Posts Tagged ‘Roleplaying’

The Cabal of Eight Pt.27: Farmers Cross Fiasco

Posted on August 16th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The great purple moon and its ring gave way in the gloaming to the gold-red then orange-white of dawn. The sun rose over the far off farmhouses and laborers’ hovels as the sky went blue then shone on the banners of Farmers’ Cross Lodge as they unfurled over the front gates. The four mages of […]

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New 40K RPG on the horizon!

Posted on August 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Breaking news just in,  Wraith of Glory is due to come out in 2018 and will allow players to experience the full breadth of the […]

Moths of Tanglethorn

Posted on August 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

After a full year in the Game-Master’s chair, I finally was going to get to play. Of course, Cris was GMing and going to set his campaign in the Poisonwood capital of Tanglethorn. It was going to be an “Evil Game”, a campaign where all of the Player Characters have an evil base alignment. Everything […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.26: The Stranger

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Leaving Corje with their wagon the mages of the cabal of eight stumbled into the tavern half of Farmers’ Cross Lodge through the saloon doors from under the covered porch outside. The place was busy but not overcrowded mostly farmers, grain traders, and produce sellers. The ceiling was high; the entire log and timber structure […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.25: Wagon East!

Posted on July 26th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The group of young mages found themselves being beaten down on by the sun while breathing the dust of the road once again as they traveled south along the Trade Road East. Fauna (played by Jenn) in an effort to relieve her companions of the blistering rays used her pup tent as a covering for […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.24: Plate of Scorpions

Posted on July 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Fauna (played by Jenn) rapped on the black lacquered wooden gate beyond a rounded plaster archway sunk into a white plaster wall. Meanwhile Excor (played by Cris) cast Prestidigitation on himself to clean up and produced a 15gp bottle of fine wine from his robes hoping to allude to his social refinement (an Ivoran noble […]

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Star Trek Adventures The Roleplaying Game. Interview and Insights

Posted on July 15th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Captain on Bridge! As you where cadets! I recently had a the chance to chat with Sam Web of Mordiphius Entertainment about the exciting […]

The Cabal of Eight Pt.23: Trial of the Cabal

Posted on July 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Dawn broke over the high walls and battlements of Ezmer. The sky was aglow with deep gold and streaked with shadowed purples, pinks, and reds. The large purple moon and its great ring was but a shadow quickly fading. Similarly the lurking dregs of the city that lurked sank back as the sun rose. The […]

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Hacked – No Blog This Week

Posted on July 5th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This site was hacked yesterday and repairing the damage took all of yesterday thus taking up the majority of my blogging time. As a result I do need to rebuild a part of the site thus occupying all of my remaining blog writing time for this week. Next week the Cabal of Eight will return. In […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.22: Cloak and Blather

Posted on June 28th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Excor (played by Cris) cut Jirek’s bindings. The young scribe was visibly in shock. He stared blankly as his rescuers fell upon the gory remains of Haxat’s corpse looting anything that appeared valuable or that they recognized as magic. Afterwards, the young mages decided to take their loot back to the cabal room and properly […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.21: Blood Red

Posted on June 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As splinters of wood sprayed into the dim, fire lit chamber the semi-transparent form of the red imp was thrown from the remains of the shattered door.  Its diminishing screams continued to echo as it fell back down into hell. Gornix’s new spell, Force Ram, had smashed down the imp-possessed door and laid open the […]

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Roleplaying adventure hooks

Posted on June 19th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

  Looking for inspiration for your next roleplaying adventure? Then look no further! We’ve put together these three adventure hooks to give you some ideas for your next gaming session. Enjoy!     Political suicide   One by one the … Continue reading

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Tikki Trolls Tribe Miniatures Mortal Arrow Kickstarter

Posted on June 15th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I just have to point you to these unique troll miniatures from Mortal Marrow Miniatures. Given a Tiki theme to differate them from the normal trollish miniature offerings that are out there, a full tribe, if not a full war horde of these can be put together with all the individual options available here. I am an avid […]

The Dark Lord: Building Better Lords of Evil

Posted on June 14th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Another hubpages article from Robert A. Neri Jr. about constructing an effective Dark Lord in tabletop RPGs. The article examines the ever ubiquitous Dark Lord and how a Game-Master can set them up to be more emotionally impactful to players. It gives pointers on what strategies to use in the meta-game as well as which […]

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Dimensions Pen and Paper RPG by Juliet Fehrenbacher on Kickstarter

Posted on June 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

This is the first Kickstarter that I wanted to highlight for some points later on (in a future post on here) but, I’ll address those later and get talking about this project in it’s own right. Tabletop RPGs and their ilk seem to be doing a roaring trade on stuff like KS these days, showing […]

New Release: 100 Genetic Defects for Inbred Families for all RPGs

Posted on June 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s June, and time for this month’s latest release, dedicated to some of the weird freaks who live around me here. Yes, now you can create your very own messed up hillbilly clans and inter-bred family bloodlines with this PDF publication, designed for all RPG systems. It’s completely system free and suitable for literally any […]

Rolemaster Classic goes electrum!

Posted on June 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It is with great pride and pleasure that Iron Crown Enterprises can announce that all three core rulebooks for Rolemaster Classic (Character Law, Spell Law and Arms Law) are now electrum pick products on RPGNow!   We’re proud of all … Continue reading

The Cabal of Eight Pt.20: Rats, Rowdies, and Imps

Posted on June 7th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Gornix (played by Gil) the salt-lotus wizard was huddled over his makeshift lab and deep in study over a length of scroll cut for scratch as he continued his formulations. Jirek who had been acting as lab assistant through the night excused himself come dawn and left for his job at the Bardic College library. […]

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Chinwag: Interview with RPG writer Allen Farr

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, to kick off this month’s Post a day, we’ve got an interview with RPG writer Allen Farr, author of our recent adventure module “The Witch’s Daughter” (available from Grinning Skull Studios), we sat down and had a bit of a chinwag to discuss all things RPG, writing and life… Grim: Hello Allen, welcome to […]

The Cabal of Eight Pt.19: Mage Life

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As he faced a High Born Sailor with paper and quill in hand Szoosha (played by Isis) was still in a groggy stupor and speechless. Naga Sailor (in Split-Tongue): “Ah! You’re awake. Your friend said that…” Szoosha: “Where the HELL am I!? AM I AT SEA!?” The young elementalist shot erect and took a look […]

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New Collection Now Available: The Witch’s Daughter Adventure Bundle

Posted on May 28th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Just another post to let you know that we now have a discounted adventure bundle available via RPGnow/DrivethruRPG, The Witch’s Daughter Adventure Bundle! This discounted pack contains the following titles: “The Witch’s Daughter” Adventure Module GSAM01 Hammergate Poster Map 100 Strange Townsfolk for all fantasy RPGs 100 City Encounters & Adventure hooks for all fantasy […]

The Cabal of Eight Pt.18: Two Birds

Posted on May 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The young mages, Fauna the druidess (played by Jenn), Szoosha the black-scale naga fire elementalist (played by Isis), Excor the mage (played by Cris), and Gornix the wizard (played by Gil), walked into the Red Helm tavern. They noticed a wizard in powder-blue robes by the windows smoking a pipe. Noteworthy as he seemed out […]

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Magical businesses that should be in your RPG

Posted on May 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There are a number of reasons that magical businesses may not be present in your roleplaying game. Perhaps magic is particularly rare or difficult to manage, perhaps magic is regarded with distrust by the majority of the population or perhaps … Continue reading