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  • Matt James's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 02:06 PM
    Who would be interested in a PPG exclusive adventure? No worries, I won't be charging money, and it will be freely available for download here at Pen and Paper Games. Because it's an adventure about game I enjoy (D&D), I figure we can make a game out of making an adventure for the game that I...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    10-16-2014, 11:55 AM
    I was traveling recently, and asked myself, "how can I roll dice when I have no dice or no place to roll them?" Case in point: being in a car makes for a horrible gaming table, but a captive audience. Wanting to go one step further than paper-rock-scissors, I came up with this: 1. GM and...
    2 replies | 68 view(s)
  • tesral's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 05:38 PM
    tesral started a thread [Spells / Magic] Mass Sheep in Campaign Resources
    Mass Sheep Summoning Level: Mage 4 Components: V, S, M Casting Time: 1 round Range: 120'r Effect: one sheep per level of the caster. Duration: Instantaneous Saving Throw: No
    2 replies | 56 view(s)
  • Morashitar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:46 AM
    Morashitar started a thread Error 1 in Off Topic
    Hi everyone! I am wondering if I am the only one getting an "error 1" when uploading a pdf in the download section. Not a error 10 or 100! No I get a major "error 1"! Sounds critical! lol I usually never had a problem uploading pdfs in the past, but now I do! So.....if you happen to know what...
    2 replies | 48 view(s)
  • Morashitar's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 10:54 AM
    The Lands of Bavidirian has been destroyed by demons and undead! The threat of annihilation of mankind is near as the Demon Hordes of Morashitar stand at the front gates of the last free city of the lands. You have 100 weeks to prepare to defend your people! This unique play by action game...
    1 replies | 63 view(s)
  • Matt James's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 12:39 PM
    Alright! So, the first poll has concluded and it looks like our adventure will take place in a Temperate environment. Because Polar came in close second, I'll include a little bit of that as well. For this next poll, you get to help steer the flavor of the adventure by choosing a theme. Again,...
    0 replies | 122 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 12:00 AM
    Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted: October 19, 2014: Introducing Alexandra Billings, Warehouse 23 Online Manager Well, hello! I'm Alexandra, the Warehouse 23 Online Manager here at SJ Games. I do a lot of behind-the-scenes work to make W23...
    0 replies | 64 view(s)
  • tesral's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 02:48 AM
    tesral started a thread One Geek in Feedback
    What every happened to JessHartley and her advice column? I rather miss them.
    0 replies | 58 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 12:06 AM
    Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted: October 17, 2014: GURPS Fourth Turns 10 With .*.*. Kenneth Hite I don't remember exactly which convention it was where I heard the news, but I remember exactly what I thought when Kromm and Pulver took...
    0 replies | 58 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 08:02 PM
    Originally posted on 10-17-2014 08:00 PM at “…what nameless shapes may even now lurk in the dark places of the world?” —Robert E. Howard, “The Black Stone” Well met, and welcome to my own curious little corner of the Crossroads. Here you’ll find harrowing tales of high...
    0 replies | 54 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-17-2014, 11:52 AM
    Originally posted on 10-17-2014 11:52 AM at In the Southlands Kickstarter, backers just unlocked some martial traditions for the blue turban warriors. To give you a sense of what’s in store for the blue turban paladins, Brian Suskind provides you with another quick peek!...
    0 replies | 54 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 12:00 AM
    Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted: October 18, 2014: A New Voyage In International Waters Hello, everyone! After a year as Marketing Director, I decided to move on to a new challenge. I've been getting up to speed since late August, and...
    0 replies | 51 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 02:12 AM
    PnP News Bot started a thread [Kobold Quarterly] Southlands Sound Cues in News
    Originally posted on 10-20-2014 02:01 AM at When you venture into the Southlands, you want the right musical cues to accompany your intrepid player characters. Here’s a short list of epic music, much of it soundtracks from motion pictures with similar themes, folk music...
    0 replies | 50 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-16-2014, 08:10 PM
    Originally posted on 10-16-2014 08:00 PM at This time we provide you with a teaser for the lost cities of the Southlands. Come take a look at Adam Roy’s peek at what’s in store for you in the Southlands Kickstarter.“Mardas Vhula-gai” is a ruined city overrun by tribes of...
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  • WorldspinnerAmanda's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 12:07 AM
    Hello everyone! I'm Amanda from the Worldspinner team and I wanted to let the Pen & Paper Games community know a little bit about our project. Have you ever created a campaign setting and world from scratch? It's a lot of fun but a lot of work, especially when it comes to committing your...
    0 replies | 47 view(s)
  • tesral's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 10:57 AM
    tesral started a thread [DM / Player Tools] Good Artist in Campaign Resources
    Goes by the handle of Leucrotta And Good D&D oriented fantasy art with a touch of old school feel.
