Favorite Published Adventure – #RPGaDay, Day 19

August 21, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I’ve fallen way behind on the #RPGaDay effort, so I’m going to cherry pick today and talk about my “Favorite Published Adventure” because the story is a little odd. My favorite adventure has [...]
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RPG Review – Mind over Matter: Psion and Soulknife

August 21, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Endzeitgeist This book that expands the glorious Psionics-rules from Dreamscarred Press’ Ultimate Psionics clocks in at 20 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, ~1.5 pages SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving[...]
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Manor #7 Giveaway

August 21, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last night I posted this picture on Google+ and asked which color should I pick.  Blue has a slight lead over the brown.  Let me know which cover you like best and I'll randomly select someone who comments to g[...]
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#RPGaDay 21: Favorite Licensed RPG

August 21, 2014 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Yeah, I think anyone who's been following my answers so far is going to guess that my favorite licensed RPG is Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space. In addition to what I said in the "Favorite Game System" post, ther[...]
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#RPGaDAY Day 21, Favourite Licensed RPG

August 21, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
#RPGaDAY Day 21, Favourite Licensed RPGIs this even a question? ;)Ghosts of Albion is my baby. I will write other games, I might even write batter ones, but Ghosts was like nothing else.I also enjoy Buffy, Elric, Call of[...]
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Where is Glasstaff? The 5e adventure continues.

August 21, 2014 from Bat in the Attic
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG Hub 
This week the search for the Lost Mine of Phandelver was continued. Josh wasn't able to make it but +Daniel McEntee returned. He joined +Tim Shorts, +Chris C., and +Joshua Macy in their adve[...]
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Ancient Sagas of Everlance: No dignity in jail or death

August 21, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: Actual Play, RPG Hub 
This update covers sessions played on 7/27 & 8/3. The current cast of character is as follows:Brother Caswyn - Priest of GlorianaMyshkin - PaladinBeska - WizardGifilte - Monk of love 6th Erstdain, 1096 md. Gloriana[...]
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How much Sex & Violence do you like in your games?

August 21, 2014 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
I've been pondering this question the last few days. I never really considered it in the past - it was always whatever seemed appropriate in the moment - but lately, spending more time in discussion online has made me [...]
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No Dice

August 21, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
Just recently, I looked over my reaction roll table and started thinking about adding some more words to help me improvise better.[...]
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Press Release Bedrock releases free adventure for Sertorius

August 21, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
BEDROCK GAMES RELEASES BENEATH THE BANSHEE TREE, A FREE MODULE FOR SERTORIUS Beneath the Banshee Tree is a free investigative city adventure for the Sertorius roleplaying game. Powerful spellcasters called Sertori come [...]
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Press Release Bedrock releases free adventure for Sertorius

August 21, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
BEDROCK GAMES RELEASES BENEATH THE BANSHEE TREE, A FREE MODULE FOR SERTORIUS Beneath the Banshee Tree is a free investigative city adventure for the Sertorius roleplaying game. Powerful spellcasters called Sertori come [...]
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Eating so much raven

August 21, 2014 from Creeping Doom
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This was supposed to be almost daily when I started it. Very few things have gone more unexpectedly better than this blog did in it’s heyday. I swore I was never going to deal much with meta issues, specifically &l[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge – Day 21

August 21, 2014 from Barking Alien
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Day 21 - Favorite Licensed RPGAre you serious? Without a doubt, the Star Trek Role Playing Game, by Last Unicorn Games. I also love the FASA Star Trek Role Playing Game, but my favorite way to play Star Trek remains[...]
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GenCon Round Up Part 2 – Developer Run Games

August 21, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
One of the more awesome experiences I got to enjoy at GenCon this year happened on Sunday morning. On a bit of a whim I and my friend headed down to room 127 where Catalyst and Fantasy Flight Games had some tables set up[...]
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The Thirty Years Campaign

August 21, 2014 from Land of Nod
Filed under: Legacy DnD, RPG, RPG Hub 
Taking of Breisach by Jusepe Leonardo | via Wikipedia As the land of the Brothers Grimm, Germany seems an obvious inspiration for a fantasy campaign. Castles, tiny kingdoms (or marks, or duchies, or palatinates, etc.[...]
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Thunder, From A Clear Blue Sky

August 21, 2014 from Barking Alien
Filed under: Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
夏の終わりに 我々 が探していたゲーム 私たちを発見   At the end of summer,[...]
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After-Action Report: Gencon 2014, Part 2

