Round Table 97 – Fantastic Locations

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A new episode of my podcast, The Round Table, is up on The Tome Show’s website. I sit down with Mike Shea of SlyFlourish.com to discuss his ongoing Kickstarter for the system agnostic book Fantastic Locations. This podcast was recored on November 29, 2015. Please rate and review us on iTunes, it helps a boat load! Links: The Tome Show on Facebook The Tome Show on… Continue reading Round Table 97 – Fantastic Locations

What Can Your D&D Game Steal from Other Games?

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IntroConso was amazing. What’s that? You never heard of IntroConso? That’s because my friends and I made it up. My great pal, fellow Tome Show podcaster, and amazing Night’s Black Agents Game Master, Rudy Basso, and I have been going to Gen Con together for the last two years. 60,000 people who are all down to roll some dice… Continue reading What Can Your D&D Game Steal from Other Games?

New Background – Raised by Animals

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Romulus is the founder of The Rome… he was also raised by wolves. Mowgli is the hero of often film-adapted The Jungle Book and he too was raised by animals. Mila is the main character of Karen Hesse’s The Music of Dolphins and the book’s titular animal raised her. Loads of fictional characters were brought up by big cats, chimps, bears, and… Continue reading New Background – Raised by Animals

More Monsters For Fantasy Age

For those clamoring for material for Fantasy AGE, there are few options. Most of what is out there for AGE are for its predecessor and while fan projects, such as board member TUTTLE’s Mystara Bestiary. Its no replacement for official product, but this week we got some guidance from Green Ronin about the potential pitfalls of monster design. Designing in AGE is deceptively complex. Despite most rolls being … Continue reading More Monsters For Fantasy Age

When Death Isn’t (Always) The End

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In many Dungeons and Dragons campaigns death is merely a hurdle. In fifth edition PCs and NPCs alike can return from death with a diamond and a 3rd-level or higher spell slot. Creatures can return from death as wights, revenants, ghosts, and other more powerful undead. Now I know in most D&D worlds returning from death isn’t possible for… Continue reading When Death Isn’t (Always) The End