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The Dreadful Horde

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:47
The Dreadful HordePublisher: Stranger Foundry

The Second Edition of the Black Hack brought the streamlined and inspired OSR movement to a new level.

The characters playbooks offer very concise and focused ways to explore and enjoy the traditional classes. But what if you wanted more? What if you wished to explore the world and its dangers and dungeons with a different set of characters? Unique and powerful in their own way?

The Dreadful Horde brings four new classes with inspirational artwork for your game. Bring destruction and avoid the perils of the Black Hack.

  • Play as a the sneaky and treacherous Goblin Raider, poking everything with you trusty spear
  • Be an Orc Warmaster, a feared and unstoppable warrior on the battlefield.
  • Call forth the unruly magic as an Gnoll Shaman, a carnivorous and ritualistic magic peast
  • Become one with the darkness as the Dark Elf Prowler, abandoned by the gods and magic.

It's time to take your group to the next level.

Price: $1.00
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Cosmic Wow

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:36
Cosmic WowPublisher: Tri Tac Games LLC

One of Richard Tucholka's Microgames for your fun and amusement.

A strange, yet fun game of Galactic conquest.

Price: $2.95
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Broadsword Adventures - Sonnegard World Map Beta

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:26
Broadsword Adventures - Sonnegard World Map BetaPublisher: Lost Relic Industries LLC

BROADSWORD ADVENTURES - SONNEGARD WORLD MAP BETA

BROADSWORD ADVENTURES is a fantasy tabletop roleplaying game set in the world of Sonnegard. For those familiar with RPGs, this is an entirely 'homebrew' game. There are no 'editions' of rules or licensing because Broadsword Adventures has been created from the ground up.

Broadsword Adventures is currently under test and we are hoping to make improvements based on contributions from players like yourself.

We are extremely grateful to our friends and the support we have received from others so far!

This package includes:

A small poster-sized map which includes reference to the locales mentioned in the Game Masters Book as well unmarked areas for your home brew settings.

Price: $1.00
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Broadsword Adventures - Game Masters Book Beta

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:24
Broadsword Adventures - Game Masters Book BetaPublisher: Lost Relic Industries LLC

BROADSWORD ADVENTURES - GAME MASTERS BOOK BETA

BROADSWORD ADVENTURES is a fantasy tabletop roleplaying game set in the world of Sonnegard. For those familiar with RPGs, this is an entirely 'homebrew' game. There are no 'editions' of rules or licensing because Broadsword Adventures has been created from the ground up.

Broadsword Adventures is currently under test and we are hoping to make improvements based on contributions from players like yourself.

We are extremely grateful to our friends and the support we have received from others so far!

This Package includes the Core Beta Test Rules for running the the game as a Game Master. It encompasses:

  • Supplemental Rules

  • Optional Rules

  • Managing Character Rewards

  • Nine Optional playable Races

  • Short Bestiary with sample monsters

  • Short World Atlas With Locales

  • Mini campaign encompassing 3 separate adventures to get started.

Pencils, paper, six sided dice and ten sided dice are required.

At present the only illustrations in the rulebooks are maps themselves, it is our intention to contract art during the beta for a final version.

Price: $5.00
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Broadsword Adventures - Players Book Beta

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:24
Broadsword Adventures - Players Book BetaPublisher: Lost Relic Industries LLC

BROADSWORD ADVENTURES - PLAYERS BOOK BETA

BROADSWORD ADVENTURES is a fantasy tabletop roleplaying game set in the world of Sonnegard. For those familiar with RPGs, this is an entirely 'homebrew' game. There are no 'editions' of rules or licensing because Broadsword Adventures has been created from the ground up.

Broadsword Adventures is currently under test and we are hoping to make improvements based on contributions from players like yourself.

We are extremely grateful to our friends and the support we have received from others so far!

