In the market town of Gongfang a restless magistrate oppresses the people, forcing them to surrender sons and daughters to serve a mysterious sorcerer on Red Crow Mountain. In the countryside, a wealthy rice broker torments the common folk with his extortionate exactions, driving the desperate into the forest to escape his thugs and bandits. And beneath those green boughs there are whispers of... [click here for more]
The reek of blood and scorched steel fills the air. The city is burning under the remorseless fire of far guns, survivors cowering beneath the roots of their glassy towers. The streets are filled with the dead, their bodies made one with the broken road by the tread of the tanks and their scuttling infantry support. Soon the city will fall. It has already become a tomb.Somewhere... [click here for more]
Conjure Dire Woes for the Mightiest of Heroes
Within these sorrowful pages a GM will find sixteen calamitous types of circumstances to present to their players, each one designed to provide dire antagonists, friendly faces, nettlesome complications, flavorful macguffins, and matching adventure seeds for the busy GM. Rather than just being canned scenarios, the tools in this book are Sine... [click here for more]
The dead are hungry in Ancalia.
For five long years, the nine terrible Night Roads have vomited forth horrors from beyond this world. For five anguished winters the people of Ancalia have been tormented by plague, corpse-horrors and Uncreated abominations. Now only scattered enclaves of desperate survivors remain amid this once-beautiful land. The last heroes of the golden past are guttering out in... [click here for more]
Smooth Your Path to Adventure
Sixteen Stars gives a game master all the tools they need to generate adventure outlines and thrilling perils fit for sixteen different classic sci-fi locations. Whether delving into ancient alien temples or plunging into the human wilds of a savage hive-planet slum, Sixteen Stars provides you with the tables and techniques... [click here for more]
How can you make alignment more useful and meaningful in your roleplaying games?Roleplaying Alignment presents a system for using the traditional nine-point alignment system to enrich your game. It presents alignment as a means for customizing your character's personality, goals, and beliefs. Simple mechanics reward characters who embody the tenets of their alignment, and... [click here for more]
On a continent where only the southernmost tip sees all four seasons and gods still freely roam among men, the giants are awakening from their long slumber in the mountains. As towns along the great Thòrsà River are destroyed, political relations between the two human nations, Jötunheim and Midgard, are more strained than ever. War is coming in the lands of men as autumn comes... [click here for more]
More than simple plot hooks or adventure seeds!Click on Full Size Preview for a sample!
A premise is the heart of a story summed up in a single sentence. It should provide a general overview of what happens, without spoiling anything. A good premise contains, explicitly or by implication, four key elements of the story: who the protagonists are, what the goal of the story... [click here for more]
During the eight year run of Living Greyhawk, the world’s largest role-playing campaign, the Bandit Kingdoms region produced over 130 unique adventures. For the first time ever, these narrative threads are woven into one cohesive tapestry. For those who helped shape these events, this comprehensive resource memorializes their struggles against Iuz’s oppressive rule. For others, this compilation... [click here for more]