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Worldbuilding Prompts

Worldbuilding Prompts


Develop Settings, Character Backgrounds, and Adventures Worldbuilding is essential to good fiction, regardless of the genre or medium. It creates the context for the characters and the stories that they’re involved in. The information necessary to understand the motivations of the villains, the goals of the story, and what’s at stake if the protagonists fail, are all tied up on the setting...   [click here for more]
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Worldbuilding Theory

Worldbuilding Theory


Create a setting with character development and storytelling in mind! Any System! Any Setting! Worldbuilding is essential to a good fantasy adventure. It creates the context for the characters and the stories that they’re involved in. The information necessary to understand the motivations of the villains, the goals of the story, and what’s at stake if the protagonists...   [click here for more]
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Culture Theory

Culture Theory


Using Fantasy Cultures and Races to develop Characters, Worldbuilding, and Adventures In the context of a fantasy world, culture can mean a lot of things. Often people reduce it to what tabletop games traditionally call race. Elves are magical, learned, and like nature. Dwarves are sassy, temperamental, and like to party. It’s not so much a collection of cultural markers, or even ethnic markers,...   [click here for more]
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The GameMaster's Apprentice: Fantasy Deck

The GameMaster's Apprentice: Fantasy Deck


Adventure Awaits! The GameMaster's Apprentice: Fantasy is a system-neutral (compatible with any edition of any game!) deck of cards that can be used as either a supplement for traditional tabletop RPGs or as a complete game engine for GM-free solo or group RPGs. You can view the cards' complete instructions for free by clicking the preview link beneath the thumbnail above, or view the Quickstart...   [click here for more]
Larcenous Designs, LLC  $9.99

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Adventure Theory

Adventure Theory


Create adventures with compelling stories, character development opportunities, and worldbuilding moments! Any System! Any Setting! Plenty has been written aboutencounter design, a lot of it system-specific. This book is about story. The only sort of “game balance” you’ll find referenced herein will refer to balancing the needs of the gamemaster,...   [click here for more]
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Arcane Theory

Arcane Theory


Using Arcane Magic to develop Characters, Worldbuilding, and Adventures Arcane magic is a foundational element of tabletop fantasy. Whether you’re drawing upon the concepts of Vancian magic as interpreted by Gygax and Arneson, or embracing pseudo-historical tradition of Hermeticism, the ability to manipulate supernatural energy and cast spells is an important part of the genre. With no arcane...   [click here for more]
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Character Theory

Character Theory


Create characters with relevant connections to worldbuilding and storytelling. Any System! Any Setting! You’ve created fantasy roleplaying characters before. Odds are that the focus of the system you used was on the crunchy bits. The process tacked background details on at the end that may not have been relevant to the adventures you played. Most of the time, your character’s...   [click here for more]
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Divine Theory

Divine Theory


Using Divine Magic to develop Characters, Worldbuilding, and Adventures Divine magic is an element of tabletop fantasy with that’s seen a lot of changes. Originally intended to help emulate vampire hunters in Hammer Horror films (seriously) by allowing characters to turn and disrupt the undead, it’s grown to encompass a whole spectrum of real-world religious influences, mythology, and...   [click here for more]
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Party Theory

Party Theory


Leverage the party concept for character development, worldbuilding, and adventure design! Any System! Any Setting! In the past four decades there have been millions of words written about character creation. There are scores of books on worldbuilding, and notable volumes on fantasy adventure design. For some reason, though, little has been written about the nature of parties....   [click here for more]
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Cleric Theory

Cleric Theory


Using Clerics in Worldbuilding and Adventure Design Any System! Any Setting! Clerics bring a sense of mythology to a fantasy world. They validate the existence of deities. Their beliefs reflect the morals and ethics of their religion, if not the broader cultures of the setting. The magic they utilize is different because it is divinely bestowed for faithfulness...   [click here for more]
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Wizard Theory

