaving 22 pages of content) and is  all about supplemental content, s[...]
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Review – Shadowrun: Run Faster

March 26, 2015 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, Review, RPG Hub 
Shadowrun: Run Faster provides a wealth of options and tools for character development and customization, broadly expanding the choices available for metatypes, qualities and more while also provides background informati[...]
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RPG Review – 10 Wizard Magic Items

March 26, 2015 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: pathfinder, roleplaying, RPG Hub 
By Endzeitgeist This pdf clocks in at 11 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD and 2 pages of advertisement, leaving us with 6 pages of content, so let’s take a look! As always with Rite Publishi[...]
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Railroading

March 26, 2015 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
And Chris[...]
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Of Overlords, Kings and Barons, Building a Feudal Setting Part 5

March 26, 2015 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: advice, RPG Hub 
Continuing a series of posts detailing how I developed the feudal system of the City-State in my Majestic Wilderlands campaign.Remember this is a broad overview focused on concepts that are gamable as opposed to being fo[...]
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VBWyrde on Patreon

March 26, 2015 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I recently heard about Patreon and decided that I should give it a try. I'm working full time on Elthos RPG, and while I'm not exactly bereft of funds at this point, I realize that I do need to refill the coifers so tha[...]
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A Serpentine Slithering To Adventure

March 26, 2015 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: Encounter Design, Review, Reviews, RPG Hub 
Today I get to do something I haven’t done for a while, and that’s review an adventure — in this case, The Snake’s Heart from Wild Games Adventures in collaboration with Moebius Adventures. First,[...]
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[resources] Oh god, it’s full of spells!

March 26, 2015 from Lost Papers of Tsojcanth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A while ago someone on G+ asked for some alternative spellbooks, as in “I need a bunch of new spells”. Thing is, I love spell and the arcane in RPGs, and I bought a bunch of related books. I even wr[...]
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DM Tools: Cites of Mystery

March 26, 2015 from Dragonlance D&D Game Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub, Tools 
Last post, I talked about rediscovering an older 2nd edition product, and how, after re-reading it, found it's almost as useful today as it was back then. After that realization, I decided to go back and dig up the compa[...]
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Conpulsion 2015 – Games I’m Running

March 26, 2015 from Bill Heron
Filed under: RPG Hub 
As some of you may know I’m running a few games at Edinburgh’s Conpulsion 2015. This is Scotland’s biggest gaming convention, and I’m ashamed to say I’ve never been. I’ve got some gre[...]
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[Rant] Pathfinder Society Core: Looking back on the early days

March 26, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Well the PFS Core campaign has been out now for a few months. And well... I have been surprised by a few of the things I have heard from the players. I have to say that the comments I made in my January Rant hold true. [...]
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Azurthite Bestiary: Deodand

March 26, 2015 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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The deodand are a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of Subazurth. Its appetite is insatiable, and it prefers to feed on people above all else. It abhors the light, and as a consequence no deodand has ever bee[...]
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Circles of Geek Hell: Rules Lawyers

March 26, 2015 from Siskoids Blog of Geekery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Circle of the Stalled Role-Playing CampaignLocation: 1st Circle - Limbo  You're trapped in a never-ending, never-moving D&D campaign (your least favorite/most hated edition, of course) where every other play[...]
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Prepared!: The Forgotten Assistant

March 26, 2015 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
In great laughter, wonder, loss, and grief it is there—water at the corner of eye. —Archdruid Naqua of Tellwood Dungeon delvers discover that an abandoned alchemist’s lab has one remaining assistant in [...]
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[Korgothursday] Ancient Armory: Boom-Drupe

March 26, 2015 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Game Design, Mutant Future, RPG Hub 
 Boom-Drupe A Boom-Drupe is a fruit-bearing tree that grows wild all across the lands. The fruit that grows abundantly looks like an apple -- red in color and about the size of a man's fist. The Boom-Drupe has a sweet,[...]
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Old School Printing Methods (Part 2)

March 26, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It has taken a little longer to get further in this series because I've had some complications in the process.The gel bed is fine, but I'll show you some of issues we've been facing.First, we get a sheet of carbon paper,[...]
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Season 7 Episode 6 – Brainstorming and other Misadventures.

