how to make a magic sword that everyone hates

October 24, 2014 from Blog of Holding
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Because there's not enough magic swords, right? Here's a semi-cursed magic sword I made up for last week's game. It's a scimitar that appears to be made out of pure gold, with a fanged mouth at the end of the hilt. Its n[...]
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A Bad Idea

October 24, 2014 from Willfully and Persistently
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Just played another session in my Icons campaign. I should finish preparing for Carnage. I should work on Qalidar, or even finish Losing Lanterns, which is just insanely close to the end, now. And I probably will pu[...]
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UFO Files

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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West Virginia is getting buzzed apparently. In the past three weeks they've had four sightings of low flying craft, all unidentified. And its not small.In one sighting ten coal miners and or friends/family members saw th[...]
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Daily Cosplay

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Booyah!![...]
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Friday Faves: 2014-10-24

October 24, 2014 from Ravenous Role Playing
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I’m finishing up this post on Friday morning because I’m heading up to Denver for the weekend for Mile Hi Con. If there’s anything that came out after this goes live, I’ll catch it on next week&rs[...]
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RPT Gems #70: Free RPG Bonanza

October 24, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
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DramaSystem SRD Now Available Check out the latest work by Robin. D. Laws – DramaSystem. Get it for free here. http://robin-d-laws.blogspot.ca/2013/09/dramasystem-srd-now-available.html Traveller For Free Travelle[...]
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Running a Big Table

October 24, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: Actual Play, Advice/Tools, RPG Hub 
Back when I was running D&D Encounters for 4th Edition (The Borderlands season), I ran a large table. We had anywhere between 7 and 10 players, many of them middle school boys. With 4e, it was difficult, but I was ab[...]
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Tractor Beams

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Over in Australia (unless your reading this in Australia, then its under neath you) scientists have put together a tractor beam that can grab glass particles and pull them several inches. Essential the beam is a laser wh[...]
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Han!!!!!

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Armor Up (Don Justo)

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Daniel Lopez[...]
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John Carter Returns to ERB

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Warner Brothers returned the film rights of John Carter and all things Barsoom to the fine folks over at ERB. Inc. That means there will definitely not be a sequel to the movie adaptation that came out a few years ago, b[...]
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“100 Oddities for a Creepy Old House” Now Released!

October 24, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Advice/Tools, gm tips, RPG Hub 
Just in time for Halloween and your Cryptworld games, Skirmisher Publishing LLC has released the first of a new line of game-related mini-resources. The first, 100 Oddities for a Creepy Old House, is intended to aid GM[...]
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Monsters!

October 24, 2014 from Dragonlance D&D Game Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
Monsters are the life blood of any good Dungeons and Dragons game. How many past stories do you tell that hing on encountering the imposing dragon or the horrific lich? There are plenty of Monster Manuals and Bestiaries[...]
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Middle Earth’s Epic Safety Video

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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31 Days of Halloween, Day 24

October 24, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
Yesterday we entered the Haunted Mansion map from the folks at Heroic Maps through the front door and wandered into an entryway full of potential paths. Today, we are going to head through the first door to the righ[...]
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Word of the Day — Druid

October 24, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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A druid was a member of the educated, professional class among the Celtic peoples of Gaul, Britain, Ireland, and possibly elsewhere during the Iron Age. The druid class included law-speakers, poets and doctors, among oth[...]
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Baleful Beasts

October 24, 2014 from Dungeonskull Mountain
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
HAVE FUN, KIDRod Ruth, illustrator of children's books like Album of Dinosaurs and Baleful Beasts and Eerie Creatures -- which I compulsively checked and re-checked out of any number of childhood libraries and publi[...]
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Enjoy Halloween with these Tunnels & Trolls adventures

October 24, 2014 from Trollish Delver
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Halloween and Tunnels & Trolls are two of the best things, so here is a selection of spooky dooky scenarios for your game.Death at Grimwood Hall by Scott MalthouseYeah, let's lead with one written by a handsome desig[...]
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Rabbit Folk in 5e

