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Description Cards - Storytellers Deck - ENVIRONMENTS CARDS excerpt - (Creative Inspiration for Writers, Storytellers and GMs).: Contains 12 Cards from the "Description Cards - Storytellers Deck"

Description Cards - Storytellers Deck - ENVIRONMENTS CARDS excerpt - (Creative Inspiration for Writers, Storytellers and GMs).: Contains 12 Cards from the "Description Cards - Storytellers Deck"


How to best describe Landscapes? It’s important to give your audience (readers or fellow gamers) a sense of place. That is, a landscape they can identify with and/or visualize.The difficulty here is placing a feature, a moment or a mark on the landscape that's memorable and (more importantly) indigenous to the landscape. This is exactly what these cards...   [click here for more]
Conflict Games, LLC  $1.99 $0.99

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Fate Accelerated/Core Conversion Guide

Fate Accelerated/Core Conversion Guide


Got something that uses the Fate Accelerated defaults for Fate Core, and you wish it used Fate Core's defaults? Or vice-versa? This handy guide from one of the Fate system's originators gives you perspectives and methods to make the conversion process a snap. Inside you'll find: An overview of the differences between the Core and Accelerated defaults for Fate Core. A method for converting skills...   [click here for more]
Evil Hat Productions, LLC  Pay What You Want

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The RPG Handbook

The RPG Handbook


UPDATE - A full colour version has just been added on 30/4/13 :) The RPG Handbook is a system-free guide to playing tabletop roleplaying games (RPGs). The RPG Handbook looks at: Inviting new players to try out tabletop RPGs. Getting kids involved in trying out imaginative games. Emphasizing deeper character development. Making it easy to run and vary solo and team RPG gameplay. Turning players...   [click here for more]
Thistle Games  $9.99 $3.99

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Be Awesome At Dungeon Design

Be Awesome At Dungeon Design


Any GM can design a basic dungeon. A dedicated GM takes the extra time to craft exciting, logical and challenging dungeons that are so much more than a series of rooms stuffed full of monsters and treasure. Be Awesome At Dungeon Design comprises eight dungeon design essays by ENnie Award winning designer Creighton Broadhurst. Handling such subjects as a dungeon’s purpose, design, ecology,...   [click here for more]
Raging Swan Press   FREE 

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Be Awesome At Freelance Game Design

Be Awesome At Freelance Game Design


Want to break into freelance game design, but don’t know where to start? Have you already had a crack at pitching a project and failed? If so, this is the book for you! Inside, Creighton Broadhurst publisher at Raging Swan Press and an ENnie Award winning game designer reveals his hints, tips and strategies for a successful career in freelance game design. This book covers such subjects as:...   [click here for more]
Raging Swan Press  $4.99

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Actual Factual: Dracula - A Compendium of Vampires

Actual Factual: Dracula - A Compendium of Vampires


One-of-a-kind reference book for authors, publishers, game designers, researchers, vampire enthusiasts, and historians worldwide "An amazing collection of vampires and vampire lore, and a fantastic resource for fans, researchers, and writers. I love it!" -Rosemary Ellen Guiley Author, The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters   "This book...   [click here for more]
Scaldcrow Games  $39.95 $17.99

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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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Instant Universe

Instant Universe


Exploring strange new worlds and alien civilizations is one of the most exciting aspects of science fiction. In many cases, though, these worlds are only slight variations of our own, with cultures and technology not much further advanced. =GALACTIC BAROQUE= INSTANT UNIVERSE will vastly expand your horizons. Not merely a rulebook for random solar system creation, this guide generates...   [click here for more]
Galactic Baroque Publishing  $5.00

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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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Conventions for the Aspiring Game Professional

Conventions for the Aspiring Game Professional


Want to write for games? Think your art is ready for professional publication? Not sure how to get your foot in the door? Freelance writer/editor/game creator Jess Hartley shares her secrets for using conventions as an entry into the game industry. This was originally a series of articles presented on Jess' website to offer her experiences and advice to potential freelancers looking to make...   [click here for more]
FR Press  $1.99 $0.99

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RPG Handbook ~ Getting Started

