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 Onyx Path Expands Exalted Third Edition Line With New Corebook Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 19:23:38  
Flames Rising, exalted, high fantasy
Rich Thomas, founder and Creative Director of Onyx Path Publishing, announced today a new corebook called Exalted Essence is planned for the popular Exalted Third Edition gameline. “This is a project we’ve been thinking about for quite a while and we’re thrilled it’s moving forward. I’m beyond excited to be overseeing the creative direction of […]
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 Epic Monsters Come to Popular Dungeon Mayhem Card Game Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 22:38:58  
Features, dungeons & dragons, wotc
It's time for Monsters & Mayhem! Wizards of the Coast is once again getting ready to throw down, this time with the third iteration of Dungeon Mayhem, the easy-to-learn, family-friendly, D&D card game that pits the wits and brawn of a party of adventurers against each other. Dungeon Mayhem: Monster Madness builds on the success of the original game and its expansion, Battle for Baldur's Gate, with each player embodying one of six epic Dungeons & Dragons monsters. Dungeon Mayhem: Monster Madness will be available in stores everywhere on February 14, 2020, just in time for a romantic battle royal!
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 Scarred Lands: Fire in Rahoch Session Recap 3 Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 21:28:11  
Blogs, dungeons & dragons, scarred lands
The myths of the Scarred Lands are relatively recent events. The effects of the Titanswar still ripple through the world, and the heroines and villains of many of these stories are part of living memory, if not still living. The following continues the recap of the Scarred Lands campaign, Fire in Rahoch. It follows the adventures of Stromm, Manuc, Rostum, and Lliese as they navigate the politics of Calastia while at the same time trying to appease the secret societies that they are each a part of.
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 Scarred Lands: Fire in Rahoch Session Recap 2 Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 19:56:44  
Blogs, dungeons & dragons, onyx path

A Land Where Legends Walk

    Drawing enthusiastically on Greek mythology, the revised and re-imagined Scarred Lands nonetheless retains its place as a modern fantasy RPG setting. This is a world shaped by gods and monsters, and only the greatest of heroes can expect to be counted among them. The most populous continent of Scarn, Ghelspad, plays host to vast unexplored regions, hides unsolved riddles from ancient cultures, and taunts adventures with the promise of undiscovered riches hidden among the ruins of older civilizations. Yet the myths of the Scarred Lands are relatively recent events. The effects of the Titanswar still ripple through the world, and the heroines and villains of many of these stories are part of living memory, if not still living. The following continues the recap of the Scarred Lands campaign, Fire in Rahoch. It follows the adventures of Stromm, Manuc, Rostum, and Lliese as they navigate the politics of Calastia while at the same time trying to appease the secret societies that they are each a part of.
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     Scarred Lands: Fire in Rahoch Campaign Recap Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 23:27:26  
    Blogs, dungeons & dragons, onyx path
    Drawing enthusiastically on Greek mythology, the revised and re-imagined Scarred Lands nonetheless retains its place as a modern fantasy RPG setting. This is a world shaped by gods and monsters, and only the greatest of heroes can expect to be counted among them. The most populous continent of Scarn, Ghelspad, plays host to vast unexplored regions, hides unsolved riddles from ancient cultures, and taunts adventures with the promise of undiscovered riches hidden among the ruins of older civilizations. Yet the myths of the Scarred Lands are relatively recent events. The effects of the Titanswar still ripple through the world, and the heroines and villains of many of these stories are part of living memory, if not still living. The following is a recap of the Scarred Lands campaign, Fire in Rahoch. It follows the adventures of Stromm, Manuc, Rostum, and Lliese as they navigate the politics of Calastia while at the same time trying to appease the secret societies that they are each a part of.
