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Cloaks and daggers

Cloaks and daggers


According to legends, the mankind was created by Immortals – godlike figures, ruling the world, building towers hundreds of miles tall, placing barely understandable monuments. It is said they have created us humans and tamed the shelicans – wild cat-people to serve them. Secrets of sorcery were forbidden for humans; but the Immortals still mated with their servants, giving birth to half-human...   [click here for more]
GRAmel  $1.99

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Savage Rifts: Game Master's Handbook

Savage Rifts: Game Master's Handbook


WELL, THAT ESCALATED QUICKLY! Running Savage Rifts® is unlike any game you've ever run before: everything is bigger, faster, and over-the-top, with more adventure and threats thanks to the gaping holes in space-time that define the setting. The heroes of the setting are powered up and equipped with the kind of gear you need to fight inter-dimensional wars. WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK The Rifts®...   [click here for more]
Pinnacle Entertainment  $19.99 $9.99

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Apocalypse World (2nd Ed)

Apocalypse World (2nd Ed)


Something's wrong with the world and I don't know what it is. It used to be better, of course it did. In the golden age of legend, when there was enough to eat and enough hope, when there was one nation under god and people could lift their eyes and see beyond the horizon, beyond the day. Children were born happy and grew up rich. Now that's not what we've got. Now we've got this....   [click here for more]
lumpley games  $28.00 $15.00

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The Indie Hack

The Indie Hack


What is This? The Indie Hack (TIH) is a minimalist fantasy roleplaying game, build up from the ideas in The Black Hack, that is played with pencils, paper, dice, and imagination. It takes old-school gaming and gives it an indie edge: you get heroes, magic, traps, and monsters but the players get more control over the richness of the story. The characters are ruled...   [click here for more]
Scablands Press  $7.70

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D&D Companion Set (BECMI Ed.) (Basic)

D&D Companion Set (BECMI Ed.) (Basic)


This is the third boxed set of the Dungeons & Dragons game series. The first, the D&D Basic Set, introduced the game and explained the rules for 1st-3rd level characters. In the D&D Expert Set, character levels 4-14 were detailed, along with notes on the fantasy world in which the characters live. If you started with a 1st character, and have enjoyed the wilderness expansion of Expert...   [click here for more]
Wizards of the Coast  $4.99

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5e Feats and Other Options

5e Feats and Other Options


5e Feats and Other Options is a collection of feats (50+), features, optional rules, and expanded class options that will help bring your 5e Dungeon and Dragons campaign to life. Whether taking down enemies with the Decapitation maneuver, making a Called Shot, or feeling an Adrenaline Rush, or fighting hordes with your Rapid Strike, these feats, features, and options add a level of powerful...   [click here for more]
David Vershaw II  $2.00

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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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The Drac Hack

The Drac Hack


The Drac Hack - a creature list for THE BLACK HACK. This changes *everything*. That's what I said after reading David Black's wonderfully elegant oldschool RPG system, The Black Hack. All those old modules could be dusted off and shared with players of all levels of RPG experience, requiring very little prep from the GM, and very little work for the players. The...   [click here for more]
Fatbelly Press  Pay What You Want

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D&D Immortals Set (BECMI ed.) (Basic)

D&D Immortals Set (BECMI ed.) (Basic)


Ever wonder what happens to powerful heroes after their adventures legendary, and they have passed in to the realms beyond? Now you can find out with the D&D Immortals Set. The Player's Guide to Immortals lays out the basic information needed to convert you mortal player characters to Immortal status. It also explains new game mechanics, as are many aspects of the character's new existence. ...   [click here for more]
Wizards of the Coast  $4.99

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Kung Fu Adventurers!

Kung Fu Adventurers!


Focus your Chi energy and defeat your enemies with Kung Fu Adventurers! setting! In this wuxia game, animal martial artists will prove their worth in the oriental kingdom of Xi’An, where different Clans battle for supremacy while the demon legions of the King of Hell wreak havoc on the land! Become a wandering monk hero of the Tiger Clan, a violent brute of the Boar Clan, a frightening Wushu...   [click here for more]
GRAmel  $2.65

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Story Design: The Mystery

Story Design: The Mystery


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game stories? 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...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Dungeon Masters Guide (1e)

Dungeon Masters Guide (1e)


The 1st Edition Dungeon Master's Guide is Back! Dungeon Masters everywhere, rejoice! Too long have you had to suffer along with crucial charts and tables spread through many works. Too long have you had to use makeshift references trying to solve the problem. You now have a complete compilation of the most valuable material for your refereeing, the Dungeon Master's Guide. Herein you will find: Combat...   [click here for more]
Wizards of the Coast  $34.95 $9.99

