Author Archives: Zendy

RPT#287 - Take Ten: Appraise

A Brief Word From Johnn RSS Feeds Available Thanks to the hard work of volunteer Steve Bollenbaugh, the e-zine now has an RSS feed! Point your reader to: https://www.roleplayingtips.com/rss/roleplayingtips.xml If you have an RSS 2.0 enabled reader, try: https://www.roleplayingtips.com/rss/roleplayingtips2.xml For info about RSS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_%28file_format%29 Thanks Steve! Where Are The Classifieds? Earlier this year I polled […]

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RPT#285 - Ignorance And Fear

A Brief Word From Johnn Serenity Movie Is Great If you're a Firefly fan and haven't seen Serenity yet, I highly recommend it. My wife and I finally saw it last week. Fun sci-fi with great characters! Technical Language Article Milan Cirovic has penned us a great, technical article titled Creating Fantasy Names and Scrolls. […]

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RPT#281 - 7 More Monstrous Tips

A Brief Word From Johnn Warmachine A Fun Game A co-worker brought in his Warmachine minis to work recently and gave interested folks a tutorial. I was initially interested because the game is set in the same world as the D&D 3.0 Witchfire modules, the Iron Kingdoms, and is now a full-fledged RPG setting. I […]

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RPT#280 - Readers Write In

A Brief Word From Johnn Thunderbird Working Well I switched from Outlook late last year after another round of trying to recover corrupted data. After checking out various applications, I finally opted for Thunderbird. It's been nearly a year of using it, and I'm glad to report it's working well for me. E-mail is stored […]

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RPT#277 - Prophets and Prophecy

A Brief Word From Johnn Conan The Road of Kings Review I've posted a review of Mongoose Publishing's Conan Road of Kings worldbook. The book is well done with lots of GM hooks and useful campaign info. Thumbs up. Conan The Road of Kings Review Campaign Updates I received a few e-mails recently asking about […]

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RPT#274 - 6 Monstrous Tips

A Brief Word From Johnn On Holidays - Next Issue Will Be Mid-August As of tomorrow, I'll be on holidays until mid August, so no issues will be crafted and sent until my return. I also expect my Inbox to be filled up with spam by Tuesday, which means e-mails sent to me after that […]

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RPT#272 - A Simple Method For Campaign Creation: Managing Complex Systems Over Time In A Campaign World

A Brief Word From Johnn Expeditious Retreat Press Monster Tips Contest Is Over Thanks to everyone who entered the contest. Winners will be randomly selected and contacted later this week. 10,000 Random Magical Effects - Revised Orrex has revised his excellent 10,000 random magical effects tables, which are perfect for magic item generation, wild spell […]

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