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Daily TTRPG Blog Posts – Tuesday, 14 November 2023

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Effortless & Dynamic Storytelling

Roleplaying Tips – Tue, 14 November, 03:14 AM

Effortless & Dynamic Storytelling Among the many tools in my GM Toolbox, the method of Wandering Encounters holds a special place. It’s a simple yet profound way to keep the game world lively, the plot on track, and the characters engaged in evolving story arcs. The core essence of Wandering Encount... read more.

d100 Things I Had To Do Growing up a Dwarf

Elfmaids & Octopi – Tue, 14 November, 03:07 AM

This is a revival of an old d100 serieshttps://elfmaidsandoctopi.blogspot.com/2018/06/d100-things-my-master-did-to-me-at.htmlhttps://elfmaidsandoctopi.blogspot.com/2018/06/d100-things-my-master-did-to-me-at_27.htmlhttps://elfmaidsandoctopi.blogspot.com/2018/06/d100-things-that-happened-growing-up-in... read more.

Miserth Keep – Dungeons

Dyson's Dodecahedron – Tue, 14 November, 12:30 AM

Miserth Keep – Dungeons (300 dpi promo, no commercial license) The dungeons beneath Miserth Keep purposefully do not link to the keep proper, instead linking to the gatehouse – this is still not the most secure option, but because of the cliffside entrance/exit, this was a decision made to prevent ... read more.

Localescorts – Street hookers, escorts, erotic massage parlors, strip clubs

Tribality – Tue, 14 November, 12:00 AM

We would not recommend searching for cheap hookers in your town. Despite the risks, there are still people who partake in these activities. It is important to remember that prostitution is illegal in many places and could put you at risk of criminal or civil prosecution. If you do decide to engage i... read more.

Bonus Feats for the Thaumaturge: A Pathfinder 1st ed Base Class

Owen K.C. Stephens – Mon, 13 November, 10:41 PM

I’ve mentioned a few times in the thaumaturge design articles that I wanted to leave lots of room for extra benefits to help set the class apart from sorcerers without making them OP. As a 6-level spellcaster with 1/2 base attack bonus, they definitely need some advantages if they are going to keep ... read more.

Humble Book Bundle – 5th Edition Mega Bundle

The Kind GM – Mon, 13 November, 09:18 PM

It’s the start of the week but here’s a 73 item bundle to feel better. Are you ready to unleash your imagination? 5th Edition Mega Bundle is a hoard of unimaginable proportions of 5e elements that allows you to expand your library without breaking the bank. Offering a diverse collection of sourceboo... read more.

DF Session 186, Felltower 125 - Return to Felltower Part II - Gnolls & A Level Too Far?

Dungeon Fantastic – Mon, 13 November, 07:58 PM

This is a continuation of the session started on 10/29/2023. Actual Date: November 11th, 2023 Game Date: October 29th, 2023 Weather: Light rainy, cool. Characters Chop, human cleric (298 points) Duncan Tesadic, human wizard (297 points) Hannari Ironhand, dwarf martial artist (290 points) Persist... read more.

Cyberpunk Plus: The Sub-Settings of Cyberpunk!

POCGamer – Mon, 13 November, 06:00 PM

It’s a simple reality that some tabletop RPGs can become The post Cyberpunk Plus: The Sub-Settings of Cyberpunk! appeared first on POCGamer.... read more.

Old Gods of Appalachia Campaign Journal

Monte Cook Games – Mon, 13 November, 05:54 PM

An amazing GM’s journal for building amazing campaigns The Old Gods of Appalachia Roleplaying Game is built for rich, deep, and gripping … Old Gods of Appalachia Campaign Journal The post Old Gods of Appalachia Campaign Journal appeared first on Monte Cook Games.... read more.

Dungeon23 – Fungal Caverns of the Cloaker Conclave

Richard Green | Game Designer – Mon, 13 November, 05:00 PM

The latest map of Parsantium’s Hidden Quarter explores the area north of the Caverns of the Heart Eaters on Level 3. The next map will cover the area to the west of this one. My aim for the rest of the project is to expand each level, building on the maps I drew earlier in the year to create a set ... read more.

No Longer a Challenge

GROGNARDIA – Mon, 13 November, 05:00 PM

Here's another interesting passage from the September 1980 issue of Fantastic Films, where its author, Neesa Sweet, talks to Jeff Urquhart, owner of Sutler's Wagon Hobby Shop in Chicago (any readers remember this place?). What I find most remarkable about Urquhart's comments is that, even in 1980, i... read more.

