Storyteller’s Thesaurus Kickstarter

July 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
If you haven't already heard, TLG's parent company, Chenault and Gray, has been running a Kickstarter for James M. Ward's and Anne Brown's Storyteller's Thesaurus. This massive 500 page tome of wonderful resources is on [...]
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Movie Trailer ~ MAD MAX

July 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
THIS LOOKS *^#%@)$ AWESOME! Its starts out cool, but keeps getting better and better! Holy Lima Beans![...]
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Character Sheets? Yeah, I draw those too!

I’m a sucker for a pretty character sheet. In July of 2009 I posted my first hand-drawn D&D character sheet …Continue reading → [...]
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Alternate Inspiration for D&D 5e

July 28, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: dungeons & dragons, Game Design, RPG Hub 
I’m sure that within a few months, we’ll all stop referring to 5e as 5e, but until then, it’s still 5e. I’ve had a few ideas for some alternate rules, after playing in one session and DMing one. I[...]
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A tabula rasa – focusing the mind before writing

July 28, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I’ll take good ideas for an article from anywhere, even from a piece of spam. Below is an extracted quote from just such a spam comment: I was interested to find out how you center yourself and clear your mind befo[...]
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Word of the Day — Atoll

July 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef including a coral rim that encircles a lagoon partially or completely. There may be coral islands/cays on the coral rim.The word atoll comes from the Dhivehi (an Indo-Aryan language[...]
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Godzilla News

July 28, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Coming out of Comic Con (that just wrapped up) is all kinds of news. The most exciting? GODZILLA! We have the line up for Godzilla 2. Rodan…who I mistakenly thought was in this year's movie…will fly onto th[...]
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I Don’t Believe in Bloody Mary

July 28, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: Character, RPG Hub 
I don't believe in Bloody Mary, I don't believe in Bloody Mary, I don't believe in blood...Bloody Mary is one of the more scary childhood monsters under the bed, or more accurately in the mirror.  Say her name three[...]
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[WFRP 2e] Maximillian Interlude 4

July 28, 2014 from A Life Full of Adventure
Filed under: Play, RPG, RPG Hub 
My PCMaximillian Morningglory, Halfling Vampire HunterMagnus the PonyMy companionsUdrin Sor-Valdir - High Elf Wizard Ludovic Hasselhoff - Human EntertainerDurak Braksson - DwarfNPCsTegort - Ogre body[...]
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Underdark Campaign Log #16

July 28, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
We join our heroes this week on their way to Mantol-Derith, employed as caravan guards by the drow merchant Hadrogh Prohl. Cast: More of Jake's artwork here. Blue, Human Fighter (Jake)  Rurik, Dwarf Barbarian ([...]
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Best of Sandbox Posts

July 28, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
A collection of blog posts where I think I have some advice backed up by anecdotes from my game.[...]
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ENnies Voting Ends July 30th; Cityographer & Creature Decks Nominated

July 28, 2014 from Inkwell Ideas
Filed under: Interviews, RPG Hub 
I was interviewed by the RPG Examiner, Michael Tresca, regarding Inkwell Ideas’ two ENnies nominations. Voting is open through 7pm US Central time on July 30th. Please vote for the products you feel are most deserv[...]
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Round Table 27 – Basic D&D Parts II and III

July 28, 2014 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
Round Table 27 - Basic D&D Parts II and III James Introcaso, Alex Basso, Vegas Lancaster, and Andrew Kane continue to break down the free Basic D&D pdf chapter by chapter. This time th[...]
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On the Phandelvers part III: The Wilderness of Phandelver

July 28, 2014 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Continuing my review, Parts I and II are there. Spoilers are frequent from here on out.Maybe in this section they are going to ruin everything? Let's read on and find out!"They can't learn much more in Phandalin, so they[...]
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The GM’s Binder Table of Contents

July 28, 2014 from RPG Blog II
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This past weekend, I finally finished (for the moment) compiling and organizing my GM's binder. I had printouts dating back a decade in some cases, but more often I had pdf printouts or maps that were in folders that I w[...]
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We All Know ‘That Guy’

