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Blogs about Role-playing games

15 blogs about Role-playing games.

  1. Adventures in Parn
    By Etna. 🇺🇸

    Seven Pre-Generated Characters for LotFP
    In 2015 I was playtesting an adventure that I hoped to self-publish for LotFP. To make it fun as I ran it locally, I wanted some really snazzy character sheets, so I commissioned Craig Brasco …
    By Etna, 137 words

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  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.” 🇬🇧

    Dungeon23: 052-082
    I'm trying something different with this #Dungeon23 update, fewer but more meaty entries, so I'm not spamming you with a handful of rooms. I'm not sure if it's better. Anyway, here's the first half(ish) of …
    By thekelvingreen, 72 words

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  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. 🇺🇸

    Review: Radiant Citadel – Part 7
    Go to Part 1 ORCHIDS OF THE INVISIBLE MOUNTAIN (Terry H. Romero): I actually quite like this scenario, and I’d like you to keep that in mind while I discuss its two major problems. (Then …
    By Justin Alexander, 1,073 words

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

    Microscope In Spanish
    El Refugio de Ryhope is bringing Microscope to Spanish speakers world-wide! They did a great job with Follow, and it’s always exciting to see Microscope unleashed on a whole new community.
    By Ben Robbins, 34 words

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  5. 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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  6. Goblin's Henchman

    Perception-like checks too transparent? | add an ‘uncertainty/opacity die’ ?
    Trends in modern gaming: People like to roll in the open (transparency) Players (not DMs) roll when possible I can live with both of these (you probably sense a but), but I don’t like this …
    By Goblin's Henchman, 686 words

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

    Echo Sedano: Prologue
    This is the first fiction out of the Starforged game I wrote about last week. I cover my setup there. It’s an experiment! Maybe you’re not in for fiction, and that’s fine. I’ve also embedded …
    By Paul Beakley, 2,249 words

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

    65. Fire in the Hole
    The Levellers set out into the catacombs in search of the missing druid Seltern Obranch, despite Tunwéya‘s reservations about saving the life of even a single halfling after what happened. They found him barely 50 …
    By Dan Q, 359 words

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

    Write Snout To Tail
    MaterialWhen interviewers ask me about how I approach writing RPG stuff I usually say something like "It's a lot like writing a novel or other story, you just do it like that."I realize that might …
    By Zak Sabbath, 1,229 words

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

    “I loot the random bag”
    For when players want to loot something, and you don’t have anything specific to give them. A mix of wonderful and mundane items. “Busy pub where someone might steal from a bag.” “There’s some boring …
    By Shane, 2,667 words

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

    Demon Bone Sarcophagus: Flamethrower Skeleton
    Patrick could have given this monster a dumb fantasy name, but like a true professional tells you what it does on the box. Demon Bone Sarcophagus seems a little intimidating to me. There is lots …
    By Ramanan Sivaranjan, 331 words

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  13. 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.

    Use Static Initiative for Monsters
    There are lots of little lazy tricks we can use to streamline our 5e RPGs. I'm a big fan of using static monster damage for example. I find anything to help speed up and streamline …
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  14. Spooky Rusty
    “A blog dedicated to Weird RPGs.” 🇺🇸

    write when you feel sad part 2 (a story of a generation)
    Tony takes a shower.Tony brushes his teeth.He thinks "I'm healthy."He thinks "Should I have a bidet? At my parents' house, they have a bidet. They have so much stuff. I should have more stuff. At …
    By ᶘ ᵒ㉨ᵒᶅ Rusty James, 362 words

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

    Mystery in Muffelton
    By ArtifexWorlds Self Published Generic/Universal ... or 5e? Tier 2 Welcome to Muffelton. A frontier town in a land that has finally calmed down a little after having been ravaged by disease and civil war …
    By Bryce Lynch, 1,278 words

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