6d6 Magic Play Report

January 26, 2015 from 6d6Fireball
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Brian Isikoff’s 6d6 Magic campaign has moved onto it’s fourth session.  Having survived the dungeon of demon strata, our heroes now adventure wider into the Hundred Baronies. —- This session o[...]
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UD185: The One Ring RPG

January 26, 2015 from Undergopher Central
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To wrap up our Tolkien coverage on this week’s episode we talk about Cubicle 7’s The One Ring rpg.[...]
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The Grand Duchy: Intrigues from the Current Season at Court

January 26, 2015 from Kobold Quarterly
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Every season brings a fresh round of disputes the Imperial Court must entertain. Feel free to use them as scenarios for roleplaying-focused sessions or as seeds for adventures across the Grand Duchy. Here, then, are the [...]
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A Sundered World: Cambions in Color

January 26, 2015 from Points of Light
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About a week ago I posted some art for the cambion race section from A Sundered World.Whelp, Melissa finished coloring it today:Whaddya think? I hadn't originally planned on doing A Sundered World in color (or frankly do[...]
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Constant Communication

January 26, 2015 from Barking Alien
Filed under: advice, Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
I recently encountered a situation which, to be honest, through me for a loop. Yes, the unflappable me.A player in a game I was running, who is himself a fellow GM (and an excellent one at that), had an issue with splitt[...]
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Starting A New Game: Character Creation

January 26, 2015 from Reality Refracted
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You've found a group, pitched your game, and settled on a game night. Now it's time to get into the nitty gritty of the game itself, and the best place to start that is with Character Creation. In today's post I'm going [...]
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Two Weeks until the Sea of Stars Kickstarter ends and let us Help one of our Own

January 26, 2015 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
We are entering the final stretch and need more stretch goals for the Sea of Stars Kickstarter, would you like to help out?  Please do. The Philippine Gamer is having a bit of a rough patch with medical problems bes[...]
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Castle Greyhawk: Spell Talk

January 26, 2015 from Greyhawkery
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Welcome back Greyhawk fans! Let's get back to the third chapter of our ongoing Castle Greyhawk graphic novel. Check out page-ten and read some illuminating exposition&nbs[...]
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Animals of Fletnern

January 26, 2015 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
In the previous post, I mentioned that simply saying "horses" is not a sufficient answer. So what are you to do? Well, I thought about horses (and related animals) when I was first crafting my world of Fletnern. Link [...]
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Fast ideas follow-up

January 26, 2015 from Board Enterprises
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OK, so I mentioned the idea last post about thinking about getting to and from work in your fantasy and how that differs for the common folk and adventurers. If you look at that idea and say “on a horse”, yo[...]
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Gencon 2015 Hotel Registration–The Housing Hunger Games

January 25, 2015 from LivingDice
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Every year my cohorts and I stand by, waiting for the nanosecond that the Gencon reservation system allows us to book rooms. We all press the button and surge forth to fight off the hordes of gamers trying to get in the [...]
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The Lost Treasure of the Bone Soldiers

January 25, 2015 from Gothridge Manor
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The Lost Treasure of the Bone Soldiers is my latest Patreon offering.  To get players interested in the adventure I was thinking of just throwing a treasure map in the way.  A crude thing that mentions buried[...]
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A Shared Fate

January 25, 2015 from Reviews From R'lyeh
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The truth is that generic RPGs are not exactly interesting to review. They lack flavour, they lack the substance of a background that is usually the reason to buy into a RPG, and mechanics are never the most enticing th[...]
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Cthulhu Wars: Playing the Yellow Sign

January 25, 2015 from Points of Light
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The Yellow Sign is a...different faction, and not just because they have two Great Old Ones and a few "do this, then do something else" spellbooks.When we started learning and playing the game I handled it just like I di[...]
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Late Friday Faves: 2015-01-25

January 25, 2015 from Ravenous Role Playing
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Sorry for the lateness. Crazy Friday led to a crazy Saturday led to a wild Sunday morning, and I’m just now coming up for air. I really need to get back into the habit of writing up my comments as the links co[...]
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Arduin Grimoire, Part V

January 25, 2015 from LizardGames
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Arduin Grimoire, Part V Special Abilities Because If Playing A Centaur Psychic Wasn’t Good Enough, You Can Be a Centaur Psychic With Chronic Insomnia NTTAWWT Now, we get to another cool innovation, presented with m[...]
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Strange Stars Outtakes

