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Worldcrafting

Worldcrafting


An average gamer is sitting at his desk, scribbling "My setting" on the first page of his notepad. He has prepared in advance: in his mind, he has a plan for the setting, its history, inklings of geography and names. He’s read some guides to creating fantasy worlds as well. He knows a lot of PnP and video game settings, has browsed the websites of complex alternate worlds, and by...   [click here for more]
GRAmel  $15.99 $9.99

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Roleplaying Emotion

Roleplaying Emotion


How can you express your character’s feelings without embarrassing yourself? Sometimes the hardest thing to do in a tabletop roleplaying game is engage with the roleplaying part. It's not that we have a shortage of ideas on how our characters would behave. Their abilities aren't a mystery to us, and we know how to use them to our tactical advantage. Things break down when we have to...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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H.G. Wells' Floor Games

H.G. Wells' Floor Games


Before Wells wrote Little Wars, he created what some would consider to be a sort of companion book to it. Published in 1912, Floor Games instructs creative children of all ages on some very imaginative activities for rainy days... or even sunny ones. This edition includes the photos from the original publication and faithfully retains the integrity of the antique font. ...   [click here for more]
5Realms Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Young At Heart

Young At Heart


You’re not young anymore. Now, young children buy baseball cards of you. You’ve come far; once a rookie, now you’re going to be in the hall of fame. One of the greatest still playing a game steeped in a history you’ve always loved. Getting paid to live out your dreams has always felt like a privilege, not a job. For what has seemed like countless years you’ve given...   [click here for more]
Wrecking Ball Games  $3.50

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Story Design: The Mystery

Story Design: The Mystery


How can you add more thrills and dramatic tension to your mystery adventures? Story Design Volume 7 - The word mystery carries a lot of cultural baggage. From a genre point of view, it’s typically associated with murder. The story goal is to discover who did it, although more modern variations focus on figuring out how it was done, in order to prove who did it. A mystery...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Breakout

Story Design: The Breakout


Have you ever wanted higher stakes and deeper meaning in your escape adventures? Story Design Volume 5 - A breakout story involves a protagonist trying to escape from a situation that’s not of their choosing, and possibly not of their making. Their captivity can be literal, like being locked in prison or stranded on an island. It may also be figurative, like an abusive...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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5e x 5 OGL SRD

5e x 5 OGL SRD


5e x 5 OGL SRD These is a minimally formatted not illustrated set of five PDF ebooks. Text only. We are fans of d100 games. However, there is basically only one major Open Gaming License (OGL) d100 game that is available to help create new d100 games. So, what is the easiest way to turn 5e into a d100 stat/skill game? Multiply it by five. Hence, this converted system we call 5e x...   [click here for more]
Ken Wickham  Pay What You Want

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Story Design: The Search

Story Design: The Search


How can you add more emotional resonance to your quest adventure story? Story Design Volume 2 - In the search plot, the protagonist is looking for something. It might be an object, a person, or a piece of information. The thing they’re searching for might be real, or it could be metaphorical. It doesn’t actually matter, because this is really a character-driven...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Rescue

Story Design: The Rescue


Have you ever wanted more suspense and peril in your rescue adventures? Story Design Volume 4 - A rescue plot is an action-heavy structure where a supporting character (the victim) is being held against their will by the antagonist. The protagonist’s job is to locate the victim and escort them back to safety. There are variations possible, but the core of a rescue story...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Chase

Story Design: The Chase


Have you ever wanted more danger and excitement in your pursuit adventure stories? Story Design Volume 3 - In a chase story, one character is pursuing another. The antagonist may be after the protagonist, or vice versa. The person being chased is often in possession of something valuable or important, has committed a crime and is fleeing justice, or believes...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Journey

Story Design: The Journey


How can you put more action and excitement in your traveling adventure stories? Story Design Volume 1 - In the journey plot, the protagonist travels and has an adventure. It’s a simple as that. There’s no deeper meaning or existential crisis underlying the trip. There’s hidden message, or a need for the character to experience personal growth. It’s...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Payback

Story Design: The Payback


How can you add more retribution and gratification to your revenge adventures? Story Design Volume 6 - In a payback story the protagonist, or someone close to them, has somehow been wronged by the antagonist. Seeking to balance the scales or settle the score, the protagonist goes on a mission of revenge. It’s a story about a person seeking justice by taking the law...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Duel