RPG Handbook ~ Getting Started


The RPG Handbook ~ Getting Started is a system-free, color guide to playing tabletop roleplaying games (RPGs). It contains key information from the complete RPG Handbook. This concentrates on information for those interested in finding out more about playing RPGs. That includes content for new players and families who would like to try out what roleplaying games have to offer. The topics covered include:...   [click here for more]
Thistle Games  Pay What You Want

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Dynamic Characters

Dynamic Characters


In this guide, award-winning author Nancy Kress explores the crucial relationship between characterization and plot, illustrating how vibrant, well-constructed characters act as the driving force behind an exceptional story. In teaching you the fundamentals of creating characters that will keep your readers spellbound, Kress utilizes: Dozens of excerpts from well-known fiction Enlightening...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $16.99 $9.99

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Introduction to InDesign

Introduction to InDesign


Written by the Usherwood Adventures publisher/designer/author James D. Kramer with the complete InDesign novice in mind, this book is intended to help you get started creating professional documents in InDesign; focusing the skills you need to get up and running quickly, without getting bogged down in a lengthy explanations that makes your eyes glaze over. The package you will download contains a...   [click here for more]
Usherwood Publishing  $5.00 $1.00

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Literary RPG Structure

Literary RPG Structure


In this booklet we’ll be approaching role-playing games like an exercise in collaborative storytelling. The GM and players are authors in more-or-less equal measure, though the GM bears perhaps a little more responsibility than the others in terms of keeping everything organized. These tips are based on the author’s career experience as a screenwriter and author of genre fiction. ...   [click here for more]
Taoscordian Games  $4.99

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The Golden D6 #5

The Golden D6 #5


It's ... The new issue of the Golden D6. The Golden D6 Issue Five has a heap of great stuff in it: A Fistful of Kung Fu interview with Andrea Sfiligoi An awesome Star Wars Imperial Assault battle report by Matthew Sullivan Guildball review and play guide from Dave at Mini Musings of a Bear Star Wars X-Wing battle report by Ali Ghosn An exclusive Warcolours paint range review by...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  $4.55

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e-Publishing Secrets

e-Publishing Secrets


How to Save Money Starting Your Own PDF Game Company. “In a single page, you’ll learn the secret to saving thousands of dollars in starting your own RPG publishing company.” You’ll also receive a special bonus: 10 Secrets for PDF Publishing Success. These secrets are lessons existing publishers learned...   [click here for more]
12 to Midnight   FREE 

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Role Playing Game Rating Sheet

Role Playing Game Rating Sheet


The purpose of this rating system is to allow players to gather and share information about what sort of game they prefer, allowing them to beter match themselves with like minded gamers. This will make the chances of having fun much more likely, and after all, the real point of any game is to have fun. It is not intended to evaluate or judge others, or to suggest that one style of play is better...   [click here for more]
Critical Hit Publishing   FREE 

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Once Upon A Time Writer's Handbook

Once Upon A Time Writer's Handbook


Practice Makes Perfect! This timeless adage is true of everything from bike riding to speaking a language. It's also true for writing. The most consistent piece of advice from professional writers is this: Write every day. It doesn't matter what you write, just write. Great. Write what? Welcome to the Once Upon A Time Writer's Handbook, where you'll learn how to turn...   [click here for more]
Atlas Games  $2.99

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Backstory Cards: Techniques Guide

Backstory Cards: Techniques Guide


The Backstory Cards Technique Guide is your one-stop source for unlocking the potential of Backstory Cards. This free 10-page PDF includes: The instructions on one page, so you don't have to just refer to the three cards in the core deck Essential tips for players and GMs Plenty of advice on creating and using an effective setting grid, including...   [click here for more]
Brooklyn Indie Games   FREE 

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Be Awesome At Designing NPCs

Be Awesome At Designing NPCs


Your PCs have final emerged from the dungeon laden with loot prised from the clutches of their slain foes. Heroically returning to civilisation, they find a tavern, divide up their loot and relax. Then they ask “So what are the people like here, anyway?” At this point, the GM likely panics and either replies “nothing special” or improvises a series of similar, one-dimensional...   [click here for more]
Raging Swan Press  $5.99

