There and back again, or how I went from hand-drawn maps, to TVs and back

When I started DMing again in 2014, I had a pretty basic DMs kit. I had some minis, maps, markers, dice. As my DMing evolved, I started making and collecting my own terrain. Eventually I had to move to Alaska, and gifted most everything to my friends. And then i started to make more. I […]

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NO MAN MAY KILL A CAT

“The Cats of Ulthar” is a short story written by American fantasy author H. P. Lovecraft in June 1920. In the tale, an unnamed narrator relates the story of how a law forbidding the killing of cats came to be in a town called Ulthar. As the narrative goes, the city is home to an old couple who enjoy […]

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Adventure in the dark land of Krevborna!

Once a country of picturesque villages, deep forests, and sublime mountain ranges, Krevborna is now preyed upon by werebeasts, witches, malicious fey, fiends, and the undead. The goal of adventures set in Krevborna is for the players’ characters to find ways to fight back against the evil that taints the land. Someone must light a […]

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Truly Different Magic Systems in RPGs

If you are only familiar with Dungeons and Dragons, you may not be aware of the way magic is handled in other RPGs. Here is an excellent overview: https://restinford.wordpress.com/2018/10/31/magic-systems/

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Paws, Claws, and Tentacles: A look at Cathulhu

Cathulhu: Velvet Paws on Cthulhu’s Trail Authors: Ingo Ahrens, Adam Crossingham & Daniel Harms Publisher: Sixtystone Press Page Count: 69 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $18.99 Print – $12.99 “The Cats of Uthar“, H.P. Lovecraft tale about a towns’ cosmic cats, that can jump to the moon and “Felidae” a novel by the German […]

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The Living Dead: A Guide to Vampires

Halloween is over, but the chills never end! Hail to thee of might and valor, Dare you dive into the darkness and face an evil as ancient as the land? The curse of vampirism persists throughout much of the multiverse, turning the innocent into blood-sucking monsters. Explore this new tome and discover various kinds of […]

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Halloween Postcard Special

Below are a selection of Lovecraft-era postcards from the shoreline at Newburyport, Lovecraft’s base model for the town of Innsmouth in “The Shadow over Innsmouth”. Mostly Joppa and Plum Island, which are about a half-mile to a mile south of the main town, along the Merrimack River waterfront. “Newburyport is one of the most hauntingly […]

via Halloween Postcard Special: along the Innsmouth shoreline — TENTACLII :: H.P. Lovecraft blog