July 28, 2014 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: Advice/Tools, RPG, RPG Hub 
Definitely NOT him. In every gaming group, it's good to have "that guy".  I guess I should be more specific:  Not THAT guy, but *that* guy.  All clear now, right? And just for the record, I'm using "[...]
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When PCs are Leaders and they deal with Kings, Armies, Bureaucracies and States

July 28, 2014 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: RPG Hub 
TL:DR - you still have to do important stuff yourself - you cannot delegate the most important jobs.Work inspires me to game, or more accurately, it frustrates me in so many levels that I really love to escape to the gam[...]
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Superman vs. Gandalf

July 28, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Some years ago, I was reading a Shannara book (not something I'm likely to repeat), and one of the things that bothered me about it was how characters kept talking about "your magic" or "his magic is [x]." This language [...]
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The Magical Alphabet!! N- The Nightingale’s Song

July 28, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Nightingale’s Song- The wizard Grumble the Grumpy hated the song of the nightingale and vowed to be rid of them in his forest!  He gathered up all one thousand nightingales that resided in the wood and mas[...]
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Other Mapmaking Theories

July 28, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
There are many people who draw maps, especially in RPG circles.One of the more prominent figures around is Dyson Logos.He's just posted some great stuff about cartographic methodology over on his blog.Go and have a look [...]
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New Monster: Leeper Rat

July 28, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
“Leaping rodents of unusual size? I don’t think they exist.”“What are you talking about? of course they exist.”“Well I’ve never seen one.”“Farmer Elsie Goodwin raise[...]
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OSR Top Blogs

July 28, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: Old School, RPG, RPG Hub 
Top blogs for Links to Wisdom[...]
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The Deep Roads Cancelled? Not All Doom And Gloom

July 28, 2014 from Dragon Age Oracle
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
I have reported a few times on ‘The Deep Roads’, which was to be a compendium of 3 adventures for set 2, like ‘Blood In Ferelden’ was. You will note the past tense I use for it… A piece of [...]
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A D&D 4th Edition DM’s Guide to 5th Edition

July 28, 2014 from Sly Flourish
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Some 5e Quick Tips for the 4e DM This is a rather lengthy article so here's a quick summary of tips for 4e DMs who plan to run D&D 5th Edition. Instead of using primarily gridded tactical combat,[...]
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HJRP1211 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 12 Episode 11

July 28, 2014 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Podcast Episode, RPG Hub 
hjrp1211 Your hosts: Stu and Stork, and Phil and Chris from Misdirected Mark Podcast. Links mentioned in the show: Queen City Conquest - Dangerous Space Jail - Return of Dragons - Unframed&n[...]
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GenCon – First Time Going

July 28, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This summer myself and my oldest friend are making the trip to Indy to go to GenCon. We've got our badges, our hotel reservation, and just confirmed the car rental for what we're going to drive down. I'm looking forward [...]
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Sunday Funnies: NO! You canNOT do that! and if you do, I dont wanna know

July 28, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Something giving players creative use of spells. Yes. I heard that one once. Yes. JP[...]
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Multiple Genres – How to make it really work

July 28, 2014 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
I am a bit embarrassed to admit - I watched the movie Frankenstein’s Army over the weekend. Was it good? No. It was very reminiscent of those classic B-grade monster movies I used to watch every Saturday night w[...]
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[Let's Study Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper's Guide] Part 2: Might Makes Right? and The Other Secret War

Hey everyone, after a few weeks of crazy workloads and a dead computer, I’m finally back to blogging. Today we’re picking up from where we left off on the Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper’s Guide, with the next [...]
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Rebirth

July 28, 2014 from RPG Character A Week
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Technical difficulties can take down a blog for a while, and so they have. But it has returned - just like your character can. It's a great way to keep a favorite character alive, no matter what system you're playing in.[...]
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Hope You Enjoyed Gary Gygax Day

July 27, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Fluff/Inspiration, RPG Hub 
I was on the road traveling until I walked in the door a few seconds ago, so I didn't get to chuck any dice in Gary's memory today. Hope everyone else ran a game or rolled up a character or just toss back a drink in Gary[...]
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Teleporting

