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Monday Monster: Ychen Bannog, Great Beasts of Burden

The hill moved, which of course is ridiculous. Then I heard deep breathing and the crash of the willow coppice as the creatures—for there were two—came into view. The ychen bannog of legend: longhaired oxen the size of churches, flanks steaming in the morning mist from a night’s toil while crows danced about their horns. …

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Hidden Assumptions: A Pact with Dario Nardi

By day, Dario Nardi is a lecturer at the University of California Los Angeles, where he teaches classes in “artificial intelligences and robotics, personality and organizational behavior, modeling and simulation of complex systems, and undergraduate curriculum design.” He uses computer models, group simulations, and he encourages students to pursue their own interests in their own …

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Behind the Spells: Instant Summons

Welcome back to Behind the Spells, the series that provides a historical background, secret effects, and related material to classic spells of the world’s most famous fantasy roleplaying game. The rules (presented after the “Spell Secret” header) are compatible with any 3.5/OGL fantasy game, and the background weaves the spell into the lore of the …

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Review: Why I Like Scarrport, City of Secrets

Scarrport: City of Secrets is a supplement from Reality Deviant Publications that offers a “campaign cutout”, a single city that can easily be dropped into any campaign setting. For me, Scarrport was love at first sight. In addition to a city full of plot hooks, inventive monsters, and and even new equipment, it also had …

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A Better Play Experience: a Conversation with Jason Bulmahn

As the lead designer for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game (PFRPG), Jason Bulmahn has one job: produce a game that is true to the feel of 3.5e, but that offers “a better play experience.” And the word among the members of his design team is that Bulmahn has outdone himself. “Jason’s been working 24–7 on the …

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Free Dice Running Low

We’ve been giving away dice at a steady clip (ok, ok, they’re disappearing faster than I thought), and we’re down to the last 100-some sets. This is by far the biggest promotion we’ve ever done, literally thousands of dollars of dice shipped to subscribers. Take advantage of it today just by subscribing to either the …

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Behind the Spells: Explosive Runes

Welcome back to Behind the Spells, the series that provides a historical background, secret effects, and related material to classic spells of the world’s most famous fantasy roleplaying game. The rules (presented after the “Spell Secret” header) are compatible with any 3.5/OGL fantasy game, and the background weaves the spell into the lore of the …

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Monday Monster: Quicksilver Ooze

Quicksilver oozes are a freakish combination of alchemical reagents and magical energy, born from laboratory experiments gone awry. Their shape is completely malleable, but when at rest a quicksilver ooze most closely resembles a pool of liquid silver. The ooze is rarely at rest, however, as it searches the world for its lone source of …

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