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Daily TTRPG Blog Posts – Saturday, 18 November 2023

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New Name and Class Feature for the Pellar, a Spellcasting Class for Pathfinder 1st edition.

Owen K.C. Stephens – Fri, 17 November, 11:05 PM

So, first, let’s talk about a big change. For weeks I’ve been working on a ‘thaumaturge’ class for 1st edition Pathfinder. As of this post, I’ve renamed it the ‘pellar,’ a term for a dispeller or cursebreaker (‘expeller’) from Cornwall (where I have ancestry).The reasons for this are twofold. The fi... read more.

Random Links for 11/17/23

Dungeon Fantastic – Fri, 17 November, 09:30 PM

Random Stuff For Friday! - This is months old, but still. It's a (very) short film on Fiore de'i Liberi, an Italian fencing master. "FIORE" It's well chereographed and solid attention to historical detail, as seen in this behind-the-scenes which is almost as long as the film. It's a shame they co... read more.

🎲🐾 Zoo Mafia RPG Blood Moonshine #2 Recap: A TTRPG Adventure Like No Other! 🦁🔍

Nerdarchy – Fri, 17 November, 09:14 PM

Hey, TTRPG enthusiasts! 🎲✨ Let’s dive into the wild, wacky, and wonderfully weird world of “Zoo Mafia RPG Blood Moonshine #2.” Get ready for a recap filled with mystery, supernatural twists, and some serious animal antics. 🐅🔮 Zoo Mafia RPG is now on Kickstarter! Zoo...... read more.

Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures Fast Channel to Launch in November

Tribality – Fri, 17 November, 09:04 PM

LOS ANGELES – November 2, 2023 – Hasbro Entertainment announced today that the upcoming FAST channel Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures will launch three original series the week of November 13th on the free ad-supported (FAST) Channel available on Amazon Freevee and Plex with more platforms to be added... read more.

A logistical guide for the first time GM (3)

Homebrew and Hacking – Fri, 17 November, 05:23 PM

Welcome back! Or hello for the first time, whichever. If you’re reading this for the first time then you may wish to look at the first and second posts in this series. The first deals with the nuts and bolts of scheduling your campaign, key concepts from that work are: “Comfort breaks”, “Socialisi... read more.

D&D 5E – Chains of Asmodeus

Dungeon Master Assistance – Fri, 17 November, 04:57 PM

Chains of Asmodeus I have said here that I will not be buying any Wizard’s of the Coast products this year. This is an exception. The proceeds go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© and not to WotC or Hasbro. This is only available (for now) as a $30.00 PDF on Dungeon Masters Guild. It is ... read more.

Dungeon of the Fire Opal

Dyson's Dodecahedron – Fri, 17 November, 04:52 PM

Dungeon of the Fire Opal (300dpi promo) Most old-timers are more than a bit familiar with this dungeon – but almost every generation of D&D Dungeon Master has probably brushed against it. It originally appeared in the AD&D1e Dungeon Master’s Guide in 1979, and then appeared again in the 3e DMG in 2... read more.

Neal Litherland Reads “A Little Taste of Perdition” from World’s Oldest Profession: A Baker’s Dozen of Brothels

Azukail Games – Fri, 17 November, 04:09 PM

In this video, Neal Litherland reads the fiction “A Little Taste of Perdition” from World’s Oldest Profession: A Baker’s Dozen of Brothels. The post Neal Litherland Reads “A Little Taste of Perdition” from World’s Oldest Profession: A Baker’s Dozen of Brothels first appeared on Azukail Games.... read more.

Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff: Kettle of Worms

Pelgrane Press Ltd – Fri, 17 November, 03:48 PM

In the latest episode of their polymathic podcast, Ken and Robin talk PCs with expert knowledge, journalist and spy Martha Dodd, lyric games with John R. Harness, and the hominid population bottleneck.... read more.

Movement and Encumbrance

DONJON LANDS – Fri, 17 November, 03:25 PM

The following article appeared in L’avant garde #63 (May 1984). Movement and Encumbrance by Phenster It's true that our first adventures weren't very sophisticated. It was just Hazard and me and Beowulf back then. Jinx joined us early on. I remember that we carried a ton of equipment and fought a s... read more.

Harvest Festivals in Fantasy Worlds

Kobold Press – Fri, 17 November, 03:00 PM

Around the world, cultures celebrate the successful conclusion of their harvest seasons with festivals. Fantasy world often share the same seasons and agricultural practices, so it makes sense that they would have harvest festivals too! So why not use a fantasy harvest festival to frame a one-sh... read more.

The Lost Mountain Saga for Vaesen: An Interview with Ellinor DiLorenzo

EN World Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Fri, 17 November, 01:30 PM

The Lost Mountain Saga takes an RPG centered on mysteries, the danger of the wilds, and the changing nature of society itself.... read more.

HIS MAJESTY THE WORM Deep Dive - The Adventurer Sheet

Rise Up Comus – Fri, 17 November, 12:46 PM

 His Majesty the Worm is a new-school game with old-school sensibilities: the classic megadungeon experience given fresh life through a focus on the mundanities and small moments of daily life inside the dungeon. This post is part of a series of deep dives into the mechanics of the game.The Adventur... read more.

Why I’d rather run shorter campaigns

Gnome Stew – Fri, 17 November, 11:00 AM

That moment comes back again, at the end of one campaign. Maybe you have been playing the same characters for 5 whole years. Perhaps it’s time for a player to jump into the GM seat to give the previous one a breather. Everyone gets ready and starts to think of character concepts. Nevertheless, poss... read more.

Make the Underland Kinky Again 1: Svartheim Decor

Elfmaids & Octopi – Fri, 17 November, 10:43 AM

Evil elves used to be into drugs and demons and smut in D1-3They subverted the patriarchy and heteronormative expectationsThey were a threatening colonial power up to plots on the surfaceThen we got a cover that made them a bit too human rather than inhuman obsidian jet black and a playable version ... read more.

MoN 039: Out & About in Lesser Dale

The Gameatory – Fri, 17 November, 10:13 AM

The next morning, Saturday the 21st, most of the group rose early to explore the village. Sadly, however, Dr George had been struck down by what everyone but him called a hangover. Thus, George took no part in the weekend’s doings as languished in bed “resting”.The four “tourists” wandered the villa... read more.

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.

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