Adventure Hook: Missing!

An important contact to the PCs has come up missing. A quick investigation of the contact’s hideout/office/home show signs of violence and hasty theft. Where is the contact? Search the mess of the ransacked location for clues and follow them!

Artifact: Boots of Mighty Travel

Boots of Mighty Travel: Paragon Level Artifact The Boots are a pair of worn, yet rugged, boots made of leather and cord. Item Slot: Feet Property: You gain a +2 to speed. Property: You gain a +4 AC bonus. Property: You gain a +2 Item Bonus to Athletics checks. Power (Daily – Martial): No action. ...

What Hooked Me On Gaming

What Hooked Me On Gaming
This is a long and rambling post, but it goes to the core of what makes me a gamer… When I was seven years old, I saw the cover of Sword of Shannara peeking out at me from a pile of books at a garage sale. Being seven years old, I had I beg my ...

Friday Five: 2009-07-31

A friend of mine suggested I start doing a “Friday Five” which contains the five top blog articles about role playing that I’ve seen during the week. So… here is the first Friday Five for Ravenous RPG. Don’t make the PC’s ride your newbie railroad! This is a great article by newbiedm that speaks to ...

Free RPG Day Review: Khyber’s Harvest

Free RPG Day Review: Khyber's Harvest
This is the final installment of this year’s Free RPG Day reviews. I saved the last one for Khyber’s Harvest by Wizards of the Coast. This book is a quick-and-dirty D&D adventure set in the Eberron world. The adventure is for second level characters, and five sample characters are provided in the back of the ...

Burn Notice vs. Top Secret S/I

I’ve been hooked on Burn Notice on USA Network since day one. It’s in its third season, and I highly recommend the show for any role player. It’s a great example of how clear thinking can overcome incredible odds. It’s more than just a natural 20 on a bluff or diplomacy check. It goes to ...

Adventure Hook: Talking Babies

All of the infants in the town suddenly gain the ability to speak clearly and coherently, but the parents of the babies can only babble and gurgle. Anyone without a child is unaffected by this strange phenomenon. What are the PCs going to do about it?

Free RPG Day Review: Castle and Crusades

Free RPG Day Review: Castle and Crusades
Castles and Crusades… Ahh… A classic. Yeah. I know it’s only been around for about five years, but the voice, feel, senses and concepts in the game take me back to my original AD&D days. If there are any gamers out there who think that 3.0 is “old school”, I highly suggest they check out ...

Artifact Tuesday: Cloak of Roc Feathers

Cloak of Roc Feathers: Heroic Level Artifact The Cloak of Roc Feathers is a simple cloak adorned with the feathers of a Roc. Item Slot: Neck Property: You gain a +4 to AC. Property: You gain the ability to fly with a speed of 30 feet per round. Power (Daily — Arcane, Illusion): Minor action. ...

Free RPG Day Review Rogue Trader

Free RPG Day Review Rogue Trader
The Rogue Trader book from Fantasy Flight Games is a great introduction to the game system. It starts with the sample characters (which is kind of odd) and continues on to explain the characters, combat, skill check rules and general game system. I was quite impressed with the thorough treatment of the rules in such ...