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Acanthus’s Conundrums #1: Puzzles & Riddles for RPGs

puzzles and riddles for your rpg

Acanthus’s Conundrums is a weekly post with a dnd puzzle and three dnd riddles to use in your game or any RPG for that matter.

Each comes with a suggested solution, but be generous to your players if they come up with reasonable answers, especially when it comes to the riddles. These diversions aren’t meant to cause disagreements or slow down the game.

Do you have any puzzles or riddles of your own to share, or requests to make of Acanthus? Get in the comments or join our Discord server!

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Tales from the Tabletop: Paladin loses his sword

Tales from the Tabletop — Weekly Caption Contest!

Winner snags an AAWsome prize from AAW Games. Win store credit, books, stickers, and more!

Comment below to post a single caption, you’ll need an AAW account anyway so we can send you prizes!

Tales from the Tabletop caption contest is posted every Friday at which point we will declare the precious week’s winner.

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Tales from the Tabletop: The Well-armed Barbarian


CAPTION CONTEST!

Winner snags an AAWsome prize from AAW Games. Win store credit, books, stickers, and more!

Comment below to post a single caption, you’ll need an AAW account anyway so we can send you prizes!

Tales from the Tabletop caption contest is posted every Friday at which point we will declare the precious week’s winner.

 

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Stoneholme Vocabulary: Development Blog #1

write for AAW Games, design bible for Stoneholme

The demand for an Underworld-specific prologue that leads into Rise of the Drow proper has grown to the point we can no longer deny this project needs to happen! As a first step toward developing the Stoneholme trilogy into a polished setting and adventure on par with RotDCE, here’s a collection of vocab terms to aid writers in keeping to the tone of the setting. None of this is set in stone (sorry), but it can serve as the beginnings of a design bible for the project, for those interested in writing for roleplaying games.


Interjected amongst these terms are relevant notes regarding design and development that might pique the interest of readers, give some insight into the development process, and are useful for writers to keep in mind!


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Rultmoork final days on Kickstarter

We are in the final days of our Rultmoork Kickstarter.

Rultmoork is a dnd adventure epic about duality, from past/present to above/below, and even a new 5e mechanic flow/stagnation with two modes for monsters and magic items.

This adventure was created by Jonathan G. Nelson (Rise of the Drow) and refined by Thilo Graf AKA Endzeitgeist over the past three years.

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