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Daily TTRPG Blog Posts – Friday, 17 November 2023

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News Digest for November 17, 2023

EN World Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Fri, 17 November, 03:57 AM

The Book of Many Things reviewed, Pathfinder Remaster released, new Call of Cthulhu reference book, and more!... read more.

Transformers: The Enigma of Combination sourcebook announced

EN World Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Fri, 17 November, 02:47 AM

New sourcebook brings Combiner Transformers to TTRPGs... read more.

What ends a Curse?

Dungeon Fantastic – Fri, 17 November, 02:00 AM

The spell Curse has an endng clause: "lasting until some notable success is rolled . . . but any critical success suffices." I'm thinking of possibly lowering the bar a bit, potentially making it less lasting but more combat-effective. What if the Curse ends on: - any critical success - any suc... read more.

Turn Undead 5e

Arcane Eye – Thu, 16 November, 09:20 PM

Banish the undead with the power of your faith! Here's how the cleric's Turn Undead can be a game-changer in your 5e adventures. The post Turn Undead 5e appeared first on Arcane Eye.... read more.

From Beastars to Baccano! and Beyond – See What Inspires Nerdarchy’s Latest TTRPG Live Play Campaign, Zoo Mafia RPG – Blood Moonshine

Nerdarchy – Thu, 16 November, 08:26 PM

Zoo Mafia’s Kickstarter has just launched this past week, and let me tell you, this game is wild. Okay, yes. I admit that the pun was intentional, but if that doesn’t deter you from this article, then you’re the kind of people I want reading. Zoo Mafia was born...... read more.

Plasmoid Tactics

The Monsters Know What They’re Doing – Thu, 16 November, 08:00 PM

Protean in form, plasmoids are … well, we don’t really know what they’re like, personality-wise. In its laudable attempts to move away from the ham-handed bioessentialism of the past, Wizards of the Coast swings too far in the other direction in Spelljammer, giving us no guidance whatsoever as to wh... read more.

Tomb of Annihilation Session 4 – A Day at the Races

Richard Green | Game Designer – Thu, 16 November, 07:14 PM

Here’s the write up from our fourth proper Tomb of Annihilation session. After finishing the AL module A City on the Edge last session, I ran the first part of The Jungle Has Fangs trilogy, A Day at the Races, which was a lot of fun. There are a lot of moving parts in the adventure, so I spent quit... read more.

Mystery Dice Goblins Spotlight: Full Set Mystery Bags

Arcane Eye – Thu, 16 November, 06:55 PM

Today, we’re reviewing mystery dice bags sent to us by Mystery Dice Goblins! The post Mystery Dice Goblins Spotlight: Full Set Mystery Bags appeared first on Arcane Eye.... read more.

Miserth Keep Collected

Dyson's Dodecahedron – Thu, 16 November, 05:47 PM

Earlier this month I released three maps that make up Miserth Keep. Each map is drawn to fit on a digest-sized page (8.5″ tall by 5.5″ wide) for use in zines and digest-sized RPG publications. But it also meant that the full keep isn’t easy to take in at a glance. You can find the three maps that ... read more.

d66 Nightmarish Visions Now Available

Azukail Games – Thu, 16 November, 04:11 PM

d66 Nightmarish Visions is now available to buy from DriveThruRPG. Published by Sad Fishe Game, this is a supplement to which we have contributed and it contains nightmarish visions to experience. The post d66 Nightmarish Visions Now Available first appeared on Azukail Games.... read more.

Dungeon 23:

Kobold Press – Thu, 16 November, 03:00 PM

Throughout 2023, a roster of Kobold Press superstars are working together to create a full dungeon for the Dungeon23 project. Each installment contains a few areas that will stack up to a full delve! Catch up on previous articles here. Dungeon Prompts Seven words were created to help inspire th... read more.

Evoking Emotion in Classic Fantasy Adventure Games

Grumpy Wizard – Thu, 16 November, 03:00 PM

My number one priority as a game master is to create a situation that is likely to produce strong bonds of fellowship. This essay is about how I tap into a variety of emotions in an effort to build deeper relationships between the players.... read more.

The Perils of Crowdfunding

Bastionland Presser – Thu, 16 November, 01:10 PM

So Mythic Bastionland continues to truck along. I did a Reddit AMA this week and thought I’d pick out a question to share. Q: Hi Chris. The OSR and NSR scenes have expanded my mind and inspired me to build something of my own. Your influence looms large in these circles and I want to thank you for y... read more.

Weird Weapons of Auldwood

Elfmaids & Octopi – Thu, 16 November, 07:00 AM

d12 Weird Weapons of AuldwoodAll increase + based on user Lv1=4 +1 5-8 +2 9-12 +3 13-16 +4 17-80 +5non-worthy users are -4 and the blade may try and take them over at zero HP, save or the weapon will animate the body giving it 1 HP and controlling them for a d4 ten minute turns which the wielder wi... read more.

Last 48 hours of How to Make a Fantasy Sandbox Kickstarter.

Bat in the Attic – Thu, 16 November, 02:31 AM

We are in the last 48 hours of my Kickstarter for the book about How to Make a Fantasy Sandbox. The level of support far exceeded what I expected from my Basic Rules for the Majestic Fantasy RPG Kickstarter. I am humbled and appreciative of the support that has been shown. There is still time to sig... read more.

Pathfinder Player and GM Core Are Now Available

EN World Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Thu, 16 November, 02:30 AM

The new Remastered core rulebooks will serve as a fresh entry point for Pathfinder 2nd Edition under the ORC license.... read more.

Grand Tactician: The Civil War (1861-1865)

Dungeon Fantastic – Thu, 16 November, 02:09 AM

I broke down and got Grand Tactician: The Civil War (1861-1865) when it went on sale for Black Friday at GOG. I fired it up and played around a bit. - it's really attractive - the default font is tiny. I was sitting about 15" from my 15" laptop and needed to squint - the tutorial is pretty helpf... read more.

Edge Strip Dungeon

Dyson's Dodecahedron – Thu, 16 November, 01:31 AM

Measuring in at 8 squares / 2 inches wide by 88 squares / 22 inches tall, this dungeon map was specifically drawn to be used as a sidebar in a book, rather than as a full-feature dungeon map. If reduced to 11 inches tall (for a standard 8.5 x 11 book) this is an inch wide, and if reduced to 8.5 inch... read more.

The Battle with the Loom

From the Sorcerer's Skull – Thu, 16 November, 01:08 AM

I'm a session behind with my reports on our 5e Land of Azurth campaign. We played last Sunday and on October 29th, and the second was a continuation of the first, the events separated only by a short rest. The party was seeking the artificial being, Loom, responsible for this place, the even madder ... read more.

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