[Korgothursday] Savage Menagerie: Arborghast

March 5, 2015 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Game Design, Mutant Future, RPG Hub 
NOTE: Two years ago, I posted a few creatures and NPCs for Mutant Future based on that most-metal of cartoon barbarians: Korgoth of Barbaria! But unlike that one-off cartoon pilot, we're not through yet! Let's get "[...]
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GURPS Houserules: No more double pay, Households, Relationships

March 5, 2015 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: GURPS, RPG Hub 
Houserules I had to make to organize my game better and keep with the setting and immersion.No Double PayIn the GURPS FAQ there is a question about "Should I pay for Advantages Gained during Play?" Note that the wor[...]
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PinkCat: Running in the Shade “Blast from the Past” (A different sort of SR campaign report)

March 4, 2015 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
To understand what is going on here, you had best read the first PinkCat: Running in the Shade post, but short summary, this is a campaign report for our Shadowrun campaign set in NorCal through the filter of a cartoon m[...]
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RPG Book Club

March 4, 2015 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I’ve started an RPG Book Club over at UK Roleplayers. It’s like regular book clubs in that each month we pick a book that we all commit to reading, hopefully playing, and then we come back to discuss it on &h[...]
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GM’s Day

March 4, 2015 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
"March 4th for GM's day"[...]
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Looking Forward: Play on Target Ep. 38

March 4, 2015 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
This episode Play on Target looks forward to 2015. After some technical difficulties delayed it, we finally present our predictions and resolutions for the year. Originally we’d intended this as a companion to ou[...]
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Proof of Concept – 6d6 Hellenic Kickstarter Video

March 4, 2015 from 6d6Fireball
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A very, very, rough video to try out ideas for the Kickstarter video. Note: The real video will involve professional artists, video editors and voice-actors. [...]
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Daily Cosplay (Megara)

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Entropy and Balance

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I read an interesting piece on self-organizing nanotubes on Sciencedaily.com. The article speaks of the MEPP principle, the Maximum Entropy Production Principle. According to this natural law, all things seek to achieve [...]
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The Hunt Is Over

March 4, 2015 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I am beside myself with happiness today, and both of us are speechless.I received, in the mail, a First Edition Copy of Hunter Planet, The All-Australian Role Playing Game, from none other than the game's creator, David [...]
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Imaginarium

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Curse of the Monkey God

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
As you probably heard, archeologists have found evidence of a heretofore undiscovered city deep in the jungles of Honduras. They did so through digital mapping, finding odd anomalies in the topography...look for a straig[...]
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Armor Up

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The shield is especially cool.Fesechko[...]
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Dark Days

March 4, 2015 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
It’s been a rum old couple of months recently. Work has conspired to utterly destroy any disposable time I would normally enjoy, and gaming has been the biggest casualty. I’m now basking in the rays of a few [...]
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Sci-Fi Options

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Years ago I went through a spate of reading all kinds of old science fiction. Books from the 1950s and 1960s. They were enjoyable, short, fun romps in the stars. I remember a few, like Brian Stableford's, but mostly they[...]
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Dragons Abound

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
jjcanvas.deviantart.com/art/The-Girl-and-the-Dragon-[...]
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Word of the Day — Pill Box Hat

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
A pillbox hat is a small woman's hat with a flat crown, straight, upright sides, and no brim. The pillbox hat was popular with the Flemish in the Middle Ages.Historically, the pillbox hat was military headgear, often inc[...]
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Movie Trailer ~ Pan

March 4, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Character Profiles: Gairloch Stats

March 4, 2015 from A Life Full of Adventure
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Gairloch Ironheart's background was posted a few years ago. Here are his stats to go along with it:Race: Svirfneblin Class: Specialty Priest of Grumbar (Earth)Age: 76 Weight: 85 Height: 3'7" Sex: M&nb[...]
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GM’s Days Sales!

