Monthly Archives March 2017

[Tales of a GM] – Chase Cards 2 Reviewed; the Ideal Gaming Accessory

Chase Cards 2 Reviewed; the Ideal Gaming Accessory

Phil Nicholls blogs at Tales of a GM, where he writes about narrative gaming, faster prep and more story. He is currently running a HeroQuest Glorantha campaign in a home-brew setting. Phil has written for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter and has a selection of self-published pdfs.

This essay is taken from the archives at Tales of a GM.

Chase Cards 2: Hot Pursuit is produced by Paizo as part of their Pathfinder Cards line. The pack contains 51 unique cards, 17 each for urban, forest and dungeon environments. In addition, there are two cards of rules, a copyright card and an advert card. These Pathfinder Chase Cards are also billed as 3.5/OGL compatible...

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Random List – 20 Invasive Creatures

An invasive species is a plant, fungus, or animal species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and which has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health. If these were enhanced, by magic, technology, genetic manipulation etc. they would make an interesting foe for players and protagonists to go up against. You cant deal with them, plead for mercy or anything else of a similar nature. You either have to kill them or send them somewhere else.

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D20 Invasive Creature
1 Asian Long-horned Beetle
2 Asian Tiger Mosquito
3 Black Rat
4 Brown T...
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A Chunk of SciFi – 1.08 Zombex [Disease]

A Chunk of SciFi – 1.08 Zombex [Disease]

[Message can only be read by a Class-4 telepath or higher due to possible contamination with Zombex]

Name – Zombex
Primary Transmission Method – Telepathic Contact
Primary Effect – Shuts down higher mental functions

Telepathy was once thought to be nothing but a myth or story. The ability to read others minds was always thought to be a hoax. Once humanity entered to the galactic stage of their development and made contact with other races it was shown to be true. Humanity was simply a “late bloomer” with regards to telepathy. It was used among the older races to help cement peace and aid in communication. It was the primary reason humanity was left alone for so long – First contact without a TP’er present was not recommended, to prevent mishaps...

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A Chunk of Fantasy 1.08 Wild Steel [Material]

A Chunk of Fantasy 1.08 Wild Steel [Material]

“You honestly think that steel blade can harm me? I am a top tier Chaos Mage, feared throughout the lands, your blades cannot….wait….is that…Keep that blade away from me…do not let it touch me. Listen we are in terrible danger because of that blade. It is made from Wild Steel, you know what that is yes? If it touches me it can cause …wait…you DO not what it is, don’t you? Did you bring it here because of that fact? Seems like the prophecy is going to come true after all…”
Last words of famed Chaos Magician, Lord Farnum Furbert

Base Material – Steel
Primary effect – Reacts with chaos magic
Secondary effect – Each blade, armour or bit of equipment made from it develops a unique twist or quirk
Know also as – Chaos Bane, Fractal Steel

Wild Stee...

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Rescource page now live

The new resource page is now live. It’s a little empty right now, but as I mentioned last week, I’ll be adding to it each week as I find or make new resources to use.  If you know of any you’d like to see added to the page, please let me know, via this site or on the various social media platforms. Check out the first one on the page now


Also, my patrons just got another adventure outline as part of their subscription today. Become a patron from $1 a month to get access to this and more.

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