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Monthly Archives: August 2016

4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 411

Cast Humal (level 7 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 7 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 7 elf rogue/ranger) Cenric (level 7 human fighter) Summary Searching Zyrxog’s bedchamber, the party discovered a chest brimming with various coins and gemstones, numerous tomes on transmutation magic and Dovin, and a ledger written in […]

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FrankenFourth: Renovating the Hall of Harsh Reflections (Part 2)

In the final dungeon in The Hall of Harsh Reflections (the fourth adventure in the Age of Worms adventure path), it’s possible for the characters to fight a vrock. In case you don’t know what a vrock is, it’s a sort of demonic creature that looks like a cross between a humanoid and […]

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RPGaDay: Best Way to Learn a New Game?

This one’s easy: play the game. In my teenage years, I remember my then-group having trouble learning Shadowrun, so one weekend I brought the book over to a friend’s house, we made characters as we learned how to make them, and we learned everything else while playing. So, for example, we didn’t […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 410

Cast Humal (level 7 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 7 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 7 elf rogue/ranger) Cenric (level 7 human fighter) Summary Humal determined that the symbol on the floor was a sort of magical trap, that would at the least cause whoever triggered it to hallucinate for […]

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RPGaDay: Largest In-Game Surprise You Have Experienced?

Since David is usually the GM, I’m going to answer this RPGaDay question. There are actually two instances I can think of. The first was during the Ravenloft game that David was running using Dungeon World. I was playing The Witch, because I wrote most of the class and wanted to see […]

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RPGaDay: Your Best Source of Inspiration for RPGs?

Mostly video games, books, movies, my random thoughts, and rarely other paper-and-pencil roleplaying games (though I have looked through older D&D editions while designing FrankenFourth, mostly to nail down how complex I want it to be). Some examples: H.P. Lovecraft is responsible for a lot. I’ve run numerous FrankenFourth playtest adventures that […]

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RPGaDay: What Game is Your Group Most Likely to Play Next?

The Monday group is approaching the halfway mark of an Age of Worms campaign, which I’m running using my homebrewed FrankenFourth rules, and the Wednesday group is on hold since “real life” has taken a hold of half the members. I’m not sure what the Monday group will play next: maybe another FrankenFourth campaign? […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 409

Cast Humal (level 7 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 7 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 7 elf rogue/ranger) Abby (charmed/dead? doppelganger) Cenric (level 7 human fighter) Summary Abby explained that just beyond the entrance was a chamber filled with a fungus that would scream if it detected light or felt […]

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