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Daily TTRPG Blog Posts – Tuesday, 4 June 2024

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DF Session 194, Felltower 131 - Olympus Gate II, Part II

Dungeon Fantastic – Tue, 04 June, 12:58 AM

Date: June 2nd, 2024 Game Date: May 19th, 2024 Weather: Sunny, warm. Characters Chop, human cleric (301 points) Duncan Tesadic, human wizard (300 points) Hannari Ironhand, dwarf martial artist (316 points) Persistance Montgomery, human knight (300 points) Thor Halfskepna, human knight (306 points)... read more.

How Encounter Party won over TV audiences

Rascal News – Tue, 04 June, 12:08 AM

Encounter Party is the latest long-form narrative AP from Wizards of the Coast on the D&D Adventures channel. In speaking to the show’s producers, Brian David Judkins and Ned Donovan, they painted an image of a new kind of actual play—one that focuses on story and character over player and gameplay—... read more.

Back From UK Games Expo

EN World: Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Mon, 03 June, 11:11 PM

We just got back from UK Games Expo where we were selling Level Up, Awfully Cheerful Engine, and What’s Old Is New.... read more.

Fantasy Grounds Hires D&D Beyond Founder as Chief Development Officer

EN World: Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Mon, 03 June, 09:23 PM

D&D Beyond founder joins virtual tabletop.... read more.

Electronic Super Dice Kit

GROGNARDIA – Mon, 03 June, 07:00 PM

Speaking of issue #62 of Dragon (June 1982), here's another advertisement from that same issue that stuck in my memory.Now, electronic dice rollers were very trendy at the time, as evidenced by the existence of Dragonbone. They're yet another example of a transitional technology that is quickly supe... read more.

Dungeon of Inspiration Discord Server

Points of Inspiration – Mon, 03 June, 06:20 PM

The Dungeon of Inspiration discord server is now up and running. Join us in the Dungeon of Inspiration where you can talk about all things d&d and TTRPGs. DMs can find players for a group, and players can find a group to play with. DMs and players alike can ask questions and get advice on … Continue... read more.

Game Design News – Temple of Sekolah & Hidden Tomb of Nargoth

Richard Green | Game Designer – Mon, 03 June, 06:19 PM

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any game design news but a couple of adventures I wrote in the second half of last year have now been released so I thought I should blog about them here! D&D Adventurer Issues 31 – 34 Today I received the latest four issues of Dungeons & Dragons Adventurer #31 ... read more.

Two Old School Adventures Made for Now

Rascal News – Mon, 03 June, 04:00 PM

This is a community submitted press release. tl;dr: Two Old-School Essentials modules for 2nd to 4th level characters, from the makers of KNOCK! and Black Sword Hack. Both 72-page, small format booklets have sleeve covers containing maps and other reference material for a smooth GMing experience. It... read more.

Mythical

GROGNARDIA – Mon, 03 June, 04:00 PM

Memory can be a powerful thing. Even at my advanced age, there are many things I can vividly recall about moments or events decades in the past. My memories are particularly strong about my earliest experiences playing RPGs, which shouldn't really come as a surprise, considering that I'm still invol... read more.

D10: Night City Rumours – The Sub-Urban Sprawl

Azukail Games – Mon, 03 June, 02:52 PM

10 Hooks and Rumours for Cyberpunk 2.0.2.0.’s Night City This list has ten hooks and rumours that can be heard in or about the Sub-Urban Sprawl of Night City. Whether or not they are true is up to the GameMaster. They can be used as background colour or as potential adventure hooks. Arasaka Weapon A... read more.

The Intersection of Ability and Desire

Campaign Mastery – Mon, 03 June, 02:00 PM

One of the newsletters to which I subscribe offers advice for scriptwriters (“The Story Guy Newsletter”). Occasionally, there’s a nugget that can be adapted to service a TTRPG, it’s well-written, and not too long to read (having said that, I’m about 4 behind). One post that dropped shortly before or... read more.

Midgard Monday: Casimir’s Enchiridion of Monsters talks about dust goblins

Kobold Press – Mon, 03 June, 02:00 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! The Mage Wars that devastated Western Midgard rendered the land near... read more.

Shiny TTRPG links #175

Seed of Worlds – Mon, 03 June, 07:17 AM

An interesting week for tools of gaming. For yet more links, see the previous list found here or you can check the RPG Blog Carnival or on Third Kingdom Games news roundup. Originally inspired by weaver.skepti.ch End of Week links. The Last Throw gives us Crow's Random Events Table DIY & dragons ... read more.

EoD 24: Victory in Darkness

The Gameatory – Mon, 03 June, 06:18 AM

For the balance of the day, the heroes mooched about town, replenishing gear, talking with the locals and so on. That night, in the Dancing Bear, the group laid their plans—tomorrow, they would return to the ruined Shadowed Keep and recover the bodies of the heroic fallen. However, it was a quiet ni... read more.

High Value Prep

Sly Flourish – Mon, 03 June, 06:00 AM

"Get more out of your RPGs by preparing less." This is the core motto of Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master which follows with eight steps designed to help you get the most value out of your prep. There's a near limitless set of activities we could work on when prepping our tabletop roleplaying gam... read more.

News Digest for June 2, 2024

EN World: Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Mon, 03 June, 05:03 AM

Paramount passes on D&D live action, big PaizoCon announcements, preview of The Making of D&D book, and more!... read more.

Yet More Thoughts about Skills

GROGNARDIA – Mon, 03 June, 04:00 AM

Last month, I presented a draft of a proposed new character class for inclusion in Secrets of sha-Arthan, the tomb robber. A common question about the class, both in the comments and in separate emails, concerned my inclusion of skills among the tomb robber's abilities. Long-time readers will no dou... read more.

Felltower pre-summary

Dungeon Fantastic – Mon, 03 June, 12:04 AM

Full summary tomorrow. But: - Persistance fought the Guardian of the Wand, and won! - They retrieved Agar's Wand (DFT3) - they fought some birds and sirens - and made it out of the Swamps of Sorrow. Details tomorrow.... read more.

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