Story Design: The Duel


How can you add more conflict and suspense to your competitive adventures? Story Design Volume 8 - In a duel story, the protagonist and antagonist are competing against one another. They may be fighting to obtain the same objective, or simply trying to insure that the other doesn’t get what they’re after. The rivalry might be a sports competition, a race to make...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Seduction

Story Design: The Seduction


How can you add more dark danger and wicked fun to your temptation adventures? Story Design Volume 10 - A seduction story has the protagonist trying to avoid doing something they know they aren’t supposed to do. It could be lying, cheating, stealing, breaking an oath, succumbing to addiction, or anything that has serious consequences. The thing that the protagonist...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Structure

Story Structure


How can you use time-tested story structures to create better adventures? All great stories need a beginning, a middle, and an end. On that basic structure writers and storytellers throughout the ages have woven variations and created masterpieces. We keep coming back to the same foundations today for one very good reason: those structures are versatile and continue to work. This book helps...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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Setting Design

Setting Design


How can you design dynamic settings that supports telling great stories? Setting Design helps you to assembling the critical details that you will need in order to tell a story. More than mere worldbuilding, this book shows you how to save prep time by focusing on just the elements you'll need and use. With clear step-by-step instructions, you can: Create a clear premise...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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The World of Tyrth

The World of Tyrth


THE WORLD OF TYRTH IS LIKE A KINGS FEAST. It contains everything your stomach might desire, from the finest Elven fruits to the heartiest dwarven roast meats. Golden dishes from the ancient city of Aneb'Tharan, Toldarian glazed pottery and silken table clothes from King's Watch all adorn the table. When all is said and done however, it only takes one bottle of Calmarnockian red to sour the entire...   [click here for more]
Paul Ayton  $8.00 $5.00

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ABS12 Flexible Solo Game Engine v 1.0

ABS12 Flexible Solo Game Engine v 1.0


This is a flexible solo game engine that is meant to take the place of a Gamemaster (GM) for answering questions or finding the results of modified rolls. A chart with results for 1D6, 1d8, Fate, Fudge, 1D10, 1D12, 2D6, 3D6, 1D20, 4D6 JAGS, and 1D100 systems is included. It makes it a versatile game engine. This system uses Yes, Maybe, and No type answers expanding the traditional solo game system...   [click here for more]
Ken Wickham  Pay What You Want

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Achtung! Cthulhu: Plotting Cthulhu Dossier

Achtung! Cthulhu: Plotting Cthulhu Dossier


The 19 page Plotting Cthulhu Dossier helps you construct some truly nefarious Mythos plots set against the backdrop of World War Two. By looking at various inspirational film and television sources it hopes to show how you, the Keeper, can mine them for ideas for your own games. If you are still a bit stumped, there is a comprehensive plot generator to further aid you in your machinations plus a two...   [click here for more]
Modiphius  $1.99

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The Covetous Poet's Adventure Creator and Solo GM Guidebook

The Covetous Poet's Adventure Creator and Solo GM Guidebook


The Covetous Poet's Adventure Creator and Solo GM Guidebook is a supplement for roleplayers who would like to write their own adventures, or play their favorite roleplaying games solo. The first section of the book, the Adventure Creator, will guide you through the process of creating your own RPG storyline using a pre-prepared act structure. The Story Charts found in the middle of the book contain...   [click here for more]
Covetous Poet Publishing  $10.00

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Building Characters

Building Characters


How can you create memorable characters with great story potential? At the heart of all great stories are strong characters. It doesn’t matter whether you’re reading a short story, writing a novel, or watching a play. The characters found in TV series, comic books, and games are more alike on a creative level than they are different. The symbiotic relationship between character...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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Horror Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 1)

Horror Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 1)


How can you add more terror and suspense to your horror adventures? Horror Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 1) helps you to develop and tell frightful tales of dread and darkness. It is an essential sourcebook for creating fiction and tabletop adventures. Written for writers and roleplayers, with clear step-by-step instructions, you can: Determine which horror genre elements...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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Story Design: The Dark Horse

