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21 blogs about Role-playing games.

  1. Adventures in Parn
    By Etna. 🇺🇸

    Playable Skaven Class for Lamentations of the Flame Princess
    As usual, I wanted a Skaven class for LotFP, as I have a ton of Skaven miniatures. This allows players to pick a Skaven PC, or create leveled Skaven NPCs if you so wish.Class features:High …
    By Etna, 134 words

    Feed Roughly 10 posts per year. Started in .

  2. Aiee! Run From Kelvin's Brainsplurge!
    “I'm Kelvin Green. I sometimes draw. I sometimes write. I'm trying to get better at both.” 🇬🇧

    Nice(r) Belt Buckle
    Prompted by the recap at House to Astonish -- in particular the glowing praise of George Perez's last hurrah as penciller on the Avengers main title -- I dug out my copies of "The Nefaria …
    By thekelvingreen, 68 words

    Feed Roughly two posts per month. Started in .

  3. The Alexandrian
    “…designed not only to be a site of news and updates, but also as a repository: Here you’ll find my reviews, my politics, my stories, and my thoughts.” By Justin Alexander. 🇺🇸

    Random D&D Tip – Inverting Challenge
    Let’s talk about encounter balance. A common misconception is that the challenge rating system in D&D is meant to guarantee specific encounter outcomes: The CR = X, therefore the encounter will end with precisely Y …
    By Justin Alexander, 2,342 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per week. Started in .

  4. ars ludi
    “if you asked Ben's brain about gaming, this is what it would say.” By Ben Robbins.

    Damage Per Second
    I was playing Sentinels with the usual crew, and my buddy was playing a character that could play a card to let them play a card to let them play a card, etc. Each turn …
    By Ben Robbins, 584 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per month. Started in .

  5. Direbane: An RPG Home Brewed Repository
    “An abode to share artifacts, simulacra, histories, and other items of note related to ongoing years adventuring.” By Matrox Lusch. 🇺🇸

    Pig Faced Ork Con 2023!
    If you are down in So-Cal I highly recommend the Pig Faced Ork Old School Role Playing Game Convention set for Saturday October 21, 2023. This Fresno, CA area convention is a one-day gig in …
    By Matrox Lusch, 199 words

    Feed Roughly nine posts per year. Started in .

  6. Dreams in the Lich House
    “A blog about Dungeons & Dragons, Call of Cthulhu, and fantasy and horror gaming.” By John Arendt.

    The Strigoi - Vampire Alternative for LOTFP
    Zombies? Nope - vampires! The Strain.To quote my teenage daughter, I've become "low-key obsessed" with Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain. I binge watched the four season TV series on Hulu, and am working my way …
    By John, 1,236 words

    Feed Roughly one post per week. Started in .

  7. Failure Tolerated
    By Sean McCoy.

    Thinking about Safety Tools in RPGs
    I wrote up a thread recently about safety tools in ttRPGs/mothership, but I wanted to archive it here for future reference and expand on it a little bit. Let’s get into it: I’m working on …
    By 2022-10-07-Thinking-of-Safety-Tools-in-RPGs.txt, 851 words

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  8. Goblin's Henchman

    Who knew adding/subtracting dice does not change the probability profile (well not me I guess)
    UPDATE – Reddit said this better: “I think more precisely, flipping the sign of a die doesn’t change the distribution, just the offset” I have to admit my brain did not intuitively grasp the below …
    By Goblin's Henchman, 241 words

    Feed Roughly 21 posts per year. Started in .

  9. The Indie Game Reading Club
    “Deep reads, play analysis, reviews and everything else about small press roleplaying today.” By Paul Beakley.

    Actual Play: a|state (part 9 of 9)
    This is it, our grand finale. Thank you for reading! If you’ve just run into this one somehow, this is an edited version of my actual play reports of a|state I wrote for our Slack …
    By Paul Beakley, 2,344 words

    Feed Roughly one post per week. Started in .

