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System Agnostic: The Ring of Vainglory (Magical Item)

The Ring of Vainglory (usually -falsely- referred to as a Ring of Courage) is a intricate, looping band of platinum set with beautiful obsidian inserts. Even without knowledge of its magical nature, the ring is an stunning work of art ...
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Paizo’s “The Emerald Spire” for 5th Edition, Part 2

Late last year, Paizo Kickstarted a superdungeon called “The Emerald Spire“. Along with the characteristicly beautiful production value and stunning art, each of the 16 levels of this detailed module has its own fold-out map in the style of Paizo’s other ...
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Beware: Hazards Ahead (System Agnostic)

A guest post by Bobby Evans In my experience I’ve noticed that a lot of first time or novice GMs lean heavily on the combat side of most systems, but there is so much more.  Sure that plate armored fighter ...
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World Building – Part 6: Filling Your World

Intro | History | Religion | Working Worlds | Geography | Your Players | Player Options A world is just an empty place without people, places and things to fill it and bring it to life. My favorite fantasy worlds ...
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Marine Miniatures: How to find Aquatic Creatures for your Table ...

One of the most challenging aspects of aquatic games has nothing to do with mechanics, culture, or setting. It’s finding miniatures. Aquatic games are already challenging for some players to become attached to, so by taking the effort to bring inexpensive miniatures, maps, and ...
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System Agnostic: Salt in Wounds [pt 4] – Briddu Yittano, ...

New website for Salt in Wounds! Briddu Yittano Race: Human, Male Age: 35 Affiliation: God-Butchers (Journeyman) Description: Briddu Yittano is a large, heavily muscled man with black hair and gray eyes. His face is well lined from a hard life, ...
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Paizo’s “The Emerald Spire” for 5th Edition, Part 1

Late last year, Paizo Kickstarted a superdungeon called “The Emerald Spire“. Along with the characteristicly beautiful production value and stunning art, each of the 16 levels of this detailed module has its own fold-out map in the style of Paizo’s other ...
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World Building – Part 5: Geography

Intro | History | Religion | Working Worlds | Geography | Filling Your World | Your Players | Player Options There are tons of examples of fantasy worlds that came to life from someone’s imagination when they decided to put ...
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D&D Dungeon Master’s Roundtable – Send Your Questions

On March 19th, 2015 ,Wizards of the Coast will “be talking about the best ways to introduce new players to D&D and a host of other topics you need advice on.” Submit your questions to: D&D Facebook page via Twitter ...
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4 Unlikely Apocalypses for Your Game

Many tabletop roleplaying games heavily feature an apocalypse to great effect; either one threatened, one that happened in the past, or one that it currently happening. But there are apocalypses beyond the return of the titans, beyond zombies, and beyond ...