Sometimes rules supplements read like the world-setting bible of frustrated novelists. While solid world- building is a useful skill, you don’t always need four paragraphs of flavor text to tell you swords are cool, magic is power, shadows are scary, and orcs are savage. Sometimes a GM doesn’t have time to slog through a page of history for every magic weapon. Sometimes all that’s... [click here for more]
The alchemist class represents a trope common in adventure fiction, if not fantasy fiction: the mad scientist. From Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, many of the classic works of fiction that helped build the framework from which most fantasy RPGs hang include the inventor or scholar who is clearly dabbling in matters beyond mundane science. Coupled with the... [click here for more]
Witches in fantasy fiction have a long tradition of amazing and often frightening powers that they can use to aid friends, annoy pests, or outright destroy foes. From the magic feasts of Circe in the Odyssey and the dragon-form of the wicked queen in Sleeping Beauty to the flying monkeys of the Wicked Witch of the West, witches in fantasy fiction have a broad range of allies and abilities from which... [click here for more]
Time is something we all understand on an instinctive level, at least to a degree, but few of us have ever tried to define. Time has been called the 4th dimension, nature's way of making sure everything doesn't happen all at once, and a philosophical construct to allow for the comparison of durations. Philosophers grant time the power to heal all wounds, but also warn it is the death of all things... [click here for more]
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Running games for children is often more difficult than it sounds, but can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Unfortunately, the vast majority of monsters available for the Pathfinder... [click here for more]