Wizard Theory


Using Wizards in Worldbuilding and Adventure Design Any System! Any Setting! The appeal of the wizard is that in many way it’s the most iconic of character classes. Nothing screams fantasy like an arcane spellcaster, able to manipulate the forces of magic that set your fictional realm apart from the real world. While this means, in most systems,...   [click here for more]
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Rogue Theory

Rogue Theory


Using Rogues in Worldbuilding and Adventure Design Any System! Any Setting! The appeal of the rogue is their reputation as the non-conformists of character classes. Even if they’re not outright thieves, they have a reputation for being a bit freewheeling, morally flexible, and willing to do things other characters aren’t. They’re skill-oriented...   [click here for more]
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Genre Structure Vol. 3: Fantasy

Genre Structure Vol. 3: Fantasy


How can you add more wonder and enchantment to your fantasy adventures? Fantasy Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 3) helps you to develop and tell spellbinding tales of magic and imagination. It is an essential sourcebook for creating fiction and tabletop adventures. Written for writers and roleplayers, with clear step-by-step instructions, you can: Determine which fantasy...   [click here for more]
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Fighter Theory

Fighter Theory


Using Fighters in Worldbuilding and Adventure Design Any System! Any Setting! The appeal of the fighter is that it’s the most generic of character classes. It plays to the most basic rules, regardless of what system you’re using. There are no complicated and esoteric exceptions to be learned, making it perfect for new players. For those interested...   [click here for more]
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The GameMaster's Apprentice: Age of Sail Deck

The GameMaster's Apprentice: Age of Sail Deck


Sails on the horizon! The GameMaster's Apprentice: Age of Sail is a system-neutral deck of cards that can be used as either a supplement for traditional tabletop RPGs or as a complete game engine for GM-free solo or group RPGs. You can view the cards' complete instructions for free by clicking the preview link beneath the thumbnail above, or view the Quickstart Guide and a set of quick-reference...   [click here for more]
Larcenous Designs, LLC  $9.99

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Tarima City Adventures

Tarima City Adventures


A fresh setting for D&D 5e. Tarima city is a major economic power in the Tarima Bay, but its ships are often targeted by the Gavora Raiders - tribes of indigenous Hill Dwarves who live in the jungle islands nearby and go on raids in their longships. Rumors have it they worship the Kraken. There is no nobility in Tarima ever since the Bloody Revolution 23 years ago. The nobles who survived...   [click here for more]
Alex-R  $6.96

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Pilots' Almanac: Maritime & Piloting Rules

Pilots' Almanac: Maritime & Piloting Rules


The vocation of pilot is a perfect career for roleplaying. It provides an excellent and natural rationale for travel, exploration, and adventure. With this module, it becomes possible for PCs to go to sea and follow a career as pilot, pirate, or maritime trader. Of course, the distinctions between these occupations may be academic, since many PCs will dabble in all three. This module, a republishing...   [click here for more]
Columbia Games Inc.  $39.98 $27.99

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Level UP: A Book of Fantasy Gaming Lists

Level UP: A Book of Fantasy Gaming Lists


Do you feel a bit intimidated by Dungeons & Dragons? Would you like to impress your gaming group and feel more confident when playing? Then check out Level UP: the fully illustrated fantasy gaming book of lists, answering all of D&D's most pressing questions. Why do wizards live in towers? What are the biggest news stories in the history of Dungeons & Dragons(r)? What don't you know...   [click here for more]
Hack & Slash Publishing  $9.99

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The Pirate GM's Right Fist

The Pirate GM's Right Fist


This GM Accessory is compatible with both Pathfinder and Any edition of the most popular fantasy rpg. Do you want to run a detailed and interesting pirate-themed game that your players will remember for years to come? Well, then you're in luck, Matey. Within these guarded pages are the tables and charts a GM needs to run fun and detailed nautical adventures in any RPG,...   [click here for more]
Black Shark Enterprises  $2.00

