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4 things NOT to do when writing for an IP

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I’ve had the pleasure of working with several different publishers, making material for use within a number of established campaign settings (Fantasy Flight Games, Frog God Games, AdventureAWeek.com, LPJ Design, Amora games, and more). If you’re breaking into writing and want to work in this field, I’ve garnered a few things from my (still comparatively few!) experiences creating […]

RPG SUPERSTAR 2014 BEGINS TODAY!

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RPG SUPERSTAR 2014 GAME DESIGNER CONTEST OPENS TODAY   Paizo Publishing Launches Largest Open-Call for Amateur Game Designers Paizo Publishing, LLC, publisher of the world’s best-selling Pathfinder Roleplaying Game announces the kick-off of the 2014 RPG Superstar game designer contest. Going on its 7th year, RPG Superstar is Paizo’s annual competition to find the best […]

4 Tips to Stop the Monotony in Random Encounters and Surprise Players

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Everybody can enjoy the nocturnal prowling of beasts, but eventually troll raids can get a little bit stale. When the party goes off-course and the third evening of animal attacks comes to pass, consider a few alternatives to keep your players on their toes. Any NPC could be led to act as a random encounter […]

Fatkeqësi’s Rabble

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Fatkeqësi’s Rabble  CR5   XP 1,600 NE persistent haunt (20 ft. radius in the city square) Caster Level 7th Notice Perception DC 28 (to see or hear the shuffling footprints of the dead crowd) hp 22; Trigger proximity; Reset 1 day Weakness susceptible to slashing damage, tricked by Stealth Effect When this haunt is triggered, […]

Ring of Exuberance

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Ring of Exuberance Aura faint transmutation; CL 3rd Slot ring; Price 9,500 gp; Weight — DESCRIPTION This beautifully crafted ring is actually in two parts – one is onyx black, the other sterling gold. Each miniature circlet is infused with a light cyan energy that entwine’s the wearer’s finger. The wearer of a ring of exuberance gains […]

Dyrnwyn

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Dyrnwyn Aura moderate necromancy; CL 9th Slot none; Price 34,315 gp; Weight 5 lbs. DESCRIPTION  This four-foot full bladed longsword is forged from the finest steel, with a broad S-style crossguard that holds a matched pair of opals. The hilt is wrapped in the finest ivory, polished white from decades of use, and the hilt […]

Infernal Horn

Infernal Horn

Infernal Horn Aura strong conjuration; CL 13th Slot none; Price 50,000 gp; Weight 2 lbs. Description This brass horn is engraved with images of cavorting imps torturing small animals, whispering in the ears of human warlords, starting fires and destroying precious artworks. Once a day when a user blows the horn after speaking its command […]

Jonathan G. Nelson talks Adventure-A-Week on Gamer Lifestyle!

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Want to know what it’s like to run AdventureAWeek.com? Check out this episode of Gamer Lifestyle, where the inimitable Jonathan Nelson breaks it down for Johnn Four (of Gamer-Lifestyle) and Brian “Fitz” Fitzpatrick (of Moebius Adventures)! Jonathan tells all – the struggle to get started, the Do’s and Don’t’s of publishing, what programs and services […]