#RPGADAY2017 - Day 29

Tue 29 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 28: What was the best-run RPG Kickstarter you have backed?

+Kevin Watson and +Venger Satanis both know how to run RPG Kickstarters. I've never had a wait with either. They get you your pdf or book when they say they are. My guess it's because they have most of the material written before starting the Kickstarter and they don't come up with crazy stretch goals.They just write damn fine


Light City - King Killer

Mon 28 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I'm currently working on the first Light City villain supplement, The Kingdom of Crime. Here's a preview of the rotten royal in charge, King Killer.

King Killer, the King of Crime

Created by the criminally insane doctors Link and Blink, King Killer was once a lowly mook until ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 28

Mon 28 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 28: What film series is the biggest source of quotes in your group?

While gaming the following series or films  have been quoted on multiple occasions:

Star Wars Monty Python and the Holy Grail The Big Lebowski Super Troopers The 13th Warrior The Avengers (mainly the "That's my ...

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Light City - Black Panther

Sun 27 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I'm getting read to start reading Ta-Nehisi Coates run of Black Panther and Roxanne Gay's World of Wakanda so I thought I'd stat out the king. As a side note,  the more I think about it the more I really like the idea that Mamuwalde was a ...

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Succubus Sunday

Sun 27 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Eisheth Zenunim by GENZOMAN

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 27

Sun 27 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 27: What are the essential tools for good gaming?

I might be missing something with this. I think dice and paper are the most essential tools. Graph paper, a gridmap, and miniatures are nice but not necessary. The only other essential tool is an imaginative mind and a willingness ...

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She'll Make Point Five Past Lightspeed.

Sat 26 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Looking for ship minis for your Star Wars, Starfinder, Alpha Blue, or White Star game? I've found some cheap ones that still look great. The Dollar Tree stores around where I live have these Star Wars Micro Machines three packs. I know they're not to scale, but you ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 26

Sat 26 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 26: What RPG provides the most useful resources?

I thought about this one a bit longer than others because I wanted to really think about what "useful" means.  I'm going to give this one to All Flesh Must Be Eaten. This is because you can use the sourcebooks ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 25

Fri 25 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 25: What is the best way to thank your GM?

While it's cool when players pitch in and buy books for their GM or bring pizza, the best way to thank your GM is by being fully engaged when you play. Don't build dice towers or play ...

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Blood Dark Thirst Playtest

Fri 25 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I'm just curious if anyone else has taken a look the playtest for Venger's Blood Dark Thirst? There's a dropbox link to the playtest in this post. You can read more posts about the game here.

Personally, I've read through it a few times, but haven ...

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Light City - Invisible Boy

Thu 24 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

While I don't think every character in a game needs to have stats, I thought it would be fun to stat and introduce some supporting characters to Light City. Invisible Boy is a public domain character and you can read more about him here. I've added to and ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 24

Thu 24 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 24: Share a PWYW publisher who should be charging more.

+Rafael Chandler's Neoplastic Press has some great material that is PWYW. Narcosa is a drug-fueled fantasy wonderland that your characters won't forget. If you want to add some dark and brutal monsters to your game, you can ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 23

Wed 23 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 23: Which RPG has the most jaw-dropping layout?

I think I'm going to give this one to Lamentations of the Flame Princess. I am constantly impressed by every release (and this time I'm not talk about the top notch writing). I have several of their books that ...

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Light City - The Jingler

Tue 22 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I'm still practicing on statting villains for Light City so I decided to go with a powerless criminal suitable for low level capes to fight. The Jingler is a public domain villain and you can read more about him here.

The Jingler

Edward Fearing was a true starving poet ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 22

Tue 22 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 22: Which RPG are the easiest for you to run?

I'm not sure if my players would agree with this, but I think my supers games are my best. Even if I'm not always up on the rules I find that supers games are the easiest for ...

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Heading Out To the Stars

Mon 21 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I bit the bullet and bought the Starfinder pdf from Paizo. It's really damn big, clocking in at 532 pages. While I'm not as keen on my Pathfinder as I used to be, I know that there are several big changes that have some Pathfinder players I know ...

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Light City - Supersoldat

Mon 21 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I'm about half way through Wolfenstein: The New Order and it's an amazing game. Here's one of the stronger enemies you regularly encounter.

Supersoldat

Supersoldat are a bread of super soldiers engineered by General Deathshead. After going through chemical therapy, the subjects bodies are surgically enhanced with ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 21

Mon 21 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 21: Which RPG does the best with the least words?

Because of what it does with the amount of space it has I'm going to have to go with Swords and Wizardry Light. +Erik Tenkar did a phenomenal job of taking old school D&D and condensing it ...

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Succubus Sunday

Sun 20 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Elizabeth Bathory by GENZOMAN

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 20

Sun 20 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 20: What is the best source for out-of-print RPGs?

I'm going to go with Ebay on this one. While I do buy a lot of stuff from Half-Price Books, Ebay is my consistence source for out of print RPG material. I've purchased a few things from Noble ...

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Light City - Wolverine, Lord of the Vampires

Sat 19 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Wolverine Real Name: James Howlett First Appearance: What If.... #24 (1991) AC 3 [16]      HD: 9    Attacks:  Claws (2d6+2) or Bite (1d6, see below)   Special: see below    Move: 12/15 (flying/bat form)

Wolverine can cast the following spells: Charm Person 3/day

A fearsome foe before his transformation ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 19

Sat 19 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 19: Which RPG features the best writing?

As an RPG product line I think Lamentations of the Flame Princess has the best writing. Yes I admit that art and layout factor in to why I love Lamentations of the Flame Princess, but when it boils down to it the ...