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EN5ider #79 - How to Run a Successful Festival

EN5ider #79 - How to Run a Successful Festival


Festivals are staple of the fantasy genre and this article presents over a dozen festival games to spice up your game world. With festival sizes ranging from a village to a worldwide event, and contests including Bop the Rat, Coal Holder, Shot for Shot, and Ring the Bell, your PCs will easily spend an hour or two exploring the show! This is the 79th article of EN5ider, a D&D 5E...   [click here for more]
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EN5ider #77 - How to Play Gothic Horror

EN5ider #77 - How to Play Gothic Horror


In this GM advice article we take a look at the ways a GM can make a gothic horror adventure feel a little more scary. From tragic outcomes to dark secrets, and a new optional rule for Innocence, these tips will help bring your gothic horror sessions to life! This is the 77th article of EN5ider, a D&D 5E Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/ensider/overview). Consider joining...   [click here for more]
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The Pirate GM's Ships to Plunder

The Pirate GM's Ships to Plunder


This GM Accessory is compatible with both Pathfinder and Any edition of the most popular fantasy rpg. This is a collection of 10 different merchant ships available for plundering, adventure seeds, or whatever you want to use them for Inside You Will Find 10 Ships With . . . Ship Names, Histories and Descriptions Captains with Both Personalities and Stats Crews...   [click here for more]
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DM Tips for Improvisation

DM Tips for Improvisation


UPDATED - Sept 2019 New Artwork Revised Descriptions Bonus Material Landscape Format To celebrate the update, we are offering this at a 25% discount for September! For all game masters and dungeon masters out there - want to run games more easily and efficiently? Then this is for you! With over 35 years of rpg experience behind...   [click here for more]
The Grinning Frog  $1.00 $0.75

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Game Mechanics for the World of Calidar

Game Mechanics for the World of Calidar


This booklet provides the necessary instructions to help convert system-agnostic game statistics expressed in the Calidar books. It also gives an introductory overview of the Calidar Universe and its "known world," the Great Caldera. In a fantasy setting designed without core rules from a specific role-playing game, there lies a challenge in describing creatures, spells,...   [click here for more]
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10 Tips for Roleplaying Villains

10 Tips for Roleplaying Villains


UPDATED - Sept 2019 New Artwork Revised Descriptions Additional Material Bonus Material Landscape Format To celebrate the update, we are offering this at a 25% discount for September! For all game masters and dungeon masters out there - want to run games more easily and efficiently? Then this is for you! With over 35 years of rpg experience...   [click here for more]
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EN5ider #75 - Magical Laws

EN5ider #75 - Magical Laws


This EN5ider article takes a look at the ways a fantasy society would regulate and legislate the use of magic. From registration to mandatory service to guild enforcement, these ideas can help add verisimilitude to your game and create new plot ideas! This is the 75th article of EN5ider, a D&D 5E Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/ensider/overview). Consider joining...   [click here for more]
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On the Non-player Character

On the Non-player Character


"Problems with your players being frustrated at your non-player characters? Looking for the hidden social combat system that's been part of classic fantasy role-playing for over 30 years? Do you want your social encounters to be navigated by player skill, rather than by what's on the character's sheet or how good the player's personal charisma is? Are you looking for the fast way to generate memorable...   [click here for more]
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Tips for Being a Great DM

Tips for Being a Great DM


UPDATED - Sept 2019 New Artwork Revised Content Additional Content Bonus Material Landscape Format To celebrate the update, we are offering this at a 25% discount for September! For all game masters and dungeon masters out there - want to run games more easily and efficiently? Then this is for you! With over 35 years of rpg experience...   [click here for more]
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EN5ider #78 - Creating Gothic Adventures for High-Level Characters

