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  1. The core rulebook will have a lot of Alien...

    The core rulebook will have a lot of Alien universe info. And you can always watch Alien and Aliens again. Plus movies like Blade Runner and Outland.
  2. You Are Expendable, Stay Alive if You Can with the Alien RPG Starter Kit

    The USCSS Montero starfreighter diverts to check out the distress call of the USCSS Cronus science exploration ship. As the crew unravels what is happening stress builds sharpening skills and...
  3. Discover Strange New Worlds for Index Card RPG and D&D

    Three worlds: fantasy, supernatural space fantasy, and weird western. One book filled with strange vistas, otherworldly threats, maps, and adventure ideas awaits you in Index Card RPG Worlds.


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  4. Michael Prescott on Creating Trilemma, Adventures, and Sandboxes

    “My adventures are inspired by the weather-stained heroism of Middle Earth, the grounded, emotional honesty of Earthsea, and the fantastic whimsy of stories like Rupert Bear,” says Michael Prescott....
  5. Bluddwolf, glad you decided to post! And thank...

    Bluddwolf, glad you decided to post! And thank you.
  6. Eric Bloat, Owner of Bloat Games, Discusses RPGs and Kickstarters

    In 2017, Eric Bloat launched his first kickstarter Dark Places & Demogorgons (review) via his company Bloat Games. He expanded on his Survive This!! ruleset from Survive This!! Zombies to introduce...
  7. Another great idea. If you run D&D 3.5/Pathfinder...

    Another great idea. If you run D&D 3.5/Pathfinder there is also Issue No. 114 of Dungeon with an update of the Isle of Dread and a big poster map. Maybe I should do a part two and look into all these...
  8. Great idea. Works for 5E players who use books...

    Great idea. Works for 5E players who use books (looks like no PDF if I'm reading it correctly): http://goodman-games.com/store/product/original-adventures-reincarnated-2-the-isle-of-dread/
  9. That sounds like a great campaign.

    That sounds like a great campaign.
  10. Sea of Dread: More Sea Adventures for D&D

    Ghosts of Saltmarsh brings seafaring adventure to D&D 5E. While it updates ten adventures, there are many more settings and adventures to explore via ship and beneath the waves. Here are additional...
  11. I have an interview with Eric that will be posted...

    I have an interview with Eric that will be posted soon. One of his design goals was to have heroes start out as nearly normal people and grow into being heroes over the levels. Not have too much in...
  12. Thanks! Yeah, I could see how the two systems...

    Thanks!

    Yeah, I could see how the two systems might be confusing. Saves roll low and skills/attack roll high.

    The Blackest of Deaths is the current kickstarter:...
  13. Try to Survive This!! Vigilante City RPG Superheroics

    Gangs kill and terrorize Victory City overwhelming law and order. Super villains run amok. Become a vigilante and strike back using violence to fight violence in the dark setting nicknamed Vigilante...
  14. Should be amazing.

    Should be amazing.
  15. Tomas Härenstam, Lead Designer for Mutant: Year Zero, Talks Free League RPGs

    In 2014, working with Modiphius as co-publisher, Tomas Härenstam led the design for Mutant: Year Zero RPG (MY0) (review) in English by Free League (Fria Liga in Swedish and (overview). His story...
  16. Great! Yeah, each PC will likely end up with a...

    Great! Yeah, each PC will likely end up with a shard that connects them with the old gods and have them seeking them out.
  17. I think it does because of the intro doc: The...

    I think it does because of the intro doc:

    The Old Gods are no more. The battles have ceased. The titans have fallen.
    From the age of reverence, only myths remain. From the age of sacrifices,...
  18. Yes it does. 106055

    Yes it does.

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  19. I agree. 106054

    I agree.

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  20. I get that. But it is about finding the gods. The...

    I get that. But it is about finding the gods. The PCs are infused with the gods' power. And in Dungeons & Dragons the title describes the setting also, not the PCs, so it makes sense to me.

