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A Secret Society Of Character-Hunters For Your Campaign

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0802 This month’s RPG Blog Carnival is about Occult Mysteries and Magic. To celebrate that theme, here is a quick and adversarial secret society idea for your campaign. The Masters of Destiny These guys hunt adventurers. They believe an ancient evil will soon awake, but the world is doomed because there are […]

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The Mythic God Generator (and a new contest!)

From John Large Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0646 A Brief Word From Johnn Wanna Be A Video Game Designer? My friend Pablo Farías Navarro from Australia has a cool Kickstarter called Complete Mobile Game Development Course. Pablo is creating an online school and will teach you how to build 15 different types of mobile games for […]

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Systems Of Attraction: The Interpretation And Roleplay Of Charisma – Part II

From Mike Bourke Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0271 A Brief Word From Johnn Last Week For The Expeditious Retreat Press Monster Tips Contest There’s only one more week left in the Monster Tips Contest, and if you haven’t entered yet you should consider it because your odds of winning are excellent. There are 11 prizes and, […]

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Systems Of Attraction: The Interpretation And Roleplay Of Charisma – Part 1

From Mike Bourke Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0270 A Brief Word From Johnn Extended: The Expeditious Retreat Press Monster Tips Contest Due to last week’s missed issue, I’m extending the contest entry deadline to July 3. I’ve also included actual tips contest entries in the Readers’ Tips section of this issue so you can see a […]

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Crafting NPC Interaction Plans: Designing Encounters With Your Players In Mind

From Johnn Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0265 A Brief Word From Johnn Gamer Classifieds? I receive a lot of requests from gamers, freelancers, and grass roots companies to publish news about their services, website, and/or products in the e-zine. I always appreciate e-mails from readers and folks interested in the e-zine, but my policy has […]

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Role-Playing And Giant Robots

From J. Kline Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0176 A Brief Word From Johnn Supplemental #15 Now Available: Wilderness Encounters Yippee! The wilderness encounters contest entries have been compiled and are available free by autoresponder. Just send a blank email to: [email protected] The doc is plain text, 100k. Enjoy! Cheers, Johnn [email protected] “Featherball! I mean, featherrrr……..” Role-Playing […]

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Talking The Talk: NPC Speech Patterns

From Dariel R. A. Quiogue Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0172 A Brief Word From Johnn Last Week Of Contest: Wilderness Encounters & Conflicts Thanks to everyone who entered the Wilderness Encounters contest! The winners will be contacted this week and the contest entries posted in an upcoming issue. Cheers, Johnn [email protected] “Well, my little pretty, I […]

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Celebration Of 150 Issues: Reader’s Tips Special

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0150 A Brief Word From Johnn #150 & 3 Year Anniversary With coincidental synergy, this issue celebrates number one- five-oh and the three year anniversary for Roleplaying Tips Weekly. The first ezine went out November 27th, 1999 and, thanks to your support, on-going feedback, and tips, it’s been a great three years! […]

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