The Magical Item Alphabet!! K- The King’s War Crown

July 23, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The King’s War Crown- This crown is constructed of jagged metal spikes that have been welded together.  It once belonged to the great conqueror king, Tythis, as he marched across the high plains and took all f[...]
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Ancient Sagas of Everlance 6/29-7/13

July 23, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This update covers sessions played on 6/29, 7/6, and 7/13. The current cast of character is as follows:Brother Caswyn - Priest of GlorianaMyshkin - PaladinBeska - WizardGifilte - Monk of love Towerday, 27th Arist, 1096 m[...]
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Fright Night: Alpha Release

July 23, 2014 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Back in April I posted a play report for Fright Night, a game that Ben, Melissa, and I were working on. The game is intended to evoke the feel of horror movies, character generation is a breeze, the mechanics are simple,[...]
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A Political Game

July 23, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
It's funny in a way how your tastes change as you grow older. When I was younger and first saw Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon I didn't like it. It seemed too floofy and silly to be taken seriously. On a more recent watch[...]
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Mirror, Mirror, Make My Day!

July 23, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
These 27 new magic mirrors by RPG Superstar Mike Welham expand the range of magic mirrors tremendously, including easily transported hand mirrors and surprising new mirrors for villains’ lairs and treasur[...]
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NPC Card: Interview with Andreas Walters

July 23, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I first heard of Andreas Walters, was when he invited me to a conversation on Google Plus. I had no idea who he was, so I snooped his profile on GooglePlus to learn more about him. Turns out he is a game designer workin[...]
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Wounding Rules

July 23, 2014 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I don't think I need to site any argument against HP systems, and the cognitive (and assumption) disconnect about it. Its really a poor model, when compared to other models given the increasing amount average amount of m[...]
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Tuesday Magic Item – Godstalker’s Lion Tooth Necklace

July 23, 2014 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub, World Building 
“But to hunt the divine?  That would take a will of iron and a soul without fear of consequences,” said the Indigo Sage, leaning back in the heavy chair.  “It is not a curse I would wish upon [...]
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New Jericho

July 22, 2014 from The Core Worlds
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Session 2 of the Tuesday Knights Deadlands campaign was largely taken up with a fight between the heroes and a large group of townsfolk who may or may not be zombies, vampires or mind-controlled. 1 Star New Jericho boast[...]
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Dungeon World: I’m on a Boat

July 22, 2014 from Points of Light
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Cast Augustine (5th-level human paladin) Jaya (5th-level human bard) Mouse (5th-level gnome thief) After some discussion it was decided that Augustine and Jaya, respectively "disguised" as Henry's recently slain comp[...]
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Review: James Mishler Games

July 22, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: Old School, Review, RPG Hub 
+James Mishler is having a big sale on all his Olden Lands products and they are worth checking out.James runs a great blog over at http://jamesmishlergames.blogspot.com/ and Google+ Group where he p[...]
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Oddpendium Contents Shortlist

July 22, 2014 from SoogaGames
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Into the Odd's final pdf form is coming along, hoping for a September release.Waiting on a few things to fall into place has given me time to work on the Oddpendium. This will be a hodgepodge of ideas that have no place [...]
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Two New Products and a New Notion

July 22, 2014 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
Hey folks. Three items today ... ITEM ONE - BLOODY BASIC IN SOFT COVERBloody Basic - Classic Edition is now up for sale as a soft-cover book. A game with characters levels 1 to 6, with elves, dwarves, halflings, fighters[...]
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I’ve got Numenera on my Mind

July 22, 2014 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
Last Friday the Fallout campaign I was running came to an end. So we started thinking about what I could run next. For a while we thought about another Fate game, perhaps even Atomic Robo, but then I proposed Numenera. M[...]
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Crux: Urban Fantasy Campaign Seed (Part Nine V-Z)

July 22, 2014 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Concepts from an Exalted Threshold City. You can find the background here.  Part Two A-C Part Three D-F Part Four GPart Five H-LPart Six M-RPart Seven SPart Eight T-UPart Nine V-Z Varya Jestkin[...]
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Gaming Staple: Sleep Spell Part 2

July 22, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last night was game night and I was talking with the uber goobs about the sleep.  I crunch some numbers. With 5th edition based on hit points.  It's current write up knocks out 5d8 hit points worth of enem[...]
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Daily Cosplay (Elfquest)

