It’s #RandomThingThursday here at the blog, I’m going to start trying to put out a new chart or random plot-inspiring element every Thursday:
With the kind permission of Glynn Seal from Monkeyblood Design, I’ve plugged the name/occupation table from page 217 of the first Midderlands book into Chartopia to create an automated version of the table: Many thanks to Glynn for allowing me to put this on the blog, check out the various Midderlands products on DrivethruRPG and […]
As I’m sure you all know by now, I’m a massive fan of the Midderlands setting by Glynn Seal of Monkeyblood Design and have even been privilieged enough to write on a couple of projects for them. One of my other loves in RPGs is the random trinket table from D&D 5E, so it seemed […]
Another random table, this one to determine what a group of people are doing around a cart.
I’ve been lucky enough to have a sneak preview at a writer’s copy of Glynn Seal’s excellent Greater Lunden book (and let me tell you, you’re in for a treat when you get your hands on it). One of my favourite parts of the book are the write-ups of the various wards, in particular Bileward, […]
Taverns are an almost omni-present part of fantasy gaming and RPGs in particular, whether it be the smoke-shrouded hookah tents of Swords & Sorcery or the more stereotypical wooden building with the jolly innkeeper and buxom serving staff.
We’ve all been in the situation where our character has been caught bang-to-rights for some sort of indiscretion or perhaps has been falsely accused and has found themselves in prison. Perhaps you were taken captive whilst raiding a dungeon and now languish in a cell yourself? One thing that can add flesh to these encounters […]
In this episode of the podcast I chat about some books I’ve recently purchased:
In episode 14 of the podcast I talk about what I think the real benefit of using random tables & charts in gaming is.
The home-base of my Rose of Westhaven campaign is a small(ish) port-town called Porthcrawl, recently we had a game where most of the people in the town had turned up to a funeral, in thinking about what the various inhabitants would look like I was scrolling through various pictures on Google Image search and noticed […]