Posts Tagged ‘Roleplaying’

What are your favorite childhood memories of RPGs

Posted on May 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Playing a table top role playing game can take a long time. A lot of people will play in the same group for many years, if not decades and while a lot of people say they have less time for … Continue reading

Rats of Tanglethorn Pt.2: The Green Well

Posted on May 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Afheesh the ratling quickling (played by me), Pabst the human duelist (played by Jenn), and Wufcor the ratling canny-jack (played by Isis) had been escorted by a contingent of city guard to an office near the White Rose Perfumery. The office was small, crowded with stacks of yellowed parchment sheets. Also scattered everywhere were small […]

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How to Write an RPG Actual Play Blog

Posted on May 9th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here is another Hubpages article from me, Robert A. Neri Jr. How to Write an RPG Actual Play Blog This article explicitly goes through my process for when I write my actual play blog entries. The blog entry that the article refers to for examples is The Dragonslayers Pt. II: The Day the Music Died. […]

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Rats of Tanglethorn Pt.1: Street Mercs

Posted on May 2nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The two small groups of gang members were facing off in the middle of the wide paved boulevard just outside of the Caskroom Tavern (#15 on the Map). It was a chill evening and the cobblestones pale and moist with fresh filth. Rag pickers, the occasional wagon, and the odds and ends of Tanglewood society […]

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Rats of Tanglethorn: Intro

Posted on April 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Since Game-Master Cris’ game turned out to be so lethal Isis, Jenn, and I had to generate new characters. I decided on a ratling male. We were still playing in an “evil” campaign in the Poisonwood city of Tanglethorn. I dubbed my new character the ratling Fourthborn Afheeshh the Nervous. He is a thorn runner […]

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Tabletop Meditations #19: Murder Hoboes Inc.

Posted on April 18th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Your player group has just slaughtered an entire village for the hell of it, they kill every other NPC that has any words with them, and they loot every corpse. In fact, loot is just one excuse they use to participate in the slaughter of unfortunate NPCs. What you have on your hands is every […]

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Tabletop Meditations #18: Disease

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Player Characters (PCs) are traveling through a fetid, sweltering swamp. Halfway through their adventure the expedition begins to fall sick with fever. At first, just a few torchbearers were sick and then a few porters. Eventually almost the entire adventuring party is sick even a few PCs are ill. The danger made apparent before […]

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Posts Will Resume Weekly Basis

Posted on April 4th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Apologies, there is no regular post again this week. Regular Weekly Posts The regular weekly posts will return next week as my current projects are nearing completion. They should be done sometime next week. The Black Teeth adventure module should be finished sometime at the end of this month and ready to be published after […]

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Project News

Posted on March 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There is some news concerning Ranger Games Publishing and upcoming projects but first… Sorry No Blog Entry This Week Well, there will be no regular entry this week. This is due to work on six articles, the module, and piecing the Dwarves project back together. Frankly, I bit off more than I can chew all […]

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Project News *Updated*

Posted on March 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There is some news concerning Ranger Games Publishing and upcoming projects but first… Sorry No Blog Entry This Week Either Well, there will be no regular entry this week. This is due to work on six articles, the module, and piecing the Dwarves project back together. Frankly, I bit off more than I can chew […]

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Arvan Sale Extended ONE more week!

Posted on March 1st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

40% Off Sale on Arvan: Land of Dragons fantasy setting PDF’s on the OneBookShelf sites! Extended for 1 more week until Sat. March 10th! This sale will not be repeated this year, get yours at a discount while you can! And contractually I may not be able to repeat this deal longer than that! Arvan: […]

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Tabletop Meditations #17: The Lich

Posted on February 28th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Whether it is at the head of an undead horde or a shadowy figure behind the scenes using monsters and people like chess pieces the undead wizard known as the lich is adept on and off the field. These undead wizards appear as mostly skeletal with only the scant, mummified remnants of flesh left hanging […]

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Tabletop Meditations #17: The Lich

Posted on February 28th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Whether it is at the head of an undead horde or a shadowy figure behind the scenes using monsters and people like chess pieces the undead wizard known as the lich is adept on and off the field. These undead wizards appear as mostly skeletal with only the scant, mummified remnants of flesh left hanging […]

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Brain Drain and Arvan Sale!

