Tag: plot hooks

Gaming in a New City

Moving to a new place is tough, especially when it’s on us and not our player characters! Today, I took a look at some possible solutions for both of those situations.

Campaign Building: The Snowball Effect

Image source: Comics I Don’t Understand This one is a tough subject, as no two GMs are the same. From the ground up, building a campaign is a daunting task, even more so for the more aspiring GMs that want to do this as their…

Unconventional Enemies: Gnomes

Artwork: Gnomes from the 13th Age core rule book by Aaron McConell   Regardless of what game you’re playing, if they have gnomes, they tend to be a little eccentric and whacky. 13th Age is no exception to that rule. The rumors suggest that gnomes are,…

Dragon Empire: City of Monsters

image: Drakkenhall map by Lee Moyer, as seen in 13 True Ways   From the moment I read the description of this city in 13th Age, I was hooked. A city governed by one of the more questionable Icons, always at the brink of war…

Unconventional Enemies: Halflings

Though it’s abundantly clear that nobody knows how halflings came to be, there’s a lot of speculation. One thing most people agree upon is the Prince of Shadows’ involvement in the matter. It would certainly explain why they’re so agile and sneaky. It’s apparent…

Unconventional Enemies: Dwarves

Rugged, proud, rich, unbending; such are the qualities of dwarves in most fantasy genres. 13th Age is no exception, and the consistency with Tolkien’s vision is what captivates me. To truth is, these little buggers may be more inclined than most to oppose the…

Unconventional Enemies: Elves Part 1

Lions, diretigers, and owlbears, oh my! There’s definitely no shortage of monsters in the realm of fantasy role playing. If you’re in need of something to crawl out of the gloom and harry your party’s progress, whether it be the 13th Age core rulebook,…

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