This Package includes the Core Beta Test Rules for playing the game. It encompasses:

  • Character Creation

  • Character Advancement

  • Combat Rules

  • Spell Casting Rules

Ten Character Class Archetypes are included:

  • Barbarian

  • Berserker

  • Druid

  • Hunter

  • Priest

  • Seer

  • Shaman

  • Thief

  • Warrior

  • Wizard

Four playable Races are included:

  • Dwarf

  • Human

  • Half Elf

  • Wild Elf

Pencils, paper, BroadSword Adventures character sheet, six sided dice and ten sided dice are required.

At present there are no illustrations in this book.

Price: $5.00
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Gothnog's Blasphemous Abominations - The Lich

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:49
Gothnog's Blasphemous Abominations - The LichPublisher: Critical Hit Publishing

Gothnog's Blasphemous Abominations: The Lich

Of all the monsters that torment a typical fantasy world, few strike as much terror into the hearts of characters (and players) as the dreaded lich. These entities are highly intelligent and magical undead that have, in most cases, gone through the process of becoming a lich of their own volition.

While most liches were once powerful wizards, there are many from other magical traditions and even a few non-casters. These latter examples are often nobles who can afford to hire a morally ambiguous wizard to aid them in their transition. This book explores a variety of lich types, motivations, lairs, and even the possibility of nonevil liches.

It also includes plot hooks, sample liches, and the instructions on how a player character could, at their DM’s discretion, attempt to become a lich themselves... assuming that they have enough time, gold, and motivation.

Price: $14.95
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THE JOY OF SECTS [BUNDLE]

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:01
THE JOY OF SECTS [BUNDLE]Publisher: Bedrock Games
This special bundle product contains the following titles.


Sects of the Martial World: Relentless Corpse Sect
Regular price: $0.50
Bundle price: $0.25
Format: Watermarked PDF
The Endless Grudge of Relentless Corpse Sect The Relentless Corpse Sect is a new Martial Sect for the Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate roleplaying game. Relentless Corpse Queen rules her sect with an iron fist, using an insidious venom to turn her admirers into slave-disciples. Aided by her sister and her sister's husband, she is bent on revenge against the people who murdered her father and stole his River Flowing Sword. Once a righteous and respected martial sect, they are now the most notorious and feared clan in all the martial world.  This PDF includes stats for members of the Relentless Corpse Sect, new poisons, Kung Fu Techniques and weapons. It is designed to be dropped into any campaign as needed.   ...

Sects of the Martial World: The Silken Robe Society
Regular price: $0.50
Bundle price: $0.25
Format: Watermarked PDF
The Killing Blades of the Silken Robes The Silken Robe Society is a new Martial Sect for the Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate roleplaying game. Amorous and brave, the Silken Robe Society is known for its spear and sword techniques. With unorthodox ways and spectacular robes, they spill blood in the martial world in a style all their own. Come join them at Songbird Manor where the residents are all beautiful but deadly.  This PDF includes stats for members of the Silken Robe Society and four new Kung Fu Techniques. It is designed to be dropped into any campaign as needed.   ...

Sects of the Martial World: Crocodile Sect
Regular price: $0.50
Bundle price: $0.25
Format: Watermarked PDF
Masters of deception and cruelty Crocodile Sect is a new Martial Sect for the Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate roleplaying game. Known for their cunning and the ruthless ways of their sect leader, Crocodile Sect resides in a majestic mountain villa filled with deadly animals. White-Haired Crocodile, master of the sect, takes no chances, and encourages his disciples to survive through extreme vigilance and perseverance. The grounds of Crocodile Villa are home to the Four Chambers of Death, deadly arenas where true heroes prove their worth.  This PDF includes stats for members of Crocodile Sect, weapons, new Kung Fu Techniques and a map of the Four Chambers of Death. It is designed to be dropped into any campaign as needed.  ...

Sects of the Martial World: Temple of the Jade Mercies
Regular price: $0.50
Bundle price: $0.25
Format: Watermarked PDF
A Temple of Supreme Hypocrisy Temple of the Jade Mercies is a new Martial Sect for the Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate roleplaying game. To the outside world, the Temple is a place of contemplation and compassion, but behind their walls beats the heart of a vast criminal network. They are a den of cruel and greedy tomb raiders led by the pleasure seeking Grand Abbot Lao and his greedy right hand man, Smiling Abbot. The monks and nuns of the Jade Temples offer lay people mercy with one hand and steal with the other. They do not need to beg when they can take what they desire. Aided by a group of bandits called the Blades of the Lotus, they attack caravans and plunder graves for artifacts to sell on the black market. It is better to join the temple than be a victim of its excesses. This P...