August 21, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Four AM. My body refused to acknowledge the buzzing in my ears, but I threw myself out of bed before fumbling with the display. Finally, it stopped. I was no longer asleep. I wasn’t exactly awake either. I packe[...]
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[Let's Study The Strange by Monte Cook Games] Part 0: Introduction

August 21, 2014 from Life and Times of a Philippine Gamer
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I’m pretty happy to be able to get started on a new Let’s Study series after a harrowing week at work (and just a teensy bit of Gencon Envy from those who were able to attend the best 4 days of gaming.) Of co[...]
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[Cryptworld] Deadly Destination: Crybaby Bridge

August 21, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
An eerie area for Cryptworld CRYBABY BRIDGE A “crybaby bridge” is a general term used to describe a bridge haunted by the spirit of a baby, child, or the child’s parent(s). A baby’s cries [...]
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RPGaDay Challenge – Day 20

August 20, 2014 from Barking Alien
Filed under: Old School, pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub, Traveller 
Day 20 - Will Still Play in 20 Years TimeUm...OK...I think I think about these questions too much.Why would I not be playing all the games I enjoy now?Seriously, do you know something I don't know? Is some future event g[...]
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Collection of Curiosities: The Gazebo

August 20, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
A gazebo is a curiosity of sorts, and some seek to assign more danger to it than might exist. Why not you? Or perhaps go for frivolous fun. The options are many. You can roll randomly for a result below, use the handy nu[...]
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Article – I’ve had it with “whore”

August 20, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
By Paco Garcia Jaen Today, on the second decade of the 21st century and despite many protests from people who claim it is not the case, we still live in an awful sexist society and our hobby, the gaming hobby that claim[...]
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5E Elaboration: Why I Like the System

August 20, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I received a couple requests to explain what I like about 5E from my last post.  So I'll try to explain.  I won't promise it'll make sense, but I'll give it a go because it is a good question. So to answer +Sea[...]
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Lovecraft at 124

August 20, 2014 from Akratic Wizardry
Filed under: Call of Cthulhu, RPG Hub 
On this day in 1890 H. P. Lovecraft was born.  Here are 10 things to know about the creator of the Cthulhu Mythos.[...]
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USR Galaxy: Sketh Warmaster

August 20, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This post continues a series looking at USR Galaxy, a space opera setting for USR 2.0. Today we will be looking at Sketh warriors - in particular the fearsome Sketh Warmaster.On the edge of the Gamma System lies the plan[...]
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Star Wars Episode VIII director: audiences hit by CGI “critical mass”

August 20, 2014 from Trollish Delver
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
It looks like the next Star Wars trilogy is going to be more reminiscent of the originals in terms of special effects, as writer/director Rian Johnson has commented on the practical effects in Episode VII.The prequels we[...]
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Mike Mearls Interview at ENWorld

August 20, 2014 from Greyhawkery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Hey Greyhawk fans, GenCon is nearly a week old already. Time flies, but the news and recaps keep rolling in from that wonderful convention. One that I nearly missed is an interview of Wizards head-honcho Mike Mearls by [...]
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Post GenCon Round Up – Part 1

August 20, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
First, I apologize for this post being so late. Between the drive back, unpacking (as much as I have so far) and just getting back into the swing of my life..well, it's been a bit more tiring and exciting than I thought.[...]
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Owl & Weasel Wednesday #6 July 1975

August 20, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Owl & Weasel #6 from July 1975 will be forever immortalized as the "Dungeons & Dragons" issue.Page 1 of the issue describes the game we all know so well and it is interesting to read something like this; the game[...]
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On 5e Backgrounds: Fisherman

August 20, 2014 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
FishermanThe sea is your mother, the sea is your life. You aren't a sailor. You're a fisherman. You have a deep, personal, intimate relationship with the seaSkill Proficiency:  Intelligence (Nature); Wisdom (Surviva[...]
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ENnies 2014 Marriage Proposal!