    As to...
  21. Bastien DeHarme’s Great Fervor for His Upcoming Gods RPG

    An RPG gamer becomes a successful artist and turns his talents to create the RPG he dreams about. Gods the Roleplaying Game, slated for a May 2020 release, is dark fantasy brought to life through...
  22. Fixed, thanks for catching.

    Fixed, thanks for catching.
  23. Dark Places & Demogorgons: Peter Rottentail and the Pot o’ Gold

    That rabbit being used to celebrate spring does not look quite right. And that leprechaun spotted in the woods cannot be real and guarding gold can it? Introduce a dangerous bunny and glittering gold...
  24. Got it. Thanks for the further explanation. Makes...

    Got it. Thanks for the further explanation. Makes sense.
  25. I agree. Some gamers will just hate it. It does...

    I agree. Some gamers will just hate it. It does take a skilled GM to wield the Darkness well and in a terrifying way without going overboard. But really it is just another TTRPG tool which is this...
  26. Thanks for sharing!

    Thanks for sharing!
  27. Welcome to EN World Disappointment. I agree, the...

    Welcome to EN World Disappointment. I agree, the cover art is evocative.

    Quickstart pdf is free http://frialigan.se/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/CORIOLIS_QUICKSTART.pdf
  28. I agree that the dice can be a bit swingy. As GM...

    I agree that the dice can be a bit swingy. As GM I think just letting some attempts at things happen with no roll would smooth things out.

    As for giving the GM Darkness Points for rerolls, some...
  29. What characters are your players running? Do they...

    What characters are your players running? Do they have a ship?
  30. Emissary Lost: Adventures for the Coriolis RPG

    Who is hunting the mystics of Coriolis and why? Investigate to find out in Emissary Lost, an adventure for the Coriolis the Third Horizon RPG. Combine Emissary Lost with other Coriolis adventures for...
  31. I corrected it. Thanks.

    I corrected it. Thanks.
  32. I reviewed Zweihander...

    I reviewed Zweihander http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?655940-Explore-Grim-and-Perilous-Worlds-in-Zweih%E4nder and added a link above. As others stated, it is closer to Warhammer 2E in...
  33. Interview with Zweihander's Daniel D. Fox: Bounded Accuracy Meets WFRPG

    While titans battled for the blitzbowl championship, I spoke to Daniel D. Fox, emperor of Grim and Perilous Studios’ Zweihänder RPG dynasty. He talked playtesting, balanced math, and upcoming...
  34. Sounds like you had a heck of a campaign. And I...

    Sounds like you had a heck of a campaign. And I agree. Lots of modules work with 5E. DCC is a bit easier in some ways because it shares many design choices with D&D 5E. But the old stuff isn't too...
  35. That is correct. The modules are all for Dungeon...

    That is correct. The modules are all for Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG. DCC is based off of D&D 3E and is highly compatible with D&D 5E (ascending AC, hit points, and saves for example). Any spells...
  36. The Forlorn North Adventure Path for D&D and DCC RPG

    Winter crouches outside howling at doors trying to get in. Some frozen ancient thing snatches the unwary from warm homes. Consider tying together several Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG winter adventures...
  37. I really like Simon Stålenhag's art on Tales from...

    I really like Simon Stålenhag's art on Tales from the Loop so I was glad to see him branch out into fantasy. The cover art is great.
  38. Especially if the PCs build a stronghold together.

    Especially if the PCs build a stronghold together.
  39. I would say MY0 is a traditional RPG just...

    I would say MY0 is a traditional RPG just different from D&D. I totally agree it focuses on survival but also politics and settlement building. However, the PCs slowly fall apart which takes some...
  40. Forbidden Lands is a roleplaying fantasy game. It...

    Forbidden Lands is a roleplaying fantasy game. It uses dice pool mechanics which I linked to. You have a character that goes on adventures, explores the wilds, gets treasures, builds strongholds, and...
  41. Kick Off a Fantasy Campaign in Forbidden Lands

    Plunder lost tombs, fight terrible monsters, wander wild lands, and if you live long enough, build a stronghold. Make your mark on a cursed world and start a new campaign in the Forbidden Lands.