Sects of the Martial World: Glorious Death Cult
Regular price: $0.50
Bundle price: $0.25
Format: Watermarked PDF
Glorious Death Cult is a new Martial Sect for the Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate roleplaying game. The Glorious Death Cult dedicates itself to the spread of heroic martyrdom. Disfigured masters of disguise, they shepherd heroes to their doom where their leader, Supreme Master Tung, immortalizes the glory with a calligraphy brush to grow his own divinity. They are rivals to Supreme Master Tung’s brother, Tung Lu, a righteous and stubborn hero who lives to kill the Glorious Death Disciples. Whether the players join with the Death Cult or help the Tung Lu family is for them to decide. This PDF includes stats for members of Glorious Death Cult and the Tung Lu Family, new Kung Fu Techniques, a description of the Endless Noodle Restaurant, new Objects of Power, stats for the Wolf Tooth C...

Sects Of The Martial World: Maidens Of The Jade Blue Sky
Regular price: $0.50
Bundle price: $0.25
Format: Watermarked PDF
BLAZING SWORDS OF THE MARTIAL WORLD Maidens of the Jade Blue Sky is a new Martial Sect for the Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate roleplaying game. The Maidens of the Jade Blue sky roam the land destroying powerful artifacts and dispensing justice. They are led by Righteous Maiden, a venerable Martial Hero who witnessed the destruction of Iron Temple and vowed to protect the world from evil. They are opposed by a faction led by her former Disciple, Brother Wolf. The Wolf Faction seeks to control the Life Keeping Stone to save one of their own, while Righteous Maiden seeks its destruction.  This PDF includes stats for members of Maidens of the Jade Blue Sky and Wolf Faction, new Objects of Power, a new type of sword, a new poison and new Kung Fu Techniques. It is designed to be dr...


Total value:$3.00Special bundle price:$1.50Savings of:$1.50 (50%)Price: $3.00
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The Book of Many Things Campaign Exclusive Content

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:37
The Book of Many Things Campaign Exclusive ContentPublisher: Samurai Sheepdog

Late to the Kickstarter Campaign we ran in June 2018? Here's your chance to show your support. This product will only be available Until 1/1/2019 at 12am EST. Take this opportunity to join in on the fun and pick up some awesome, exclusive content at the same time.

Current and Upcoming Exclusive Content Includes Races

Atlanteans - Water-dwelling humans whose legacy of intellect and invention has sent them spiraling through realities, unable to remain on any one plane of existence for very long.

Dryants - The children of dryads and treants, with freedom to move and adventure.

Manussos - Partial constructs made up of the consciousness of multiple creatures.

Sahuagin, Lowborn - A race of sahuagin who aren't as strong as their cousins, but can work up to it through experience and sacrifice.

World Soul Catfolk - Feral shaman who hunt in packs and master the elements.

World Soul Dragonkin - A draconic, centaur-like race from the world of Volwryn.

World Soul Ogres - An ancient race that once ruled their own continent and see to reclaim that glory. One eye or two, one head or two, these ogres are just as dangerous, but more cunning than one might expect.

Classes

Aeon - Stalwart protectors who channel their emotions into guardian creatures.

Crux - A dual-wielding veil shaper with the ability to switch between damage types while in combat, building up more power for stronger attacks.

Dreamwalker - Travel to your dreamscape while you sleep and use it to train, craft, or learn new abilities, then bring that effort into the waking world to bear against your enemies.

Archetypes

Broom Knights (cavalier) - Broom knights are members of various orders who have also been trained by witches to infiltrate and conquer.

Hungering Invokers (invoker) - Invokers who follow the Unending Hunger, gaining its blessing upon consuming flesh.