August 20, 2014 from ENnie Awards Blog
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
This year, we had a first at the ENnies; an onstage mar […][...]
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Daily Cosplay (Ghost in the Shell)

August 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Into the Morass of Time

August 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Kekki came to the Ethvold after its first flowering, but before the Ethrum. There he found the gardens of Tefnut and seeing them, he desired them. But his mind was not bent toward their beauty, but rather the desire to d[...]
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Technology Guide Added to the Pathfinder Reference Document

August 20, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
Buy it here. Currently $2 cheaper than retail. I always get excited when content is added to the Pathfinder Reference Document... or released as OGL material in any capacity, really. This particular update is even be[...]
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Deadly Green

August 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Dogs of Yesteryear

August 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
If you've ever watched A Lion in Winter with Peter O'Toole and Kathryn Hepburn you are probably familiar with the scene in the great hall where they are feasting and making merry. It is a perfect scene. Contained in a sm[...]
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UFO Files

August 20, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
On the north coast of Australia a photographer snapped a few pictures of what he describes as "what appeared to be a craft of moderate size zooming in and out of the clouds.” The craft was horse shoe shaped with hi[...]
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Some Thoughts on the Future of RPGs

August 20, 2014 from Elthos RPG
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'd like to present these ideas to the community of Role Players and would be curious to hear other people's thoughts on this.  I feel that RPGs represent a new art form and that the state of the art is in its infancy.[...]
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Star Wars RPG 1

August 20, 2014 from A Life Full of Adventure
Filed under: Other Systems, Play, RPG, RPG Hub 
Our heroes find themselves on Centares, a planet being ecologically devastated by the Empire. They get caught in the crowd as a riot breaks out in front of the imperial governor's mansion. They were offered shelter and a[...]
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Ready Set Play with D&D R&D (GenCon 2014)

August 20, 2014 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
The Tome Show continues its coverage of GenCon 2014 with the Ready Set Play seminar hosted by the D&D R&D team - including Rodney Thompson, Greg Bilsland, Jeremy Crawford, and artist Bree Heiss. Support the s[...]
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#RPGaDAY Day 20, Will still play in 20 years time…

August 20, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
#RPGaDAY Day 20, Will still play in 20 years time…Well.I have been doing it this long (35 years) another 20 sounds reasonable.Plus I could be retired then and really be an old, pain in the ass Grognard. I could y[...]
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Pay What You Want

August 20, 2014 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
(Updated with new anecdotes at the bottom of the page) I’ve been discussing the Pay What You Want pricing model …Continue reading → [...]
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Starting a Savage Worlds Cthulhu campaign

August 20, 2014 from Geek Ken
Filed under: 4e D&D, RPG Hub, Savage Worlds 
My weird west campaign is still chugging along. However I found myself dragging a bit with it. While I was gung ho at the onset, I found myself getting a little uninspired thinking up adventures. My players seem to be h[...]
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#RPGaDay 20: Will Still Play in 20 Years

August 20, 2014 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Twenty years is a long time to be forecasting my gaming habits! I guess the safe bet would be some flavor of Dungeons & Dragons. Apart from the years of familiarity with its basic assumptions, there's another thing D[...]
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RPG Video Review – La Mirada del Centinela

August 20, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: Reviews, roleplaying, RPG Hub 
By Paco Garcia Jaen La Mirada del Centinela is a RPG that came out in Spain a couple of years ago and published by NoSoloRol, one of the most promising companies in Spain at the moment. A super hero game with a backgrou[...]
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Interview with Alf Seegert and Musée

August 20, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
By Paco Garcia Jaen Alf Seegert’s games came to my attention when The Road to Canterbury made to Kickstarter and, within 20 seconds, I had backed it. For three copies. Yeah… I liked it that much. And then c[...]
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Timeless Games for Timeless Activities

August 20, 2014 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Up here in the Southern Ontario portion of Canada we have a tradition called "cottaging".  It's very different then what the urban dictionary says it is.  What we do is pack up the car on a Friday, drive 2 to 5[...]
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Wilderness Encounters on the AT

August 20, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
One of the things I noticed early on hiking the trail is that you spend a lot of time looking down, watching where you put your feet. Aside from the few really flat and gravel covered sections, the ground on the AT is sc[...]
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A Fox’s Guide to Geomorphs (Part 12)

August 20, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: design, RPG Hub 
There was something interesting that I noticed about the work of Keith J Davies yesterday.He divided the edges of the hex into tenths, then drew the isometric grid across it from these points. That's really int[...]
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Foreseen Circumstances: the 5e diviner

August 20, 2014 from RPG Treehouse
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Today’s character, a gnome wizard (because I can’t bear to use halflings now that they look so monstrous). Not usually a caster player, but 5e really wants everyone to use that back half of the PHB. The proce[...]
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