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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]