July 27, 2014 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
Legend Quest is both more and less restrictive on teleporting than that other game (at least the editions that I played). First - It either works or it doesn’t. There is no “do it and then figure out how da[...]
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"Theists are not Clerics," and other inchoate first steps toward religions, doctrines, rituals, myths and other sacred things for a RuneQuest campaign

July 27, 2014 from Superhero Necromancer
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Clerics belong to churches. They have doctrines. They devote their worship to a single deity to the exclusion of others, even in worlds with a diverse plurality of gods with different spheres of influence. Clerics eva[...]
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RPG Review – Mindjammer. Part 1

July 27, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: 4e, RPG, RPG Hub, World of Darkness 
By Paco Garcia Jaen Mindjammer is a mammoth tome of an RPG straight from the mind of the talented Sarah Newton, experienced writer and designer with a catalogue of games that include Monsters & Magic, Legends of Ang[...]
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Article – Why are we talking about them?

July 27, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
By Paco Garcia Jaen The release of D&D Starter Set sparked many reactions from a lot of people. Mostly, people have been excited and mostly they have been welcoming. Some people, though, have complained about how tw[...]
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D&D Starter Set Review and Giveaway!

July 27, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Happy Gary Gygax Day! By now, everyone has gotten their hands on the Starter Set. For those who haven’t, let me break it down for you: Get it now. The D&D Starter Set provides you with a few great resources for[...]
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Rearranging my Gaming Shelves

July 27, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
With the influx of gaming goodness that has been coming in lately I have to rethink my shelves. This is something I always dread doing.  Because I always want to redo the shelves in a different way, but then I end u[...]
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Game Night July 25 – 5e Starter Set Wizard vs Wizard

July 27, 2014 from Wielding a Bohemian Ear Spoon
Filed under: RPG Hub 
We completed section 2 of the 5e starter adventure and the characters gained another level this week, by defeating the Redbrand gang and capturing their leader, Glasstaff. After defeating the nothic the week before, the [...]
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Ultra-Warriors!

July 27, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: Inspiration, RPG, RPG Hub 
I've again been thinking about a superheroic science fantasy game, an evolution of this idea, set in the world of this post and this one. A world where superhuman beings battle across a post-apocalyptic landscape, fighti[...]
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On the drawing of maps

July 27, 2014 from A Character for Every Game
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
I often get asked in the comments on a post here or on my Google+ account about the details of …Continue reading → [...]
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Sunday Inspirational Image: Forest Thinking

July 27, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Sometimes it helps to get away from it all for a little while so you can hear yourself think. by JSlattum[...]
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Dragon Age: Inquisition

July 27, 2014 from Dragon Age Oracle
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
Now with E3 behind us and the print version of Set 3 being released, (PDF available but that’s another topic), we feel it important to mention the soon to be released third instalment of the Dragon Age Computer gam[...]
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Episode 3: Devil’s pact (DramaSystem: Heroes of the City)

July 27, 2014 from The Core Worlds
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
With Pira watching over them in the infirmary, the twins — Alec the mage and Andros the Nightstalker — reconcile. Elron challenges Stefan about him working with Dirk instead of executing him. Stefan informs h[...]
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Collateral 35: Fear the Living

July 27, 2014 from Accidental Survivors
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
Collateral 35: Fear the Living Talking to John Jessop the creator of Fear the Living.     Things of Which We Speak     * The Fear the Living Kickstarter     * Fraser was dri[...]
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Eclipse and D&D Fifth Edition – The Rogue

July 26, 2014 from Intelligence Check
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I mentioned in the previous article that the cleric was something of a hybrid between the archetypes of the fighter and the wizard. That’s true, but the cleric has the status of being one of the three original D&am[...]
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Set 3 Review In Words

July 26, 2014 from Dragon Age Oracle
Filed under: Review, Reviews, RPG Hub 
The following are the initial impressions from three different people regarding the content of set 3. Lory, Martin and finally my own take on it.   Lory (Lordrin):  Dragon Age Set 3, well it’s been a[...]
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Friday Fives: 2014-07-26

July 26, 2014 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This week was the first week at the new Day Job. Training, corporate structure learning, finding where I fit into the puzzle, learning how technology I already know is being applied, digging through source code, getting [...]
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