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Mini Six: Bare Bones Edition

Mini Six: Bare Bones Edition


Mini Six is a slimmed-down version of the original OpenD6 game system. It is a multi-genre RPG which focuses on handling action-oriented games with a light-to-medium amount of "crunch." It serves as a toolkit for designing your own games, and has been used as the engine of several published games by third-parties through the use of the Open Game License. The basic mechanics and character...   [click here for more]
AntiPaladin Games  Pay What You Want

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Guide to Playing Alone

Guide to Playing Alone


'Not tonight, sorry.' 'Sorry, I'm busy.' 'I've got a big project at work.' 'Can't this weekend. It's my little one's birthday.' How often have we heard, or said, something similar to the above? However, even that is better than moving to a new area and not having anyone to play with. Which happened to me. I thought my roleplaying days were finished. I was wrong; I found a new...   [click here for more]
Cabbage Games  Pay What You Want

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Achtung! Cthulhu: Keeper's Guide

Achtung! Cthulhu: Keeper's Guide


Achtung! Cthulhu is a terrifying World War Two setting, fully compatible with the Call of Cthulhu, Sixth Edition and Savage Worlds roleplaying games. This is the Keeper's Guide with everything GM's and Keeper's need for late 30's and 40's wartime adventure! Discover the secret history of World War Two: stories of amazing heroism, in which stalwart men and women struggle to overthrow...   [click here for more]
Modiphius  $22.99

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Story Design: The Breakout

Story Design: The Breakout


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game stories? 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,...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Payback

Story Design: The Payback


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game stories? 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...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Duel

Story Design: The Duel


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game stories? 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,...   [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 story in your roleplaying game stories? 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...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Castles & Crusades Players Handbook 6th Printing

Castles & Crusades Players Handbook 6th Printing


The Castles & Crusades Players Handbook comes in Full Color With Iron Heel the World Grinds Away Plunge into worlds of fantastic adventure where dragons lie and the undead stalk the shades of your mind’s imagines, where creatures of legend plunder wealth through the horror of their passage. Monsters grim and foul hold the ecstasy of gold and the renown of glory. Upon the...   [click here for more]
Troll Lord Games  $29.99 $20.99

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Story Design: The Chase

Story Design: The Chase


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game 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 that...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Search

Story Design: The Search


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game stories? 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...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Seduction

Story Design: The Seduction


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game stories? 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...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Story Design: The Journey

Story Design: The Journey


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game 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....   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Adventures Dark and Deep Game Masters Toolkit

Adventures Dark and Deep Game Masters Toolkit


The Adventures Dark and DeepGame Masters Toolkit contains rules for weather and other natural hazards, generating NPC characteristics, magic items, travel to other planes, deities and religions, and much more. It also includes scores of random tables covering everything from "what color is it?" to "why are the humanoids raiding the village?"...   [click here for more]
BRW Games  $9.95

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Taking the Narrative by the Tail: GM Intrusions & Special Effects

Taking the Narrative by the Tail: GM Intrusions & Special Effects


Great moments don't just happen on their own. GM intrusions offer an opportunity for the Numenera GM to really shine--and for the players to experience incredible turning points in their characters' stories. But how do you use this feature of the game to its fullest? Taking the Narrative by the Tail offers tips and techniques for great GM intrusions, as well as a...   [click here for more]
Monte Cook Games  $0.99

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Back to the Dungeon Book 7 Dungeon Alchemy

Back to the Dungeon Book 7 Dungeon Alchemy


Welcome Dungeon Room Contents 1.0 WILDCRAWL 2.0 The Weather of the Ancient World 3.0 Weather Effects Chart 3.5 Background, Skills, and Story 4.0 Thievery Explained 5.0 USING DESCRIPTIONS NOT NUMBERS TO FLAVOR YOUR GAME 7.0 THE MAGIC WORLD 8.0 THE EVIL MONSTER CAMPAIGN 9.0 HUMANOID RACES 10.0 ...   [click here for more]
Eldrad Wolfsbane  $2.00

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Dungeon Master's Options: High-Level Campaigns

Dungeon Master's Options: High-Level Campaigns


What's a DM to do when the player characters in his campaign become so powerful that nothing in the 'world is a challenge for them anymore? Just what are the essential ingredients in an adventure geared toward high-level play? Here is a trove of advice and new rules for every AD&D game Dungeon Master who wishes to create adventures for truly legendary heroes. Find everything you need to create...   [click here for more]
Wizards of the Coast  $20.00 $9.99