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     Celebrate 45 Years of Dungeons & Dragons and 5 Years of D&D Fifth Edition with the Sapphire Anniversary Dice Set Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 00:35:41  
    Features, dungeons & dragons, wotc
    It's been five years since Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition launched, and the explosion of D&D's popularity since then has been a wonder to behold! Now fans can celebrate D&D through the D&D Sapphire Anniversary Dice Set, available directly from Wizards of the Coast starting at 11a.m. (PT) on November 21, 2019. The set commemorates both #5yearsof5e AND forty-five years since D&D’s first publication in 1974. "When the D&D team realized the sapphire is the traditional anniversary stone for both five years and forty-five years, and that adding a laboratory-created sapphire to a twenty-sided die wouldn't jeopardize the integrity of a roll, we couldn't pass up the chance to make something really cool to celebrate the milestones" said Nathan Stewart, VP of the D&D Franchise at Wizards of the Coast. "The team put together a fun product for our fans that includes art and newly updated stats for sapphire dragons, making these classic dragons ready for play in your next D&D session."
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     Onyx Path Publishing Announces Vigil Watch and Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad for the Scarred Lands RPG Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 22:26:27  
    Flames Rising, dungeons & dragons, onyx path
    Onyx Path Publishing, owner and publisher of the Scarred Lands campaign setting, is pleased to announce two new serial releases: Vigil Watch and Yugman's Guide to Ghelspad. Ghelspad is a massive and diverse landscape that is the hallmark of the Scarred Lands setting. Once a paradise, this continent is now scarred by the ravages of the Titanswar. In the wake of divine bloodshed, the people of Ghelspad survive and thrive on this befouled continent. Two upcoming releases explore this setting to give players and GMs more material to draw from for their campaigns.
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     Drive Thru Sale Brings the Halloween Treats! Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 21:30:11  
    Blogs, drivethrufiction, modern-horror
    DriveThruRPG has launched their annual Halloween sale, and as usual, it’s a doozy; thousands of items — more than ten thousand items on Drive Thru RPG alone — are marked at 25% off. As usual, the suite of Drive Thru sites — DriveThruRPG, DriveThruFiction, DriveThruCards, DMsGuild, and Storytellers Vault — are each offering this sale on a huge selection of items. I thought I'd take a moment to highlight several items I'm particularly fond of to illustrate the depth and breadth of what’s available now through October 31. Most (but not all) follow the Halloween theme of horror and the supernatural.
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     5 Tabletop RPGs for a Horrifying Halloween on Sale at DriveThruRPG! Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 19:55:29  
    Blogs, News, Promotions
    The annual Halloween Sale is on at DriveThruRPG! With 25% Off these titles, it is the perfect time to try something new and spooky to truly terrify your players!  1. Little Fears Nightmare Edition In this game you assume the role of children being haunted and hunted by monsters that the adults do not believe […]
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     Join Monica Valentinelli and Help Sick Kids! Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 19:41:21  
    Events, News
    Hey readers! This is the second year Monica is pledging to play Dungeons & Dragons at GameHole Con to raise funds for kids at a local children’s hospital. Last year was the first time she played D&D Live–and had a blast! For this year’s events, Monica will be in full costume for the Guiding Light […]
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     DriveThruRPG Announces Phone PDF Format and Free Pugmire Phone PDF! Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 20:59:14  
    Features, drivethrurpg, pugmire
    DriveThruRPG.com announced today that the Phone PDF, a new format designed specifically for handheld mobile devices, is now available. At the RPG gaming table, while game masters are likely to have a laptop or tablet nearby, an increasingly large number of gamers use their phones for quick reference. Typical game manuals and comic books in standard PDF format use the same page size and pagination as printed hard copy editions. That format works well on tablets and monitors, but normal PDFs are not well suited to phone-sized screens. In early 2019, DriveThruRPG worked closely with Onyx Path Publishing to create the Pugmire Phone PDF--which you can download FREE today! FlamesRising.com contributor Monica Valentinelli downloaded the Pugmire PDF via her iPhone's browser to see how it works; the phone PDF format is 720 pages long and includes quick links on every page for ease of use. In addition to the Table of Contents, for example, added section menus allow for ways to reference rules and other important information necessary to play the game.
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     Astral Tabletop Releases Performance Updates Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 16:41:21  
    News, Resources, online gaming
    Astral TableTop has released the newest version of their virtual tabletop platform. The release includes major performance updates that make the platform faster and snappier than ever. “Our goal is always to make Astral fast and fun to use,” says Astral CEO Tom Lackemann. “Not only does this release ensure a seamless experience for online […]
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