EN5ider #78 - Creating Gothic Adventures for High-Level Characters


Following up on EN5ider #77: How to Play Gothic Horror, we up the stakes (get it?) with a guide for creating gothic 5th Edition adventures for high level characters which looks at the villain, the setting, and the scope of such games. This is the 78th article of EN5ider, a D&D 5E Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/ensider/overview). Consider joining us for as low as...   [click here for more]
EN Publishing  $0.70 $0.53

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Everyverse Rpg

Everyverse Rpg


EVERYVERSE RPG is the COMPLETE role-playing game. It features: As You Like it: 5 methods of character generation Standard Distribution: Uses the same scale as used in measuring real-world IQ for more meaningful information at a glance Cascades: tree-like arrays of skills from general to specific The Attempt: a single method to resolve all outcomes. Lets you keep your nose out of the book System...   [click here for more]
Debra Hoenig Parizek of ParDen Us Gaming  $15.00

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Religious Trinkets and Pocket Finds Vol 2 (5e)

Religious Trinkets and Pocket Finds Vol 2 (5e)


You know that moment when your players have slain the bad guy and his minions? The moment where the normally upright and righteous characters become total fiends and loot the still cooling dead bodies ... well, this is for those moments. And let's face it those moments come along a lot! This list contains 100 trinkets and pocket find curiosities that will make the pilfering...   [click here for more]
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20 Quick Half-Orc NPCs

20 Quick Half-Orc NPCs


Welcome to the finest collection of quick NPCs that you will find this side of the Nentir Vale! Do your players catch you out sometimes by suddenly expressing an interest in some random NPC who you never planned out because they weren't important? Do you sometimes struggle to come up with names for all the NPCs you are populating your setting with?...   [click here for more]
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20 Quick Drow NPCs

20 Quick Drow NPCs


Welcome to the finest collection of quick NPCs that you will find this side of the Nentir Vale! DROW NPCs - culturally insular, xenophobic and vicious... What happens when they are stranded far from home and have to get jobs and make their way in the world? The NPCs inside will show you how 21 of them turned out. Released just prior to...   [click here for more]
The Grinning Frog  $1.00

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DungeonLord's LogBook

DungeonLord's LogBook


DungeonLord's LogBook What is a DungeonLord? A Game Master's Game Master. DungeonLords are the most prepared and best organized game masters at any table. They use a quality logbook that allows them to quickly pull up details about their world and all characters/monsters that dwell upon it. Their NPCs have personalities, and their cities/towns have economies, shops, laws and realistic random events....   [click here for more]
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Goblinoid Trinkets and Treasures Vol 1

Goblinoid Trinkets and Treasures Vol 1


FREE ITEM You know that moment when your players have slain the bad guy and his minions? The moment where the normally upright and righteous characters become total fiends and loot the still cooling dead bodies ... well, this is for those moments. And let's face it those moments come along a lot! This list contains 20 trinkets and treasures that will make the pilfering...   [click here for more]
The Grinning Frog  Pay What You Want

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EN5ider #85 - The War of Numbers: A BIG Table

EN5ider #85 - The War of Numbers: A BIG Table


Some GMs are blessed with a big table that's full of players. However, a large group has its own set of challenges; explore these suggestions for some techniques on managing a crowded game, and how to keep a full roster of players focused and on-track. This is the 85th article of EN5ider, a D&D 5E Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/ensider/overview). Consider...   [click here for more]
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20 Quick Aasimar NPCs

20 Quick Aasimar NPCs


UPDATED - Sept 2019 Open for use by publishers* New Artwork Revised Descriptions Bonus Material Landscape Format *Publishers, you are welcome to take and use the magic items in here, for free, when creating adventures or supplements for sale on DMsGuild or elsewhere. All we ask is a written credit. We hope our fellow publishers will enjoying...   [click here for more]
The Grinning Frog  $1.00 $0.75

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Don't Pay the Ferryman-Destiny

