Hey Gen Con Attendees….

July 30, 2014 from RPG Blog II
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
If you aren’t doing anything Saturday afternoon at Gen Con, why not consider joining us for the 2014 GM’s Jam (SEM1459210)? This event is focused around a fun give-and-take between Game Masters, Referees, Dun[...]
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Advanced Races Shadow Fey Now Available

July 30, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Slip Through the Shadows! Refined and ruthless, the shadow fey are masters of the Plane of Shadows, and that dark land’s code governs their magic, their plots, and their clearly superior view of things. Best never [...]
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Learning Stuff Categorically

July 30, 2014 from Game in the Brain
Filed under: GURPS, RPG Hub 
Learning stuff category helps for me. Like the confusing thing for me about Knockdown and Stunning checks.Knock down and Stunning HT check is called if you take HP/2 in damage (aka major wound) OR damage to vitals. >I[...]
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Stetsons Are Cool

July 30, 2014 from Willfully and Persistently
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I changed up my Carnage schedule a bit.Yeah, yeah, I know. Seems like I do that every year. This one won't be a big thing, though. I even got it submitted in time to get into the program book, so no errata or anything to[...]
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Daily Cosplay

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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The Mistbane River

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Mistbane River, or the Blue Creek, has its headwaters in the far Rhodope Mountains where it begins as little more than a trickle. It tumbles and flows, following many courses through the Shelves of the Mist, where i[...]
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Imaginarium ~ The Mistbane

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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Evil Dead to the Small Screen

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Sam Rami announced at this past weekend's comic con that he is penning a new Evil Dead, but this time for the small screen. Helping him with the scripts is the man himself, Bruce Campbell. The remake of the movie that ca[...]
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d&d worlds have orange suns

July 30, 2014 from Blog of Holding
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This never comes up in D&D gameplay, but I have a theory that most D&D games take place under a sun that's dimmer and more orange than ours. This has to do with D&D's place in the Dying Earth sci-fi genre. D&[...]
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Situational Modifiers for Intimidate

July 30, 2014 from The Outsyder's Blog
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG, RPG Hub 
A few times in the last few weeks, I have not followed the rules for the intimidate skill as strictly as the rules as written would suggest. Of the social skills in the Pathfinder game, I think it is the worst as far as[...]
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Movie Trailer ~ Sin City (new)

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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The Russians Keep Finding Holes

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Deep in the wilds of Siberia strange holes keep popping up. Locals stumbled on the first one in 2013, but since then several more have been discovered. They are new formations and noone has yet determined what is causing[...]
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Armor Up (Celtic Warrior)

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Roman Lappat[...]
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ISEE-3 ~ Explorer 3

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Several weeks ago we commented that a privately funded group was working to get the 30 year old ISEE-3, better known as Explorer 3, spacecraft up and running. They raised money, got permission from NASA and got her [...]
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Hill terrain from insulation foam

July 30, 2014 from Geek Ken
Filed under: 4e D&D, RPG Hub 
After making some progress with my 15mm sci-fi troops, I needed to get some terrain together. As always, I'm really on a budget. I'm also hesitant as a likely move is looming in the near future. Keeping the amount of stu[...]
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Character Profiles: Vaervenshyael II

July 30, 2014 from A Life Full of Adventure
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Vaervenshyael is an elf who has a lot of talent with a sword and a bad outlook on the world. She is tired of evil, injustice, and prejudice. She doesn't wait for established law to stick up for her or what she believe in[...]
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Dragonriders of Pern Movie?

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Warner Bros. has optioned the rights to the works of Anne McCaffrey, which of course includes the Dragon Riders of Pern. I've always loved these books. The stories are very original. Something completely different than t[...]
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Word of the Day — Abenaki

July 30, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Abenaki (Abnaki, Wabanaki, Waponahki) are a tribe of Native American and First Nations people, one of the Algonquian-speaking peoples of northeastern North America. The Abenaki live in the New England region of the[...]
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Planescape PDF review featuring Monte Cook (Tome 236)