Story Design: The Dark Horse


How can you add more heroic struggle and vicarious thrills to your underdog adventures? Story Design Volume 9 - In a dark horse story, the protagonist and antagonist are not evenly matched. The odds are stacked heavily in favor of the antagonist. Initially no one takes the protagonist seriously, but over the course of the story they shake off their underdog status to become...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Sengoku: Revised Edition

Sengoku: Revised Edition


The award-winning Sengoku: Chanbara Roleplaying in Feudal Japan is a roleplaying adventure game set in 16th century Japan, the age of civil war. Sengokuis based on Japanese history and myth, and chanbara (Japanese "Swordplay" films) and jidai-geki (Japanese period films). Sengoku uses the Fuzion game system for the basic rules of play. Sengoku...   [click here for more]
Gold Rush Games  $14.95 $1.99

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Fantasy Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 3)

Fantasy Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 3)


How can you add more wonder and enchantment to your fantasy adventures? Fantasy Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 3) helps you to develop and tell spellbinding tales of magic and imagination. It is an essential sourcebook for creating fiction and tabletop adventures. Written for writers and roleplayers, with clear step-by-step instructions, you can: Determine which fantasy...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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Master Solo Engines: Gain Compelling Adventures by Asking, and Answering, the Correct Questions

Master Solo Engines: Gain Compelling Adventures by Asking, and Answering, the Correct Questions


Master Solo Engines gives you a better understanding of solo engines. Giving you the freedom to make better use of them in your solo RPG sessions. You'll learn: How the GM / PC Turn framework can make asking questions easier. The difference between shallow and deep questions and how each can enhance your game. When to ask multiple questions and how to stop asking too many questions. How...   [click here for more]
Cabbage Games  $1.97

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Solo Gaming Rules (RPG)

Solo Gaming Rules (RPG)


Solo Gaming Rules is a role-playing game (RPG) system designed for solo play. No system is easier to learn. Solo Gaming Rules does have substance and can be played with these rules alone as an RPG if that is what you want. If you are a firm solo gamer, this game can be molded to your tastes in gaming. It can be used in any solo involving high tech, low tech (fantasy), monsters and magic, and many other...   [click here for more]
Cactus Games  $2.50

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Shadowed Earth (Core Setting Guide)

Shadowed Earth (Core Setting Guide)


“History is a lie. Many men have said that history is written by those who achieve victory. The truth is that history is written by those who want to hide the truth from the fragile minds of humanity. Why, you may ask? If humanity knew the truth about the world around them, it would truly drive them insane. The mind of the average citizen cannot fathom the powers that lie just beyond their...   [click here for more]
Mystical Throne Entertainment  $5.00

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Understanding Alignment

Understanding Alignment


How can you make alignment more useful and meaningful in your roleplaying games? Understanding Alignment presents a system for using the traditional nine-point alignment system to enrich your game. It presents alignment as a means for customizing your character's personality, goals, and beliefs. Simple mechanics reward characters who embody the tenets of their alignment,...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00 $5.00

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CRGE, Conjectural Roleplaying GM Emulator

CRGE, Conjectural Roleplaying GM Emulator


CRGE is a GM emulator that works on adding the unexpected to your imagination. CRGE is a tiered system to create a role-playing experience without a GM. At the base level the system works to answer "yes or no" questions while constantly pushing the game towards the unexpected. At the intermediate level, the system weaves story threads together to give each scene a focus in...   [click here for more]
Conjecture Games  Pay What You Want

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Science Fiction (Genre Structure Vol. 2)

Science Fiction (Genre Structure Vol. 2)


How can you add more excitement and bold vision to your science fiction adventures? Science Fiction (Genre Structure Vol. 2) helps you to develop and tell tales of discovery and possibility. It is an essential sourcebook for creating fiction and tabletop adventures. Written for writers and roleplayers, with clear step-by-step instructions, you can: Determine which science...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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ALONe: A Solo Game Engine BETA

ALONe: A Solo Game Engine BETA


(BETA-Get involved and shape the game!) Some tales best unfold ALONe. ALONe (A Lonesome October Night) is a solo game engine designed specifically to support role playing with only one player and no Game Master. Whether you want to play a cunning streetrat surviving by their wits, a demigod raising an immortal army to storm the walls of heaven, or a mercenary warrior who just wants to live through...   [click here for more]
Larcenous Designs, LLC  Pay What You Want