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Skrulls (Marvel Crawl Classics)

Fri 18 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

There's no real reason to plan a secret invasion now that Earth is wasteland, but that doesn't mean that we're skrull-free true believer.

Skrulls

The skrulls (technically the Deviant Skrulls) are an extraterrestrial race of shapeshifters. They are a fierce warrior race who carved an interstellar empire ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 18

Fri 18 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 18: Which RPG you played the most in your life?

I've definitely played more D&D than anything else. I started playing with 2e (along with some 1e and basic thrown in) when I was 10. Six years later I switched to 3e when it was released. When ...

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Light City - Krampfhund

Wed 16 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Here's another bit of Reich fodder inspired by Wolfenstein.

Krampfhund

Krampfhund are armored and genetically augmented German Shepherds employed by the Reich as attack dogs.

AC: 7 [12] HD: 2 Attacks: bite (1d6) Move: 15 

It was a pleasure taking these two out in Wolfenstien: Old Blood.


Please note ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 16

Wed 16 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 16: Which RPG do you enjoy using as is?

I honestly think I'll go with D&D, specifically 5E. It's a rules set that I like as is and for what it does. yes I've toyed with adapting it for Fallout, but otherwise I want fantasy ...

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Ben Grimm (Marvel Crawl Classics)

Tue 15 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Welcome back irradiated believers, today's marvelous wasteland dweller is a special request from +David Coppoletti (who also customized the miniature).  Grimm

Ben Grimm, the former Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Thing, has seen better days. He survived the apocalypse that wiped out his family and most of humanity due to the superhuman ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 15

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 15: Which RPG do you enjoy adapting the most?

I have 177 cinematic unisystem posts, most of which are me adapting various movie characters and such. I think it's a safe bet to say that's the system I enjoy adapting the most. I typically use Angel as ...

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Light City - Panzerhund

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

I recently started playing the new Wolfenstein games. I'm not playing them in the order they were released but I'm playing them in story chronological order. I'm starting with Old Blood then I'll move to New Order and The Colossus (once it's released). It's ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 11

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 11: Which "dead game" would you like to see reborn?

I feel like I can say that Cinematic Unisystem is a dead game. There's hasn't been new official content released for it in years. I know that Buffy, Angel, and Army of Darkness are licences that cost ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 12

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 12: Which RPG has the most inspiring interior art?

I didn't have to second guess myself at all for this one. In my humble (ever so humble... like damn I'm the most humble person you'd ever meet) opinion, Changeling the Dreaming has the best interior art ...

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Ultron 8 (Marvel Crawl Classics)

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Hello irradiated believers, today we take a look at the unusual Ultron of Old Man Logan.

Ultron 8

Ultron 8 is a kind Ultron unit living in Hammer Falls on Earth-807128. He is a friend of Hawkeye as well as Tonya and Ashley Barton.

If you need a good mechanic ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 13

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 13: Describe a game experience that changed how you play.

I can't tell you the exact date (though I could probably look up the year), but a game experience that changed my life was playing Gren Tealeaf-Tosskettle. He was a halfling rogue I made for a 3.5 ...

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Succubus Sunday

Mon 14 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

You can get a print of this lovely succubus here from PinkIncbuiArtwork.

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 10

Thu 10 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 10: Where do you go for RPG reviews.

The answer to this is the same as my answer for day 3. I trust the bloggers I follow for reviews. +Erik Tenkar and +Timothy Brannan have influenced quite a few of my rpg purchases. They're not alone though. +Mark ...

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Speaking Of Crossovers I Didn't Know I Needed Before Today...

Wed 09 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

This has the potential to be amazing. The story will pick up immediately after the events of the original 1968 Planet of the Apes. General Ursus and Dr. Zaius discover Kong and follow a path that leads them to the monstrous Skull Island. I don't know how you feel ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 9

Wed 09 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 9: What is a good RPG to play for about 10 sessions?

Two games in particular come to mind for this. The first is Buffy the Vampire Slayer (and any other cinematic unisystem game). These games are designed to be ran in seasons. Ten sessions/episodes sounds like a ...

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Ash Wednesday - Gary Finkle

Tue 08 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Gary is another character from Dead Rising 3 and (spoiler alert) Rhonda's ex.

Gary Finkle Primitive Screwhead Life Points:  Drama Points: 20

Attributes: Strength: 4 Dexterity: 3 Constitution: 3 Intelligence: 2 Perception: 2 Willpower: 2

Qualities: +10 Criminal (+2) Hard to Kill 5 (+5) Natural Toughness (+2) Resistance: Pain ...

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Maestro (Marvel Crawl Classics)

Tue 08 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

After having a talk with +David Coppoletti I realized that Mutant Crawl Classics  (with a little help from Dungeon Crawl Classics) would be a great system to play a post apocalyptic Marvel universe game. I wanted my first post playing with idea to be monstrous. 

Not surprising considering his strength ...

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#RPGADAY2017 - Day 8

Tue 08 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

Day 8: What is a good RPG to play for sessions of 2 hours or less?

If you only have two hours or less I think "beer and pretzel" rpgs are a good choice. Even though I've not played it in years, I'd recommend Kobolds Ate My Babies ...

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Supers-related Videos

Mon 07 August 2017 by Justin Isaac from Halls of the Nephilim

If you stayed through the credits of Guardians of the Galaxy 2 you've heard this song, but oh my the music video is something else. Bautista with wings is my favourite part. Also, it might just be me but this made me think of Alpha Blue.

There are several ...

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