October 24, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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Art by Jerome JacintoThe Hara or Rabbit Folk have their own subkingdom within the Country of Yanth, though wandering swords-rabbits and minstrels of their kind may be encountered all over Azurth.The Rabbit Folk live in u[...]
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Don’t read this: tomes of doom in USR Mythos

October 24, 2014 from Trollish Delver
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I like the thought of a book so evil, so mind-shattering that it psychologically breaks the reader and sends them into a spiral of madness. What a great book. Of course, the daddy of them all is the Necronomicon. We all [...]
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Special Mounts

October 24, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
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Recommending Benjamin Baugh's document.[...]
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October Movie Challenge: Nosferatu (1979)

October 24, 2014 from The Other Side
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I am not sure how to classify this one really.  I thought I saw it years ago, but once I started watching it again I was less sure.  By the end I was really unsure.  Some scenes were familiar, others I rem[...]
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Links to Canon. Links to the Past

October 24, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: advice, GM, RPG Hub 
When a game has run for a long time it develops its own sort of canon. By that I mean the "official timeline" that fans would use when debating points about what is going on. In the case of a long running game though, th[...]
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New Character Colours

October 24, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
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The scavenger's mostly done...time to start colouring the next character for the book.[...]
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Castle Greyhawk: Easy Decisions

October 24, 2014 from Greyhawkery
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Welcome back Greyhawk mavens! It's time to continue with the third chapter of our ongoing Castle Greyhawk graphic novel. Check out page four and see lead in dialogue by&n[...]
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Minis for Charity: Part 3 Special Characters

October 24, 2014 from JP on Gaming
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So we come to the end of the minis for the UK Children's. Here are the three "Special Characters". These minis are all special... The first one is the priest. Every good western town has a priest or a preacher. Sometimes[...]
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EN World Pre-Release Review – The Rise of Tiamat by Kobold Press & Wizards of the Coast

October 24, 2014 from Neuroglyph Games
Filed under: campaign setting, Review, RPG Hub 
Hail and Well Met Gentle Readers! Another week has sped by, Fellow Gamers, and the weekend draws near – with hopefully many opportunities for you all to have some great gaming fun. Personally, I’ve got plans [...]
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Reavers on the Seas of Fate – Season Four, Second Session

October 23, 2014 from Geek Related
Filed under: Actual Play, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
Second Session (18 page pdf) – “A Birth and a Death in Riddleport” – Samaritha finally comes to term serpentfolk style and the crew entertain themselves by fighting in Zincher’s arena, [...]
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First Look: D&D 5th Edition’s The Rise of Tiamat

October 23, 2014 from Dice Monkey
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It’s here! In only two weeks, the Rise of Tiamat will be on store shelves! I have a first look for you. Warning, lots of spoilers here. If you’re a player, you may not want to watch. Or maybe you do…[...]
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RPG Review – Races of Obsidian Apocalypse: Flesh and Iron

October 23, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Endzeitgeist This racial supplement clocks in at 15 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving us with 13 pages of content, so let’s take a look! We kick of this book with the Prometheans. These g[...]
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30 Days to Save Science City: Building the One-Shot City (Part Two)

October 23, 2014 from Age of Ravens
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This is the second half of the background material I developed for a Noir Supers session. You can see the first half here and a session summary here.  I used Venture City Stories for Fate Core as the system.[...]
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RPG Review – Mythic Minis 13: Feats of Protection

October 23, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
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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 feats of protection, so let’s check thi[...]
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Daily Cosplay

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Valerie Perez[...]
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Dragon Fear

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Frafnog did not pursue those hapless few. His rage was the fire of gods, and he turned north, intent upon vengeance against the God Emperors.In towers of flame and fire he fell upon the cities of the Aenochians, and in [...]
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Dragons

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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The Friendly Ghost

