Tag Archives: Tabletop Games

Five Awesome RPGs for When You Need Something New

Dungeons and Dragons is pretty much the standard whenever you’re trying to form a new group.  It makes sense, D&D is the original and it’s still the biggest brand in the industry even after 33 years.  Today, though, we’re going to look at some RPGs to break out when you’re played out on raiding dungeons […]

Indy Spotlight: The Witch is Dead

“The Witch is Dead” is a free one-page free RPG by Grant Howitt.  Designed to be played in a single session, “The Witch is Dead” gives its players control over one of the late witches familiars and a single goal: revenge.  You see, the witch was not the wicked kind.  She was wise and benevolent […]

Tools of the Trade: Syrinscape Game Sounds

Welcome to the first ever Tools of the Trade article, a new series in which I talk about tools and products that can be used to enhance your gaming experience.  I like to open new segments talking about things that I like, and this is going to be no exception.  So, let me tell you […]

Turning the Gears: Non-magical Healing in Pathfinder

In many d20 systems, including 3.x D&D and the Pathfinder RPG, healing is almost entirely the realm of the magically gifted. Sure, there’s the Heal skill, but that can only heal a creature of 1 hit point per hit die of the target once per day, so you still need a holy person around if […]

A Look at Adventurers in the World

So I haven’t dusted off my world-building tools in a while, and I’d honestly like to see if I’m still up to snuff on it.  Last time I did an article on world-building I talked about the different types of people that exist in an adventuring world and how common each of them are (If […]

Big Fights Make for Long Nights: The Boss Fight

Note: The cover image of this article was found at the wikimedia commons, which lists the artist. I could not find any more information on the artist to more effectively source him. Last time we did this I talked about marching armies and giant battles but now I’m going to talk about a different kind […]