The rumours are true – a second edition of 13th Age will be coming to Kickstarter in 2023! Work on the new edition has already begun, and you can sign up to playtest the new edition by emailing Rob at 13thAgePlaytest@gmail.com. Here are the key features of 13th Age 2e: Backwards compatible with ten years […]
A scenario hook for Cthulhu Confidential Hardboiled Los Angeles detective Dex Raymond opens his office door one morning to find an unpleasant surprise inside. A short, portly man lies dead on his carpet, face down on a piece of wrinkled packing paper. Rolling the body over, Dex sees that both of its eyes have been […]
In the latest episode of their well-equipped podcast, Ken and Robin talk player-created plot hooks, Chicago surrealist Gertrude Abercrombie, fave defunct food products, and ghost investigation gear.
The section on damage resistance in the core book says, “If there’s an automatic damage effect that feels like it should have a chance of being reduced by resistance, go ahead and fake an attack roll to see if the effect penetrates resistance.” My question is, if the attacker has the shocked condition from the […]
Over on my twitter, I sometimes post entertaining or suggestive errors as typos of the day. Yesterday, I accidentally typed “manticore” as “manticorn”, which prompted… The Manticorn According to rumour, the Manticorn was once a fearsome manticore, an ancient and especially cruel creature. In time, he came to repent of his dreadful habit of hunting […]
A creature for The Esoterrorists Powerful Outer Dark entities regularly promise immortality to the human would-be sorcerers who aid them. Sometimes they outright lie and can grant no such thing. Other entities can offer an indefinite existence, but in the awful, suffering form of an anthrospider. Esoterrorists agreeing to aid ODEs expect a far different […]
by Jay Godden, edited by Isaac Rolfe and Rob Heinsoo, art by Aaron McConnell/Lee Moyer Read the introductory post here. The many pantheons of nymphs, spirits, gods and fey worshipped in the Elf Queen’s woods are varied, capricious, and undocumented, least by the elves themselves. They have no formal priesthood, and not even the Priestess […]