    0 replies | 46 view(s)
  • kharstin's Avatar
    10-19-2014, 05:46 PM
    We are Looking for one or two more 3.5 Edition PnP D&D Players and Pathfinder players in the Baltimore Area (East Side). We meet every Wednesday from 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm and run two alternating campaigns one is a 1st level Pathfinder campaign and the other is a 12 level 3.5 edition D&D campaign. Our...
    0 replies | 45 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 02:02 AM
    Originally posted on 10-21-2014 02:01 AM at Ideally, players and Dungeon Masters (DMs) who sit down to tackle The Rise of Tiamat will already have played Hoard of the Dragon Queen. Rise is a continuation of Hoard’s story about the Cult of the Dragon, but they are very...
    0 replies | 41 view(s)
  • Morashitar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:50 PM
    What game are you addicted to at the moment? As for me: PC game - Ages of Empires Boardgame - Talisman Roleplaying Game - Grimm Brother Tales published by White Wolf
    0 replies | 39 view(s)
  • magnusgreel's Avatar
    10-20-2014, 11:59 AM
    Firstly, this is a general call-out to gauge interest in a PbP of Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space. Secondly, I'd also like to gauge the preferences of anyone interested in a game. Would you prefer an actual Doctor/companions game or making your own characters? I'm not really adverse...
    0 replies | 39 view(s)
  • Morashitar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:11 PM
    As I will start hosting my play by action game at this site, I am curious what other sites are there that allow members to host their games via play by post. If anything let me know what games you are hosting currently on other sites. Thanks!
    0 replies | 34 view(s)
  • tesral's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 11:41 AM
    Trek Creative Wiki: A resource for games if you will. What is Trek Creative Trekcreative is a mailing list for the discussion and creation of Star Trek fan fiction. We discuss stories in progress, your views on the Star Trek universe at large, and other issues and questions related...
    0 replies | 34 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:02 AM
    PnP News Bot started a thread [Kobold Quarterly] Collection of Curiosities: The Locket in News
    Originally posted on 10-22-2014 02:01 AM at Lockets secure all manner of small things, but not all of them have the usual items within them. You can roll randomly for a result below, or use the handy number provided with each entry to figure out your result on a d12. You can...
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  • tesral's Avatar
    10-21-2014, 11:36 AM
    Vista City Wiki Static on the radio. Bubba tapped the tuning button again. Finally the station came through. "This is your Midnight Rambler. Something is staking the dark alleys of Vista City. Two men skeletonized and a skinhead found plum mad screaming about worms. Keep you heat close...
    0 replies | 30 view(s)
  • Metroknight's Avatar
    Today, 12:02 AM
    Hello all. I'm looking to be running random game sessions during the weeknights (1130pm till around 3am central time). These sessions will be held in the chat here on the pen and paper games site. More info can be found here:
    0 replies | 19 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    Today, 12:00 AM
    Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted: October 23, 2014: GURPS Fourth Turns 10 With .*.*. PK I remember my first encounter with GURPS, back in the early '90s. Two of my players had "converted" to this new system, and kept trying to drag me...
    0 replies | 16 view(s)
  • PnP News Bot's Avatar
    Today, 02:04 AM
    PnP News Bot started a thread [Kobold Quarterly] The Mischievous Art of Monster Infighting in News
    Originally posted on 10-23-2014 02:01 AM at “Who dies first?” —Conan, “The Phoenix on the Sword” Monsters have been teaming up since the dawn of D&D. We’ve seen unlikely allies emerge from the game’s rogues gallery as far back as the famed Keep on the Borderlands. But what...
    0 replies | 13 view(s)
  • falinxelote's Avatar
    Today, 05:48 AM
    I tend to prefer to lend an ear to roll play and allow players to try things even if they haven't got the abilities to justify doing so. Like a whirlwind attack attempt at level 2. I give penalties to it of course. But they are situation based and lack of experience based in the above example you...
    14 replies | 256 view(s)
  • falinxelote's Avatar
    Today, 05:37 AM
    For a time I used a Critical to location system. Every base location head, 2x arms, 1 or 2 locations for wings(if you got em), Chest, abdomen, 2x legs, and a tail if you have that which differed in chance of hit based upon type of tail a lizard mans tail is easier to hit than a cats. Then we used a...
    12 replies | 648 view(s)
  • tesral's Avatar
    Today, 02:47 AM
    I used to use a two step system of saves at one third and two thirds damage to keep fighting. Unlike the demodivators above not everyone fight to the last drop of blood. I replaced that with massive damage. However it isn't a fixed number but goes up depending on you hit die. Con+ d6=1, d8=2,...
    12 replies | 648 view(s)
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