Getting Started with Call of Cthulhu

Call of Cthulhu, first published in 1981 by Chaosium, is one of the classic roleplaying games. Call of Cthulhu is a game that rewards cowardice and missed perception checks. It is brilliant. Continue reading “Getting Started with Call of Cthulhu”

The Desert Tomb VTT Map and One Page Dungeon

Deep in the desert are tombs of past rulers, priests, and wizards – half-forgotten relics of lost kingdoms now buried in the sands.

The map should work for virtual tabletops (vtt), and the One Page Dungeon for most fantasy roleplaying games is a dark flair. Continue reading “The Desert Tomb VTT Map and One Page Dungeon”

Twenty Sellsword Contracts for Fantasy Roleplaying Games

Mercenary work can be harsh business, leaving the characters with some hard choices. Here are twenty new sellsword contracts for mercenary characters in fantasy roleplaying games. Continue reading “Twenty Sellsword Contracts for Fantasy Roleplaying Games”

The Oldest Art: Life in the Fellowship of Assassins

The Fellowship of Assassins, the assassins’ guild, much like their less prestigious cousins, the thieves’ guild, plays a vital role in the cloak and dagger games of big cities. Continue reading “The Oldest Art: Life in the Fellowship of Assassins”

Five One Page City Adventures

Civilization, ancient and wicked. We must be cautious.
– Conan the Barbarian (1982)

One Page Adventures are for improvisation – mixing-and-matching on short notice – to create fun, unexpected adventures with lots of player input. Continue reading “Five One Page City Adventures”