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Frontier Explorer issue 13 Available —

By the time you’re reading this, I’m off camping in Yosemite National Park with my family.  (Edit: Actually, I’m back.  For some reason, I forgot to hit the publish button on the post after I scheduled it so it didn’t post on Tuesday.  Here it is now.)  The preparation for that, combined with the rest [...]

3D Modeling – Sathar Destroyer —

As I mentioned in the introduction to this series, the sathar destroyer was first model I created.  I had just finished working on the Sathar Destroyer Technical Manual and wanted a miniature of the ship.  As I have much more of an engineering/draftsman mindset and approach to things, I figured that turning the existing deck [...]

Frontier Explorer Issue 5 Available —

A bit of shameless self-promotion today.  Co-blogger jedion357 and I are the editors of the Frontier Explorer magazine and we just released issue 5.  Here’s the announcement: Hello explorers! Issue 5 of the Frontier Explorer is now available for download from the website or DriveThruRPG. This issue provides a smorgasbord of articles from our submission [...]

RPG Review, a review —

Recently came across the RPG Review fan magazine:  www.rpgreview.net Its a 60 page RPG fan magazine with each issue having a theme: Apocalyse, Cthulu Mythos, all things GURPs, Monsters and Aliens and etc. Submissions are accepted for all systems and rules. The production values are good, layout is clean and simple, though the illustrations are [...]

Favorite NPCs: The Aide —

Now that my co-bloggers here at Arcane Game Lore have chimed in as well, I figured I’d better put up my entry for the month’s RPG Blog Carnival and post one of my all time favorite NPCs.  I had intended to do this post a week or so ago near the middle of the month [...]

Favorite NPC’s: The Gullwing Bandit —

Dagorym’s post on “The Highwayman” got me to thinking about one of the most notorious NPC’s in my Earthdawn game. For those of you familiar with Dungeons & Dragons module HHQ3 Thief’s Challenge, there’s a character known as “The Gullwing Bandit”. The Gullwing Bandit is a son of a noble who’s land was stolen away [...]

Favorite NPCs: June RPG Blog Carnival —

Characters Everywhere Everyone has a favorite player character, whether it is one of yours when you were a player or one played by a member of your gaming group when you were game master.  It’s the character you trot out and reminisce about when remembering the grand adventures of the past. But characters don’t live [...]