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Fudge SRD TiddlyWiki 0

Tweet What’s better than the Fudge SRD? The Fudge SRD in TiddlyWiki format! One of the regulars of the #stargazersworld IRC channel on sorcery.net who goes by the name fudgebob has created a TiddlyWiki of the Fudge system reference document. While all the text is already in, he still needs to do some formatting before it’s truly done! But…

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Going to Essen tomorrow! 0

Tweet Tomorrow is a big day in my gaming-calendar: The Spiel 2010 in Essen starts! I assume, that “Spiel” or “Essen” don’t ring any bells with quite a few of my readers here at Stargazer’s World, especially the non-european ones. So let me explain: The “ Spiel ” (German for “game” or “play”) is an annual gaming fair held…

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JourneyQuest! Episodes 4 and 5 0

They’re here!  JourneyQuest IV and V!  Also episodes four and five! Here, Perf runs away. . . with Nara’s destiny. And here Perf blows another spell, Glorion encounters a gargoyle, and the orcs have a very bad day. Enjoy! Technorati Tags: rpg , journeyquest , role playing games , dead gentlemen Troll in the Corner . . Related posts: JourneyQuest Episodes 1 and 2 available! From the makers …

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A wonderfully large hex map of the United States circa 1870 and other cool tools 0

I was doing my normal perusal of the RPG web corners when I happened across this wonderful map by Joe Wetzel (I believe, please correct me if I’m wrong).  It’s a large hex map of the US circa 1870, with railroads, major cities and Native American territories marked out.  This image is a small one, as it isn’t my map.  If you want …

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Review – LeCardo 0

Today I get to review something I don’t play a lot of: A card game.   LeCardo is what might be classified as an educational card game, although unlike a lot of educational games, it actually plays well as a game – strategy and competition are part and parcel of LeCardo. The game is designed by Hugh Marshall and Priscilla McIntosh, and published by Leo Marshall Designs . How play …

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Dungeonslayers in the pub 0

Tweet Yesterday I had the opportunity to run a session of the upcoming 4th edition of Dungeonslayers at our regular RPG pub meeting . We actually had two groups with four and three players respectively. The second group was run by my friend Mirko. While I have run DS before, it was Mirko’s first time. But I have to admit he put a bit…

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We have a winner! The International D&D Essentials contest! 0

Congratulations to Judith, of Oregon!  The random numbers have favored you today and you’ve won!  I’ve already sent an email off to you letting you know. We had 198 people who emailed in for the contest with a total of 1472 entries. Each entry was assigned to a contestant in the order I received their emails. The winner was chosen by a random number generator (thanks random….

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Open Call for Aruneus Play Testers Part 2 – Like Pathfinder and Zombies? Get free stuff and play in the apocalypse. 0

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…

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Want to Draw a Gaming Webcomic? 0

Our friend Olan, author of the Loaded Dice rpg webcomic over at Red Dragon Inn is looking for some help.  Unfortunately, due to busy schedules his artist Lyra needs to drop the comic and that leaves him desperately searching for someone new to take over. This could be a great opportunity for an artist to jump into the RPG comic crowd and…

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The Return of Complete Characters 0

I have returned I’m not going to go into my mysterious absence in any sort of detail. Let’s just say there were monkeys. Lots and lots of monkeys. I really can’t say anything more. I’m back now, and we’re together. Isn’t that what really matters? Let’s not dwell on my many failings as a blogger, but instead talk about the gift I have for …

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Add to your Blogroll: The Hopeless Gamer 0

One of my favorite RPG Blogs to read, The Hopeless Gamer , is currently running a contest until next Friday, October 29th.  I thought I’d help spread the word, both to give our readers a shot at his PDF prizes and to infuse a little hope into the Hopeless Gamers with some exposure for their blog. Just in time for Halloweeen, they are giving out PDFs of …

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Stargazer’s World Book Club reminder… 0

Tweet We are past the half of the month and consequently past the half way point of our first book club reading. As posted at the beginning of this month the official selection for our first virtual book club discussion was the DC Adventures RPG. By the end of the month I’ll write a post about my initial impression of…

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A great opportunity and a good cause! 0

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 …

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Building Kobold Hall in Minecraft, part four 0

Only in Minecraft can the following two statements be true: “I was killed by a pig” and “I’m sorry. I got distracted and built a pyramid instead.”. I’m part way through re-creating Kobold Hall from the 4e D&D DMG in Minecraft, and things are starting to get more than a little silly. We’re up to Encounter Three which is, in …

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4E AP: Osirion Session #9 (Lost Empires) 0

We picked up our game right where we left off last session with Fea’ma’reth and Amaruq clinging on for dear life and the others rushing to their aide. Session Summary As Uno and Shai Hud rushed back to retrieve the remainder of the rope the group had left by the entryway, Amaruq did a balancing act on the narrow beam …

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What is Essentials? 1

One of the exciting new things in the land of D&D 4th Edition (4E) is the release of the Essentials line of products. This line has generated a fair amount of discussion in the online D&D community in large part due to the confusion around what the products mean to the game and why they were made. Given this confusion, I’d like to first outline my understanding of…

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Review: D&D Gamma World 0

In case you’ve been living in Vault 101 for the past 20 years and are unaware, Gamma World is a post-apocalyptic RPG put out by Wizards of the Coast.  The current version (officially named “D&D Gamma World”) comes in a pretty big box.  You’ll be able to easily find it due to the retina burning green of the box, which is a similar color to …

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Lapsus Calumni 0

Tweet Lapsus Calumni is the title of M.S. Jackson’s internet fanzine and its accompanying blog. His more recent fanzine issues contained great material for Warrior, Rogue & Mage . Lapsus Calumni #5 – The Head of Gazoul Lapsus Calumni #6 – Goblyn Grotte Each of these fanzine issues (in PPDF format) contain a short story as introduction, and some high quality roleplaying material. In the…

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Corny Coverage – Con on the Cob Day 2 0

My second day at Con on the Cob started out well, due largely to the efforts of two amazing con goers. You see, I really had planned to go to CotC at the last minute, and I had not arranged for a place at which I could sleep for the night that I was going to be over. I figured something would work out, and thanks to two…

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What about Advanced Feats: The Witch’s Brew? A review… 0

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 …

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