March 4, 2015 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
It’s that time of year again when GMs are in bloom… or is that boom. (My kids would probably say Boom*Boom*Pow just to drive me insane. ) GM’s Days Sales are here to honor the legacy of Gary Gygax and [...]
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On 10 Interesting Books

March 4, 2015 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The compendium II is imminent.Church of the Titans: This coptic bound book has a cover made of aged and lacquered birch, covered in a worn and thin ancient cloth. It is bound with what appears to be snakeskin rope. The t[...]
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Review: Battlegroup ruleset

March 4, 2015 from Geek Ken
Filed under: 4e D&D, Review, RPG Hub 
Plastic Soldier Co. and Iron Fist Publishing have teamed up to produce the Battlegroup series of books. From my understanding Battlegroup Kursk was the first set of rules released combined with supplementary material to [...]
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Back to Basics: Non-Binary Consequences

March 4, 2015 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: RPG Hub, Tools 
Here are tools to use non-binary consequences to further the game. If you're worried about gamist choices is being encouraged this should muddy up the the matter nice and messy. Continued from Empathy is the Goal.A [...]
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Deus Ex Machina

March 4, 2015 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Fluff/Inspiration, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
Next month I’ll be running two games at a local con. Initially I planned to run D&D 5th Edition and perhaps even Traveller, but recently I reconsidered. For a con game which also should be newbie-friendly I thi[...]
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ELDEMY08 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play – DnD5E – Eldemy Session 08

March 4, 2015 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
ELDEMY08 GM: Stu Players: Bill, Kris, Kimi, Tyler and Bruce [...]
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The Appendix N Podcast – Episode 13 – The Stories of Conan, Part 1

March 4, 2015 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
“Hither came Conan…” The world’s most famous barbarian comes to The Appendix N Podcast to tread the works of lesser fantasy authors beneath his sandled feet. We are talking about the earliest Co[...]
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Monarch of the Monsters 5 Finalist: Chronalmental by David Gibson

March 4, 2015 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
Carefully feeling their way ahead, our judges evaluated the multitude of monsters they received for this contest. Now you too may see an unedited sampling of the creative entries we received as a part of the fifth monste[...]
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A Sundered World: Monster Setting Art

March 4, 2015 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I've already posted plenty of race art, and even some location art. This time I wanted to art for the Voices of the Stars and Celestial Host monster settings (what Dungeon World calls groups of at least thematically[...]
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Handling Initiative So It Doesn’t Break Narrative

March 4, 2015 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
On Monday we talked about initiative and how it was seen by some as something of a jarring transition from narrative flow to mechanical book keeping. Today, for those who agree that this is a problem, I wanted to look at[...]
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New From Wizards: When Armies Clash

March 4, 2015 from Greyhawkery
Filed under: Campaign, RPG Hub 
When Armies Clash is the latest Unearthed Arcana article from D&D head honcho Mike Mearls. This nine page pdf document is free to download at Wizards. Having read the article a couple times over, but not actuall[...]
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Happy GM’s Day! Take 40% Off All Savage AfterWorld Products!

March 4, 2015 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: gm tips, Mutant Future, RPG Hub 
Happy International GM's Day, everyone! Every March Fourth ("March forth!" Get it?), the gaming community takes a moment to thank the tireless referees, GMs, DMs, and shield jockeys who run the games we love t[...]
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Tuesday Magic Item – Helmsplitter Halberd (for Pathfinder and D&D5)

March 4, 2015 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub, World Building 
The young men marched grimly by, pikes or halberds on their shoulders.  Their colorful clothing at odds to their practical breastplates and grim expressions. “They do not seem happy,” observed Golloan. &[...]
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Monarch of the Monsters 5 Finalist: Fext by Dave Olson

March 4, 2015 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Recently, our judges evaluated the multitude of monsters they received for this contest. Now you too may see an unedited sampling of the creative entries we received as a part of the fifth monster contest that Kobold Pre[...]
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Even More New Ideas from 20 Years Ago

March 4, 2015 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The reason I seem to have a lot of notebooks filled with ideas from the mid-1990s is simply because I spent a lot of this time catching trains, often an hour-and-a-half to two hours each way to get to university or get t[...]
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d12 Odd Cargo

