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Roleplaying City Map Generator

Some time ago I read about an awesome freeware city map generator for Windows. But alas the creator’s site  is down for quite some time now and it’s pretty hard to find a...

February 27, 2009
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My first CC3 map

Yesterday I finally sat down to create my first map in Campaign Cartographer 3. I bought the software and played a bit around, but never actually made a proper map with it. Now...

February 19, 2009
3

Stargazer’s RPG Stuff

Inspired by fellow RPG blogger Zachary’s post “Using Google Sites For Your Campaign” I created a Google Sites site of my own that I will fill with everything that goes beyond the scope...

February 12, 2009
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Create custom fonts for free

Yesterday I stumbled upon an article on Lifehacker that could be of some interest to all GMs out there. The service YourFonts allows you to create your own TrueType font for free. Most...

February 3, 2009
5

So you want to be a GM?

Every now and then a mere player decides he has to rise above his fellow men and become a gamemaster. And trust me, being a GM is not as hard as it sounds....

January 30, 2009
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Five tips to improve your roleplaying

In my opinion there are a lot of people who mistake roleplaying games for miniature combat games. But what makes RPGs so much fun is the roleplaying part. When you do your job...

January 26, 2009
3

Powerless player

There are situation in roleplaying game sessions when players are totally powerless because their characters are unable to act because they are incapacitated, separated from the group or in any other situation where...

November 24, 2008
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Roleplaying music: Elyrion Soundtrack

Elyrion is an upcoming german steampunk fantasy roleplaying game. It will be released in the coming days, probably on SPIEL ’08 in Essen. There will also be an official soundtrack composed by Erdenstern....

October 20, 2008
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Every GM needs this!

Every GM should play this when he leaves the game table to go to the bathroom or get some more soft-drinks and snacks from the fridge: You can get the original mp3 from...

October 15, 2008
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More prop generators!

In my last post I wrote about the Newspaper Clipping Generator, but there are a lot of generators available on the internet that can help you to easily create props for your roleplaying...

September 25, 2008