The Gassy Gnoll: Ideas Blown On The Winter Wind

As this Gassy Gnoll sits in his home in Colorado today hiding from a biting wind and below freezing temperatures, he wondered at the winter weather. Beyond the Frozen Wind adventure from Rite Publishing and Jonathan McAnulty, he can’t recall any adventures that really dealt with the cold wind at all. Taking shelter from a . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Ideas Blown On The Winter Wind

The Gassy Gnoll: Summer is Coming (July RPG Blog Carnival)

This month’s RPG blog carnival topic is hosted by Dice Monkey and it’s wide open. All we have to do is talk about summer and how it pertains to gaming. Sounds easy enough, so let’s see what we can come up with…

Summer can be interpreted a few ways. There’s the warm season of the . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Summer is Coming (July RPG Blog Carnival)

Game Fodder: Two Ideas – Twin Cities and Elemental Demons

Though I haven’t had much time of late to work on long articles, I have been pondering some bizarre ideas for adventure settings I thought I’d pass along.

Ober and Ongar

On the flood plains west of the mountains lie the twin cities of Ober and Ongar, split down the middle by a dry culvert . . . → Read More: Game Fodder: Two Ideas – Twin Cities and Elemental Demons

Game Fodder: Journey of the Sword – Forged in Fire

Continuing the journey of the sword, we follow the processed ore from the furnace to the forge. Here is where the dirt becomes a gleaming weapon of battlefield carnage. (For the article on smelting check here; and here for the article on mining. And to see how this series began, check here.)

Once you have . . . → Read More: Game Fodder: Journey of the Sword – Forged in Fire

The Gassy Gnoll: Micro, Macro, Meta

Recently I had a chance to see The Bourne Legacy at the theater (great flick if you haven’t seen it yet). In it, our protagonist Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner, The Avengers, The Hurt Locker) spent the majority of the film trying to stay alive. But woven through his story was how a group of high-ranking . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Micro, Macro, Meta

Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: Isolation, Desperation, and Cthulhu Avoiding the Creepy Town!

Recently I was thinking how to create a story where the PCs feel isolated. You know the kind of story I’m talking about, where the PCs stumble upon a long, forgotten village in the middle of nowhere to find shelter from a storm… Really I was thinking about how to avoid this tired old trope . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: Isolation, Desperation, and Cthulhu Avoiding the Creepy Town!

Book Review: D-Jumpers Volume #1: A Gate to Adventure from DVOID Systems

When Da’ Vane (Christina Freeman) dropped me a note about the first D-Jumpers product from DVOID Systems, I was definitely intrigued. Da’ Vane is another of the folks going through Yax & Johnn Four’s Gamer Lifestyle Project. She started in April 2010 and in six months has released a book with help from Ouroboros I . . . → Read More: Book Review: D-Jumpers Volume #1: A Gate to Adventure from DVOID Systems

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