July 30, 2014 from The Tome Show
Filed under: podcast, Review, RPG Hub 
This long lost episode, Tome 236, sees the gang talking about Planescape - the 2nd edition D&D setting. Jeff and Tracy and joined by Sam Dillon and James Introcaso to discuss 3 different D&D adventures written f[...]
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On 5e Backgrounds: Prisoner

July 30, 2014 from Hack And Slash
Filed under: RPG Hub 
PrisonerUntil recently, you were incarcerated for a crime of which you were or were not guilty of. The truth of the matter has long fled over your internment. Now, however you are free and do not ever plan on becoming im[...]
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The Magical Alphabet!!- P- The Portable Hole

July 30, 2014 from Wrath of Zombie
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Portable Hole- This fancy decaled cardboard box holds a bizarre and highly valued prize “The Portable Hole”.  This black flimsy piece of tarry film can be used to create openings (even in buildings) up t[...]
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Review: Metal Gods of Ur-Hadad #1

July 30, 2014 from Tower of the Archmage
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
The Metal Gods of Ur-Hadad is a DCC zine by Wayne Snyder of Goblin Mini Mart, Edgar Johnson of Edgar's Gaming Blog, and Adam Muskiewicz of Dispatches from Kickassistan.That alone should be enough to send you out to get i[...]
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More uses for those pesky Loom Bands?

July 30, 2014 from Roleplay Geek
Filed under: Fluff/Inspiration, RPG Hub 
If you've got a child aged between 10 and 15 you will have probably been unable to avoid the current craze of "Loom Bands".  These tiny multicoloured rubber bands are intended to be woven together, in a form of phsy[...]
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Research

July 30, 2014 from Alex Schroeder
Filed under: RPG, RPG Hub 
Leaving it here[...]
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Champions – The Feytouched and the Imaginal Wars

The Imaginal Realms – the astral reflections of ideals, cultures, and beliefs – simmer around any sapient race, in constant turmoil as cultures – and even popular superstitions and fads – rise and[...]
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Social Contracts – Your Game Might Need This

July 30, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Table Top Role Playing is a strange beast. It is a game. It is something people do for fun. In a very real way it is just "pretendy fun time stories" and as such not something that you should get too worked up over in an[...]
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Review: D&D 5e Starter Set

July 30, 2014 from The Dread Gazebo
Filed under: Reviews, RPG Hub 
First Impressions At first, and after much discussion o […][...]
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Open letters to con organizers: Tabletop Gaming is important

July 30, 2014 from JP on Gaming
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I have been thinking about this one for the longest time. Two major local cons: FandomFest (Louisville, KY) and ScareFest (Lexington, KY) have effectively removed all gaming from their program. In one case, gaming = boar[...]
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MA #8 Temple of Selig is Open for Business

July 30, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The 8th micro-adventure Temple of Selig is posted at my Patreon page.  Go grab a copy.  It is a part of the micro-sandbox, Misanthrope Islands or is can be used alone.  I've added a player's map so if a GM[...]
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Tuesday Magic Item – Caïssa’s Medallion

July 30, 2014 from Sea of Stars
Filed under: pathfinder, RPG Hub, World Building 
I idly flipped the medallion over and over in my hand, the chessboard design on the back appearing and disappearing to be replaced by the stylized pawn. Then something changed, as the designs flashed by. I stopped and sl[...]
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It’s not the chest that’s trapped… Steal this Trap

July 30, 2014 from Stuffer Shack
Filed under: RPG Hub 
This is an entry for a contest – tell us about one of your traps…! Some players and GM's may feel that this trap encounter is "dirty pool". I prefer to think of it as teaching the party a lesson in team[...]
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[Let's Study Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper's Guide] Part 4: Planes, Trains and Things That Go Bang

Today we’re looking at the vehicles, transportation and gear chapter of the Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper’s Guide. A counterpart of the Player’s Guide equipment chapter, this one talks about the big stuff. Ke[...]
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Deep Magic for 13th Age Preview: Duel

July 30, 2014 from Kobold Quarterly
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I’m busy editing the manuscript for Deep Magic: 13th Age Compatible Edition by ASH LAW, now available to pre-order. There’s so much cool stuff in here that I can’t wait to share with you. So I[...]
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Season 6 Episode 14 – Fantasical Realism

