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Hexographer – Mapping by Hex, Old School

Today we look at a mapping program called Hexographer designed for quick use for any roleplaying game. Blurb – ‘Hexographer was built from the ground up to let you make maps in a few specific styles quickly. By eliminating a ...
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Games that went wrong and why – Part Three

This the third in the series about the games that failed. System – Pathfinder. Setting – Utanskea, homebrew fantasy setting. Premise – Characters were children of deities and elder spirits. As they level up they would attract larger threats but ...
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Games that went wrong and why – Part Two

This is part two of a series about the games that failed. System – 2nd edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. Setting – Desert of Desolation Series. Premise – Play through a triology of ancient egyptian based quests with an adventuring ...
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Games that went wrong and why – Part One

This series is about the games that failed. System – Pathfinder. Setting – Utanskea, homebrew fantasy setting. Premise – Heroes were troubleshooters doing quests for two factions against their enemies. Over time the factions became more direct working towards their ...
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Interview with Phil from Encoded Designs

What does Encoded Designs do in the RPG world? Phil – Encoded Designs is a tabletop game company that primarily makes RPGs but is designing a few board games as well. We have an eclectic mix of interests, and we ...
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Interview with Richard from Descent Into Midnight

Today’s interview is with Richard Kreutz-Landry. Who are you in the RPG world? Richard – At the moment, I’m one of the few origami enthusiasts I know of doing game design. I have a few microgames I’ve tired around with ...
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Interview with James Introcaso from DSPN

What does Don’t Split the Podcast Network do in the RPG world? James – DSPN is a network of actual play podcasts (like Venture Maidens, Dames and Dragons, and DSPN Presents) and RPG interview and advice podcasts (like Table Top ...
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The Spire (Dark Fantasy Rebellion)

Today we review The Spire, by Rowan, Rook and Decard. Blurb – ‘You are a dark elf. Your home, the towering city of Spire, was occupied by the high elves two hundred years ago. Now, you have joined a secret ...
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Alternative Alignment System

Below is an alternative to the Dungeon World, Pathfinder or Dungeons & Dragons alignment system. Players will decide what their character values, strives against and is ignorant of as a way to show the things they respond to or neglect ...
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Plant Creatures – Bark worse than their bite

There are many creatures in fantasy genre that can be used in roleplaying games to give variety in encounters. Today’s trio are Plants, ancient species and skilled survivors. Dryads Appearance – Humanoid reclusive plant creatures, either native or from the ...