July 22, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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The Blessed Hills

July 22, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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These low hills enjoy a great deal of rain fall, and possess a large number of small lakes and streams. Wild sycamore grows here in abundance. They are gentle hills, offering plenty of refuge and safe, easy travel. Their[...]
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Movie Review: Of Dice and Men

July 22, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: RPG Hub 
If you’re going to GenCon, you need to go watch Of Dice and Men. It’s witty, clever, and very, very real. The conversations had are ones my friends and I have had over the last 15 years of my gaming life. Whi[...]
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Imaginarium ~ River’s Beginning

July 22, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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A Fox’s Guide to Figure Painting (Part 14)

July 22, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Not a lot of theory today, mostly just an update on where the figures currently stand.As you can see, I've gone with the local highway patrol car as inspiration for the base with a star indicating the figures forward fac[...]
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Army of Darkness 10th Year

July 22, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Dyanmaite Entertainment has announced a special release to celebrate its 10th anniversary of publishing the comic Army of Darkness. This title, based on the movie of the same name of long ago days, is the company's flags[...]
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Sparks on Mars

July 22, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Mars Rover has spooked up a few sparks on our neighbor there. Its not too much to see, you have to watch carefully and you'll see the small pin point of the laser as it strikes the rock. But when you think about it, [...]
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Word of the Day — Petrichor

July 22, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Petrichor (/ˈpɛtrɨkɔər/) is the scent of rain on dry earth, or the scent of dust after rain. The word is constructed from Greek, petros, meaning ‘stone’ + ichor, the fluid that flow[...]
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The Simpsons on FXX

July 22, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Good sweet lord, with 552 episodes and one movie under its belt, the Simpsons is the longest running scripted television show. Its move to FXX is big news for FXX and they are announcing it with style.On August 21 begins[...]
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Cthunisystem

July 22, 2014 from Held Action
Filed under: Call of Cthulhu, RPG Hub 
The Cthulhu Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft, or Cthunisystem for short, brings some of the classic elements of Call of Cthulhu role-playing to Cinematic Unisystem. Compiled by Salvatore Cucinotta and Jason Vey, it’s a gre[...]
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Beyond Pathfinder: Minions from 4E

July 22, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
With all the fuss about 4E going away and 5E's release, our little Pathfinder campaign keeps chugging along as it has for months without any major changes. I wonder, though, if it might be worth it to incorporate some ru[...]
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[Tuesday Map] Cranston’s Crypt

Today, we go back in time… I was out the other night and around 1 am I found myself with nothing …Continue reading → [...]
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On 5e Backgrounds: Ratcatcher

July 22, 2014 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
RatcatcherYou earned a living on the streets catching rats. You got little respect from anyone and there are few that would consider you their peer. You know a bit about the underworld and a bit about tracking and a lot [...]
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Christmas in July Sale and Us

July 22, 2014 from Big Ball Of No Fun
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
DrivethruRPG and RPGNow are having their annual Christmas in July Sale. For the first time ever we have two products up for the Sale. There is... Marketplace: 26 shops for any fantasy based setting. Adventure At Goldmar[...]
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Magical Tattoos for Unisystem

July 22, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Note: This is something I did a while back and have been meaning to redo for old-school D&D.  But this works well enough on it's own and I never could get it to jell just right for D&D games.Magical Tattoos [...]
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The Magical Item Alphabet!! H- The Howler– Oops.. I Forgot to Post This One…

July 22, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Today we say hello to H and shake its hefty hand…   The Howler- This jagged blade was crafted from the spine of a howler monkey that became corrupted by a virulent plague that was ravaging the jungles of the [...]
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Prince Charming Reanimator @ Charm City Gameday

July 22, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
On Saturday 7/19, at the Charm City Gameday held at Games and Stuff, I ran +Daniel Bishop’s FT0 Prince Charming, Reanimator. ***This post contains spoilers*** Originally I had opened my table for 8 players. It fil[...]
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Splatterday Night’s Alright For Fighting (Splatter-Elf Playtest #4)

July 22, 2014 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Splatterday Night was an illustrious moment in the history of Splatter-Elf the RPG. For the first time ever, the Godfather of Splat himself, Philip Overby, joined us live via satellite from Yokohama, Japan to sit in on[...]
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Review: Dangerous Games Trilogy, by Matt Forbeck

July 22, 2014 from Worlds in a Handful of Dice
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
About a year ago, I joined a role-playing game film club. The unofficial club’s stated goal is to watch every movie, every documentary, every episode of a television series, every reality show, every damn televisio[...]
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The Savage AfterWorld’s Christmas In July Sales!

