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A World Without Light

Imagine a world where light never was – or at least not the light that we know and enjoy on the earth. Picture a world engulfed in a perpetual night where even the stars didn’t even make much difference in ...
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Avians – Racial Option for 5e

I came up with the avians race when we were looking at racial options to put into the Seas of Vodari book (fully funded on Kickstarter). While it looks like we’re going with other racial options in the book, I ...
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Greyhawk Shrines – I

This week we visit a few shrines from the various deities of the Greyhawk pantheon. These shrines are designed to be slotted into a region and visited during a game as a side trek or as part of a larger ...
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Greyhawk – Underwater – Syrmyr

On the World of Oerth, many stories are told of the lands of Greyhawk, the creatures and adventurers who inhabit these stories become legend.   This week we delve into Syrmyr, a Sea Hag lair within White Fanged Bay, off ...
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Create a backstory that is good both for you and ...

Thumbnail image by Bill Zhang Have you ever had that kind of character that has a simple backstory whose problem gets solved in the first 3 sessions? Do you notice your DM having trouble thinking of a way to connect ...
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What’s in the Excavation Site

Excavation is an activity that mankind has done from ages past and will continue to do for many years in the future. In many cases, in an RPG, even if such activity is mentioned, it’s often glossed over and not ...
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Greyhawk Cities – Zulpar (Underdark)

On the World of Oerth, many stories are told of the lands of Greyhawk, the creatures and adventurers who inhabit these stories become legend. This week we delve into Zulpar, a lair of Illthid-Mind Flayers in the Underdark, beneath the ...
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3 minigames to add to your tavern

Thumbnail art by Vladimir Krisetskiy After visiting the magic shop and realizing that by combining all their gold pieces they were only 110gp away from a bag of holding, the party decided to try some luck in the tavern doing ...
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Other Considerations for Courtroom Drama

There are a wide variety of considerations when planning a courtroom drama for your game, being that it is in a fantasy setting. Some of these are obvious, but others not so much. These include race, taboos, and laws, the ...
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Greyhawk Cities – Djekul

This week we delve into the town of Djekul in the lands of Frost Barbarians, north east Greyhawk. Greyhawk is the original campaign world for Gary Gygax, with stories centring on the lands of Flanaess, the heroes and villains that ...