I'm gonna be running a video-game-esque fantasy campaigns for some friends soon and one of my major world inspirations is the Final Fantasy series, in all its iterations. For some unique locations ...
Follow up to this question: What gaming system would work the best for running a 'con-man' scenario? I'm thinking of a team of people who run a con on greedy rich landholders or merchants. Most ...
In a fantasy game, I'd like to make less use of magic healing - making it something special (magical even ;) ) - and instead have the characters see doctors/surgeons, often leaving them a little worse ...
The basis for an adventure I'm writing is a child. He is extremely intelligent and had a knack for magic at a very young age, but he has a mental disorder (something similar to Asperger's syndrome). ...
Prior to a recent game, our group had a great discussion on culture/race and it's relation to RPG races. While it is fairly established that Tolkien based some of the iconic aspects of his fantasy ...
This is a follow up to Medieval Medicine in a Fantasy Setting?. What could you call a medical doctor in a medieval/fantasy setting? I'm thinking along the lines of how an "alchemist" is more ...
What is a Gremlin? Is there a conventional, standard-issue portrayal of Gremlins in fantasy settings, much like there is for Dwarves, Elves or Orcs? What games include portrayals of Gremlins?
I always liked including a variety of sub races or demographics for the major nations and races in my games. I'd always wanted more variety to goblins; not goblin-oids (Bugbears/Hobgoblins) but plain ...