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  42. Welcome to EN World (if your join date is...

    Welcome to EN World (if your join date is correct). I obviously agree with you. D&D Ravnica is great but the book references all the D&D rule books which is around seven hardcovers with Ravnica....
  43. From the article: The Guildmasters’ Guide (GG) to...

    From the article: The Guildmasters’ Guide (GG) to Ravnica might appeal to new DMs or DMs looking for a new campaign to kick off the new year.
  44. Agreed. A quick search turns up plenty of free 5E...

    Agreed. A quick search turns up plenty of free 5E adventures.

    Or you could do what I do and borrow Ravnica from the library! Where I live my tax dollars give me access to most of the D&D books for...
  45. Thanks! The budget part makes sense right after...

    Thanks! The budget part makes sense right after Christmas for me. And Ravnica is quite different but well packed to actually help play the game without being an adventure path on its own.
  46. I liked dice long before WotC existed. In fact,...

    I liked dice long before WotC existed. In fact, you could just use a dice randomizer on line for free. Or numbered chits in a cup. But what would be the fun in that? Still, good to mention it so...
  47. Thanks! Anything in particular you liked?

    Thanks! Anything in particular you liked?
  48. Your New Campaign: Ravnica on a Budget

    Enemies lurk in dark alleys between towering skyscrapers waiting to waylay you. Stand by your guild as the Guildpact falters. Consider starting a D&D Ravnica campaign on a budget.


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  49. I agree. The loss of sanity seemed high in the...

    I agree. The loss of sanity seemed high in the games I've run, but maybe that is an intentional part of the game. Agents were really mentally scarred after a couple of missions.
  50. Fight the Apocalypse; Wield the Delta Green Agent’s Handbook

    The world is going to end. Not over time but all at once. Soon. As an Agent you know this awful truth. If you would fight back anyway you may want to pick up Delta Green Agent’s Handbook.


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  51. I'm looking at the free Krampus for Zweihander....

    I'm looking at the free Krampus for Zweihander. It is a dark fey spirit so you could use in WH. It has Combat, Parry, and Dodge all as % and a Damage Threshold that could be used as wounds. Some...
  52. It started that way. Many new things have been...

    It started that way. Many new things have been added along the way like leveling up in your career (which I believe WFRP 4E allows for as well now) and a variety of weird monsters and settings to...
  53. Warhammer 4E gets you going in the Old World of...

    Warhammer 4E gets you going in the Old World of Warhammer. Nothing is better for playing Warhammer Old World than WFRP.

    Zweihander is geared more toward building your own world (you could of...
  54. Also, Cubicle 7 has three free adventures for...

    Also, Cubicle 7 has three free adventures for Warhammer FRP 4E which can serve as a launching point for creating Zweihänder adventures:...
  55. What jhilahd said. For my playtest I converted...

    What jhilahd said. For my playtest I converted part of the adventure out of the Warhammer FRP 1E core rules.

    While there are not many adventures, the 15 Zweihänder PDFs are currently on sale for a...
  56. Explore Grim and Perilous Worlds in Zweihänder

    You chased a thief into a swamp, trekked through trackless forests and bogs, and fought your way out of an ambush set by orx. Just another day as wandering adventurers in Zweihänder the grim and...
  57. Thanks Egg! There is a free supplement PDF out as...

    Thanks Egg! There is a free supplement PDF out as well. https://www.rpgnow.com/product/260633/DARK-PLACES--DEMOGORGONS--Holiday-Special--FREE-pdf?src=newest
  58. Investigate Strange Things in Dark Places & Demogorgons

    Do you want to experience the danger a teenager trapped in a monster haunted town in the 1980s faces? Do you want to fight back against the monsters by break dancing and head banging using old school...
  59. Be the Apocalypse; Channel the Delta Green Handler’s Guide

    You are a Handler, a GM, for agents, PCs, fighting to keep otherwordly terrors from destroying the world. But the world is doomed. It isn’t about victory, which is impossible, but about the fight,...
  60. Enact the Apocalypse; Evoke Delta Green Night at the Opera

    Delta Green Night at the Opera is a 204 page full color PDF by Arc Dream Publishing and written by Dennis Detwiller, Shane Ivey, and Greg Stolze. It includes six adventures previously available...
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    He wrote Atlantis 2E and a few other RPGs. He...

