Live tonight from the Union Station!

August 18, 2017 from ENnie Awards Blog
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Can’t attend the ceremony tonight?  Watch us live at https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OUKTREexhfE Starting at 8 pm Eastern!  [...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 18

August 18, 2017 from Barking Alien
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In the 'Easy question that's actually hard to answer' category we have...I would have said this question was a no-brainer, but if I'm being honest, it's not that simple to answer after all. I can name the games I've[...]
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Four Pagodas of Kwantoom

My love of Kabuki Kaiser’s solo D&D masterpiece “Mad Monks of Kwantoom” isn’t much of a secret. So when I …Continue reading →[...]
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Weird Revisited: The Stalker

August 18, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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This post is originally from late August 2011. I don't think this monster made it into Weird Adventures or into one of my games, but conceptually it's one of my favorite Fiend Folio re-imaginings.If you should find yours[...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 18: The Answer is D&D

00Today’s answer has been a constant all week, and it’s fitting it will be the Friday post. Just as the answer to the questions of #RPGaDay2017 about the game I prefer for open ended campaigns, and the one I [...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 18: The Answer is D&D

00Today’s answer has been a constant all week, and it’s fitting it will be the Friday post. Just as the answer to the questions of #RPGaDay2017 about the game I prefer for open ended campaigns, and the one I [...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 17

August 17, 2017 from Barking Alien
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Oh @#%$. This question.I don't buy food I'm not going to eat.I don't buy clothes I'm not going to wear.I don't own a TV because I only watch a few TV shows, and they're all on the internet.I don't @#%$ing own games [...]
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Review – 5E Mini-Dungeon #022: Pleasure Den

August 17, 2017 from G*M*S Magazine
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This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks[...]
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There will be an Expanse RPG

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00A while ago, I was wondering why there was no roleplaying game based on Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham’s The Expanse book series which was recently turned into a successful TV series. What a lot of people don&rsquo[...]
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There will be an Expanse RPG

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
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10A while ago, I was wondering why there was no roleplaying game based on Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham’s The Expanse book series which was recently turned into a successful TV series. What a lot of people don&rsquo[...]
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5E Mini-Dungeon #018: Neotomas’ Paradise

August 17, 2017 from G*M*S Magazine
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This pdf clocks in at 2 pages and is a mini-dungeon. This means we get 2 pages content, including a solid map and all item/monster-stats hyperlinked and thus, absent from the pdf, with only deviations from the statblocks[...]
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Something Rises from the Prismatic Hole

August 17, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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Layout continues on the Azurth Adventures Digest. It's looking like it's going to shape up to 28 pages.Anyway, here's another excerpt. The stats of the frogacuda from the Prismatic Hole:[...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 17: Oldie and unknown

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
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00Welcome back reader. I hope everyone is enjoying my August return. Just like that mythic weather predicting groundhog I may go into my hole soon, so enjoy me while you have me! Just kidding. Let’s get back to the[...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 17: Oldie and unknown

August 17, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00Welcome back reader. I hope everyone is enjoying my August return. Just like that mythic weather predicting groundhog I may go into my hole soon, so enjoy me while you have me! Just kidding. Let’s get back to the[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 16

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
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This next one...how do I answer this?Seriously, do people actually do this? Play games 'as is'?Like, exactly how they read it in the book. Exactly?Really? C'mon, you're pulling my leg.Gosh. The thought of it is...dishear[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 15

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
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Wow! Hey look everybody!Come see, come see! Come on! They included a question just for me!Hurrah!+I modify a lot of games. I think I ran a game as-is in 1985 once...or was it '83? I really don't recall exactly.[...]
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The Force is with us!

August 16, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Non-RPG, Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
00By now you probably know Fantasy Flight Games is doing of the Star Wars Role-Playing Game originally published by West End Games for its 30th anniversary. I made video about it on my YouTube Channel and I’m shari[...]
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The Force is with us!

August 16, 2017 from Stargazer's World
Filed under: Non-RPG, Other Systems, RPG, RPG Hub 
10By now you probably know Fantasy Flight Games is doing a reprint of the Star Wars Role-Playing Game originally published by West End Games for its 30th anniversary. I made video about it on my YouTube Channel and I&rsq[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 14

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
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I'm still behind, but gaining fast!Open-ended campaigns are my preferred approach to RPGs. I would rather run a game this way then any other. Games that are not designed for long term, open-ended campaign play absol[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 13

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
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Are you challenging me? Are You challenging Me?I don't see any other blog here so you must be challenging me. Come at me bro.This question seems quite apropos considering I'm celebrating my 40th year in the gaming h[...]
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RPGaDay 2017: Day 17

August 16, 2017 from Casting Shadows
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Question 17 for August 17th for #RPGaDay is trying to make a discreet inquiry into which of the games we have on our shelves or in our digital archives, but have yet to play. Which among them has waited for us the longes[...]
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RPGaDay Challenge 2017 – Day 12

August 16, 2017 from Barking Alien
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Another art question, huh?Ugh. I have no idea.As with Question #5, this one is hard to answer as lots of games do a pretty fair to good job of this.Take into account the fact that I play a lot of IP based games, and I ha[...]
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Final Destination and the Dangers of the Mundane

August 16, 2017 from Colin McLaughlin
Filed under: Character, RPG, RPG Hub, World Building 
A look at Final Destination and using it as a model for dangerous exploration in 5e.[...]
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Wednesday Comics: Storm: The Seven of Aromater

August 16, 2017 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
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My exploration of the long-running euro-comic Storm, continues with his adventures in the world of Pandarve. Earlier installments can be found here.Storm: The Seven of Aromater (1984) (Dutch: De Zeven van Aroma[...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 16: Game is as is. No returns!

August 16, 2017 from Stargazer's World
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00Hello everyone to the hump post! Week three of #RPGaDay2017 continues apace. Today is the flipside of yesterday’s, and it is: August 16: Which RPG do you enjoy using as is? Dungeons & Dragons, it’s D&am[...]
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#RPGaDay2017 Day 16: Game is as is. No returns!

August 16, 2017 from Stargazer's World
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00Hello everyone to the hump post! Week three of #RPGaDay2017 continues apace. Today is the flipside of yesterday’s, and it is: August 16: Which RPG do you enjoy using as is? Dungeons & Dragons, it’s D&am[...]
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I might not be done with Fate after all

August 15, 2017 from Stargazer's World
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00About a year ago, I wrote a post about how I decided Fate was not for me. I’ve struggled with the game for quite some time, loving it on the one hand and having trouble really getting it on the other hand. So in [...]
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One for All

August 15, 2017 from Barking Alien
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Recapping our first session of My Hero Academia: American Ultra...For those unfamiliar with My Hero Academia, it proposes a world where some 8, or 9 generations from now (roughly), about 80% of the world's population has[...]
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