Posted on February 21st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Sorry, no post this week due to brain drain. I’ve pretty much worked myself to exhaustion trying to write 6 articles, a weekly post, an adventure module, and prepping the material for the Dark Home setting all at once these past few weeks. As a result, I’ve pretty much drained my skull of ideas and […]

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Arvan: Land of Dragons Setting Sale

Posted on February 19th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

40% Off Sale on Arvan: Land of Dragons fantasy setting PDF’s on the OneBookShelf sites! Arvan: Land of Dragons is a high fantasy setting with the feel of gritty sword & sorcery. Set in an age of territorial expansion and the foundation of international trade. This world is rife with ancient caches from the Era […]

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Tabletop Meditations #16: Old Empires

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In any given fantasy RPG, but by no means all of them, a remnant empire or a landscape littered with the bones of an ancient empire sometimes mysterious oft times still vaguely powerful. Old empires appear throughout fantasy and thus many fantasy tabletop roleplaying games. Using this trope makes it a little easier to begin […]

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Tabletop Meditations #16: Old Empires

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In any given fantasy RPG, but by no means all of them, a remnant empire or a landscape littered with the bones of an ancient empire sometimes mysterious oft times still vaguely powerful. Old empires appear throughout fantasy and thus many fantasy tabletop roleplaying games. Using this trope makes it a little easier to begin […]

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Wondrous Objects #6 – The Wondrous Armory

Posted on February 7th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here’s another fantastic item to drop into any Dice & Glory campaign. However, it is not strictly speaking an object. Instead it’s a clever use of a combination of spells, a locale, and some mundane but high quality weapons. It has the potential to pull double-duty as a hidden stash and an enemy’s clever gimmick. […]

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Wondrous Objects #6 – The Wondrous Armory

Posted on February 7th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here’s another fantastic item to drop into any Dice & Glory campaign. However, it is not strictly speaking an object. Instead it’s a clever use of a combination of spells, a locale, and some mundane but high quality weapons. It has the potential to pull double-duty as a hidden stash and an enemy’s clever gimmick. […]

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Tabletop Meditations #15: The Golem

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The creature comes barreling down a narrow web-choked hallway in the enemy wizard’s fortress. The ground shakes as the large humanoid stomps towards our hapless adventurers. Its fists like cudgels and its door-shattering shoulders wide and powerful. Its feet and legs like dreadful stumps ready to stomp our heroes into pulp. Snickering behind the monster […]

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Tabletop Meditations #15: The Golem

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The creature comes barreling down a narrow web-choked hallway in the enemy wizard’s fortress. The ground shakes as the large humanoid stomps towards our hapless adventurers. Its fists like cudgels and its door-shattering shoulders wide and powerful. Its feet and legs like dreadful stumps ready to stomp our heroes into pulp. Snickering behind the monster […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.44: Betrayed at Last!

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Nighttime – the four mages stumbled into camp, beat-up and dirty. Gornix (played by Gil) was nursing a gut wound. On their way out from the treasure vault, they had backtracked to a few rooms that they had missed. Gornix had been gored by an animated obsidian rhino statue. Szoosha (played by Isis) and Fauna […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.44: Betrayed at Last!

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Nighttime – the four mages stumbled into camp, beat-up and dirty. Gornix (played by Gil) was nursing a gut wound. On their way out from the treasure vault, they had backtracked to a few rooms that they had missed. Gornix had been gored by an animated obsidian rhino statue. Szoosha (played by Isis) and Fauna […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.43: The Final Room

Posted on January 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The sound of stone grinding against stone filled the mages’ ears as the solid black-stone door slid down into the floor stopping with the finality of a thud. That door would never close again. A large central fire lighted the oblong octagonal chamber before them. The walls were of the same dull black stone as […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.43: The Final Room

Posted on January 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The sound of stone grinding against stone filled the mages’ ears as the solid black-stone door slid down into the floor stopping with the finality of a thud. That door would never close again. A large central fire lighted the oblong octagonal chamber before them. The walls were of the same dull black stone as […]

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