- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 226 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Land
What forces govern your city? In many societies, landowners have great power. With all the economic, defensive, military, and strategic benefits land provides, most governments use this as a starting power base for their regimes. For...
- Posted 739 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Religion
What forces govern your city? Religion, spirituality, and ideology make excellent government power bases because they are powerful sources of influence, prestige, and affiliation. Religion and cosmology varies from campaign to campaign, but it’s likely gods...
- Posted 753 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Magic and Psionics
What forces govern your city? We resume the city design series this week with thoughts about how to use magic and psionics to build interesting city government power bases. For the purposes of this article, magic...
- Posted 766 days ago
Life & Death in RPG Blog Carnival Wrap-Up
March 2011′s RPG Blog Carnival covered Life and Death in RPG . Full XP to everyone who participated with insightful and inspirational articles, and thanks for your contributions. Readers, you are in for a treat as...
- Posted 781 days ago
City Government Power Bases – War and Military plus Software Giveaway
What forces govern your city? A strong military is real, solid power. A city with a skilled, well-equipped and well-led army can protect itself, fend off its neighbours, go on a conquering binge, and keep its...
- Posted 802 days ago
Life, Death, and Life Renewed – March 2011 Blog Carnival
I’ve put the “Reinventing Pulp” series on hold for a week in order to do a short article for this month’s Blog Carnival, which is all about life and death in RPGs. The series will return...
- Posted 805 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Social Leverage, Marriage and Wealth
What forces govern your city? A power base is an asset you can use to achieve goals. It serves as a foundation or tool. You can wield it like a weapon, use it like a tool...
- Posted 809 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Leadership
What forces govern your city? Popularity Being popular earns a government a lot of power, though it is always a fragile thing. Think of popularity as a form of temporary affiliation . Popularity is often restricted...
- Posted 822 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Law and Affiliation (plus NBOS software giveaway)
What forces govern your city? In the introduction last week I covered the goal of this series, which is to use the idea of power bases – where do fantasy governments, government officials and factions get...
- Posted 842 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Overview
What forces govern your city? The topic of city government causes GMs big yawns. Other than picking a government type, you find it a difficult city element to make interesting for game sessions, adventures and city...
- Posted 850 days ago