NPC Profile – Livia Jupe, Female Half-orc Wiz 13

Livia Jupe, Female Half-orc Wiz 13: Medium Humanoid (5 ft. 6 in. tall); HD 13d4+26 (58 hp); Init +2 (Dex); Spd 30 ft.; AC 24 (+5 from ring of protection, +7 from Shield Spell, +2 Dex); BAB/Grapple: +7/+8; Full Atk: +7/+2 melee (1d8+1; crit x2, trident), or +2 ranged (1d6+0; crit x3, long bow); AL LE; Space/Reach: 5 ft./5 ft.
Attributes: Str 13 (+1), Dex 15 (+2), Con 14 (+2), Int 16 (+3), Wis 14 (+2), Cha 11 (+0).
Saves: Fort +7, Ref +7, Will +11.
Skills: (80 Points) Concentration +18, Decipher Script +19, Knowledge (Arcana) +19, Knowledge (Geography) +19, Spellcraft +19.
Languages: Common, Draconic, Gnoll, Goblin, Orc.
Feats: Craft Staff, Enlarge Spell, Eschew Materials, Great Fortitude, Run, Spell Focus (Abjuration), Widen Spell.
(Note: Some feats are not included in the above calculation...

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Campaign Chunk – Firefly Squid

Firefly Squid
Squid are cephalopods and are characterized by bilateral body symmetry, a prominent head, and a set of arms or tentacles. Some have been given the nickname inkfish by fishermen because of their ability to squirt ink. Many squid species have the ability to alter their colouration to blend in with their local environment.

The Firefly Squid is found in typical 600–1200 feet in the ocean areas they inhabit. Like other squids they can change their colouration, but with an added twist. The FS has a form of bioluminescence that produces a blue glow on its underside. It is believed this is to help protect it from predators that dwell below it, the glow helping it to mask itself against the sunlight that filters through from above.

Hooks & Rumours

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RPG Round Up

What’s been going on in the world of RPGs and gaming this week. Covers the latest posts from my favourite other rpg related blogs, comics and more

Blogs

My favourite methods for structuring an RPG plot is the Five Room Dungeon (5RD). This brilliant tool came from Johnn Four's Roleplaying Tips newsletter #156. As with so many great ideas, the 5RD can be repurposed for a broader role. Familiar Structure to Stories I play [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
Source: Tales Of A GM
GMing Dead Games
I recently had the opportunity to obtain a copy of the Ghostbusters II RPG, by West End Games. This game has been out of print for over 25 years (cough, cough), and I had not seen a copy of the game, nor run it, in the same amount of time. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
Source: Gnome St...

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Random List – Estonian Male Names

Need an Estonian male name? Roll a d20 and check below to see what you get!

D20 Name
1 Aarne Kokk
2 Eerik Miller
3 Evald Põder
4 Hardi Lääne
5 Ilmo Kask
6 Ilmo Liiva
7 Imre Palu
8 Jaakob Laur
9 Johannes Viiding
10 Jürgen Jürgenson
11 Kristen Kasemets
12 Luukas Kasemaa
13 Marti Kaasik
14 Mihkel Olesk
15 Rain Leppik
16 Reigo Valge
17 Rudolf Ott
18 Taivo Piir
19 Veljo Raudsepp
20 Villem Paas

Need more? Then get the PDF (out today) or check out the new generator.

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Campaign Chunk – Kirlian photography

Kirlian photo of two coins

Kirlian photo of two coins (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Kirlian photography

According to sources, “Kirlian photography is a collection of photographic techniques used to capture the phenomenon of electrical coronal discharges.” In other words, it is a technique for creating contact print photographs using high voltage. Photographic film was placed on top of a conducting plate, and another conductor was attached to a hand, a leaf or other plant material. The conductors were energized by a high-frequency high-voltage power source, producing photographic images typically showing a silhouette of the object surrounded by an aura of light.

These pictures can be breathtaking beautiful, with electrical blues surrounding the subject of the picture on a stark black background.

Over the years, those in...

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