The Randomness of Limbo | New Resource for Fifth Edition (Bloody Bunch Spoilers)

My Saturday group is about to head (again) into Limbo. There, they will come across all manner of chaos. So I'm not rewriting the entirety of the 2nd Edition Planes of Chaos supplement, I've included the major notes on how the plane works. For more details on how Limbo works, its inhabitants and major locations, … Continue reading The Randomness of Limbo | New Resource for Fifth Edition (Bloody Bunch Spoilers)

Sword and Sorcery (Low-Magic/Low-Fantasy Campaign Settings) | New Resource for Fifth Edition

Long before gleaming suits of armor, everyday magic, and the worlds where anything is possible, there was classic fantasy or Sword & Sorcery. Conan the Barbarian, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, and to an extent, Game of Thrones all exemplify these environments. Steeped a little further into medieval history than high-fantasy counterparts, Sword & Sorcery … Continue reading Sword and Sorcery (Low-Magic/Low-Fantasy Campaign Settings) | New Resource for Fifth Edition

Creating a Dark Sun Character | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

To round out my series on Dark Sun, I figured I'd go back and give the actual rules for creating a Dark Sun character. Plus, this is as good as place as any to list the table of contents for my Dark Sun material here on the site which you can access below. In order … Continue reading Creating a Dark Sun Character | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Magic in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Continuing my series on Dark Sun, it’s time to examine the magic of Athas. Magic used on Athas is shaped and molded by the harsh realities of that world. The influences of foul defilers, the valiant efforts of preserves, and the corrupt researches of sorcerer-kings have left their mark upon the wizard's trade. This chapter highlights important differences between … Continue reading Magic in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Personalities and Backgrounds of Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Continuing my series on Dark Sun, it’s time to dig into the backgrounds of Athas. Many of the Fifth Edition backgrounds transition smoothly into Dark Sun with only a few minor tweaks. Some had to be completely removed. In an effort to provide a complete ruleset, I’ve constructed the background options as concise as possible. In general, the backgrounds … Continue reading Personalities and Backgrounds of Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

The City of Torch | New Base of Operations for Fifth Edition (Bloody Bunch Spoilers)

Currently, my players are in the town of Torch in the Outlands of the Forgotten Realms' Great Wheel Cosmology. Next session, I plan on running them through the town and thought I might flesh it out a bit more. In this article: I'll look at all the information that's come before for Torch. This includes … Continue reading The City of Torch | New Base of Operations for Fifth Edition (Bloody Bunch Spoilers)

Blueshift 5E | Science Fiction Roleplaying Rules Part 1 – Races

A few days ago, I announced that I would be slowly working my way through a science fiction series now called Blueshift. The basic idea of Blueshift is that it's a Star Trek style roleplaying game where the players are all members of a space exploration crew. In the last edition, I created a "checklist" … Continue reading Blueshift 5E | Science Fiction Roleplaying Rules Part 1 – Races

Sci-Fi Fifth Edition Rules Quickie Design Notes

I got a little burned out recently. When I get burned out, I don't stop writing, I just write something different; like a palate cleanser, if you will. In this instance, I thought I might come up with some quickie science-fiction design notes, zip up some easy changes, and throw it all in a PDF. … Continue reading Sci-Fi Fifth Edition Rules Quickie Design Notes

Wandrossa Gazetteer Volume 1 (February 10, 2019) – FREE PDF Download

If you haven't heard already, myself and the worldbuilding patrons over on my Patreon page are creating a crowdsourced world. With each new request and poll, we'll add to this world, watching it evolve and change with each new day. Each week, I'll be collecting the content and additions into a weekly Gazetteer. This is … Continue reading Wandrossa Gazetteer Volume 1 (February 10, 2019) – FREE PDF Download

Introducing Wandrossa: a NEW Campaign World Created by YOU!

A couple of days ago, I introduced a blank map on Patreon that I created using donjon's map generator. It has a few names on it, some geography, but that's it. Here it is: I don't know anything about this world. Which is kind of overwhelming and thrilling all at the same time. Yesterday I … Continue reading Introducing Wandrossa: a NEW Campaign World Created by YOU!