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Return the the Temple of the Elemental Blogger

I’m Back…in case anyone noticed that I was go to begin with.

Troll in the Corner’s Guide to the Pathfinder Combat Round

Have you ever felt left behind as your gaming buddies breeze through their combat rounds?  Stuck calculating just how many attacks of opportunities an awakened, 14 armed centipede who is a 15th level barbarian with 23 combat feats will actually have?  Well suffer at the gaming table no more my friend, for we here at Troll in the Corner have a solution for …

Recapturing the Magic – a serious argument for gaming like you’re 12 years old

One of my earliest clear memories of role playing in any form is of running a few friends through an AD&D adventure.  We were 12 years old and having the time of our lives. I know that one of our characters was a 44th level Dwarven Wizard.  I also know that we had access to the most powerful spell we&#…

Aruneus Play Test Challenge #2 Orcs, Orcs and more Orcs

The 2nd Aruneus play test Challenge is live.  Let’s beat on some Orcs!  Even if you didn’t take part in our first play test Challenge, you and your group are more than welcome to join us for this second Challenge, and any future Challenges! What’s in it for  you?  You’ll get a free copy of any PDFs you play test, you’ll …

Evolve or die… or, A diatribe on my feelings about new editions!

Tweet Because what the internet needs is another person griping about new or revised editions of the games they love! But gentle reader, that’s not my intention today; I’ll try not to grumble, much. Although I’ve played many games, my go to game through all these years has been D&D in all its different incarnations, so I will speak from this perspective. Way back when, when…

What about the GameMastery Combat Pad? A review…

Tweet As an unabashed fan of all things Pathfinder I guess it is not a surprise I like their GameMastery line of products. It runs the gamut from Flip-Mats to Map Packs (and I’ve written about both before here and here ), cards to “ compleat encounters ” (minis an and adventure) and accessories . One of these accessories had always caught my attention, the GameMastery Combat …

It’s Tracy’s birthday today! Instead of cake, have some free zombies for your Pathfinder game!

Hey!  It’s Tracy’s birthday!  Tracy has been serving as an Editor here on TC for a bit now, and I think he deserves a happy birthday! I’d like to send him to a few conventions to celebrate, but he seems to have attended them all.  So, to celebrate, the World of Aruneus – Contagion Infected Zombies is free!  That’s right, this bad boy won’…

What about the Coliseum Morpheuon? A review…

Tweet “I have often wondered if the majority of mankind ever pause to reflect upon the occasionally titanic significance of dreams, and of the obscure world to which they belong.” Beyond the Wall of Sleep , HP Lovecraft Any book that starts with an HP Lovecraft quote is a winner in my book! It’s a tribute to the enduring influence of …

Today only: Mirkmoot’s Magical Accouterments for Creatures Small and Great [PFRPG] available for FREE!

To celebrate Mirkmoot’s impending reappearance, I’m giving away Mirkmoot’s Magical Accouterments for Creatures Small and Great for free today!  What’s in it for you, you ask?  Well, put that dollar bill back in to your pocket and enjoy all of this for free!  You can also grab a free preview item from the forthcoming Mirkmoot PDF, to get you all worked up about even…

Freeport: Winds of Change – Prelude

If you follow me on Twitter , then you’ve likely see my updates on the campaign that I started this past Friday. After reading Ben’s post on the Pathfinder Freeport Companion , I got really intrigued. I contacted some folks at Green Ronin and got hold of a copy of The Pirate’s Guide to Freeport , which I am using to run my game. I’ll be giving you…

Free Pathfinder Magic Item – Mirkmoot’s Wondrous Waterator

We here at Troll in the Corner’s Magical Emporium are constantly searching the known and unknown worlds to bring you, our wealthy and overly encumbered adventurers, the finest magical items.  We’ve journeyed the planes, trawled lakes of fire, flitted through realms composed of clouds, and consorted with demon princes and godlings. We’re not quite sure why it is then that we continue to be fascinated…

Transparency in game creation – building the World of Aruneus

I’ve been giving quite a bit of thought lately to just how transparent the  whole creation process should be.  I’m building an entire world here . One that I hope to sell to interested consumers in the near future. How much should I let slip out before it becomes available to the public in general? I think the answer I’ve come to is – …

Aruneus – Where it’s at and what’s coming – or – zombies, goblins, haunted mines and two new classes

A lot has happened since my last official update in late July , so lets dig right in and see what’s new! Last December I sat down with a good friend and we talked a bit about what a standard high fantasy world would be like if a worldwide zombie apocalypse were to happen to it.  What would happen to the various …

Wolfgang, Baur, Chris Pramas, and Michael Furlanetto to work on new patronage project

Tweet I just got word from Open Design that they’ll be launching a new adventure design project called “ Dark Deeds in Freeport ”. As already revealed in the title, Wolgang Baur (Kobold-in-chief of Kobold Quarterly ), Chris Pramas ( Green Ronin ) and Michael Furlanetto will be all on deck for this new adventure. It will be set into Green Ronin’s Freeport setting and compatible with…

D&D BITs: Updated sheet

A couple weeks ago I wrote about the house rules I’ve been using to add Burning Wheel style Beliefs, Instincts, and Traits to my 4th edition D&D game. I’ve now updated the sheet I’ve been using (which includes all the rules needed). These rules work with any version of D&D (or Pathfinder RPG) although you might need to tweak the…

World of Aruneus – Play Test Challenge has begun!

You let your sword arm droop as you look at your companions.  Three of you are still standing.  The Cleric lies immobile and feverish, surrounded by rotting corpses.  Wiping sweat from your eyes, you shudder as you hear the moaning challenge of the undead coming from the wood to the East..  This days work is not done yet. The first Aruneus Play…

Open Call for Aruneus Play Testers Part 2 – Like Pathfinder and Zombies? Get free stuff and play in the apocalypse.

Are you familiar with Pathfinder? Do you have a reliable group of 3-6 players? How would you like all of the free Aruneus PDFs I can get you? I’m looking for several active groups who would meet at least once a month to run Pathfinder sessions featuring the World of Aruneus material. This would give you a chance to explore…

A great opportunity and a good cause!

Tweet I know many fine folk in the blogosphere, in Twitter and other places have already shared the news, but just in case you have missed it, the fine folk at RPGNow and DriveThru RPG have put together a package of products, similar to what they did for Haiti relief after the devastating earthquake in the island nation, this time for Doctors Without Borders Flood …

What about Advanced Feats: The Witch’s Brew? A review…

Tweet The fine folk at Open Design , i.e. Kobold Quarterly, are at it again, producing excellent third party products that support the Pathfinder RPG, specifically the classes in the Advanced Players Guide . I received the second installment of their Advanced Feats series, Advanced Feats: The Witch’s Brew , this time dealing with the new Witch class from the Advanced Players guide. I reviewed …

What about Advanced Feats: The Witch’s Brew? A review…

Tweet The fine folk at Open Design , i.e. Kobold Quarterly, are at it again, producing excellent third party products that support the Pathfinder RPG, specifically the classes in the Advanced Players Guide . I received the second installment of their Advanced Feats series, Advanced Feats: The Witch’s Brew , this time dealing with the new Witch class from the Advanced Players guide. I reviewed their previous Advanced Feats …