Life Cycle Guardians (druid/pythia) - Druids and pythia who understand that entire worlds may die to breathe life into new realms. Using that knowledge, they learn to balance that power.

Stygian Gatekeepers (nexus) - A nexus born while the underworld is in convergence.

Noble Paths

Noble paths for the races covered in the campaign content.

Magical Locations

Magical locations related to Manos, Atlantis, and the other islands caught in the drift between planes.

Character Folios

A collection of characters made up from volumes 1 and 2. Includes leveling from 1-20 and a summary of a campaign featuring the characters.

Price: $15.00
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Capital Ship Deck Plans: Engineering

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:11
 EngineeringPublisher: MmpApps

Part of our Capital Ship Deck Plans map series, Engineering includes 16 full-size maps detailing the bridge and the associated areas for the captain found on a large military capital ship such as a Star Cruiser, Destroyer, Frigate or Battleship. 

Designed to be able to be used with any roleplaying game system, these maps are easily able to be integrated into popular Virtual Tabletop (VTT) systems such as Roll20, Fantasy Grounds or others. The maps may also be printed.

Whether your characters are rebel scum trying to resist an evil empire or a part of a rag-tag colonial fleet fleeing an apocalyptic attack, the former crew of an ice freighter trying to survive in the endless expanse of space or just travellers journeying through the galaxy, at some point or another in your campaign these maps will come in handy.

In addition to a GM Notes booklet describing each of the maps and containing instructions for use, we have also included 2 GM Notes layers as PNGs with transparent backgrounds to be placed on the GM Notes layer in VTTs. Full details on the files included are below.

This set includes the following map files:

  • Computer Core - Normal.jpg
  • Computer Core - Normal (Grid).jpg
  • Computer Core - Alert.jpg
  • Computer Core - Alert (Grid).jpg
  • Computer Core - GM Overlay.png
  • Power Core - Normal.jpg
  • Power Core - Normal (Grid).jpg
  • Power Core - Alert.jpg
  • Power Core - Alert (Grid).jpg
  • Power Core - GM Overlay.png
  • Water Treatment - Normal.jpg
  • Water Treatment - Normal (Grid).jpg
  • Water Treatment - Alert.jpg
  • Water Treatment - Alert (Grid).jpg
  • Water Treatment - GM Overlay.png
  • Thruster - Normal.jpg
  • Thruster - Normal (Grid).jpg
  • Thruster - Alert.jpg
  • Thruster - Alert (Grid).jpg
  • Thruster - GM Overlay.png
  • Capital Ship - Engineering - GM Notes.pdf

The GM Overlay.png files are made to be placed on the GM notes layer in your Virtual Tabletop system of choice. Since they are the same size as the map, once the settings for the map are correctly set, they can be easily placed on the GM notes layer.

Further Capital Ship locations including the medical center and landing bay areas will be detailed in upcoming Capital Ship Deck Plans map packs. Coming soon!

License:
Users are granted a license to use these maps and GM Notes for their personal use only via either display on a virtual tabletop gaming system (VTT) or to print them to be used for reference and/or play-aids. Any commercial use is strictly forbidden without express written permission. If you wish to use the maps and/or GM Notes in a public live stream video of your game or in the context of a review please contact us at support (at) mmpapps (dot) com to secure permission. The license is not transferable and the maps and GM notes may not be redistributed, resold or sub-licensed in any way.

Price: $2.99
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The Space-Time Deck

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:44
The Space-Time DeckPublisher: Space-Time Will Tell

Oops, the heroes have ruined the story, again. They managed to get Camelot invaded by the peaceful Seelie while King Arthur was at war, to kill teenage Karl Marx while vacationing in Space·Time or to blow up the Magical University where the entire campaign was meant to take place. Also, they have just entered the Unknowable Dungeon of Unspeakable Death, for which you have no maps, or they are due to meet the Ambassador of the Qfew'dhi Confederation, the one you just invented by pushing random keys on your keyboard.

But you're not ready to give up on that story, are you?

How will King Arthur Pendragon react to news of the invasion?

How will history readjust itself without Karl Marx?

How will the Unseen Council protect the Mundane Sphere without the Sevenfold Anchor?