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Back to the Dungeon Book 6 Dungeon Arcana

Back to the Dungeon Book 6 Dungeon Arcana


CONTENTS 1.0 Gods of the Ancient World 2.0 Encounter Charts for Dungeons Per Level 3.0 The Calendar of the Ancient World 4.0 The Character Graveyard 5.0 DIFFICULTY LEVELS and HOW TO USE THEM AS A GAME MASTER 6.0 KEEP BATTLES FAST AND EXCITING! 7.0 THE GIANT CAMPAIGN LIKE DAYS OF OLD: WHAT THESE RULES ARE FOR! 8.0 THE RETURN OF THE GODLIKE ROCK STAR GAME MASTER! 9.0 NO MORE BORING...   [click here for more]
Eldrad Wolfsbane  $2.50

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Daring Comics Spotlight #2: Powers Unleashed

Daring Comics Spotlight #2: Powers Unleashed


The Daring Comics Spotlight series focuses on powers, rules hacks, and character archetype concepts for the Daring Comics Role-Playing Game. Each spotlight issue is a small, easy to use PDF dedicated to a specific concept. In Daring Comics Spotlight #2: Powers Unleashed, we take a look at the Daring Comics powers system. It starts by breaking down why we used a point-build system...   [click here for more]
Daring Entertainment  $1.50

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Story Structure

Story Structure


Tell better stories using your favorite tabletop roleplaying game! We all know that stories need a beginning, a middle, and an end. Hero goes on quest, hero faces obstacles, hero completes quest. Lovers fall in love, antagonist keeps lovers apart, lovers end up together. Things beyond the protagonist’s control change, the protagonist faces adversity, the protagonist...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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Back to the Dungeon Book 3 Game Master's Guide to the Ancient World

Back to the Dungeon Book 3 Game Master's Guide to the Ancient World


How to run a fantasy game! Ships and Seiges! Imagine an ancient world with 300 foot tall walls! Magic Items and Treasure! XP! In BttDRPG all is possible! ...   [click here for more]
Eldrad Wolfsbane  $4.00

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Story Design: The Dark Horse

Story Design: The Dark Horse


Have you ever wanted more story in your roleplaying game stories? 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...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $1.00

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Daring Comics Spotlight #3: Power-Armor

Daring Comics Spotlight #3: Power-Armor


The Daring Comics Spotlight series focuses on powers, rules hacks, and character archetype concepts for the Daring Comics Role-Playing Game. Each spotlight issue is a small, easy to use PDF dedicated to a specific concept. In Daring Comics Spotlight #3: Power-Armor we take a deeper look at how to build the power-armor power set. We give solid examples of how to reskin a variety of...   [click here for more]
Daring Entertainment  $1.50

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Savage Rifts: Customizable Game Master's Screen

Savage Rifts: Customizable Game Master's Screen


The Savage Rifts® GM Screen Inserts contain full-color landscape format pages for the Customizable GM Screen (available at the Pinnacle website) and features art from the core books for Savage Rifts®. This has all the tables and handy reference items a GM needs to play! This product requires the Savage Worlds core rules and the Rifts®: The Tomorrow...   [click here for more]
Pinnacle Entertainment  $3.99

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Setting Design

Setting Design


The term worldbuilding gets thrown around a lot by both writers and roleplayers. Its most frequently used in reference to the construction of a fantasy realm or an entire fictional universe. There are maps, and histories, and complex back stories, and all sorts of engaging little details. While these worlds are allegedly being created as the grand stage for a work of fiction, which includes...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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Exodus Post Apocalyptic RPG: Wasteland Bestiary

Exodus Post Apocalyptic RPG: Wasteland Bestiary


Exodus Wasteland Bestiary Format: PDF (98 pages b/w) The Wasteland Bestiary is a stand-alone OGL product to be used in conjunction with the Exodus d20 Survivor's Guide or Exodus OGL Survivor's Guide. The Bestiary details common animals and other wasteland terrors that survived the Exodus through adaptation, evolution, and mutation. A fully customizable creature build system (similar to the Custom...   [click here for more]
Glutton Creeper Games  $19.95 $5.95

