Announcing Rollon!

I am pleased to announce that after countless hours in my secret underground labs, I am ready to release my creation on an unsuspecting world! I give you…. Rollon! Rollon Plugin – a plugin for rolling randomly on tables The goal of Rollon is to make creating and rolling on tables as easy as editing […]

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Open Game Table Anthology

Since I am one of the contributors, you’ll naturally want to buy six or seven copies. And six or seven copies for all of your friends. It’s your patriotic duty, after all, to stimulate demand and lift the economy. Open Game Table — Released March 23rd Open Game Table, The Anthology of Roleplaying Game Blogs […]

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Tunnels & Trolls: Magic

Magic in Tunnels & Trolls is a fairly standard (though innovative back in ’76) system of individual spells that cost spell-points to cast.  In earlier editions, your spell-points were your STR, now they’re your WIZ, which seems to me widen the range of possible character types quite a bit.  The names of the spells are […]

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Now That’s Comedy!

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Review | Well, it’s finally out. This is the review you’ve been waiting for, the one you expected as well as the one you secretly hoped you’d never read. They’ve finally released D&D 5th Edition! Of course, a lot’s changed about the publishing industry and the way we read […]

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A Personality Mechanic

Here’s an orphaned Personality Mechanic that I developed for Elves & Espers, before we started using Savage Worlds. It was a pure descriptive mechanics, intended to give the player some ideas for a personality for the character, but having no mechanical affect during play. Drive: Roll 1d10 to determine your strongest drive: Sex Money Fame […]

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Return to the Stinking Sludge

Session Summary for 3/8/09, Elves & Espers The Party for this session consisted of Idariel 7, Twonkey, Josepi, Bon Go, and Traumiel. It has presumably been some short time (less than an hour) since the last session, and some of the party members have wandered in and out on errands of their own. The early […]

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Get Awesome!

Awesome! The Storytelling Game is now available as a PDF or Open Office file.  There’s also character sheets. Download it and give it a whirl! Mucho thanks to Mike DeSanto, who took the original blog post and turned it into a nifty brochure.  Truly Awesome indeed!

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Tunnels & Trolls: Monsters

Here’s a stat-block for a monster from Tunnels & Trolls: Basilisk MR 78 Here’s the same monster, with the initial Combat Adds prefigured: Basilisk MR 78  Adds 8d6+39 Here’s a Basilisk with special damage: Basilisk MR 78 Adds 8d6+39 4/Medusa 4/Medusa means that any turn when it rolls four 6’s in its damage it also […]

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It’s Raining RPG Soup!

So what are you waiting for? Grab your bowl! Stargazer’s World » Dungeonslayers: The deed is done! This marvellous tome is based on the 3rd Edition of the original German Dungeonslayers rulebook and already includes the latest errata. The PDF document which can be downloaded for free contains all the rules you need to play […]

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Hot Off the Presses

And just in time to run a memorial game on the anniversary of Gary Gygax’s death one year ago: RetroRoleplaying: The Blog: Microlite74 Version 2.0 Now Available Microlite Version 2.0 is now available for free download. Over 2000 copies of Microlite74 version 1.1 have been downloaded since its release on October 6th last year. Microlite74 […]

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