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Is the 'My Little Pony Roleplaying Game' the same as Tails of Equestria?

Tails of Equestria is a TTRPG released in 2017 based on the 4th Generation of My Little Pony. Today I discovered that there is a new game available, presumably released in 2023, simply called My ...
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Help identifying a book

I saw a RPG campaign book at a game store while traveling. I don't remember the title. On the cover there were 4 adventurers, of elven appearance, delving in either a dungeon or a cavern. One of the ...
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What early D&D book features a black-&-white illustration of Ao playing a board game with Tiamat?

I don't know that the image was explicitly labeled "Ao & Tiamat" (spoiler: it wasn't), so it could have been almost any giant humanoid, playing a board game with a multi-headed† draconic ...
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3rd-party Knowledge-focused prestige class that can read books quickly

I remember having had read the description of a prestige class D&D 3.0 or 3.5 supplemental book. If I remember correctly, it was none of the official WOTC sources. I think it was a book in black ...
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Which D&D edition is this board game inspired from?

Recently, a coworker told me they have started playing D&D with friends and they have shown me pictures of their gaming materials... and they really look like one of those introductory D&D ...
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Book like 'Ancestry and Culture' but with a lot more races included

I remember encountering a D&D book online as a pdf, which offered rules to create characters belonging to multiple races/cultures, similar to 'Ancestry and Culture'. Unlike 'Ancestry and Culture', ...
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What RPG had space travel, star gates, and an organization maybe called "Brothers of Battle"?

I have some vague recollection of an RPG in the late 90s or early 2000s that had something like the following components: Space travel An interstellar empire, possible crumbling? Various ...
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What version of Bloodlines & Black Magic has a "LCK" attribute on its character sheet?

What version of Bloodlines & Black Magic is this character sheet for? It has a "LCK" attribute in addition to the usual d20 STR, CON, DEX etc. Contrariwise, the version of Bloodlines ...
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I am looking for a specific Call of Cthulhu scenario that involves Yog-Sothoth

Sometime in the past I've read a scenario, that I would like to find again. What I remember about the scenario, is that it involved Yog-Sothoth, and a theater. I think (but I am not 100% sure), that ...
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Looking for a product with a specific inn in a drow city

Our last play session with me as rotating DM ended with the party about to enter the (classic Greyhawk version) Vault of the Drow. Currently, I am a player in another DM's game, but when it cycles ...
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Where might I find a copy of the 1983 RPG "Other Suns"?

For a little while now, I have been trying to find a copy of the 1983 TTRPG Other Suns, published by Fantasy Games Unlimited online. I have been able to find copies of the shipbuilding supplement ...
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What modern RPG is this leaked character sheet from?

This article about leaked classified documents notes the interesting inclusion of a hand-written character sheet for a roleplaying game, which seem to have been included either accidentally or as a ...
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What d10 RPG is this cat playing?

A friend posted this funny image. There is a cat with a character sheet of a game. There is a pool of 10 d10s on it. It isn't clear enough for me to figure out what game it is.
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Identify these dice with fists and half-black & half-white mask

I stumbled across this die the other day. The missing image of the 6th side is another double fist. Can anyone help me identify what game this is for?
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What is this horror RPG involves being chased by a monster, and uses cards or coins to decide what happens?

I remember reading about an RPG that sounded really interesting. The details I remember are: You are being chased by a monster Encounters with the monster are uncommon It is a horror theme There are ...
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I seek some campaign setting, but I only remember the description of one creature from this

I'm looking for one setting. I read one d20 rule book about 10 years ago. There was described a large angel-like humanoid creature of epic level, which was painful just to be in the material plane, ...
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Searching for late '80s/early '90s AD&D book of modules with specific encounters

Back in the late 80s or early 90s, I purchased an AD&D book containing a dozen or more goofy/silly one-shot modules. I gave this book away as a birthday present, but I'm trying to remember what ...
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I remember a pre-2000 Japanese tabletop RPG about a world covered in dungeons (split between air, land, and sea types) – which RPG was it?

I remember reading about a pre-2000 Japanese tabletop RPG with black-and-white illustrations, that's about dungeon-building, or being really focused on dungeons. I think it has a nice tutorial section ...
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Adventure that introduced "banks" that cost money to store items

When I was a young child (around the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s), I read a number of AD&D modules, albeit without much of a chance to actually play them. Recently, when reading the TV Tropes entry ...
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What game does this Character sheet belong to?

I spotted a character sheet in someone's character folder, which looked rather interesting. It has a rather interesting cursive script and... I guess it's Art Deco decorative strokes added to it, then ...
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Looking for a specific softcover book from the 90's, one in a series of 3 I think, had white cover about overpowered artifacts

I had the book in question at one time and lost it during a move. The front and back covers were glossy and white with not the greatest art. I think it was the 2nd in a series of 3, but I could never ...
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Identifying a tabletop book that has a panther with blue swirls on the cover

I'm likely fishing for a needle in a haystack but my daughter spotted a tabletop RPG book in a game store a while back and I'm trying to track it down as a possible Christmas gift. Unfortunately, I ...
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What was this RPG from the 1980s that incorporated plot points and a flowchart?

I remember seeing some years ago a game aid chart from a game or supplement that made me think it was published in the 1980s or early 90s. It used something it called drama / story / plot points and ...
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Can anyone help me find this old RPG system using books to battle?

This is probably from the 80s at some point - each player had a book that represented their character - so your book could have been a dragon, or a goblin. As I recall, each player picked an attack ...
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Which AD&D (likely from 2e) book contained stats for Fionn mac Cumhaill, and possibly a class conversion from 1e to 2e?