January 25, 2015 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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There were some things that I wanted to include in the Strange Stars setting book, but had to cut because of the structure we ultimately went with or just plan space considerations. Here are a few of them:ZhmunWhile the [...]
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Sunday Funnies: Ork Power Grab

January 25, 2015 from JP on Gaming
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There is one thing about 40k is that once you go green, all the other armies pale in comparison. So when I found this on the web, I just laughed. WAAAGH! JP[...]
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Dungeon Font (Part 1)

January 25, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Here's the first batch of glyphs for the Dungeon Font I've been working on. Certainly enough to get a dungeon designer started, but there are a lot more to come. I'm compiling the glyphs through the font editor now,[...]
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How To Host a Dungeon – The Fire Giant Tyrant

January 25, 2015 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
I love Tony Dowler’s How To Host A Dungeon and I finally bought a full copy from him a few …Continue reading → [...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: Swamp Skull

January 25, 2015 from Tower of the Archmage
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I'm afraid I don't have a source for this one...[...]
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Crude Experiment with Adobe Illustrator and Premier

January 24, 2015 from 6d6Fireball
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Trying out ideas for our 6d6 Hellenic Kickstarter video using very bad drawings and simple video editing. It looks appalling and there is no sound but not bad for two hours work when I’ve never used either piece of[...]
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little rules

January 24, 2015 from Jeff's Gameblog
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More like A Game of Kicking AssSo last night my old BattleTech boxed set caught my eye and I pulled out the rule book and flipped through it.  You won't find a lot of posts here on the ol' Gameblog about BTech, but [...]
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6d6 Thinktank – An Alignment Of Stars

January 24, 2015 from 6d6Fireball
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Eclipses and planetary alignments, super-nova and comets may be natural events but they can also signify something magical or terrible is happening. This week’s RPG brainstorming is adventure plots involving astron[...]
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AGE: Stunts & Saving Throws Don’t Mix

January 24, 2015 from Glimm\'s Workshop
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One of my favorite parts of the AGE system used in the Dragon Age RPG is the stunt system. When making an ability check in AGE, you roll 3d6 to get your result. If you succeed and at least 2 of the 3 dice show the same v[...]
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Regarding Kickstarter

January 24, 2015 from Elthos RPG
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In response to This Blog Post by Mark Van Vlack, wherein he basically bemoans his relationship with Kickstarter ... I have this to say: The point of Kickstarter is for you to vote with your wallet for things you want to[...]
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Expedition to Castle Ravenloft: Rocks Fall…

January 24, 2015 from Points of Light
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
Cast Felicia (level 6 human thief) Gamamyr (level 6 elf wizard) Kyr (level 6 living star) Locum (level 6 slayer) Mim (level 6 witch w/ familiar) SummaryGamamyr poked his head through the door that the woman had retrea[...]
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Battle For Gytha: Tracking battle progress and play-testing

January 24, 2015 from JP on Gaming
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So with the creation and writing of "Cities of NeoExodus: Gytha", I resolved to write a major story arc to accompany the book. And to this day, I have two adventures completed. They will both be released for Winter Fant[...]
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The All Win Scenario – Part II

January 24, 2015 from Barking Alien
Filed under: advice, RPG, RPG Hub 
Continuing with my explanation of how I design RPG session adventures, let's first back track a moment if you don't mind...At some point early in the 'pre-production'* phase of the campaign, I put to[...]
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Casting Runes 6: A Season for All Things – Session 15 Recap

January 24, 2015 from Casting Shadows
Filed under: Actual Play, campaign setting, roleplaying, RPG Hub 
This post continues the exploration and implementation of RuneQuest 6th Edition in a sword and sorcery campaign setting. This was a return to play after a lengthy hiatus brought on by a sudden lack of schedule [...]
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Zatannurday: Zatanna Bishoujo Statue

January 24, 2015 from The Other Side
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Once again, I have to give a shout out to my buddy Calvin up at the Cave of Cool for finding this for me.It is not due out till late September of 2015.  But I am thinking pre-ordering is a good idea.I noticed there [...]
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The Vampire Duchess