July 30, 2014 from RPG Circus
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
Welcome to Season 6 Episode 14 of RPG CircusEpisode Topics Twlight 2013/Relfex Game Publishing Realism vs Gameplay Hosts Jeff Ben Max Show Links 2014 Ennie Voting Open Until July 30. KS: Tact-Tiles: Modular Wet a[...]
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Behind the Gear-spun Curtain: A Purely Steampunk Look at Game Design

July 29, 2014 from Dungeon Mastering
Filed under: Campaigns, RPG Hub 
Character classes are the gateways through which players enter our games. As DMs, it’s important for us to understand character class design and what kinds of classes our players might enjoy playing.... [[ This is [...]
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1984: DL1 Dragons of Despair

July 29, 2014 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
1974 is an important year for the gaming hobby. It is the year that Dungeons & Dragons was introduced, the original RPG from which all other RPGs would ultimately be derived and the original RPG from which so many [...]
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Mad Max 4 – Fury Road Comic-Con Trailer

July 29, 2014 from Roleplay Geek
Filed under: Fluff/Inspiration, RPG Hub 
There's only one word for it... Awesome!!!!!!![...]
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New Kickstarter I’ve Backed

July 29, 2014 from Ravenous Role Playing
Filed under: RPG Hub 
I know I’ve dropped my usual “Watching Wednesday” column because I found that I was spending too much money backing Kickstarter campaigns as I found so many cool things out there to take part in. Instea[...]
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Once and Future Dystopia

July 29, 2014 from Reviews From R'lyeh
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Mike W. Barr’s Camelot 3000 meets Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer in Neal Stephenson’s Snowcrash. This is the elevator pitch at the heart of Corporia, an urban fantasy RPG that was originally f[...]
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Youtube and My Inactivity Here

July 29, 2014 from The Weem
Filed under: news, RPG Hub 
I’ve had a recent influx of visitors to the site for a number of reasons, and as such I felt I should quickly address the lack of activity here, especially since this post could be the last post for a while again i[...]
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D&D Next, My First Session

July 29, 2014 from Gothridge Manor
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Last night Rob Conley ran a 5e session.  It's the first time we played the system since its 'release'.  We played two or three sessions in various stages of the playtest.We used Roll20 and Google Hangouts. [...]
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Mary Poppins: Witch or Time Lord, Part 2

July 29, 2014 from The Other Side
Filed under: Character, RPG Hub 
Mary as a Time LordSo I explored how Mary could be a witch.  How can she be a Time Lord?Well in addition to all that we know she speaks a lot of languages including Baby.  Her carpet bag could be a bag of holdi[...]
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Episode 96: Talking to Meg about Pack the Pack

July 29, 2014 from Accidental Survivors
Filed under: Podcasts, RPG Hub 
WARNING: Instances of very strong language may offend some listeners. Episode 96: Talking to Meg about Pack the Pack Chris is drinking a wierd cocktail of Starbucks coffee, an energy drink, and some kind of[...]
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Daily Cosplay

July 29, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
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The Wall of Worlds

July 29, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
The Wall of Worlds is not a plane in and of itself, but rather a magical barrier that lies between the Void and the Inner Planes. It is crafted of pure magic and its nature reflects this. It was created by the All Father[...]
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Article – D&Diversity. A pinch of genius!

July 29, 2014 from G*M*S Magazine
Filed under: RPG Hub 
By Paco Garcia Jaen I think Wizards of the Coast had a  pinch of genius moment when they included the diversity paragraph in the new edition of D&D. Pure genius! I don’t know if it was accidental or if it[...]
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Imaginarium ~ Dark Clouds

July 29, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Movie Trailer ~ The Hobbit

July 29, 2014 from The Troll Dens
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Who Killed the Cliff Dwellers

July 29, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Historians and archeologists have long debated the whys and wherefores that caused the collapse of the Pueblo or Chacoan culture. These peoples dwelt in the American South West, in and around what is today northern New M[...]
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Armor Up (Ramses)

July 29, 2014 from The Troll Dens
Filed under: RPG Hub 
Andreas Miniatures[...]
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