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Design Role Playing Games Resource Page 1. Goblinoid Games. Gnome Stew, the Game Mastering Blog. RPG Gateway: Role Playing Games. Handbooks for Role Playing Games. Some bigger files are compressed with GNUzip (where indicated).

Handbooks for Role Playing Games

The terms Dungeons & Dragons, Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, AD&D, D&D, Dungeon Master, Dragon, Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, Al-Qadim, Monstrous Compendium, Greyhawk, Ravenloft which are mentioned on this page and in the files are registered trademarks of TSR, Inc. All other trademarks of products, company names, logos, phrases, service names, and/or slogans are trademarks of the respective companies, artists, and/or individuals, where applicable. These handbooks, guides, and lists can be used for a variety of role playing games. Some of the guides which are specifically designed for AD&D might be contradictory to TSR's Code of Ethic and thus might not be allowed on TSR approved servers. The Net Book of Plots The Net Book of Plots is a collection of adventure ideas.

ASCII Versions HTML Version. RPG Library. Roleplaying Tips for game masters for all role-playing systems. Roleplaying Tips Weekly E-Zine Issue #2 One of the most destructive events that happens every few game sessions in my campaign is the Time Bomb.

Roleplaying Tips for game masters for all role-playing systems

A missed or incorrectly interpreted rule, a forgotten fact or just a bad play and everybody realizes a little later that a mistake has occurred. And the mistake has deeply affected events that followed. Campaign Mastery game master advice. So we’ve looked at Themes, and we’ve looked at Concepts, and even touched on the relationship between the two.

Campaign Mastery game master advice

But now it’s time to address the elephant in the room – twin elephants in fact – Genre and Style, and how these modify that relationship, how it all comes together to form a unique fingerprint that identifies each and every campaign, and finally, how an understanding of that fingerprint permits the GM to enhance the campaign to produce greater enjoyment for all concerned. Past Reference I should start by reminding readers that this isn’t the first time that I’ve talked about the relationship between style and genre for RPGs. Directly relevant is Theme vs Style vs Genre: Crafting Anniversary Special Adventures, but it was a subject touched on repeatedly in the Reinventing Pulp for Roleplaying series. But there’s a lot more to be said… Genre Genre is surprisingly hard to define well. Character Sheets from Dyslexic Studeos.

Maps « A character for every game. (last updated – 233 map pages – March 12th, 2014) Good lord I love maps.

Maps « A character for every game

When I started this blog I hadn’t even considered using it to fulfill my map fetish in some twisted way. But now it is best known for my maps. So here I’m collecting all my maps so you don’t have to dig through the whole archive of blog posts to find them. I’ve also included a legend of the majority of the mapping symbols used throughout these maps (well, mostly the overhead maps – the side-views are pretty much the same and/or self-evident I hope).

Overhead Map Key. Pathfinder_OGC. Programs for Role Playing Games. I try to collect programs for various computer systems that help the gamemaster of role playing games either to design the game or to run the game.

Programs for Role Playing Games

If you have any submissions then send me mail. Please send also a short description of what you would like to see on my pages. Battlegrounds Home. Launch. CUSTOMIZATION (click for additional options) This section is DISABLED because you do not have Javascript enabled.


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Maptool-1.3.b1 You must have Java 1.6 or later (also called Java 6) installed on your system to run these tools. Obsidian Portal. OpenRPG: Online Virtual Tabletop. Fantasy Grounds. Free Dungeons - Free RPG Adventures.

RPG Gateway. Roleplaying Tools. Here you will find many tools to help you with your roleplaying, whether you are a Dungeon Master or a Player. Table of Contents Adventures Articles Non-Player Characters DM Genie Resources Downloads Riddles and Traps Miscellaneous Tools. City Generator. Chaotic Shiny. Ye Olde Map Maker. d20 Random Dungeon Generator.

Hexographer Hex Map Software: Home. Mapping Tutorial Using Free GameTable Mapping Software. Patrick Crusiau Mapping Game Sessions Real-Time If you wish to play via Internet, or use a computer monitor as your battlemap, there are virtual game table applications available, among which I recommend GameTable.

Mapping Tutorial Using Free GameTable Mapping Software

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