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d-Infinity Independent Game Awards 2016 Submission Guidelines

d-Infinity Independent Game Awards 2016 Submission Guidelines


Media franchise d-Infinity has launched its own awards program as a means of recognizing the accomplishments of small and medium-sized game companies. The d-Infinity Independent Game Awards (d-IIGA) are also designed to allow participants to compete among themselves rather than against vastly larger companies that have undue advantages in terms of resources, sheer numbers of titles...   [click here for more]
Skirmisher Publishing   FREE 

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Game Design: How to Create Video and Tabletop Games, Start to Finish

Game Design: How to Create Video and Tabletop Games, Start to Finish


Many aspiring game designers have crippling misconceptions about the process involved in creating a game from scratch, believing a "big idea" is all that is needed to get started. But game design requires action as well as thought, and proper training and practice to do so skillfully. In this indispensible guide, a published commercial game designer and longtime teacher offers practical...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $38.00 $12.99

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Gearing Up in the Timeless Isle

Gearing Up in the Timeless Isle


Walkthrough: World of Warcraft MMORPG Even if you aren't a member of a current raid team, this is a great chance to gear yourself up and apply to a raid, to kick your character’s power level up a notch, or to dose that Alt of yours item level on the cheap. I’ve read a lot of different guides on the Timeless Isle, but none of them worked as a good ‘one...   [click here for more]
DemOniX LLC Publishing  $1.95

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Gemology - Gemstones in Magic

Gemology - Gemstones in Magic


The following pages include information gathered from many sources and other books that I have read. Some of the information is from difficult to obtain grimoires and magical practices that were considered of great value in long forgotten places. I have created a kind of Encyclopedia of Gemstones for the modern day Gamesmaster and also added much additional information based upon real lapidary practices....   [click here for more]
Bronze Dragon Publishing  $2.50

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Kittiwake Classics Living Catalogue

Kittiwake Classics Living Catalogue


A full list of Kittiwake Products updated regularly as new details are released. ...   [click here for more]
Kittiwake Classics   FREE 

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Minieuro v0.5

Minieuro v0.5


Make your own minieuro to play PaperTown or everything you want! Print the pages of this pdf in black and white on paper of different colors. You can use some different material and size washers to represent the 1 and 2 euro coins, as you can see from the picture. In this case...   [click here for more]
PaperTown  $1.12

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One Page Dungeon Contest Submission Guide

One Page Dungeon Contest Submission Guide


Everything you need to know about submitting a One Page Dungeon Contest entry, along with resources, a playable sample dungeon, and a few tips to make your next entry stronger. ...   [click here for more]
Shattered Pike Studio   FREE 

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Simple Simon's How to Talk Like a Pirate

Simple Simon's How to Talk Like a Pirate


Whether You Are Celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day or Plan to Shuck it All and Go On Account Let Simple Simon Teach You the Pirate Patois And You'll be Ready to Rob Galleons in No Time Here's Some of What Ye'll Learn Pirate Basics An Advanced Nautical Vocabulary Lingo From the Gun...   [click here for more]
Black Shark Enterprises  $1.00

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The Empires Series: Where Do I Start?

The Empires Series: Where Do I Start?


With a large selection of dice systems and supplements, the Empires wargame can look a bit daunting at first but this game has been written to be as simple as possible (we hope). So, in order to help find what you are looking for, we have written a brief guide to each expansion/supplement with links to the appropriate page on Wargame Vault to read more about the products. Whatever you want to play...   [click here for more]
War of Life Gaming   FREE 

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The Golden D6 #1

The Golden D6 #1


The inaugural issue of the world's, possibly, greatest wargames hobby magazine. ISSUE ONE contents: Malifaux hobby log Painting tutorials Making enamel washes Kings of War reviews and battle report Batman Miniatures Game review Scenery tutorials PHAT Models featuring Warpstorm Painting Other cool stuff … ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  $4.55

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The Golden D6 #1 - Malifaux Work Log

The Golden D6 #1 - Malifaux Work Log


From the pages of Issue One of the Golden D6 comes an awesome work log, detailing the building of a Malifaux Dreamer's crew. ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #1 - Painting marble like a boss

