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Podcast Episode 50–RPGs with Robin D. Laws and Stone Skin Press

Very quickly after the previous podcast, It is my pleasure to bring you episode 50, which is a landmark I never thought I’d achieve. And yet, here it is and it’s all thanks to you, the listeners.

Kagematsu–The RPG review

It is Japan 1572, the end of the Senguko period of history. Like many transitions of power the country is filled with strife, warring factions pulling any able bodied men into war, leaving villages populated by only women, children and old men.

101 Magical Weapon Properties

This pdf by Rite Publishing is 25 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 2 pages of advertisements, leaving 20 pages of content. The pdf begins with an old-school table of the weapon qualities for use with your trusty d%.

Blood Moon Rising

For reasons I’ve never completely grasped, there have always been far more low-level adventures than mid- to high-level ones. I suppose it has a lot to do with the fewer number of variables in play when dealing with 1st to 3rd-level characters compared to, say, 9th to 12th-level characters, especially in old school RPGs, where mechanical balance isn’t a significant aspect of their design.

Abandon all Hope

By Megan Robertson You might think that it was bad enough to be locked up on an automated spaceship and sent off on a one-way journey to an unknown destination in the company of people even nastier than yourself… but that’s only the start of it. Science-fiction meets horror meets prison drama in this game…
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