    He wrote Atlantis 2E and a few other RPGs. He sent me a PDF of Atlantis for free when another kickstarter I backed didn't fulfill their promise. I highly recommend his work based both on how good his...
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    I've been searching the internet, but I can't...

    I've been searching the internet, but I can't find much about the space opera part. I've posted the following on the G+ channel for the game because I don't actually see much if any of the space...
  63. House of Paper Shadows is currently on sale for...

    House of Paper Shadows is currently on sale for Halloween at Drivethrurpg. Affiliate link to the the sale: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/250688/House-of-Paper-Shadows?affiliate_id=6138
  64. Confront Body Rending Kung Fu Horror in House of Paper Shadows

    Are your Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate tough enough to face the horrific tortured denizens of a haunted demon house? Do you have the fast fists and wuxia mastery to survive the buzzing demon wasps...
  65. Races and Other Rules in Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica

    Ten guilds made up of diverse beings rule Ravnica. Although the Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica doesn’t release until November, details on some of those races are available now and can be used in any...
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    Looks like a way to move up in the ranks of the...

    Looks like a way to move up in the ranks of the guilds. So a Boros Legion soldier might be able to sergeant and eventually run a garrison.
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    Right. I'm just hoping guild membership is not...

    Right. I'm just hoping guild membership is not better mechanically than a regular background.
  68. Yes. Coming soon to the Open Game License is the...

    Yes. Coming soon to the Open Game License is the d6 pool roleplaying system called Year Zero.

    I talk about the system here:...
  69. Free League: RPGs in English from a Swedish Publisher Part 2 of 2

    Do you want to build a new civilization as a mutant in a ruined world, travel the space lanes in an Arabian Night system of stars, unravel mysteries as a young 80s kid and 90s teen, and battle...
  70. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1192053011/fo...

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1192053011/forbidden-lands-retro-open-world-survival-fantasy

    OGL for Year Zero rule system was a stretch goal for the Forbidden Lands kickstarter I linked....
  71. That article pulled from the latest Wizards...

    That article pulled from the latest Wizards podcast which happened to cover those two guilds. This one covers five of the ten guilds as background information.
  72. Class Options and Five Guilds in Dungeons & Dragons Ravnica

    Ten guilds rule Ravnica. Although the Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica doesn’t release until November, details on some of those guilds along with class options are available now.


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  73. A few interesting RPG works coming for BRP and...

    A few interesting RPG works coming for BRP and CoC not to mention additions to other great lines like City of Mist. Can't wait to see more of Chris's work.
  74. Agreed. And Amazon to make a TV show as well. I'm...

    Agreed. And Amazon to make a TV show as well. I'm curious how the art will translate to live action.
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    On of the things that I like about Ravnica is it...

    On of the things that I like about Ravnica is it seems like a real place. Yes, guilds fight with magic and monsters to control the place. But people still have to go to work, bake bread, repair and...
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    I hope that guild membership does not give more...

    I hope that guild membership does not give more mechanical benefits. It should give more social benefits among the guilds. But a guildless hero could inspire a lot more of the common people and end...
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    That is one major reason I am glad that EN World...

    That is one major reason I am glad that EN World runs these articles. Information is out there but it is scattered in different locations. Sometimes I miss the days of previews in print Dragon...
  78. Free League: Explore Many Worlds with One Game System Part 1 of 2

    Using one game engine experience a ruined world as a mutant, fly through Arabian Night influenced space trading and exploring, unravel mysteries as a young 80s teen, and hex crawl through a fantasy...
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    What Parmandur said. James Wyatt was very clear...

    What Parmandur said. James Wyatt was very clear in interviews that he wanted usable art, usable maps, and usable adventures. This meant really upping the game on included maps many of which not even...
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    James Wyatt did the majority of the writing...