The Golden D6 #1 - Painting marble like a boss


From the pages of Issue One of the Golden D6 comes our feature article on how to paint a marble effect on miniatures. ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #1 – Kings of War Battle report

The Golden D6 #1 – Kings of War Battle report


From the pages of Issue One of the Golden D6 comes our favourite article. More so that it's a well written narritve battle report for Kings of War than anything else. We all love a good story. ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #2

The Golden D6 #2


The much anticipated second issue of The Golden D6. Six months after Issue One seems like more than enough time to wait for the second issue and I am disgustingly proud and excited for you to finally get a look at it. In this issue Shizune Paints shows us how to paint blue armour Allied Wargaming present Bolt Action for the Hobbyist Evil Nevets painting show off an awesome looking Combined...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  $4.55

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The Golden D6 #2 – Bolt Action painting tutorial

The Golden D6 #2 – Bolt Action painting tutorial


From the pages of Issue Two of the Golden D6 comes another brilliant tutorials for painting Bolt Action forces quickly to tabletop standard. ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #2 – Dungeon Tiles tutorial

The Golden D6 #2 – Dungeon Tiles tutorial


From the pages of Issue Two of the Golden D6 comes a brilliant tutorials for making dungeon tiles by Stuart over at The Lost and the Very Damned! ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #3

The Golden D6 #3


“Only one month? Surely you must be joking?!” “I'm not joking and don't call me Shirley!” The new issue of the Golden D6. Along with the one and only Queen Bee from Jeff Tibbetts The Golden D6 features: A Warhammer 40000 battle report from The Burning Eye Eric the Shed brings us a 28mm Pillbox terrain tutorial An amazing Dwarf Slayer painting tutorial...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  $4.55

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The Golden D6 #3 – Pillbox tutorial

The Golden D6 #3 – Pillbox tutorial


From the pages of Issue Three of the Golden D6 comes a brilliant tutorials for making WWII style Pillboxes from Eric The Shed! ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #4

The Golden D6 #4


It's ... The new issue of the Golden D6. With an editorial by our resident creature of the night, Matt Weaver, The Golden D6 issue four features: Jonno's Infinty report A Warhammer 40000 battle report from Creative Twilight Stephen Spiteri's Heroclix Team Building advice NafNaf's Nightmare Visions MetalHead Minis review the upcoming KickStarter for Phoenix Miniatures ScarHand Painting Plus...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  $4.55

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The Golden D6 #5 – Frostgrave Deadite Warband

The Golden D6 #5 – Frostgrave Deadite Warband


From the pages of Issue Five of the Golden D6 comes a Frostgrave Deadite warband from Mr. Saturday's Mumblings! ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #5 – Guildball review

The Golden D6 #5 – Guildball review


From the pages of Issue Five of the Golden D6 comes a Guildball review from Dave over at Miniature Musings of a Bear! ...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  Pay What You Want

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The Golden D6 #6

The Golden D6 #6


The Golden D6. Issue Six. 6D6! It's a dice thing. In our first big experiment, it's the all tutorial issue. We've plumbed the depths of the internet to bring you eleven inspiring tutorials! The Issue contains: An air brush maintenance tutorial from Melbourne's own Steve King Painting a Combined army Oznat from Andrew House An Iron Warrior's painting guide from Edd Ralph Display bases for...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  $4.55

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The Golden D6 #7

The Golden D6 #7


The Golden D6 Issue Seven is special. Not because it’s the number seven, but more that this represents the one year anniversary of the Golden D6 monthly magazine. Well, nearly monthly. It’s a work in progress. Thanks to one and all for reading and support I’d like to particularly thank: Matt Weaver for his awesome designs Joe Baird, the GD6 OG James Mason for help with...   [click here for more]
Sprue Grey Toy Soldiers  $4.55

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Zine Making 101

Zine Making 101


Zine Making, a wikibook on how to make your zines, by contributes Mcld and Thenub314, is licensed under the Creative Commons-Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 imported license, and here is the URL Address: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ You wanna make a zine? Now's your chance to make your very own zine! This very Wiki Book will guide you in the process of making the zine you have always...   [click here for more]
RLS777  Pay What You Want

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