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GM Dictionary: Weather #4

GM Dictionary: Weather #4

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Land Breeze After sunset, the temperature changes move in the direction of the drier terrestrial air towards…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #3

GM Dictionary: Weather #3

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Sea Breeze This is the breeze that blows in from a large body of water towards land…

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Resources For Every GM: Characters Part 4 / Horror Part 6

Resources For Every GM: Characters Part 4 / Horror Part 6

Hello everyone! Today I have another double topic featuring three characters from classic horror movies that would make interesting monsters or villains for your campaign! Freddy Krueger Freddy comes from the Nightmare on Elm Street film series by Wes Craven and is among the more famous slasher killers. What makes him interesting is the fact that the character does not exist in the real world, he is merely a fiction of our nightmares. Of course that isn’t wholly true as…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #2

GM Dictionary: Weather #2

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Monsoon Monsoons are seasonal changes that include a reversing of wind direction and precipitation. Generally used to…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #1

GM Dictionary: Weather #1

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Trade Winds These are the prevailing wind patterns that act within the lower atmosphere near the equator…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #21

GM Dictionary: Professions #21

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! Bibliopegist A little used word, this refers to those who specialize in binding or rebinding books. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly used in RPGs…

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Review: Mines, Claws, & Princesses

Review: Mines, Claws, & Princesses

Mines, Claws, & Princesses is an OSR / Classic D&D style adventure module that is compatible with 5E and I have many feelings. Okay, this is probably the hardest review for me to write yet. For the most part I have looked through modern, indie games and adventures. I am on board with the more modern trends in tabletop gaming, but I do recall the things that initiated me into this world. Monsters are evil, treasure is good, and dungeon…

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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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