It Takes a Thief

This is something I posted to Dragonsfoot a little while back that I wanted to have a record of, mostly because I could have sworn I had posted it here and just wasted a bunch of time searching for it in vain. It’s also relevant to JM’s (not me, some other JM) post To Catch […]

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The Haunted Realm

This is the write-up of the introduction to my new Savage Worlds Sandbox setting, The Haunted Realm: Up until ten generations ago, the Bright Kingdoms were a happy, prosperous land, where Human, Elf, and Dwarf lived in peace. Then catastrophe struck. Nobody yet knows exactly what occurred, but something vast and terrible happened. In a […]

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Want! Oh yes, it will be mine!  I’m particularly interested since we use LEGO minifigs instead of miniatures for most of our table-top gaming. LEGO Castle fans have wanted more civilians, more women, and more non-equine animals for a very long time — something a little more like this: Box art for 10193 Medieval Market […]

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The Adventurers

Left to right they are: Ranth the Scout Angelina the Tomb Raider Aerys the Duelist Qwirk (behind), the Fighter Dorakyra (in front), the Priestess of Kyr (Collector of the Dead) Loric the Physician Tyrok the Dwarven Architect and Priest of Fess (God of Fire and Smithing) Torvald the Demonologist Because of special guests from my […]

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A Puzzling Conundrum

Why Puzzles Often Suck in Tabletop Role Playing Games A sample “puzzle” Let’s take a few puzzles by example. The Lich’s crypt is guarded by six levers, numbered one through six, and can only be opened when levers 2, 4, and 5 are up; 1 and 3 are down; and 6 is in the middle. […]

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This Looks Like A Job For…

Blog Carnival: Super Heroes in RPGs This month’s blog carnival, hosted by The Chatty DM, is on the theme Super Heroes in RPGs. Superhero RPGs are actually one of my favorite genres, though my current game group….well, let’s just say that our last couple of attempts didn’t work out.  I don’t want to be pointing […]

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