January 24, 2015 from Tower of the Archmage
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This is an almost wonderful picture. The play of the moonlight on their skin, the glass, the blood.... The tinting of the light on the floor as it passes through the glass, the pile of skulls in the corner, and the flow [...]
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Let’s Read Influential Aricles: Referee Declare Thyself

January 24, 2015 from Places To Go, People To Be
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White Googly Mountain and more…

January 24, 2015 from A Character for Every Game
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I have a confession. I am a googly-eye graffiti artist. Well, the artist part is questionable. I’m a googly guerrilla. …Continue reading → [...]
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Overview: Mythic Britain – The Campaign

January 24, 2015 from Casting Shadows
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This is the last installment of our overview series on the Mythic Britain Campaign setting for RuneQuest 6. This series has explored the look, feel, utility, and depth of the material provided in the 360 page book. [...]
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Friday Night Videos: Werewolves

January 24, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: Music, RPG Hub 
This is something I wanted to start the year off with, but for some reason didn't get it set up.Maybe it is the age I started playing or the time, but there was a strange alchemy that has forever link D&D (and most R[...]
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Rentpunk Imagery

January 24, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
Preliminary background imagesMorningAfternoonEveningNightI've got a basic background framework program set up for this game. If anyone's interested in giving the framework a test run, I'll compile it and post a link. I d[...]
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How to keep your Players even MORE focused

January 24, 2015 from Dungeon Mastering
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Last time we talked about a seemingly common- if admittedly annoying- issue that inevitably comes up at game tables: maintaining player attention.  Those 5 strategies were largely out-of-game... [[ This is a content[...]
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: The Next Great American Game with Douglas Morse

January 23, 2015 from G*M*S Magazine
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The Next Great American Game is a documentary movie conceived and brought to life by producer and director Douglas Morse. In this documentary, we’ll follow Randall Hoyt as he pitches his game, Turnpike, to  p[...]
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Daily Cosplay (Yoko)

January 23, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Mushroomka[...]
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History of Post-Apocalyptic RPGs (Part Six: 1997-1999)

January 23, 2015 from Age of Ravens
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WE DIDN’T START THE APOCALYPSE… In my scheme for categorizing Post-Apocalyptic rpgs, “Children of the Fire” games have a nebulous place. In these games, the catastrophe has happened recently en[...]
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What is the Prince’s Gambit?

January 23, 2015 from jachilli
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You are a vampire; you own the night. And you’re not alone. There are others of you out there, the Kindred as you call yourselves, and your world is one of secret sects and hidden agendas. Some of you belong to the[...]
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Mount Austrien and the All Father

January 23, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Al-Erde, the All Father, fashioned the first people upon the slopes of Mount Austerien in the Arnhul mountains. As is written: Erde labored long and hard upon his forges, pounding upon the substance of creation. [...]
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Imaginarium ~ the All Father

January 23, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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Supergirl Joins the Fray

January 23, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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CBS has announced who is to play Supergirl in the upcoming TV series of the same name. Melissa Benoist of Glee fame is set to take up the role of one of the coolest super heroines of all time. The character has been[...]
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Thoughts on a New 5e Campaign- Thanks for the Inspiration Jez Gordon!!!

January 23, 2015 from Wrath of Zombie
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Setting Idea   The high elves empire was at its pinnacle, yet desired more power.  The high elf king entered into a contract with ancient and forgotten gods in the hopes of advancing his empire even further.&nb[...]
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Weapon of the Day – Urumi

January 23, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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This is a sweet weapon. One has to see it in action to believe it. The is a 'sword' though I might call it a metal whip. The blade of the urumi is constructed of flexible steel such that the blade is in motion like a whi[...]
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Armor Up (Slavic Warrior)

January 23, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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This guy is just too cool.Viktor Osipenko[...]
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Calenders

January 23, 2015 from The Troll Dens
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I've been out of the classroom for awhile but have been sort of following the transition from BC to BCE and AD to CE. It was first brought to my attention while working on the Crusader Journal, a friend of mine Joe Wolz,[...]
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Return to Dolmvay

January 23, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: Review, RPG Hub 
So on a whim (and to celebrate the fact I sold like 6 print copies of the Witch in December) I spent some of my hard earned freelancer money on +Pete Spahn's  hardcover of the Guidebook to the City of Dolm[...]
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