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What’s better than RPG PDFs? RPG PDFs with a discount!

Some time ago Stargazer’s world joined One Book Shelf’s blog/podcast support program. That means we can provide you with some discount codes and freebies on a regular basis. This month we’ll start with a discount code which gives you 20% discount off all products by the following publishers which can be used on either DriveThruRPG or RPGNow (which is basically the same site, just …

Free Stuff Friday: Dungeons & Dragons

It’s Friday and it’s time to give you some more free stuff! This weeks Free Stuff is : Dungeons & Dragons . I know what your thinking. “ Free Dungeons & Dragons ? How can this be?” Well it’s true everyone. If you have ever wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons, or you just wanted to give the 4th edition a spin, now you can! Wizards of…

BBQ and D&D

Over this past Memorial Day weekend my gaming group and I got together for a barbecue and some Dungeons & Dragons.  Normally the games are at my and my fiancé’s place, but with spring and summer here the weather has been nothing short of amazingly perfect.  This last week we have had sunny days with temperatures in the mid to …

Field Report: Lady Blackbird

Just to get some expectations out of the way, this is NOT a review of the Lady Blackbird adventure module by One.Seven Design ! There are plenty of those out on the Web. This is a great “steampunk adventure module for 2-6 people. It contains a starting situation, setting, pregen characters, and quick-play rules perfect for a no-prep game of 1-6 sessions or more” (that’s the …

Supers, supers everywhere!

With the release yesterday of the new superhero game ICONS from Adamant Entertainment my superhero fever has reached new heights. I’m getting my copy today after missing out on the pre-order due to some pay-pal woes, but if I had any doubt about the game, all the stellar reviews, and specifically Greywulf’s excellent 10 things to like about the …

Geeknic II: The Revenge!

Hello all! I’m in a particularly good mood writing this post, because despite all the real-life complications of recent weeks, this past weekend I took part of a gathering of geeks that reinforced my love of the RPG hobby and allowed me to see many old friends and make many more new ones. I’ve talked about the gaming community where I live, Puerto Rico, before…

WFRP Toolkit

On May 19th Fantasy Flight Games ’ WFRP Toolkit appeared on the iTunes AppStore . It’s a dice rolling application for the Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay game which uses dice pools of custom dice for task resolution checks. As you probably know I’ve finally given in some time ago and bought the latest edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, a game I have been criticizing for quite…

New Erdenstern album in the works

If you have been following Stargazer’s World for some time now, you probably already read a few reviews of music suitable for roleplaying sessions. Aside from various soundtracks there are a few musicians who are creating music especially with roleplaying in mind, one of those bands is Erdenstern . The three German musicians Andreas Petersen, Eva-Maria Irek and Per Dittmann are currently working on their next album which…

Dungeonslayers: Fireworks!

Yesterday my Dungeonslayers supplement Feuerwerk was finally released in an English translation. Thanks a lot to the translation team, which did a great job! So, what’s Fireworks about? Fireworks contains rules for firearms, bombs and cannons and features a new spellcaster classed called the Arcane Gunslinger. There are even some tips on how to use these rules in your DS campaign. As always you can download the PDF for …

Free Stuff Friday: One Monk Miniatures

It’s Friday and it’s time to give you some more free stuff! This weeks Free Stuff is : One Monk Miniatures . The only thing better then miniatures are free miniatures. This is just a great idea for anyone who needs some kind of miniature to represent bad guys or good. The details in these paper miniatures are some of the best I have ever seen. They are great…

Skulduggery available for preorder

Robin D. Laws ’ latest game “ Skulduggery ” is finally available for preorder at the Pelgrane Press store . If you preorder the printed version that will be released on July 1st, you will get the PDF now! So, what is Skulduggery all about? Its a roleplaying game which plunges players into situations where they have to prevail by guile …

Gaming enablers, giving thanks to the people that matter!

Too often we hear horror stories about games. And by this I’m not referring to the anecdotes of the terrible player who sat at your table or the really inept game master who ruined a system for you. I’m talking about stories about how someone was horrified by the fact that you gamed, intolerance and bigotry. And don’t get me wrong, we need to talk …

Improve Your Game: Narrative Control

This post is the first of a series of posts in which I want to share some of the things I’ve used to improve my game. Those tips may not be applicable to all games, but I found them very helpful for the games I’ve run so far. Today I want to talk about narrative control and how the GM can improve his game by …

OGT Sponsorships

Jonathan Jacobs and his team of editors is currently hard working on the second volume of the Open Game Table. When Vol. 1 came out each and every contributor was provided with a free copy of the book. Last year Jonathan sent out over 70 copies to contributors and reviewers and I think it took him quite some time to get even again. This time he’s not able to…