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A completely free Sci-Fi RPG : Cascade Failure RPG (d20/OGL)

Cascade Failure RPG, written by Greg Christopher is a new addition to the sci-fi RPG genre. Set after a galaxy-wide Great War, and the following Collapse, the players could thread upon this post-apocalypse universe and work toward their ambitions. It is a well made RPG, and it’s completely free !    I just looked around in the Internet,… Read More »

Assassin’s Amulet – a supplement for d20/OGL and Pathfinder

While assassins are an integral part of almost all fantasy or medieval settings, most Game Masters threat them as taboo. A single assassin in a campaign could ruin everything, if not controlled carefully by the GM. Or it could be just another NPC to fight, without the real dread what an assassin should generate. Assassin’s Amulet – Life… Read More »

Review: Courts of the Shadow Fey (pdf)

Courts of the Shadow Fey by Open Design and Wolfgang Bauer is a 100 page adventure for 4e Dungeons & Dragons designed to take characters from 12th level to 15th level.  If you’re interested in purchasing the product, you can get it  here. In the interest of full disclosure, this was a review copy of the .pdf.  This won’t change how I feel about…

Doctor Who RPG – Aliens and Creatures Review

Analysis of Cubicle 7’s Doctor Who – Adventures in Time and Space continues with the first supplement released in PDF format and soon to be in print, Aliens and Creatures .  The first review can be seen by clicking HERE , I recommend it as a start to get a baseline of how I feel about the system before you dig into this…

Issue 501 – The Final 50 – Top 100 City Encounters and Plots

This Week’s Tips and Features: The Final 50 – Top 100 City Encounters and Plots Treat Combat As Skill Challenges, And Challenges As Combats RPG Reviews: In the Company of Gargoyles The Genius Guide to Air Magic Campaign Mastery Blog

iPad App Review: RPG Cartographer

Like growing your own food, creating your own maps is rewarding I took the picture to the right last night just before we ate them. They came from the first garden I’ve had in about a decade, and the first garden veggies we’ve grown since moving to Edmonton. A minor theme in my Riddleport campaign is handling most of the creation ourselves, as a group. The rules (Pathfinder)…

Issue 500 – Top 100 City Encounters and Plots – Part 1

This Week’s Tips and Features: Top 100 City Encounters and Plots – Part 1 Game Master Tips & Tricks: Links To Laws Obstacle Course Ideas Extra XP For The Trailer Link: Play By Forum Games Link: Virtual Gametable Software RPG Reviews: Agents Of The Crown Wrack & Rune High Valor Campaign Mastery Blog

Doctor Who – Adventures in Time and Space Review

I’ll begin by saying that if you are unaware of the glory that is the British Science Fiction hit, Doctor Who , you have almost 50 years of television to catch up on.  However, thankfully, Cubicle 7 wrote this game to cover a relatively small but very pertinent portion of the Doctor’s grand history.  Though it makes reference to the series as a whole, we really are just concerned …

Issue 499 – Turning Coal Into Diamonds – How To Mine Backstories To Create Killer Campaigns

This Week’s Tips and Features: Turning Coal Into Diamonds – How To Mine Backstories To Create Killer Campaigns For Your Game: 30 Brigands Game Master Tips & Tricks: Low-Level Encounter Ideas Pinpoint Time And Location For Easier GMing More WW2 Supers Campaign Ideas Image Resources For Character Inspiration Obstacle Course Request City Inspiration: Thieves World For Your Summer Reading RPG Reviews: Wu Xing – The Ninja Crusade Hounds of G…

Issue 499 – Turning Coal Into Diamonds – How To Mine Backstories To Create Killer Campaigns

This Week’s Tips and Features: Turning Coal Into Diamonds – How To Mine Backstories To Create Killer Campaigns For Your Game: 30 Brigands Game Master Tips & Tricks: Low-Level Encounter Ideas Pinpoint Time And Location For Easier GMing More WW2 Supers Campaign Ideas Image Resources For Character Inspiration Obstacle Course Request City Inspiration: Thieves World For Your Summer Reading RPG Reviews: …