Don't Pay the Ferryman-Destiny


Don't Pay the Ferryman-Destiny is a collection of elements for use with the Don't Pay the Ferryman game. However, the majority of elements can easily be used in Dungeon World or Dungeons and Dragons games. • Six quests in the Sub Tropical region of Kestrek in the nation of Lisanbre. • Three quests on the moon of Vorda, with suggestions of how to get there and how to run quests there. •...   [click here for more]
Blake Ryan  Pay What You Want

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Big List of RPG Plots

Big List of RPG Plots


Over the last two decades, The Big List of RPG Plots has been cited, quoted, thanked and excerpted in articles for computer-game design, a book on Hollywood screenwriting, and more than a few pen-and-paper RPGs. I wrote it in 1993 as an article submission for Pyramid magazine (they rejected it). I later tried to shop it to Dragon and Shadis and others...   [click here for more]
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Mitheguarde

Mitheguarde


An open role-playing game, where YOU are in control of everything! This is a set of rules, that you can add your own characters, your own dungeons, and your very own created weapons, and ven your own world! The power is in your hands!...   [click here for more]
Blacksmith Games  $5.00 $2.00

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Preparing Scenes

Preparing Scenes


Preparing Scenes explores my method of preparation and planning as a game master. It is a very concrete description of how I plan my games. I've come to value scene-centric preparation with not only avoiding traditional risks of railroading but actually further maximizing flexibility and ability to improvise. ...   [click here for more]
ThinkDifferent   FREE 

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Siege Weapons and Rules for Demolition; Official DarkMoore Accessory.

Siege Weapons and Rules for Demolition; Official DarkMoore Accessory.


Siege Weapons & Rules for Demolition; Official DarkMoore Accessory. A supplement designed to complement the DarkMoore RPG Players Rulebook. Siege equipment stats, effects, and rules to determine demolition damage. General guidlines for Game Masters to calculate a Demolition Point Value (DP) for almost any inanimate object. This supplement is FREE to download. Please visit my page:...   [click here for more]
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The Fortune Teller's Guide to Deathtrap Dungeon Design

The Fortune Teller's Guide to Deathtrap Dungeon Design


SVD Press approved! This free ebook is written for and by GMs like you who are designing tournament deathtrap dungeons for any fantasy adventure RPG. Each entry in this ebook spotlights one of the 22 cards in the legendary Deck of Many Things, with each card representing one of the fundamental types of challenges crusaders might face in a lethal tournament delve....   [click here for more]
DDE Adventures   FREE 

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The GameMaster's Apprentice: Universal Instruction Cards

The GameMaster's Apprentice: Universal Instruction Cards


Quick-Reference Cards for the GMA Decks! Note: If you wish to purchase the Print on Demand Instruction Cards to keep with your deck, be sure to combine your order of this product with the deck itself, or order two or more copies of the Instruction Cards! This mini-set is only six cards, and DriveThru will not print orders that small individually. The GameMaster's Apprentice decks...   [click here for more]
Larcenous Designs, LLC   FREE 

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The Pirate GM's Taste of the Treasures

The Pirate GM's Taste of the Treasures


This GM Accessory is compatible with both Pathfinder and Every Editon of the Worlds Most Popular Fantasy RPG. The Pirate GM's Taste of the Treasures Contained within is but a small sampling of the tables and information to be had in The Pirate GM's Right Fist 6 Encounters At Sea 6 Encounters On Land 5 “Unexplored Island” Adventure Hooks...   [click here for more]
Black Shark Enterprises   FREE 

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Whispering Homunculus [BUNDLE]

Whispering Homunculus [BUNDLE]


This special bundle product contains the following titles. More Whispering Homunculus Regular price: $9.99 Bundle price: $5.00 Format: Watermarked PDF More Oddities and Disturbing Bits of Whimsy Ahead! Master Richard Pett takes us on a tour of the bizarre, the curious, and the strange in More Whispering Homunculus. Within you'll find a multitude of weird charts...   [click here for more]
Kobold Press  $19.98 $9.99

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