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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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Different Ways Of Kinging It: A Quick Look At Alternative Traditions Of Monarchy

From Dariel R. A. Quiogue Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0128 A Brief Word From Johnn Monarchy Tips For World Building This week we have an awesome world building article for GMs who are serious about their campaigns, or for game masters who just want a cool story idea or two. I personally found it a most […]

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Lessons From The Movies – Alien and Aliens

From Matthew Ipock Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0624 Lessons From The Movies – Alien and Aliens Two of the best horror-sci-fi movies ever made have to be Alien and Aliens. You know, the ones about the space creature that latches onto your head, shoves an egg down your throat that eventually claws out through your chest […]

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Dresden Files & Fairy Tales – Adventure Tips For Urban Fantasy Games

From Christopher Sniezak Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0647 A Brief Word From Johnn Phandelver #10 – Torm’s Disfavour What happens when the God of Justice has it in for you? It begins with lightning and ends in Oh Snap! We played the next chapter of the campaign Friday night, and Torm got a small Chuckle of […]

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Lessons From The Movies: The Princess Bride

From Matthew Ipock Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0625 Lessons From The Movies: The Princess Bride The Princess Bride has become a great romantic-comedy cult classic. This is because the film has all the necessary ingredients of a great movie: action, comedy, memorable characters and dialogue, and “true love”. Because the movie has these needed ingredients, The […]

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How to Create Blockbuster Box Office Hits with Your Players – Every Adventure

From Brad Allen Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0523 A Brief Word from Johnn Welcome New Advertiser: The Book Trailer Darcy Pattison coaches’ fiction writers. That’s us, right? GMs need to write backgrounds, histories, plots, NPCs and more. And while we do not follow all the conventions of a fiction book – rumor has it that players […]

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Donkey Catapults and Leather Jackets

Hannah Lipsky from Chaotic Shiny Productions hosts the Brief Word for RPT#515. Tabletop with the LARPers I recently got shanghaied into an unusual Mage: the Ascension game with friends. The thing that makes this group different is that, unlike most gamers I know, everyone in this group got their start LARPing (Live Action Roleplaying) before […]

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Inspired By Song: Use Song Lyrics To Generate Adventure Ideas

From PJ Cunningham Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0288 Inspired By Song: Use Song Lyrics To Generate Adventure Ideas One technique I’ve used when generating ideas for a new campaign or adventure is to look for inspiration in song lyrics. In the past, I’ve used songs from Blue Oyster Cult, Led Zeppelin, Warren Zevon, and Tyrannosaurus Rex. […]

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