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#RPGaDAY2015 Day 24 Favourite House Rule

Can I just say Sword Noir? No? Back when I was playing d20, my favourite house rule wasn’t one of my own, it was Kenneth S. Hood’s Grim ‘N’ Gritty Combat Rules. Originally, these were available for free, but they … Continue reading

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RPGaDAY2015 Day 14

#RPGaDAY2015 is the brainchild of game designer Dave Chapman. Basically, each day in August there is a question about RPGs. This is day 14. Favourite RPG Accessory? You mean besides dice? I guess this means supplement? Seems to be, as there … Continue reading

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Spec Ops in Various Systems

In a series of posts over at Sword’s Edge, I talk about using light systems for modern military, special operations-type characters. I wrote them because I’m thinking about writing a Spec Ops style adventure using our Sword’s Edge System. I’ve … Continue reading

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Mundus Novit: Alexander Scott, Drift Operative

You’ve been introduced to the Vault, one of the organizations that you might find in Mundus Novit, and one that has a pretty important role in Dark Horizons. Now let’s meet one of the characters, statted up using the Mundus … Continue reading

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Mundus Novit: In the System

With the sourcebook for Mundus Novit soon to be available, I thought I’d mention some thoughts about systems and how they apply to Mundus Novit. Originally, Mundus Novit was designed as a d20 Modern supplement. The sourcebook and the system … Continue reading

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The Lorestaves: The NPCs at Causens’ Corner

Causens’ Corner in the Temples The NPCs listed in this section are tertiary characters at best. They should be used in a narrative capacity. They are mouthpieces for the GM, and should not be coming into conflict with the PCs. … Continue reading

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The Lorestaves: The NPCs at the Squandering Snail, Part 2

The Non-Player Characters at the Sign of the Squandering Snail, Part Two Flourette, a barmaid at the gambling den at the Squandered Snail 23 year old Female Human Commoner 2: CR 1; Size M; HD 2d4-2; hp 4; Init +5; … Continue reading

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The Lorestaves: The NPCs at the Squandering Snail, Part 1

The Non-Player Characters at the Sign of the Squandering Snail, Part One Murnac, owner of The Squandering Snail gambling house 54 year old Male Human Rogue 3: CR 3; Size M; HD 3d6+3; hp 16; Init +1; Spd 30 ft.; … Continue reading

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Swords and A Squandering Snail: Cade of Galaras

Cade of Galaras poet, performer, and sometimes swordsman Rogue 1/Unfettered 2: CR 3; Medium-sized Half-Elf; HD 1d6 plus 2d8; hp 19; Init +6; Spd 30 ft.; AC 16, Touch 13, Flat-Footed 14; BAB +2; Atk +3 melee (1d8+1, longsword) or … Continue reading

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The Lorestaves: The Squandering Snail – The Basement

The Tavern and Gambling Den at the Sign of the Squandering Snail Written by Fraser Ronald Maps and Illustrations by Dean Martin The Basement The walls in this area are made of earth, though they have wood beams reinforcing them. … Continue reading

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