  10. The Levellers
    By Dan Q, John Trevor-Allen, Simon Gilbert-Hague, Alec Richardson, Matt Payne, Matt Reynolds. 🇬🇧

    73. Finger-Pointing
    Driving their damaged vehicle down from the plateau, Contra-Disward towards the banks of the Styx, the Levellers soon spotted what they’d been looking for. At the bottom of a steep incline, run aground on a …
    By Dan Q, 581 words

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  11. Numbered Works — Notes
    “Making adventures, games, art, toys, music, objects.” 🇦🇺

    Dungeon23 03
    The Hex Garden Encounters Three inductees in vivid butterfly robes, gardening. Brilliant, giant butterfly, fluttering above the chapel. Hex Priest. Two furred, swift, small humanoids, stealing figs. Giant caterpillar, feeding on the nearest green leaf. …
    710 words

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  12. Playing D&D With Porn Stars
    “Zak S / Zak Smith / Zak Sabbath playing diy D&D … notes on playing RPGs w/fellow porn performers.” 🇺🇸

    I'm Going To Break Some News About The New Marvel Multiverse Role-Playing Game
    As far as I know--nobody knows what I'm about to write but me and the chain of people who got it to me, so it's breaking news.There's a new Marvel superhero RPG. Though playtest kits …
    By Zak Sabbath, 299 words

    Feed Roughly one post per month. Started in .

  13. Professional NPC
    “Human by day, Dungeon Master by night.” By Simon Tsevelev. 🇺🇦

    All Dogs Go To Hell
    So it was like this. James Raggi, in his wisdom, decided to make a free adventure for Gencon to go with the LotFP catalog. Since he had a lot on his plate (he brought, like, …
    By Simon Tsevelev, 221 words

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  14. Project Work by Shane Preece
    “Board game and Dungeons and Dragons development.” 🇬🇧

    What brings you here? Helping players buy in to your game.
    If you’re running a one shot, it’s more than okay to drop your PC’s at the entrance to a dungeon and forcibly push them in. On more long lived games though, you’ll want to make …
    By Shane, 778 words

    Feed Roughly 11 posts per year. Started in .

  15. Rolltop Indigo
    “The Blue Room Blog: RPGs, Fantasy Cartography, Cooking, Fonts, Stuff.” By S. John Ross. 🇺🇸

    Flavors of Presumption
    It’s time for another dip into the RPG Lexicon, where I explore the terms I use (for the concepts I need) to design RPG stuff. If you’re new to this peculiar series, you can check …
    By S. John Ross, 1,641 words


  16. Save vs. Total Party Kill
    “This is a blog about D&D.” By Ramanan Sivaranjan. 🇨🇦

    The Ramanan Sivaranjan Awards for Excellence in Gaming 2023
    2022 was a slog from beginning to end. I was glad to be done with that year. Whenever my mood is sour I end up spending too much money: they call it retail therapy. My …
    By Ramanan Sivaranjan, 725 words

    Feed Roughly one post per month. Started in .

  17. Sly Flourish: Helping Dungeon Masters run great D&D games.
    “Weekly articles with tips, tricks, tools, and advice for the ffth edition of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) written by the author of Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master.” By Michael E. Shea.

    Share PDFs With Your Players
    There are times when we're running our RPGs where we want to be able to share PDFs of game materials with our players. Maybe we're including 5e published material not available on D&D Beyond. Maybe …
    891 words

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  18. Spooky Rusty
    “A blog dedicated to Weird RPGs.” 🇺🇸

    babbling plasma; a troika city story, chapter 2
    before you hit play (the audiobook is only available on my substack, or read chapter 2 or go back and read and/or listen to chapter 1)i want to mention something first…my friend Bolt-Neck Opossum (featured …
    By ᶘ ᵒ㉨ᵒᶅ Rusty James, 813 words

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    “I bought these adventure and review them so you don't have to.” By Bryce Lynch. 🇺🇸

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    Down in Yon Forest
    By Zzarchov Kowolski Self Published NGR/OSR Level ? Down in Yon Forest is a seasonal adventure about a small town dealing with the threat of Krampus and torn between the Holy Church and the Old …
    By Bryce Lynch, 1,254 words

    Feed Roughly three posts per week. Started in .

  20. Throne of Salt
    “Many Fantastic Things.” By Dan.

    Bookpost 14
    Previous installments found here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7, 8, 9, 10 , 11, 12, 13 The Wizard Knight, Gene WolfeDNF 524/909It feels like something impossible has happened. But I guess they …
    By Dan, 1,173 words

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