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AdventureAWeek.com and the ENnies!

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We are enormously excited about AdventureAWeek.com’s nominations for two ENnies this year! It is a huge honor to be up for even one of these prestigious awards, and we are humbled to be counted alongside greats of the RPG industry like Paizo, Green Ronin, and Kobold Press. Rise of the Drow is nominated for Best Adventure and the AaWBlog is up for Best Blog; […]

The Iron Atlas Kickstarter – Revolutionizing Tabletop RPGs!

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IRON ATLAS: A Digital Forge for Your Roleplaying Games Lifeform Entertainment has launched a Kickstarter for new a mobile app called IRON ATLAS. It’s a “Digital Miniatures System” designed for the iPad to serve as an alternative to physical maps and miniatures for roleplaying games. IRON ATLAS takes many of the elements seen in traditional, PC-based […]

Awkward Hands

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Awkward Hands     CR 7 XP 3,200 CN persistent haunt (40 ft. by 40 ft. copse of trees) Caster Level 7th Notice Perception DC 28 (to feel enveloped by slothful clumsiness) hp 31; Trigger proximity (nearing the thief’s impromptu grave); Reset 1 day Effect     When this haunt is triggered, the spirit of an unlikely and poorly […]

Mischievous Meadows – Biddlywink

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BIDDLYWINK     CR 4 XP 1,200 CN Diminutive fey Init +9; Senses darkvision 120 ft., arcane sight, see invisibility; Perception+12 DEFENSE AC 18, touch 18, flat-footed 14 (+4 Dex, +4 size) hp 38 (7d6+14) Fort +3, Ref +9, Will +8 Weakness silver, vermin qualities OFFENSE Speed fly 60 ft. (perfect) or 40 ft. (see text) Melee force fronds +11 (1d8+3 force) Ranged +11 Space 0 ft.; Reach 0 […]

The Aawblog’s Diet Evolves!

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After how delicious Cultus Sanguineus turned out to be, the AaWBlog has grown particular taste buds: every month is going to be devoted to one user-driven central theme to appease this voracious beast’s appetite! If you’re stopping by for the previews of upcoming material, author interviews, contests or news on Rise of the Drow, don’t worry; those posts […]

Six Tips for running a Scene in Social Scenarios

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  1) Small Sandbox Most social encounters in a game happen within a very small area, which is also the case with this week’s upcoming Sidequest Saturday. The Veresovich Manor is easily laid out in your head—ballroom, several antechambers, kitchen, a dozen bedrooms, library, and so on. First of all, decide which of these areas […]

Werewidow

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Werewidow     CR 6 XP 2,400 CE haunt (40 ft. by 10 ft. alleyway) Caster Level 7th Notice Perception DC 23 (to hear the coughing of an old woman) hp 12; Trigger proximity; Reset 1 day Effect When this haunt is triggered, creatures within its area suddenly see an old woman hunched in the shadows. Any interaction […]

The Divine and the Recreant – Prayer Effects & Divine Synergies

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Some GMs create elaborate pantheons of deities for their campaign settings, while others choose to utilize preexisting gods. Whether divine influence in your game comes from the fantastical or historical, why should only devout characters reap the benefits of prayer? While gods and demigods may choose to bestow special favor upon those who show devotion and […]

Feeding the AaWBlog – 5 Points of Nutrition

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Have you noticed the gold pieces accumulating on your account? Thinking about submitting some articles to the AaWBlog? Awesome! We look forward to reading them! Despite the voracity of the AaWBlog, however, it’s a surprisingly picky eater. To keep this monster well fed, quite a bit of preparation is required on my part and there’s […]