March 3, 2015 from SoogaGames
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Roll d12 to find out what those weird guys were hauling.Image Source1 - Soldier SeedPolished tins of silver seeds. Label shows immaculately uniformed soldiers growing out of a vegetable patch. If planted, will sprout mis[...]
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Fantasy Hero Complete is released

March 3, 2015 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: GURPS, Hero system, news, RPG Hub 
Fantasy Hero Complete by Hero Game has been released. The HERO system is a generic RPG that powers several RPGs like Fantasy Heroes, Star Hero, and of course Champions one of the earliest and best super hero RPGs out the[...]
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A Sundered World: Episode 103

March 3, 2015 from Points of Light
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
Cast Agron (level 3 scion psion) Katra "Crazy Gin" (level 2 kobold pirate) Sift (level 2 deva shaman) Sirus "Ironhide" (level 2 tarchon battlemind) Waive (level 2 scion nomad) SummaryWith their initial hire inexplica[...]
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So treads the heroes…

March 3, 2015 from The Art Of Blitz Hobby-ing
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
The game is going great. After a day of character building, we followed up the next week with some simple combat vs Dire Rats in the basement of a couple locals. since they're new players, I wanted to start them out e[...]
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Changing Wilderlands Campaign To One Based On Swords & Wizardry Whitebox

March 3, 2015 from RetroRoleplaying
Filed under: Microlite74, Old School, RPG Hub 
As many readers may have figured out from my few posts last year, I've moved to Garland, TX and have gathered a new group of old school players. Unfortunately, instead of the large group of players I've had for the past[...]
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GM’s Day Sale!

March 3, 2015 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Over on DriveThru RPG they're running a GM's Day Sale, which is actually more of a GM's week sale since it runs for a week. There are a bunch of titles marked down 30%, including our entire catalog.Seeing as I forgo[...]
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DriveThru Drive by: GMs Week!

March 3, 2015 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Been a really busy day today at work so I'll make this one short. DriveThruRPG is having their annual GMs Week sales. This is always a great time to pick up that game or book you have been wanting but also wanted a[...]
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Chess is a Role-playing Game

March 3, 2015 from Big Ball Of No Fun
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
..or rather, it can be. Anything can be a role-playing game if you are willing to forgo the game mechanics and let role-playing trump the game. The famous John Wick wrote an article somewhat recently about how many rpg g[...]
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What’s Up at WotC?

March 3, 2015 from Trollsmyth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Joe Kushner of the blog Appendix N isn't happy with the support WotC has given 5e:Wizards of the Coast just released something called "Unearthed Arcana". A few pages with no illustrations and no page design to them. It [...]
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Daily Cosplay (Huntress)

March 3, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Fae La Blanche[...]
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UFO Files

March 3, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
In Pennsylvania a witness reported seeing, and photographed, an array of lights passing over the highway. The lights flew in a formation shaped roughly like a boomerang. Being in town he thought they were reflections at [...]
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A Blade Runner Sequel? Bad Idea!

March 3, 2015 from Akratic Wizardry
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
So apparently there is going to be a sequel to the 1982 classic science fiction film Blade Runner. This is a bad idea. The Director’s Cut version of Blade Runner (the version without the horrible voiceover, wit[...]
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Word of the Day — Pillbox (Fortification)

March 3, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Pillboxes are concrete dug-in guard posts, normally equipped with loopholes through which to fire weapons. The originally jocular name arose from their perceived similarity to the cylindrical and hexagonal boxes in which[...]
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Armor Up (Angevin King)

March 3, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Romeo Models[...]
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Movie Trailer Las Brujas Zugarramurdi

March 3, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm really not sure what to say about this movie....[...]
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Kickstarters

March 3, 2015 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
We have two kickstarters running at the moment, one from Troll Lord Games, the other from our parent company Chenault and Gray Publishing.Victorious is a game that has floated in and out of the TLG offices for some years[...]
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