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Review: Curse of the Crimson Throne Map Folio

The Curse of the Crimson Throne Map Folio is designed to be a companion to the Paizo Adventure Path  of the same name . It reprints all of the key locations found in the AP, as well as two large poster maps of the regions where the adventure series is set. The MSRP for the folio is $14.99.* The Physical Details All…

Review: Curse of the Crimson Throne Map Folio

The Curse of the Crimson Throne Map Folio is designed to be a companion to the Paizo Adventure Path  of the same name . It reprints all of the key locations found in the AP, as well as two large poster maps of the regions where the adventure series is set. The MSRP for the folio is $14.99.* The Physical Details All of …

Actual Play Old School RPG Podcast Episode 2 – A Largish Army of Orcs

Welcome to our second full session of Actual Play Old School RPG !  Join our team of intrepid adventurers as they take on Orcs and Ogres using Palladium’s Fantasy RPG, 1st Edition. In this episode – we begin to record just as a nasty thunder and lightning storm moves through!  We rescue the salty mouthed innkeep, reunite her with her …

Free Stuff Friday: Oldschool Hack

It’s Friday and it’s time to give you some more free stuff! This week’s Free Stuff is : Oldschool Hack I love a free RPG. I love collecting them too! Check out Oldschool Hack! It’s free! On Oldschool Hack’s website they wrote this stuff up : A table-top roleplaying system that’s a hack of a hack of the original Red …

World Building Part 9 – The Don Draper School of World Immersion

Hey everyone, before I get into this weeks post, I wanted to go ahead and let ev eryone know that this month, the RPG Blog Carnival is up and running.  The host for this month, Evil Machinations , has chosen the topic “ World Building ” to be the focus for this month’s carnival.  Kind of convenient don’t you think… Now to return to our …

The 4e Problem – Reconciliation

For quite a while, I had a large problem with 4e. To explain this well, I need to give you all some history of myself and gaming. If I’ve shared this here before and you’ve read it, bear with me. I’ve been a fantasy fiction geek since around 1st grade. As I was growing up, I was exposed to D&D via the original Red Box…

The Triumphant Return of Mirkmoot! More Magical Mayhem for Creatures Great and Small!

Mirkmoot has returned!  Now featuring artist Tim Reardon’s all original artwork (with a few bits from others) and 10 new magical items.  Plus, Mirkmoot himself has gotten his very own stat block. As always with my documents, Mirkmoot is available from DriveThruRPG for just a buck ! We here at Troll in the Corner’s Magical Emporium are constantly searching the known and unknown worlds to bring you, …

Dresden Files RPG: Stress Track Sheets

I made these Stress Track sheets for our Dresden Files RPG games to save wear & tear on the character sheets and thought I’d share them with anyone else who’s interested. They are designed to be printed on A4 card stock & then cut in half to give you two A5 sheets to use. Since I hate to …

Dresden Files RPG: Stress Track Sheets

I made these Stress Track sheets for our Dresden Files RPG games to save wear & tear on the character sheets and thought I’d share them with anyone else who’s interested. They are designed to be printed on A4 card stock & then cut in half to give you two A5 sheets to use. Since I hate to waste paper, I added a back …

The World of Aruneus – Contagion Infected Zombies 2.0! The new PDF is here!

Fresh off the layout artist’s computer, the newest and last iteration of the Contagion Infected Zombies for the World of Aruneus have arrived ! More streamlined, easier to run, more effective against races other than human and more bits falling off in gory and dramatic ways. This new supplement contains everything you will need to insert Contagion Infected Human Zombies into …

AZAMAR: The Roleplaying Game – Using the Cinema6 RPG Framework and kicking ass

Our friends up north at Wicked North Games are getting massive amounts of work done on their flagship product, AZAMAR!  if you’re interested in getting your foot in the front door before everyone else, take a moment to check them out on Kickstarter with your chance to pre-order the Complete Player’s Guide. How cool do I think this…

Would a near-future science-based space exploration roleplaying game work?

Yesterday I stumbled upon this post at the famous BoingBoing blog which featured two pieces of awesome NASA artistic renderings of possible future space missions. I love science and space exploration. Even as a kid I read and watched everything I could about astronomy, space exploration and physics. And of course I almost devoured any SF novel I could find in the house. Ever since I …

Beyond Ferelden

Back in December 2009 I professed my love for the Dragon Age RPG by Green Ronin . As someone who enjoyed (and still enjoys) the Dragon Age: Origins computer game it was no question whether I picked up that game or not. And the Dragon Age RPG definitely lived up to my expectations, it actually surpassed them. It’s a great game for new players to pick up and play because …

Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century is back with a vengeance

Some of you might remember this game back from the ‘90s. Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century is a SF roleplaying game back from the “Golden Age”. I actually never played it back in the day, but I definitely have at least read the title in magazine ads several times. Since my funds were pretty limited at the time I never…

D20 Monkey: Geeky Dysfunctional Goodness

I love it when I find a new nifty web comic and today I just found another one. This time it’s d20 Monkey. I really wish I had heard about this one sooner. This thing is right my alley: A dysfunctional group of gamers. It’s nice to a gamer-centric web comic that is by somebody

Review: Soldiers of Fortune by Matt James

Yesterday, February 14 th was Valentine’s Day, and what would Valentine’s Day be with out some love for D&D 4e by 3 rd Party Publisher Open Design .  Today, I’m here to give my 2 cents about the new supplement for D&D 4e, Soldiers of Fortune by Mr. Matt James.  Dungeons and Dragons has always been role playing game which focuses on fantasy, magic, dungeon…

Just in time for Valentine’s Day: Beast of a Thousand Broken Hearts – A Pathfinder Creature

“All that you love most in this world will be taken from you. I do this under command and not of my own free will” Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Beast of a Thousand Broken Hearts is a Pathfinder (d20/OGL as well) creature that attacks love itself. An interesting villian and plot item, it can easily be inserted into your Pathfinder game, giving your…

What about Visions of the Oracle? A review…

After reviewing the previous installments in the Advanced Feats series and having some of my players try out some of the classes in the Advanced Players Guide , this is the one I was looking forward with the greatest trepidation. As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts players in my campaign had created replacement characters using the playtest version of the Summoner and an …

Threads of Sanity #7

“Come now lads…” Elbor prompted others. Old age and the lack of other hand did not slow him down or at least the old dwarf made efforts that it would not show. He was getting old and he felt it in his bones. There were things to be dealt with, and helping Sharim, Jonas and

The Rat King – a new creature for your Pathfinder (or d20/OGL) game

The Rat King is a new, free creature for your Pathfinder game, available right now through DriveThruRPG ! The Rat King is a magically created, humanoid rat creature.  They stand roughly four feet tall and all share one specific quality. They enjoy living under large urban areas, often creating nests of up to 100 individuals. They enjoy the leavenings of society but are not …