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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I hope that after I cross over, that if I come back, I come back as a friendly ghost. What's with all the angry ghosts? I see the movies and every haunted house has some pissed off spirit in it, wandering around scaring [...]
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Movie Trailer (Sneak Peak) ~ Avengers Age of Ultron

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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AD&D Monster Manual part 48

October 23, 2014 from Save Or Die!
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG Hub 
GIANT SNAKE: Unless I'm missing something, this might be the first proper appearance for giant snakes.  They're mentioned here and there, and a sea-dwelling variety is introduced in Supplement II: Blackmoor.  T[...]
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There’s Something About Undead – Blog Carnival Oct 2014

Halloween, things that go bump in the night, and all things spooky, creepy, scary, or just plain haunted. This month’s Blog Carnival, hosted by Scot Newbury at of Dice and Dragons is devoted to the subject… [...]
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Word of the Day — Pogonophobia

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Pogonophobia is the fear of beards. The term is derived from the Greek words pogon for beard and phobos for fear. Its antonym would be "pogonophilia", that is the love of beards or bearded persons.David Smith's 1851 p[...]
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The Lazy Moon

October 23, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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North America will enjoy a partial solar eclipse this afternoon (the 23rd of Oct.). It will begin in the early or late afternoon, if you want to know where you stand in the moon's lazy walk across the face of the sun, cl[...]
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31 Days of Halloween, Day 23

October 23, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
Last time we described the front door of the Haunted Mansion map from the folks at Heroic Maps. What do you say we walk into the foyer to see what else we can find? Taking a close look at the map, there a number of thing[...]
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Dicing with Dragons

October 23, 2014 from Reviews From R'lyeh
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Dragon Slayer: The Dice Game with a Twist is a ‘Push Your Luck’ dice game released by Indie Boards & Cards, the publisher of notable titles such as The Resistance, Coup, and Flashpoint: Fire Rescue. Fun[...]
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Strange Stars: Welcome to the Outer Rim

October 23, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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There aren't too many more updates before we'll be done with the Strange Stars Setting Book. Here's the rough layout for the Outer Rim:There are a couple of typos there, but it looks great overall. I worry a bit about th[...]
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FASA and Ulisses interviews @ Spiel 2014

October 23, 2014 from Earthdawn Blog
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The International Gaming Days “SPIEL ‘14” took place from Oct. 16th – 19th at Essen. Like every year many RPG publishers were on site. The German DORP-TV made various interviews with German as we[...]
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The Mischievous Art of Monster Infighting

October 23, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
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“Who dies first?” —Conan, “The Phoenix on the Sword” Monsters have been teaming up since the dawn of D&D. We’ve seen unlikely allies emerge from the game’s rogues gallery as [...]
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October Movie Challenge: Vampire’s Night Orgy (1973)

October 23, 2014 from The Other Side
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October Movie Challenge: Vampire's Night Orgy (1973)Well after last night's suck fest (eh eh) tonight's movie was a pleasant surprise.  While searching for more Bathory movies this one came up.  I had never h[...]
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Minis for Charity: Part 2 Cowboys

October 23, 2014 from JP on Gaming
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Another group of miniatures for the charity event. This time we move to the Old West for a bunch of cowboys! These guys can be used for a number of conflict, from the Alamo to the Civil War, the French Mexican Adventure,[...]
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Reavers on the Seas of Fate – Season Four, First Session

October 23, 2014 from Geek Related
Filed under: Actual Play, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
Welcome to the start of Season Four of our epic Reavers on the Seas of Fate Pathfinder campaign! We’re exactly three and a half years in. In Season One, “Shadows in Riddleport,” our PCs went to Rid[...]
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Now I think of freedom and liberty

October 22, 2014 from The Omnipotent Eye
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My thoughts are with all of you in Canada today. Let's not let them scare you into giving up liberties and freedoms. That's what they want! My condolences to the family of the soldier who was shot, and prayers for ot[...]
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