Sometimes characters are inspired even when their players aren’t
Sometimes things just come together. Sometimes you just happen to have exactly the ideal tool, or the perfect insight.
And sometimes it’s great to give the players just a touch of inspiration and additional narrative control. And a little extra reward for a particularly challenging encounter or adventure.
The 100-card... [click here for more]
Breathe life into an infinite variety of NPCs—for any campaign!
Putting together a new adventure or campaign? GMing an impromptu encounter? Got a game session that’s gone in an entirely unexpected direction? In almost any gamemastering situation, one of the greatest challenges is coming up with nonplayer characters (NPCs) that are interesting, unique, and fleshed out—particularly... [click here for more]
One Hundred New Artifacts in a Convenient Deck
In the Ninth World, artifacts are items of ancient mystery and power. Compared to cyphers, they're relatively permanent and often have straightforward applications. But their workings are incomprehensible—a device powered by transdimensional siphons using nanotechnology to rewrite reality on the subatomic level often appears more magic than machine.... [click here for more]
Granting—and getting—XP just got even more exciting!
In Numenera, exploration and risk are everything. Players earn experience points for making discoveries and facing unexpected challenges. You might rack up your XP between sessions, but most commonly you receive experience points during play, when events take an unexpected turn or you make a remarkable discovery. And XP are... [click here for more]
Generate endless ruins and adventure, in prep or on the fly!
The Numenera Ruin Mapping Engine is one of the most popular features of Jade Colossus: Ruins of the Prior World, the essential GM’s companion for adventure building in the weird and wondrous Ninth World. The 100-card Ruin Deck builds on this feature, letting you quickly and easily generate ruins as you prep for your game,... [click here for more]
Generate random salvage results—and GM intrusions—and save loads of time doing it!
Shins. Iotum. Oddities and artifacts. Parts. Everything you want from a salvage attempt—even GM intrusions—is now at your fingertips. Save time at the game table and in prep by skipping the salvage tables and simply drawing a card. The top portion gives you the salvage result, including not just... [click here for more]
Cyphers are items of strange or mystical function that originate in the Strange itself. Frequently encountered and used by player characters, cyphers are single-use items that heal, aid attacks, or have cool or unusual effects.
This deck of 120 full-color cards allows GMs and players to randomly generate cyphers on the fly. Twenty item cards describe the physical form the cypher takes, depending... [click here for more]
On the inside, four pages of helpful tables and information for the GM, laid out in a landscape format that makes it easy to see the gaming table beyond.
On the outside, four pages of glorious full-page The Strange artwork. We provide eight pages in total, four with logos and four without. You decide where (or if) the logo appears as you choose the artwork you want on the outside of your... [click here for more]