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Havenshield RPG GM's Guide

Havenshield RPG GM's Guide


The Havenshield RPG GM's Guide is 98 pages of rules, magic items, potions, herbs, additional rules for retiring characters, how to create NPC's, Wilderness, Dungeon, and City & Town Adventures, Expanded Chase Rules and a short bestiary of 30 standard fantasy monsters, from Ankheg to Zombie, to get you started until the release of the Havenshield RPG Monsters & Creatures (expected release OCT...   [click here for more]
D.S. Myers  $2.50

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Rippers Resurrected: Game Master's Handbook

Rippers Resurrected: Game Master's Handbook


AFTER THE CABAL, A NEW EVIL RISES... Three years ago, Johann Van Helsing led the Rippers—an ancient organization dedicated to fighting evil—against the forces of the diabolical Cabal. At great cost to life, limb, and reason...they won. But in 1895 a new evil stirs in the dark of night, straining at the walls of its eternal prison. Its fiendish servants comb the globe, seeking...   [click here for more]
Pinnacle Entertainment  $19.99 $9.99

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Building Characters

Building Characters


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 and story is universal across media. In this book, we’ll explore what...   [click here for more]
Dancing Lights Press  $7.00

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Darwin's World 2: Campaign Guide

Darwin's World 2: Campaign Guide


Darwins World 2nd Edition is a revised and expanded version of the GenCon/Ennie award nominated post-apocalyptic d20 RPG. All the new rules are revised for compatibility with the modern d20 System. This new edition is focused on separating the mechanics from the setting, making Darwins World the definitive guide to building post-apocalyptic campaigns, whether you are playing in the...   [click here for more]
RPG Objects  $10.00

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Haunted Locales

Haunted Locales


10 encounters for a cemetery, crypt, or similar haunted location - Our first set of random encounters in a haunted location. Comes with 10 encounters, 30 adventure hooks, and a new spell. AwakenedTree, Combat, Dark Priest, Fiend, Ghost, Hell Hound, Humanoid, Lich, Minotaur Skeleton, Ogre Zombie, Plant, Shadow, Skeleton, Specter, Undead, Vrock, Wraith, Zombie ...   [click here for more]
Limitless Adventures  $1.99

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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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Daring Comics Spotlight #1: Teleportation

Daring Comics Spotlight #1: Teleportation


The Daring Comics Spotlight series focuses on powers, rules hacks, and character archetype concepts for the Daring Comics Role-Playing Game. Each spotlight issue is a small, easy to use PDF dedicated to a specific concept. In Daring Comics Spotlight #1: Teleportation, we take a look at different ways the teleportation power can be used in your series, and provide...   [click here for more]
Daring Entertainment  $1.50

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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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Ryvendale

Ryvendale


Includes: All rules. Map of Ryvendale. All Spells Level 1 to 15. Monster Manual. Animal Manual. Examples of play. World History and NPC information. A complete Game In one PDF file. Please help to make Ryvendale Great. I send thanks to all who support the Ryvendale RPG and hope you enjoy this product. ...   [click here for more]
LegacyRP  $6.00

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Achtung! Cthulhu: Keeper's Guide - Fate Core

Achtung! Cthulhu: Keeper's Guide - Fate Core


A terrifying World War Two setting for Fate Core (conversion by Ryan Macklin) - Winner of ‘BEST ROLEPLAYING GAME’ Award UK Games Expo 2014 - Discover the secret history of World War Two: stories of amazing heroism, in which stalwart men and women struggled to overthrow a nightmare alliance of science and the occult; of frightening inhuman conspiracies from the depths of time; of...   [click here for more]
Modiphius  $9.99

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Weird War I: War Master's Handbook

Weird War I: War Master's Handbook


THINGS NOT OF THIS EARTH… …crawl and slither through the corpse-choked mud. Shapes beyond imagining move in dirty white chlorine clouds. Dark waters stir as the long-dead claw their way toward a sun they haven’t glimpsed in a thousand years. War blazes across the world, drawing in millions and threatening an end to humanity itself. Men and women fight and die in the deserts of...   [click here for more]
Pinnacle Entertainment  $19.99 $9.99

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Dungeon Master Guide, Revised (2e)

Dungeon Master Guide, Revised (2e)


Here is the essential manual for the AD&D game Dungeon Master. All the information you need to create and run thrilling, swords-and-sorcery adventures is clearly laid out in the Dungeon Master Guide. Learn all there is to know about magical spells, hundreds of magical devices and treasures, battles, travel, experience awards, and more. This fresh, new format is your guidebook to the challenging...   [click here for more]
Wizards of the Coast  $34.95 $9.99

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