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Action! System Core Rules (Full Version)

Action! System Core Rules (Full Version)


Buy it NOW! This price is for a limited time only!   Get ready for Action! The Action! System Core Rulesprovide all of the basic rules necessary to create and play a role-playing game. Create adventures and characters based on your favorite movies, TV shows or novels. The Action! System is ready to play as-is, but with the addition of rules Extensions...   [click here for more]
Gold Rush Games  $4.95 $0.99

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Act Ten Core Rules

Act Ten Core Rules


Own a fast paced 1d10 tabletop RPG with evolving character creation, dynamic combat, and on the fly experience! As The first book in the series, Act Ten Core Rules takes you through all the rules you will need to play this fun, fast paced RPG. The book itself is broken up across sections built around ease of use. Simple to navigate, the book is comprised of three sections: Core Rules takes you...   [click here for more]
Act Ten Game Studio  $19.95 $9.99

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ABS12 Fact Generator Flexible Dice v 1.0

ABS12 Fact Generator Flexible Dice v 1.0


This is a flexible fact generator that is meant to aid or take the place of a Gamemaster (GM) for answering questions or finding the clues, information, or describing situations. A chart with results for 2D6, 1D12, 1D20, and 3D6 systems is included. It makes it a versatile fact generating engine. A 1D100 can use the 1D20 if they divide and round their 1D100 by five. This system is meant to give keywords,...   [click here for more]
Ken Wickham  Pay What You Want

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BOLD, Universal PC Stories and Deeds Generator

BOLD, Universal PC Stories and Deeds Generator


BOLD is the book of legends and deeds. With just a handful of dice rolls, BOLD can generate interesting character histories, downtime events, and even adventures. Any character instantly obtains deeds and legends that are overcome in unexpected ways. These deeds can even arc out in to entire stories. Best of all BOLD is system and setting agnostic. It will work in mouseland fantasy...   [click here for more]
Conjecture Games  Pay What You Want

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The Mighty Six

The Mighty Six


GO ON, BE A HERO... You know you want to. How often do you get a chance to race a supersonic jet, take a rocket propelled grenade smack on the chin and crack a smile, or arrive just in the nick of time to save the entire universe? Never right? Well now you can. Play Mighty Six, the super powered roleplaying game compatible...   [click here for more]
Mighty Six Enterprises  $14.99

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Questions Without Answers

Questions Without Answers


What can change a person's very nature? How can the broken be made whole? What does it mean to be a hero? In a world where most people still dismiss genre fiction as ‘trash’ or ‘pulp,' it should be no surprise that role playing games don’t have a reputation for literary value. And, to be fair, I can understand why: most...   [click here for more]
Larcenous Designs, LLC  Pay What You Want

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The GameMaster's Apprentice: Adventure Guide Pack

The GameMaster's Apprentice: Adventure Guide Pack


Adventure-Building Support for The GameMaster's Apprentice! Minimal Layout, Maximum Content!* Note: Each of these Adventure Guides is included with their respective genre deck of GameMaster's Apprentice cards (save the Fantasy guide, which is bundled with the Base Deck); if you purchase or plan to purchase all the decks, you do not need to purchase this separately! This pack...   [click here for more]
Larcenous Designs, LLC  $0.99

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Other Worlds

Other Worlds


Other Worlds is a roleplaying game of heroic action and adventure for any genre. The game is driven by description: descriptions of characters, details of actions, and dramatic visualisations. Numbers and dice rolls are secondary to the action; in fact, you will find that in Other Worlds the rules serve to emphasise the story and increase the drama rather than getting in their way. This...   [click here for more]
Signal 13  $14.99

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Stakes For Tabletop Roleplaying

Stakes For Tabletop Roleplaying


Stakes For Tabletop Roleplaying gives a listing for a variety of actions that characters might undertake in a game, a complex of possible interesting outcomes for those actions, and sample 'perks' for the specialist. It is intended mainly for the following: For Tenocha, Shamblington, and other games from Levi Kornelsen, these are ready-made expansions to the action available....   [click here for more]
Levi Kornelsen  Pay What You Want