March 25, 2015 from RPG Circus
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
Welcome to Season 7 Episode 6 of RPG CircusEpisode Topics Brainstorming Adventure Ideas Hosts Jeff Tristan Show Links Random Word Generator Ancient D20 die KS: TravellerconUSA 2015 (09-11 October 2015) KS: Cartom[...]
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Unboxing Video – Terra Evolution

March 25, 2015 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I like Mindwarrior Games. I think it’s a cool company and they have a very friendly customer facing people who devote themselves to their customers. Customers who tend to be very happy to play their games too, I h[...]
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Station Eleven book review

March 25, 2015 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I sometimes pick up books pretty much on a whim. I like the cover, or the heft, or the genre, or I’m just in a particular frame of mind that somehow the book syncs with. Which is how I ended … Continue readi[...]
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Another Mythoard Semi-Exclusive Teaser

March 25, 2015 from Points of Light
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Last week I posted a teaser for Lichfield, a semi-exclusive, Silent Hill-esque adventure I've written for next month's Mythoard box (semi-exclusive as in you'll be able to pick it up separately in October).This[...]
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History of Post-Apocalyptic RPGs (Part Nine 2004-2005)

March 25, 2015 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
HELL CAME TO FROGTOWN On an earlier post, I broke down Post-Apocalyptic settings into four categories. The second of these I called “Children of the Fire” stories. In these we’reat least a generation [...]
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Gamer to Gamer – Rich Baker

March 25, 2015 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
James Introcaso sits down with Rich Baker, game designer, novelist, and cofounder of Sasquatch Game Studio. Rich helped created the Birthright< [...] [...]
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D&D Encounters: Princes of the Apocalypse (Episode 1.1)

March 25, 2015 from Dungeon's Master
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, RPG Hub 
We’re back! After a long absence D&D Encounters begins anew as do our weekly recaps. The new adventure path is called Elemental Evil and in the Princes of the Apocalypse the adventurers find themselves in the t[...]
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Bolt Action house rules

March 25, 2015 from Geek Ken
Filed under: 4e D&D, RPG Hub 
Some time back I lamented about LMGs in Bolt Action. They aren’t the only rough spot with the rules for me. While I understand the philosophy of some game elements being the way they are, it does at times seem to r[...]
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[D&D 2e] Eveningstar Campaign 28

March 25, 2015 from A Life Full of Adventure
Filed under: Play, RPG, RPG Hub 
My CharacterGairloch Ironheart - Svirfneblin Priest of GrumbarCompanionsJemmabink - Gnome fighter(Patchy previous notes)Gairloch Ironheart, svirfneblin, Loyal Architrave of Grumbar, recent conqueror of the sunlight,[...]
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NPC Card Samples for our New RPG Card Decks Kickstarter

March 25, 2015 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last night we posted our first update to the new Kickstarter with more samples of our NPC cards, one of the three decks of cards we’re creating for this Kickstarter. (The others are a Deck of Adventures and a new&h[...]
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Gen Con’s Letter to the Indiana Governor

March 25, 2015 from Stargazer's World
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Just two days ago Gen Con’s owner and CEO Adrian Swartout sent a letter to Indiana’s governor Mike Pence and basically threatened that Gen Con will leave Indianapolis in the future if SB 101 becomes law. So w[...]
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On 5th Edition Backgrounds: Calligrapher

March 25, 2015 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Another Patreon Request!Calligrapher/ScribeYou had a history of making copies of books the hard way.Skill Proficiency: You are proficient in Intelligence (History)Tool Proficiency: You have proficiency with Calligrapher'[...]
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Playing With Adults

