The Assassination Game @ Lungfishopolis – How to do assassins well as PCs or NPCs.
My Home Brew Old Hack: What about Assassins? Need them or not? @ The Geek Life Project – Grogtard talks about his OSR homebrew game and whether assassins should be a class.
Assassins in My Game @ World of Alidor – Jon says assassins are silly and why. (Consider your Coin of the Dead scooped for my campaign!)
Grupo de Asesinos @ El Hacedor de Dados – Talks about the assassin theme, in Spanish!
Almas Blancas/White Souls @ La Choza del Friki – Another Spanish post that picks up the gauntlet.
Assassins in RPGs – Character Class or Character Type? @ Roleplaying Market – Looks at an alternate idea of what an assassin class could be. I agree.
RPG Carnival: Gremio de Asesinos de Canalburgo @ Los chismes del Narrador – Another Spanish blog, with a first-time entry in a blog carnival.
Assassins @ Board Enterprises – Asks who is the most useful assassin-type in games.
RPG Blog Carnival: Character Types – Part 17 – The Assassin @ Reality Refracted – Talks about running assassins as a GM and playing them as a player.
just a job to do @ Fame & Fortune – Offers three historical iconic assassins.
And STAY Dead! @ Lizard’s Gaming Blog – Offers a collection of items and rituals designed to aid in killing NPCs. (I could have used his Oil of Eternal Silence earlier in my Riddleport campaign.)
Inspirational Viewing – The Mechanic (1972) @ Sea of Stars RPG – Reviews the Bronson Classic about a professional world-weary killer.
Aptitud de asesino @ Detras de la Pantalla – A Spanish post the covers the assassin class plus another post about an unexpected type of killer.
And Campaign Mastery celebrates the upcoming release of a product Mike and Johnn worked on called Assassin’s Amulet -
- The Creation Of A Deity: The Origins Of Cyrene
- Dark Shadows In The Night: Lessons from the writing of Assassin’s Amulet
- Five (Plus One!) Effective Combat Tactics for Assassins
- 50 Assassin Hooks
- Roleplaying Assassins: An excerpt from Assassins Amulet.
Thanks to everybody who contributed to the RPG Carnival. I hope you had a lot of fun writing about this classic game element.
Be sure to head over to October’s carnival, Making The Loot Part Of The Plot.