RPT Gems #66: You won’t believe what this culture does to its dead?
Adventure Pack One: Free RPG Adventures
From RPT Reader David L. Dostaler comes Adventure Pack One: Free RPG Adventures.
It contains adventures set in Challenger RPG rules, but easily convertible to other systems (most of it is ideas-based and quite simple). The adventures are short and build a campaign arc if used together, but can easily be split up and/or modified.
A Culture That Honours Its Dead
Francisco Pettigiani shared this Wikipedia entry about the Toraja people of Indonesia.
They have unusual rituals, especially the funeral ones, like exhume the dead every year and wash them, groom them, change their clothes, and walk them around the village! I think they could be great for inspiring strange and exotic cultures.
How to be a Better Player
Kale shared this article that offers great advice on being a better player and moving the game forward, even if at first you think your character might not want to.
Six Questions to a Better Character
Making multi-dimensional characters isn’t always easy. Character questionnaires can help but can also be dry, boring, and isolating. I found this simple, six-question survey that boils it down to the crux of making characters that are layered, have just enough history in the world, and a little history with one another. Take a look.