What evil lurks in the Unknowable Dungeon of Unspeakable Death?

What does a Qfew'dhi even look like?

The Space·Time Deck knows!

(well, or at least, it can help you improvise an answer)

This products consists in:

  • The Space·Time Deck, a deck of 67 illustrated and interpreted cards, loosely inspired from Tarot, and designed to help GMs, Players and Storytellers answer any question that may show up during play, as well as improvising plots, settings, twists, characters, places, lore, ...;
  • The Plotonomicon, a simple rule to use the Space·Time Deck in your regular role-playing or storytelling sessions, presented as a short PDF comic;
  • N-Dimensional Travelers, a full minimal RPG narrative ruleset based on the Space·Time Deck, presented as a short PDF comic.

Warning Most of the illustrations are museum pieces. Some of them display the kind of nudity you can expect to see in a museum. You may wish to review the product before putting it in the hands of children. Or on Tumblr.

Price: $8.00
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Of Sound Mind (Revised 3.5 Edition)

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:25
Of Sound Mind (Revised 3.5 Edition)Publisher: Fiery Dragon

In the town of Bellhold, it's not difficult to realize that something is wrong. Everyone is irritable and suffering from nightmares, children are missing, and the local adventuring company has been gone for a week. Yet the townsfolk's headaches are sure to pass, so the mayor is not especially worried.

He should be.

Of Sound Mind flings you into a maelstrom of trouble, for the situation is much, much worse than it first appears. Before your investigation is over, you will be dangling from cliffs, descending deep into a mountain's bowels, uncovering lost hoards of treasure, fleeing from people you thought were friends, and desperately trying to outwit an enemy that is far more than you could ever imagein. The fate of thousands hinges on your success or failure. Think your up for it?

A 3.5 Edition fantasy adventure with psionics. 

Price: $5.99
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Scramble for Empire Victorian Colonial Steampunk wargames campaign newspaper March 1860

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:19
Scramble for Empire Victorian Colonial Steampunk wargames campaign newspaper March 1860Publisher: AGEMA
The newspaper from the wargame campaign and roleplaying game SCRAMBLE FOR EMPIRE, presented here for your general amusement and delictation! Makes for a good read and a rich source of scenarios and background for a roleplaying game or wargame set in the heady days of Victorian Imperialism or for a VSF or Steampunk adventure! TTFN... more issues are due to be published!Price: $0.77
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Sagas of Midgard Rune Deck

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:10
Sagas of Midgard Rune DeckPublisher: Drinking Horn Games

An easy to way to manage, draw, and cast Sagas of Midgard runes at the table! Contains 24 cards, depicting the Rune Name, picture, and description of all three positions.

Please note that this is NOT a complete game by itself. You will need the Sagas of Midgard Corebook to utilize these cards.

Price: $4.99
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Sagas of Midgard Corebook

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:09
Sagas of Midgard CorebookPublisher: Drinking Horn Games

Sagas of Midgard is a story-driven tabletop RPG that has been developed with cinematic action sequences and the ability to easily tell memorable stories at its core. With a simple yet engaging ruleset, stunning art, and innovative gameplay, Sagas of Midgard has something to offer any gaming group with a story to tell.

The Sagas of Midgard Corebook features:

  • A simple, intuitive rules system that values and encourages player creativity and storytelling over number-crunching and rules reference
  • A rich, fully developed and brutal world in which character death is a feature, not a bug
  • An intuitive, simple character creation system featuring over 27 Surnames and Titles allowing you to make the kind of Viking warrior YOU want to be
  • Over 120 Character Powers, including the universal “With Joy I Cease” that allows you to sacrifice your character gloriously to kill any foe
  • A unique Raiding and Player Settlement system that allows player skill and creativity to overcome challenges and capture cities for their own
  • 24 Runes derived from the Elder Futhark that allow for the use of powerful one-off magics as well as devastating chained effects
  • 39 Savage Monsters, with proprietary “Horde” and “Champion” Templates allowing for epic, large-scale battles in which your Heroes fight through a hundred foes (or more!)
  • 18 Artifacts: powerful magical items that sometimes have a mind of their own
  • Four beautifully written prefabricated Adventures to take you from your first very raid to the literal end of the world
Price: $24.95
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Gregorius21778: Boarswood

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:36
 BoarswoodPublisher: Kai Pütz a.k.a Gregorius21778

Attention please: This is not the work of a native speakeer, please have a look at the preview first to see if my English meets your standards. Thank you!

