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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How do you get lucky?

July 21, 2014 from The Geek Life Project
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Let’s face it. Gamers are superstitious lot. We have all sorts of odd rituals to keep that dice mojo going. The lucky die or that special dice rolling ritual. Time outs for bad dice or maybe threatening them with a[...]
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The Best Of 2011

July 21, 2014 from Campaign Mastery
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
A list of the hand-picked best posts from Campaign Mastery that were published in 2011 [...]
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Removing The Kid Gloves

July 21, 2014 from Barking Alien
Filed under: advice, Old School, RPG, RPG Hub, Traveller 
This is a very special installment of my popular (relative to this blog) series, 'What Other GMs Do Wrong'. For this entry, I take a look, not at other GMs, but at my self. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, and semi-amphibious,[...]
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Held Action Theatre 2: World’s Worst Dungeon Crawl Part 2

July 21, 2014 from Held Action
Filed under: Actual Play, Podcasts, RPG Hub 
In episode 2 of Held Action Theatre, we present the second and altogether stranger half of the World’s Worst Dungeon Crawl. The most fateful, enraging words ever uttered in the history of fictional narratives inten[...]
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Underdark Campaign Log #15

July 21, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
After a near-catastrophic encounter with a purple worm last session, our heroes found themselves deep in the Underdark with no clear route back to the surface. With few other options, they continued onward. Cast: Mo[...]
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Ten Things Goblins Say…

July 21, 2014 from Moebius Adventures Blog
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This weekend I started playing the Lost Mine of Phandelver with my daughters from the 5e Starter Set and it’s led led to some interesting interactions with goblins. The goblins in the campaign so far seem to b[...]
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Round Table 26 – Basic D&D Part I

July 21, 2014 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, RPG Hub 
In this in-depth analysis of the character creation rules in the brand-spanking new edition of FREE Basic D&D, James Introcaso chats with Rudy Basso, Vegas Lancaster, and Alex Basso as they dissect Part I of the do[...]
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Contest Reminder: Free RPG Day Modules

July 21, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I'm giving away these 4 Free RPG Day items. LotFP's The Doom-Cave of the Crystal Headed Children,The DCC/X-Crawl module Chooseomatic Time Travel Dinosaur Mesozoic Mayhem bookCastles and Crusades Druid's Lament To win, al[...]
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A Fox’s Guide to Figure Painting (Part 13)

July 21, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I've come up with some inspiration for my bases, something to make them more distinctive.Here's a local highway patrol car from this part of the world...Since this squad is generally being used as police and peacekeepers[...]
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Reviews – Fae Friends and Foes

July 21, 2014 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: news, Review, RPG Hub 
More resources for the fae in a campaign: Dark Fey by Kobold Press is a collection of fae creatures and beings for use as antagonists and (possibly though unlikely) allies.  After a short introduction to the Fae Cou[...]
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TBBYANR: The Power Score

July 21, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Up next on The Best Blog You Are Not Reading is The Power Score.http://thecampaign20xx.blogspot.com/I discovered the Power Score last week via the RPG Blog Alliance. The site's author, Sean, had posted a bit on the Demon[...]
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On the Phandelvers

July 21, 2014 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
So, did you know the Dungeons and Dragons starter set came out?What's this? A lost mine in Phandelver? Guess I'll spoil the crap out of this online.*flip, flip*There's a green dragon on the cover. Holy crap, there's the[...]
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More Random Hamlet Names, Hoosier-Style

July 21, 2014 from RPG Blog II
Filed under: RPG Hub 
How awesome is it to see Jeff Rients blogging again? Over the weekend, he posted "Random Hamlet Names", which got me thinking about some of the small and strange town names we have here in Indiana--many of them quite sui[...]
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The Magical Item Alphabet!! J- Jack in the Box

July 21, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Jack in the Box- This square box is made of wood and decorated in colorful paint.  There is a crank on the side that can be turned to generate twangy metallic sounding carnival music.  The user must twist the c[...]
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DC RPG: The Hero Points Podcast, Episode 2!