March 25, 2015 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: advice, RPG Hub 
It happens that when you put a group of people together there can be friction. My Wednesday night D&D Encounters game had been having that issue for a while now. Of my 6 regular players, 3 were great, and 3 consisten[...]
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Sins of the Crusade Time Line Leading up to 1092

March 25, 2015 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: Campaigns, RPG Hub 
The detail and how often the pieces fit from the various Wikipedia entries are awesome. This is for my players but the amount of work it took to assemble this was very considerable so I am sharing it. I am aware that Im[...]
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Collection of Curiosities: Inside the Spell Component Bag

March 25, 2015 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
What components will you find in the wizard’s bag? 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 that works[...]
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Where The Fun Is

March 25, 2015 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
The other day, after an incredible session in her L5R game, my housemate was worried folks may not have had fun and that the session had been too weird. Her concern was that she thought maybe it was "a little out there" [...]
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[Secret Project X] Halflings with a bite!

March 25, 2015 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I have been working on Secret Project X (SPX) for a while now, and with my unexpected free time/vacation, I had to take for most of the month of March, I got to do some writing, and some thinking about SPX. Now if you re[...]
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Tuesday Magic Item – Forward Lightning Chakram

March 25, 2015 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub, World Building 
The trio of elite Tiger Guards worked in precise unison, their chakram leaping from their hands to wound the bandits before flying back to be caught and used again. When the bandit leader finally appeared, the Tiger Guar[...]
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Coffee Cups Give the Best Names

March 25, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Porters Pass is my 26th release for my Patreon, Micro-Adventures.  It's available to anyone for download.  This one is a micro-location.  Small places you can drop into your world without disrupt the whole[...]
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Individual and Communal Relationships

March 25, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
I’ve been thinking a bit about the backgrounds/relationships in System 4, and how they link a character to the outside world. A few people have commented on the idea of having a communal pool of relationships that[...]
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Eyes Open

March 24, 2015 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Losing Lanterns was as good as Losing Lanterns could be, but there are things that nag me about it. Chief among them is that it's a novella made out of short stories. It was never really plotted out the way a novel shoul[...]
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Slackers – a USR concept game

March 24, 2015 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Mallrats 2, guys! Actually, I'm generally seeing a tonne of hate for Kevin Smith and his View Askewniverse, but I don't care because I love those flicks.A while back I was noodling with creating a game called Slackers - [...]
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Pick #96: Game Poems

March 24, 2015 from Dark Dungeon 2nd Edition
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Sometimes the world is just beautifully weird. Game Poems are almost Zen-like short games, often games akin to role play and story telling, which you can set up in no time and play in... like 15 minutes. Perhaps they ar[...]
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Feast of the Unicorn

March 24, 2015 from Trollsmyth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
So, Blue Rose is possibly returning. I suspect it will make its Kickstarter target. This isn't Green Ronin's first rodeo, after all.Blue Rose is an RPG modeled on what the designers termed “romantic fantasy.&rdq[...]
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Of Overlords, Kings and Barons, Building a Feudal Setting Part 4

March 24, 2015 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: advice, RPG Hub 
Continuing a series of posts detailing how I developed the feudal system of the City-State in my Majestic Wilderlands campaign.First a comment on historical accuracy. My notes on feudalism and the specifics I use in the [...]
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Humor Me

March 24, 2015 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I picked a difficult month to focus on comedy as it turns out.March is usually a very busy month for my dog-walking business, but this year, March has been pretty weak over all. My part-time job has been busy, [...]
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Earthdawn Third Edition vs Earthdawn Fourth Edition

March 24, 2015 from Earthdawn Blog
Filed under: Earthdawn, RPG Hub 
Looking at the cover of the new Earthdawn Fourth Edition Player's Guide and still wondering what are the changes? Wandering through the G+ astral space (those Nethermancers, wandering in...[...]
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[Tuesday Map] Beneath Crovet’s Tower

Not much is left of Crovet’s Tower. But the stairwell to the dungeons beneath was cleared of rubble by holy …Continue reading → [...]
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