Welcome to Boarswood!

A small fictional barony that was written as a staging area for your own sessions. Tiny hamlets, proper villages and a small town form the fiefdom that Baron Payton rules overs. The assumed period is “somewhere in the Tudor area / during the 15th or 16th  century”. All locations come with a brief description that help to imagine the place but do not weigh themselves down with an abundance of details that would be tiresome to read, hard to reference. The most likely NPC to deal with the party are given names and brief descriptions as well. Taverns and inns are given the same treatment, because the PC are likely to spend much time there in-between adventures. Same is true for the vendors of  special goods, as a gun maker or armorer may easily become a given PC´s best friend (everybody loves a returning customer).

A large part of the document are detailed price lists for locations and special vendors, all of them meant to  be printed as handouts for the players or as handy cheat-sheets for the GM. 

Ten plot hooks/ideas for side quests are given as well, so that Boarswood itself may become the stage for one more adventures of the PC.



This product is an independent production by Gregorius21778 and is not affiliated with Lamentations of the Flame Princess. Lamentations of the Flame Princess is a registered trademark owned by James Edward Raggi IV.

Price: $3.50
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MacGuffin Pack 4 - Swamps

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:31
MacGuffin Pack 4 - SwampsPublisher: Halfling Caravan Games

We've all been in those quests... "I need a plucky band of adventurers to collect the ((insert object name here)) from the ((random named place somewhere nearby)) and I'm not powerful enough to do it. Can you do it for me?"

You're sent to go get a MacGuffin. Well, if you have MacGuffins, then do I have the thing for you...

A pack of places to put the MacGuffins!

This pack of MacGuffin places is Swamp and Marsh themed and includes 5 different maps.

More packs will be coming with other themes such as Forests, Islands, Mountains, Deserts, Crypts, and more.

Included:

  • Black Lake
  • Fortified Swamp
  • Mud Sea
  • Shirrverd
  • Ziggurat Swamp
Price: $0.99
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Mythos Tales - Auf Ewig

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:55
Mythos Tales - Auf EwigPublisher: Pegasus Press

Auf Ewig ist ein Promoabenteuer für das Spiel Mythos Tales.

In der Arkahm Universitätsbibliothek wurde eines der heikleren Bücher entwendet und ein Feuer gelegt. Im Team müssen die Spieler nun herausfinden, was es mit dem mysteriösen Verschwinden des Buches auf sich hat.

Das Spiel erhaltet ihr im Pegasus Shop.

Price: $0.00
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C17- 4- Temples of Darkness & Light

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:29
C17- 4- Temples of Darkness & LightPublisher: Adventures in Filbar

You have been sent to watch over the destruction of an ancient artifact by your liege, but arrive to find the temple sacked and the item missing. You and the other abassadors must take the famed Pick of Zander across the Kamula Wastelands. There you must track down the agents of evil and, if possible, destroy the artifact...time to earn your hero status!

This adventure setting was designed for 5th Edition rules for the Filbar Campaign for six, sixth level adventurers and DM.  This adventure is easily adaptable to most any game and system. Save yourself some time and utilize it for a one shot adventure or a continuing campaign.

The scenario was used frequently in 2017 Convention offerings and was a big hit. We’ve even put in the original character sheets for both 5e series! Hope you enjoy!

Price: $3.00
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Worldbuilding Power: Beasts

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:07
 BeastsPublisher: Dancing Lights Press
Use Ordinary Animals in Character Development, Adventure Design, and Worldbuilding

Let’s be honest and admit that ordinary animals don’t get the love they deserve in fantasy roleplaying games. In fiction, as in real life, we love a cute cat or a precocious dog. They’ve got personality. Other beasts, like horses, rabbits, and monkeys, get a lot of affection. At the table, though, they don’t fight at well as monsters and magical creatures. They’re neither worthy opponents in combat, or useful allies. Since many roleplaying games lean heavily toward a battle dynamic, our feathered, finned, and furry friends get overlooked.