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Mistborn Adventure Game Digital Edition

Mistborn Adventure Game Digital Edition


Rally Your Crew   Based on the best-selling novels by Brandon Sanderson and powered by an all new story-driven rules system, the Mistborn Adventure Game lets you explore, command, or liberate the oppressed world of Scadrial, battle the Lord Ruler's Inquisitors, and master the primal forces of Allomancy, Feruchemy, and Hemalurgy. It features new official fiction from Brandon...   [click here for more]
Crafty Games  $34.99 $14.99

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Flatpack: Fix the Future

Flatpack: Fix the Future


Have you heard anyone say that the future's not so bright, and thought, "But I have lightbulbs?" If so, Flatpack is the game for you! Until someone tells us otherwise, we're saying that Flatpack: Fix the Future is the first game in the smash Hyperoptimistic Postapocalyptic genre of gaming. Flatpack is a game about building a new society using pre-apocalypse technology that you don't always...   [click here for more]
Machine Age Productions  $21.99 $7.00

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On the Non-player Character

On the Non-player Character


"Problems with your players being frustrated at your non-player characters? Looking for the hidden social combat system that's been part of classic fantasy role-playing for over 30 years? Do you want your social encounters to be navigated by player skill, rather than by what's on the character's sheet or how good the player's personal charisma is? Are you looking for the fast way to generate memorable...   [click here for more]
Hack & Slash Publishing  $21.99 $19.99

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Dungeonteller Fantasy RPG

Dungeonteller Fantasy RPG


The roleplaying game for everyone. If you have kids or game-curious adults you want to introduce to RPGs, this is the one, designed to support intergenerational and mixed ability game groups. Rules are presented visually and in casual language. But don't call it rules-light. There are plenty of character advancement and tactical options for advanced players! This includes the complete...   [click here for more]
Blue Boxer Rebellion  $6.50 $4.00

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The Solo Wargaming Guide

The Solo Wargaming Guide


Can't find a tabletop wargame opponent? This easily-readable guide provides the tools needed to undertake tabletop wargame campaigns without the need for other players. The guidelines presented within are designed to supplement your favorite wargaming rules set (not included). They can be bent or twisted, even broken and reformed, to suit a wargamer's needs. Novices and veterans alike can employ...   [click here for more]
Precis Intermedia  $14.95 $6.95

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Part-Time Gods

Part-Time Gods


Part-Time Gods You’ve been gifted with the spark of divinity. Will you give into the power and leave your mortal life behind? Or will you lead a double life and protect those closest to you? Choose wisely - You only have one soul. Part-Time Gods is a roleplaying game where players take the role of ordinary people imbued with the powers of a god. Balancing one's mortal and divine lives...   [click here for more]
Third Eye Games  $29.95 $14.99

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The Mythos Society Guide to New England

The Mythos Society Guide to New England


The Mythos Society Guide to New England is an expansive universal sourcebook by veteran game designer Clint Staples that can be used to enhance any horror, mystery, or adventure roleplaying scenarios set in New England. It is particularly suited for Mythos-oriented games like Call of Cthulhu and Cthulhu Live. It is also a fun and provocative read...   [click here for more]
Skirmisher Publishing  $6.99

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Eighth Day Genesis:  A Worldbuilding Codex

Eighth Day Genesis: A Worldbuilding Codex


2013 Origins Award Nominee You want to build a world. Twenty authors want to help. It begins when you have that moment when you can close your eyes and see a world no-one has seen before. It might start from a grain of sand, the way light filters through the trees, the feel of satin robes, the smell of cooking soup, or simply a wish for somewhere, somewhen else. It happens...   [click here for more]
Alliteration Ink  $14.99 $4.95

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Bard's Tales

Bard's Tales


A Pathfinder Roleplaying Game PLAYER'S RESOURCE by Megan Robertson Do you want to play a bard, but don't want to simply make a lot of boring, Perform checks? Do you want to enliven the game and breathe life into your bard's performances? Bard's Tales is a rich resource of easily customisable stories, legends, poems and songs designed to bring your bard's performances to life! Designed for use...   [click here for more]
Raging Swan Press  $1.50

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