July 22, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Mutant Future, RPG Hub 
With the release of the Deviant Database 2.0, I thought I'd make both it and the original Deviant Database available in hardcopy format at a special low price. For a limited time, the original Deviant Database is 20% off[...]
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Rules-Light Games and Mooks: Up or Down

July 22, 2014 from RPG Character A Week
Filed under: RPG Hub 
There are many ways to deal with mooks (aka minions, henchmen, faceless goons, etc.) in a role playing game, when you're trying to show how PCs, as Big Damn Heroes, can mow them down almost without pause. Risus has them [...]
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The Procrastination Chronicles – of sorts

July 22, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
For the past two weeks, my house was invaded by family: namely, my mother-in-law and my nephew. Also, my work schedule has made it quite insane. Long hours, family, activities, summer time, GMing. All those things conspi[...]
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It’s DriveThruRPG’s 2014 Christmas in July Sale!

July 22, 2014 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Hey everyone, apologies for not being able to post as often. My home PC decided to die on me a few days back, but that won’t stop me from posting about one of my favorite annual sales from DriveThruRPG! Their Chris[...]
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Set 3 Now Available

July 21, 2014 from Dragon Age Oracle
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
This article gives you the important information as well as some advice. Let’s get to the important information first. The official product wording: This is what Dragon Age RPG fans have been waiting for! Set 3 com[...]
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5e Players Handbook Preview

July 21, 2014 from Akratic Wizardry
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Here is a preview of some of the art that will be in the 5th edition D&D Players Handbook.  It also includes the pages from that book that present the ‘Warlock’ class.Overall, I think that the art [...]
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Happy Trails Maverick, Good bye Rockford

July 21, 2014 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
A sad day, James Garner, one of the greats passed away at the age of 86.  One of my favorite actors for a variety of his roles which should be of interest to gamers: The skilled gambler Maverick, who preferred cunni[...]
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Mint D&D

July 21, 2014 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Cold hard cash, so often the reward for a fight in D&D. Never mind the dodgy magic item economy that’s designed to follow this scooping up of coinage, let’s consider the practicalities. Have you ever coun[...]
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More A5t Via boingboing

July 21, 2014 from Trollsmyth
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Via boingboing, more 5e art, in this case specifically from the Player's Handbook.  Scrolling past the article, we find a red dragon facing off against some heroes by Daren Bader.My first reaction: the Hildebrandts [...]
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Character and Setting Creation (DramaSystem: Heroes of the City)

July 21, 2014 from The Core Worlds
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
The characters The main cast Elron, Prince of the Elves (Tom)  Alec Alejandro Victor von Rose, Apprentice of the Archmage and a powerful sorcerer in his own right (Darren)  Xathra, Warrior Princess (Sarah) [...]
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Chaos Altered Oerth

July 21, 2014 from Greyhawkery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Here is something I stumbled back upon after many years that I find very amusing, and might perhaps be useful to other DMs who want a way to really shake up the Flanaess. One of the most recognizable, but I sus[...]
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Christmas in July Sale

July 21, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
DriveThruRPG and RPGNow are having their annual Christmas in July Sale.25% of of THOUSANDS of titles. Over 19,000 in fact.Go there an pick up an ENnie nominated game or just a game you have been wanting for a while.--Lik[...]
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Taking a Look at One of the Staples of D&D

July 21, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
One of the things I do is take a look at staples that are in every edition and played a lot.  In this case, I looked at the Sleep spell. Most versions of the sleep spell effect Hit Dice of the creature.  There [...]
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Video Seminar – Past, Present and Future of RPGs

July 21, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Always a fun topic to cover, this time I had the – as always – enormous pleasure of Sarah Newton’s company at the UK Games Expo to talk a bit about where RPGs are coming from, where they are now and we[...]
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The ENnies Voting Booth Is Live!

July 21, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
The annual ENnie Awards have opened their voting booth, which means you can go vote. Kobold Press is delighted to be among so many wonderful nominees again this year. For reference, we have the Kobold Guide to Magic[...]
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