A Random Encounter is an RPG interview zine. Each issue explores one RPG creator, the games they play, the things they make and how they try to do both well.
Issue 3 of A Random Encounter looks at Patrick Stuart, writer of Deep Carbon Observatory, co-writer of the ENnie Award winning Maze of the BlueMedusa,... [click here for more]
Deep Carbon Observatory is an adventure for Dungeons and Dragons. The adventure takes players from a town devastated by an unexpected flood, through a drowned land where nature is turned upside down and desperate families cling to the roofs of their ruined homes, hiding from the monstrous products of a disordered world, through the strange tomb of an ancient race, to a profundal zone, hidden for millennia... [click here for more]
False Readings is the first collection of fictions by Patrick Stuart, the co-creator (with Scrap Princess) of 'Deep Carbon Observatory', the D&D adventure that won Indy Supplement of the Year 2014 and the Ramanan Sivaranjan award for Best Writing, and of the monster book 'Fire on the Velvet Horizon' which China Mieville called 'Easily one of my standout books for 2015’.
False Readings ranges... [click here for more]
>>>>This entry is here only and entirely because a PDF FotVH is available in the Contessa bundle. If you want it, you have to get that. Or pay a thousand dollars here.<<<<<
A book of monsters written by Patrick Stuart and based off drawings previously provided by Scrap Princess.
The book is hand assembled and that is probably a nightmare if you like clean graphic... [click here for more]
The Hydra Cooperative Sampler 2016--previously available only at Gen Con and North Texas Rpg Con--is now available to everyone!
Get a sampling gameable stuff and fun features related to current and forthcoming Hydra products, including the Mountebank class from Fever-Dreaming Marlinko, the Murmuring Wyrm from Broken Fire Regime, the Cosmic Cat from The Cloud... [click here for more]
The Gem Prison of Zardax is a puzzle adventure dealing with the mad whims of a petty has-been wizard. Meant for characters of levels 3-6.
Cover by Harry Clarke, Interior art by Scrap Princess, Maps by Simon Forster ... [click here for more]
THE ENDLESS DESCENT
At the deepest point of the dungeon, behind the throne, beyond the rooms where the battles took place, after everything is done and the enemy dead, there is a crack. A black empty space where the wall joins the stone floor, a foot and a half high and three wide. A breeze comes out. You’d never notice it. You could lie on your belly and fit inside.
IT... [click here for more]