Monthly Archives April 2017

[Tales of a GM] – Pursuit Sequences in HeroQuest 2, Part 1: the Set-up

This article is an extension to my review of Chase Cards 2 from Paizo – Phil

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Pursuit Sequences in HeroQuest 2, Part 1: the Set-up

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.

My Players and I love chase sequences. Chases are a different way to achieve the traditional thrill of RPG combat without making the game into a dungeon crawl...

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Random List – 20 Scary and Unpleasant Creatures of Mythology

Not all creatures of mythology are pleasant, some of them are downright dangerous and a few are quite scary. 20 of those are listed below. Some are more suitable for particular areas or cultures, but all have an underlying nasty streak to them, something that makes them beings you do not want to encounter or upset. How many of these do you know?

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D20 Creature
1 Abyzou
2 Agares
3 Asag
4 Azazel
5 Azi Dahaka
6 Baraqiel
7 Belphegor
8 Buer
9 Djinni
10 Dybbuk
11 Eligos
12 Ghoul
13 Hundun
14 Lemures
15 Nephilim
16 Pishacha
17 Preta
18 Rakshasa
19 Succubus
20 Vetala
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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.02 Transhumanist Jam [Food]

This Chunk base idea was suggested by Kearin Danoor via twitter.

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.02 Transhumanist Jam [Food]

“Transhumanism – The intellectual and cultural movement that affirms the possibility and desirability of fundamentally improving the human condition through applied reason, especially by developing and making widely available technologies to eliminate ageing and to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities. So, remind me again, why in the name of the High-Lords left spud I am eating this jam again?….”

Transhumanist Jam, T-Jam for short, was originally made to be a joke, not to be taken seriously...

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A Chunk of Fantasy 2.02 Spellstorm [Weather]

A Chunk of Fantasy 2.02 Spellstorm [Weather]

“It was our fault, we should have paid more attention to where we were. We knew being in The Bleed would cause issues for us, but Genki, our mage, told us the walls of reality are weaker here and the closer we get to the Great Barrier the better. It started so peacefully. Then the air went still. It was scary. We could all begin to feel the hair on our body stand up. Then we saw it moving over the horizon in our direction. We should have left then, but when it got close enough to see it was not a normal storm it was too late. It was homing in on it only Genki, but Marigold as well. It was beeing drawn towards our sources of magic. It was accelerating, we had to move, but then the first bolt erupted from the cloud…”

The Spellstorm, also called a ...

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Online Adventure Outline Maker now live

This weeks generator is the fantasy version of the Adventure Outline Maker.
The generator uses information originally found in “Adventure Outline Maker” and can be purchased here at DrivethruRPG and Open Gaming Store
To get to the generator page, click on the header in the sample below

Adventure Outline
A/An Unsure Gardener
Wants you to… Move a Sorcerer
In… Glacier
This complication occurs… Mystery
You get help from… Puzzle
There is opposition from… Adventurer
Your reward is… Artwork – Other but the reward is worth a lot less than it seems or has a hidden problem/downside with it
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