GM Dictionary: Professions #20

GM Dictionary: Professions #20

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Cobbler Though you may have heard this as the term for someone who makes shoes, it is more likely the cobbler simply repairs shoes. This is a mini-article series featuring short…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #19

GM Dictionary: Professions #19

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Cordwainer These craftspeople made shoes from new leather. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly used in RPGs (or potentially so!) than normal conversation. Each month…

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Libris Monstrum 34: Oni Revisited

Libris Monstrum 34: Oni Revisited

Hello everyone! A while back we delved into the lore behind the oni, a spirtual / demonic group of mythical beings stemming from Asian mythologies. Today we are going to continue that look at oni with some of the more modern fantasy RPG interpretations. At then end we will take a moment to point out some other popular culture oni as well. Pathfinder In the Pathfinder lore oni are not simple fiends but were once spirits of some kind. Most…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #18

GM Dictionary: Professions #18

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Chandler Not a candle-maker technically, but the person in charge of the careful production of wax, candles, and soap in times when these things were made by hand for the household….

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GM Dictionary: Professions #17

GM Dictionary: Professions #17

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Enameling The special skill requires a craftsperson to make a material by fusing powdered glass to a substrate. This coating may be applied to all sorts of materials that can withstand…

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Making Magic Eldritch!

Making Magic Eldritch!

Hello everyone! This week I released Lovecraftian Spells, a 5E supplement focusing on adding some cosmic horror to your spell lists. It has almost 30 new spells, guidelines for reskinning spells for your own needs, ideas for making the Madness rules a little more harsh, and ideas for spell themes. In the coming weeks there will be updates to wording and clarifications and in the coming months I hope to continue expanding the spell list. Below are a couple preview…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #16

GM Dictionary: Professions #16

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Inlay This skill involves placing smaller pieces into a depression to make an object ornamental and decorative, creating patterns or pictures. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words…

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Mini-Review: Small Wardens

Mini-Review: Small Wardens

Good afternoon everyone! Today I have another shorter review for you. This time we have another product by Orcs Unlimited called Small Wardens. I was really excited when I heard that they were working on this and am really happy to see it come to life. If you are wondering a bit more about the types of games Orcs Unlimited makes and how I feel on mechanics then check out my reviews of We Hunt Bugs or Escape From Teddy…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #15

GM Dictionary: Professions #15

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Marquetry More of an art than a craftsperson, marquetry involves applying pieces of veneer to things to create decorative patterns to things like furniture or decorative objects. This is a mini-article…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #14

GM Dictionary: Professions #14

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Shipwright Those who build ships are known as shipwrights and are specialized the complex ways of making wood into a sailable vessel. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for…

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