    James Wyatt did the majority of the writing according to the interviews. James Wyatt won an Origins Awards in 2003 for City of the Spider Queen and in 2005 for the Eberron Campaign Setting, which he...
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    Guildless make a up a large portion of the city...

    Guildless make a up a large portion of the city population. No one is born into a guild, they sign up or get recruited.

    My understanding is PCs won't have to join a guild. A character could just...
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    What would be interesting to you? Just curious.

    What would be interesting to you? Just curious.
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    Character driven adventures. Wizards has said...

    Character driven adventures. Wizards has said that each guild will have recommended foes and adventures PCs can go on if they are a member of that guild. So instead of random four fantasy PCs go into...
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    Ravnica Update: Focus on Five Guilds

    Do you want to explore the undercity of Ravnica as guest or enemy of the Golgari Swarm? What challenge does the leader of the Selesnya Conclave face? Do you want a large d10 with a guild symbol on...
  85. So no one has marked 3 Fade or 3 Crack yet?...

    So no one has marked 3 Fade or 3 Crack yet? Anyone worried that might happen soon?

    Sounds like your campaign is going great. The cases sound fun.
  86. I'm curious how Wizards will handle worlds going...

    I'm curious how Wizards will handle worlds going forward as well. I am really curious what approach they will take to the lore.

    Like other posters here I think they will set it after the last sets...
  87. What Parmandur said. I only got back into Magic a...

    What Parmandur said. I only got back into Magic a year or so ago so I missed the original Ravnica sets. I'm looking into the lore but also useful bits that could be used in both Ravnica and other D&D...
  88. I actually like that change better. I assume the...

    I actually like that change better. I assume the book will be up to date with the most current lore. Not sure if the current set(s) lore will make it in or not. There may be some sneak peeks for...
  89. I'm also interested in seeing how Wizards handles...

    I'm also interested in seeing how Wizards handles a 5E setting. I know the maps will be amazing (a painted look based on a 3D model of the city).

    I have a future Ravnica article coming up on the...
  90. The Guildpact and Five Guilds in Dungeons & Dragons Ravnica

    Ravnica’s history twists and changes through conflicts, war, guild upheaval, and growth. The greatest catalyst for change in Ravnica is the ten guilds. Although the Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica...
  91. Yes.

    Yes.
  92. Can't wait to view these. Ravnica has been around...

    Can't wait to view these. Ravnica has been around a while now!
  93. What Parmandur said. Mana and colors don't appear...

    What Parmandur said. Mana and colors don't appear in the story text of cards and it won't be in the book according to Wizards. The lore will be there, though, in a big way.

    And really Magic and...
  94. Has anyone had to switch themes yet? What kind of...

    Has anyone had to switch themes yet? What kind of cases are they going on?
  95. Did you run it or play a character? If you...

    Did you run it or play a character? If you played, what character did you play? The pre-gens all look interesting to me.
  96. Glad you enjoyed Wizard's art and the ideas drawn...

    Glad you enjoyed Wizard's art and the ideas drawn from them. I'm looking forward to a new D&D world as well. I also like that so much information is already available on Ravnica to get adventure and...
  97. Myth Struggles to Overwhelm Real Life in City of Mist

    Sometimes the mists part in the City and you see monsters behind the mundane. Then mythic power infuses your normal reality, striving to turn you from your normal life into a mythic legend. Can you...
  98. Art and Ideas from Ravnica to Inspire Your D&D Game

    The Dungeons & Dragons Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica debuts in November. But you don’t have to wait until then to gain inspiration for your D&D game. The art and text from Magic the Gathering cards...
  99. I'm still learning the history of Ravnica. Did...

    I'm still learning the history of Ravnica. Did Jace planewalk there after the first Guildpact was broken?
  100. According to Mark Rosewater, Ravnica started with...

    According to Mark Rosewater, Ravnica started with the mechanics of taking all the mana color pairs and doing something different than a previous set....
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