D10: The Strange Rumours – Ruk: Periphery

Azukail Games – Mon, 13 November, 04:07 PM

The Strange is a game published by Monte Cook Games. It is, at least in part, set in the normal world, but there are other worlds out there, in the Strange. This list has ten rumours for that setting, similar to the various different adventure hooks in the books, and these can be used as … Continue ... read more.

The Ryll Massacre

Runehammer Games, LLC – Mon, 13 November, 03:33 PM

Having encountered the newly formed alliance of Reptoids and xenomorphics on planet Ryll, known as The Ravagers, The Outriders rush to warn the galaxy: the Imperium has created a chaotic fighting force of terrible scale. To send this warning, our heroes must hold a remote uplink station on Ryll long... read more.

The Value Of Material Things II

Campaign Mastery – Mon, 13 November, 03:15 PM

It’s been a long time since I’ve just had a ramble on about assorted semi-related matters but that’s what’s in store today. I’ll move from topic to topic with what may at times seem gay abandon, but it will all come together in the end. This is all stuff that’s derived from, or been inspired […] The... read more.

Moving to Midgard: The Edge of the World

Kobold Press – Mon, 13 November, 03:00 PM

It’s Midgard Monday! Each week, we visit a corner of the wide world of Midgard. Look for standalone content you can drop into your campaign—whether it’s in Midgard or your own homebrew. Find new inspiration each Midgard Monday! After the events in the roleplaying world in 2023, many GMs and play... read more.

D&D Adventurers League Unveils New DungeonCraft Document with Planescape In Focus

EN World Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Mon, 13 November, 01:30 PM

The Planescape setting, effective from November 4th, 2023, offers unique opportunities for Dungeoncraft creators.... read more.

Top 10 Illusion Spells in D&D 5e: Mastering the Art of Deception 🎲🔮

Nerdarchy – Mon, 13 November, 11:07 AM

Hey there, fellow adventurers and Dungeon Masters! 🧙‍♂️✨ Ready to delve into the world of illusions? We will explore the top Illusion spells in Dungeons & Dragons 5e, which are not just tricks but game-changers in your campaigns. From sneaky scouting to epic dragon summons,...... read more.

What Games Raging Swan Press's Patrons Play

The Gameatory – Mon, 13 November, 09:31 AM

About a week ago, I asked the heroic members of Raging Swan Press’s Patreon campaign an important question. I’m starting to plot and plan the release schedule for 2024, and it seemed prudent to ask them which editions of our books they use in their games. The question I asked was this:Which edition ... read more.

Shiny TTRPG links #146

Seed of Worlds – Mon, 13 November, 07:54 AM

More links can be found on the previous list found here. You can find more links on this weeks r/OSR blogroll or the RPG Blog Carnival or on Third Kingdom Games news roundup. Originally inspired by weaver.skepti.ch End of Week links. Wanderer Bill's New Journal asks is there A Pattern to Arnesonia... read more.

Running Towns in Fantasy RPGs

Sly Flourish – Mon, 13 November, 06:00 AM

When the characters reach a town or other large settlement, the pacing of our D&D game changes — and not always in a good direction. Towns are tricky environments to run. They have a wide range of locations, oodles of NPCs, and often too many options for things to do. "You enter the village of Redto... read more.

Imaginary Roller Coasters

A Knight at the Opera – Mon, 13 November, 05:41 AM

Long ago, a theorist named Wolfgang Iser writing on the subject of literary anthropology came up with a concept that's very valuable in game design: the distinction between free play and instrumental play. It's how you answer the question "why are you doing the thing you're doing?" during play. When... read more.

Death by Misadventure

GROGNARDIA – Mon, 13 November, 05:00 AM

Barrett's Raiders, the Twilight: 2000 campaign I am currently refereeing, is just a little shy of two years old, our first session having been December 6, 2021. Like my House of Worms Empire of the Petal Throne campaign, now in the middle of its ninth year, we play more or less weekly. That's possib... read more.

Felltower Game pre-summary

Dungeon Fantastic – Mon, 13 November, 12:38 AM

Today we delved! We had a shorter session, because of a hard stop because of a family event for a chunk of our players. - the PCs fought the gnolls, scaring half off with Panic and killing the rest - they walled off the approaches, looted, and ran - they searched a section of level 2 long left a... read more.

IFAQ: Hearing Aids, Smugglers, and Dreamlily

Keith Baker’s Blog – Mon, 13 November, 12:20 AM

Every month I answer questions posed by my patrons on my Patreon site. Here’s a few that have come up this month… What options does Eberron provide for people who are deaf or hard of hearing? Are there magical hearing … Continue reading →... read more.

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