July 21, 2014 from Siskoids Blog of Geekery
Filed under: RPG Hub 
And it only took 10 months! But here it is, a second round of Hero Points, the show that tackles role-playing games set in the DC Universe! This time around Shag and Siskoid (that's me!) chat about THE ATLAS OF THE DC UN[...]
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The Monkeynomicon

July 21, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: RPG Hub 
“We found another one tonight. She was a maid working in the Courts, cleaning offices and attending to minor justices. Disap- peared a few days ago. Had to identify her through her uniform. Her own mother didn&rsqu[...]
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Board Games are Too Popular

July 21, 2014 from Rule of the Dice
Filed under: Game Design, RPG Hub 
With internet shows like @TableTop and websites like Boargamegeek, tabletop gaming has had a huge resurgence in the last few years.   Damn you Wheaton!!! Game publishers are jumping on this to try to capital[...]
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War Machines of the Toxic Wastes

July 21, 2014 from From the Sorcerer's Skull
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
There is a vast desert, a creation of the Great Wars, where ancient, giant war machines decay into the poison dust. Limbs rust-ravaged and twisted; ichor clotted in their arteries, they look dead. Their energies are long[...]
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Terrain Evolution

July 21, 2014 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: Advice/Tools, RPG Hub 
Experimenting some more. These are Gifs of 128x128. They average 10kb. At 256x256 they average 30kb as gif and 90kb as png. I'll be sticking to gifs more to run the game smoother. They look more and more like BIT ar[...]
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New Monster: Krol’ara

July 21, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Nimble eased his tools out of the lock. “Done” he declared softly. “Ready?” Rathgar asked.His companions nodded and Feris dimmed his were-light. The castle corridor was silent as Nimble slowly p[...]
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Clue Cards

July 21, 2014 from Sly Flourish
Filed under: RPG Hub 
We lazy dungeon masters are always looking for simple tips and tricks to make our game easier to organize and more fun for ourselves and our players. In a past article, we've talked about sharing secr[...]
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A Fox’s Guide to Figure Painting (Part 12)

July 21, 2014 from Observations of the Fox
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Good eyes and faces give a figurine character, they can cover a multitude of sins on the rest of the piece. Good bases ground the figure into their world.This post covers the preparation work, along with some of my theor[...]
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Be Heard! Vote in the 2014 ENnies!

July 21, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Alright folks, it's that time of the year again. No, not the time when we gather to perform the Great Ghost Dance and make Shadowrun a reality because we're all masochists. No, this time is the time when we go over to th[...]
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Kane and Crypts and Things

July 21, 2014 from Akratic Wizardry
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
I’ve been reading the ‘Kane’ short story anthologies by Karl Edward Wagner over the past few weeks.  So far I’ve finished Death Angel’s Shadow and The Book of Kane, and presently am [...]
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Divine Right of Kings

July 21, 2014 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
This isn’t just an anti-government rant - stay with me for a minute.I guess I’m pretty naive when it comes to the governments of the world. I expect individual politicians to lie to me. I even expect entire[...]
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HJRP1210 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 12 Episode 10

July 21, 2014 from Happy Jacks RPG Podcast
Filed under: Podcast Episode, RPG Hub 
hjrp1210 Your hosts: Stu, Aya, Twin and Mowi. Aya, Twin and Mowi’s Kickstarter- True Neutral Comic. Show Notes! We start out the show with a Q&A about LARPinc, since our three cohosts organize a LARP. Tarin ema[...]
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MA #7 Gargoyle Lair and Something About Farts

July 21, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Here's my latest creation, MA #7 Gargoyle Lair.  It goes with my first micro-sandbox Misanthrope Islands (you'll find the reference to it in the description of 3. Choracha Island),  but can be played on its own[...]
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Wrapping Up RuneQuest 6: What A Ride!

July 20, 2014 from RPG Blog II
Filed under: Campaigns, RPG Hub 
Right now, it looks as if our RuneQuest 6 campaign will wrap up right around Gen Con. This weekend's session was pretty indicative of what I see as one of the biggest strengths of the system--combat.The group of characte[...]
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Manifestations of Magic

July 20, 2014 from Board Enterprises
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Other Systems, RPG Hub 
In Book of Wishes, we had a small section on Magical Variations. In it, we talked about how magic is an art and not a science, and it is important for casters to “color” their spells to their own personaliti[...]
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The Escapist got another ENnie Nomination!

July 20, 2014 from The Escapist
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Escapist has landed another nomination for Best Website in the 2014 ENnie Awards! Voting opened today and runs through July 30th - hit the booth and cast your vote for your favorite RPG advocacy website![...]
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Sir Walther von Klingen

July 20, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Joining a G+ game?[...]
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