I recently reacquired TSR's Celts Campaign Sourcebook for AD&D 2nd ed because I wanted to reread some parts I thought were in that book. After reading the copy I found, however, I don't see the ...
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Looking for specific sound clips website

Less than a year ago I found out about a relatively small website with short audio clips and background sound effects designed for fantasy tabletop RPGs (all the usual suspects were there, e.g., ...
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What were these CYOA-style books?

In the (late?) '80s I "played" some books. They were choose-your-own-adventure-like, but with a big caveat: there was a character sheet (within the first few pages, or maybe the inside of ...
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The Other as a changed form of the Beast

I remember in one of the splat books that there was a passage to change the beast to something they call "the Other" and have a hard time finding it again. I recently reread the Sonja Blue ...
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What tabletop setting (if any) is this 1980s map from?

My dad found a photo from his college D&D game, and we're wondering what setting this map on the wall might be from. The photo was taken in 1986, and my dad doesn't recall any specific setting ...
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What's the follow-up scenario to Pathfinder Society Scenario #1-07: Flooded King's Court?

I'm running Pathfinder Society scenarios I picked up on sale for my group. They've expressed interest in the storyline that begins in Pathfinder Society Scenario #1-07: Flooded King's Court, but I can'...
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Which sourcebook describes the Fox-clan and the Kitsune-families?

Back in 4th, the Fox clan was a staple minor clan (or branch of the Mantis) and available from in the 4th edition core book. When 5E came around, they revamped the whole character creation process, ...
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In what rule book is the awakened familiar background introduced?

I saw this as an option in a dnd beyond campaign that I'm apart of, in what book does it appear (and page if possible)?
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What was this religious-themed RPG from 90s/2000s about a war between heaven and hell to get souls as fast as possible?

I'm trying to remember the name of a tabletop RPG I once ran across. This was a religious-themed game in the early 2000s, or possibly the late 90s. The only thing I can really remember is that there ...
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Are there drow deities that encourage cooperation with surface elves, and possibly reunion / conquer?

Inspired by How do I encourage Drow players to not make Drizzt clones? I'd love the concept of truly evil drow cleric adventuring on the surface and trying to cooperate with surface elves, hating ...
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80's or 90's "Dungeon" magazine adventure - players are shipwrecked on a noble's island, and attend a party

My daughter is home for college and has asked her friends over to play (and me to DM). A request was made for a combat-light short adventure with mystery elements. I am trying to remember a specific ...
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Where is the Core of Unisystem?

I'm trying to expand the range of universal/generic systems I'm acquainted with, and took a look at Unisystem. I had a very superficial run-in with it in one of its licensed-franchise forms some years ...
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Is Most Excellent Adventure available anywhere other than 1d4 chan?

Most Excellent Adventure, to my knowledge is a free time-travel RPG based on Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Adventure. To my recollection, the only copy available was hosted on 1d4chan. However that is ...
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What is the name of this book with an adventure on the backside?

I'm trying to find a book again that I had decades ago. It was a book for the Dragonlance setting. It had a map on the backside with the city, the inn from the first novel, and the surrounding area. ...
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What published source contained antimagic oozes?

So, I was talking with a friend about how to disable divine casters in D&D 3.5e, and they raised an intriguing possibility in that an unfortunate encounter with something called an "antimagic ...
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What is the title of this Dragonlance Adventure partly set on one of Krynn's moons?

I read a description of this in a pamphlet describing the various D&D settings that came out in 1998. But I no longer remember the title. The module in question was a Dragonlance adventure, and ...
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What is this RPGA world/campaign design contest winner (ca. 2006?) I remember?

More than a decade ago, my best friend had an online subscription to various D&D materials. When he was back home visiting, he let me spend a few hours exploring this treasure trove. From what I ...
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Looking for an old adventure module - Heroes explore a tower and find a trapped wizard

I'm looking for an old adventure module and I can't remember the name. This is what I remember: For AD&D 1e, and may have been a DM's Guild publication For low level characters, not more than 5th ...
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GURPS supplement for Poul Anderson's "High Crusade"?

Recently I've been re-reading the amusing novel "The High Crusade" by Poul Anderson and enjoyed it as much as I did back then. As I was reading, a thought came to my mind: I seemed to ...
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Which Sword Coast port has bugbears loading and unloading ships?

I remember reading in some published book (most probably from the 3e era but I'm not sure; surely not from 5e) that in a certain port in the Sword Coast (I'd say Waterdeep, but Neverwinter and Luskan ...
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Trying to find an early D&D module that had a drider lair

I played this module about 25 years back and don't remember much of it, but it did have these features: There was a 'trap' consisting of a long chain that descended into a pool leading to an ...
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What edition of Traveller is this?

I have an PDF of a Traveller core rulebook, but I can’t seem to figure out what edition it is. There is a character sheet in the back, but I haven’t been able to find the sheet anywhere else. The ...
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Does anyone know the name of this RPG featuring possessed villagers in the Yorkshire Dales ca. 1980's?

Years ago as a youngster I played an RPG book that was set in the Yorkshire Dales. I recall the story goes; you as the main character travel up to a remote Yorkshire mining village from London to ...
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Comprehensive list of D&D products [closed]

I’m not sure I can ask this here, but lately I have been expanding my personal collection of Dungeons and Dragons products. Does anyone know if there is somewhere (official or unofficial) a complete ...
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"Tarot" based RPG?

When I was young (late-90s?) my brother and I were given a game that we never played. I opened it once and found it utterly impenetrable. Memory: There wasn't a board or anything concrete like ...
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Help me identify these 20-sided dice with assorted numbers from 4 to 72

I have these dice. I don't know where they came from or how I got them, and I can't imagine what they are for. They are 20-sided dice but the numbers on the sides are bananas. See image Numbers on ...
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