One way to fix that is to incorporate beasts into the worldbuilding. People ride animals, raise livestock, and keep pets. Throughout history, beasts have been used for labor, for sport, and for meat. There are any number of items, from leather to spell components, that rely on animal by-products.

Then there are the inevitable ethical concerns about how these beasts are treated. Fantasy is filled with hunters and farmers, but it also has many characters that are friends to the animals. Some can even talk to beasts, and have them as boon companions. This should set up all sorts of political, religious, and cultural conflicts that go far beyond combat.

In this book, we’ll show you how to utilize regular, mundane animals in your worldbuilding endeavors. You’ll see how they can influence character, setting, and story elements. By the end, you’ll understand how to make beasts into an essential, useful, and entertaining part of your campaign.

Price: $1.00
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Adventure Framework 50: Night at the Green Goblin

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:57
 Night at the Green GoblinPublisher: Pickpocket Press

Welcome to Adventure Frameworks!

We make sweet mini adventures - stand alone, drop in adventure 'skeletons', made to facilitate sandbox style play - for $1 (B&W) or $2 (colour).

Each adventure framework is set in a generic medieval or ancient fantasy location, with enough meat to enable the GM to improvise details (with minimal prep) and adapt to player choices.

System wise, these adventures use the Low Fantasy Gaming RPG (an old school/modern mix d20 based game; free PDF - Link), but are easily adapted to any d20 system.

So what do you get for your hard earned coin?

Adventure Framework 50 Night at the Green Goblin consists of:

  • A downloadable, bookmarked PDF (15 A4 pages, excluding cover & credits, in (i) full colour, (ii) line art or greyscale with parchment background, and (iii) line art or greyscale with white background).
  • The Core Adventure: "The Green Goblin Inn & Taphouse? Yeah, I ‘eard of it, down on Cinder Street if I remember right. What are you after the Goblin for? Not peace and quiet I hope. No? Didn’t think so. Well, luck o’ the Silver Wolf to you my friend. You’ll be needin’ it."

    Night at the Green Goblin is a flexible, one night adventure site as opposed to an overarching plot scenario. Activities include gathering information or rumours (Area 10), fencing goods or acquiring illegal equipment (Area 7), gambling (Area 14), recruiting hirelings (Area 15), drinking contests (Area 13), duelling in the street (Area 6), or good old fashioned bar brawls. Three set hooks are also included: (i) hunting for a merchant spy, (ii) deciding what to do with the Amulet of Agometh, and (iii) dealing with an (inadvertently conjured) demon...

    Rumours & Hooks suggestions.
  • Quality Colour Illustrations.
  • Professional Colour Map by Miska's Maps.

But don't take my word for it - google 18 Halls of the Dwarf Lord and 16 Delecarte's Carnival of Wonders to download two free examples.

Now, there's a few things AF's don't come with:

  • Boxed Text: Every time a GM reads boxed text, an ad-lib fairy dies, and I've got too much blood on my hands already. Paraphrasing and natural speech from the GM keeps players guessing what's pre-planned, and what's off-the-cuff-I-totally-planned-that awesome. And we wants that awesome, precious. We wants it.
  • No Grid: Maps, where provided, don't tend to have grid lines. It's easier to add a grid than to take one away. If you prefer a grid or hex, you may need to add it via Roll20, GIMP v2.10, etc.
  • US English. I'm in Sydney Australia, so my work is in UK English. 


Armed with a handful of Adventure Frameworks, you can sandbox like there's no tomorrow. Browse through your library of AF's, throw out a few hooks, and let the players bite where they may. Whatever direction they take, you'll be ready to handle it with aplomb.

Hope you enjoy.

Note: This AF is not in the Midlands Low Magic Sandbox Setting book/PDF.

Price: $2.00
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