Chronicles of the Drenai RPG (Free RPG) →
There were many systems recommended for a Drenai game, but I feel none of them really captured the essence of Gemmell’s stories. The real meat of those stories was the struggle of the heroes against themselves as much as against the forces that opposed them. Time and again it was the hero’s efforts to conquer his own fear or weakness that led to triumph in the end. Note that I said triumph,...
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Free RPG Blog: Fallout War, War, War →
Fallout is a 1950’s zeerust take on the nuclear holocaust – computers work on vacuum tubes, the remaining cars have tail fins, and radiation produces giant mutant insects. As either a reference tool for your own post apocalypse game, or a chance to take your own romp through the B-move end of the world of Fallout universe, this is a game well worth looking into.
The New Paris Banner: Dice in Newsies and... →
“Newsies & Pickpockets” uses only normal six sided dice. However, they are made stronger or weaker than regular dice; just by the way you read them. Fool Dice. (fd) For example when you roll a “Fool Dice” you ignore any result higher than 4. That means that if you get a 5 or 6 you read it as if…
That's swell, my rpg game-book →
newsiespickpockets: “That’s swell” is a “Newsies & Pickpockets” adventure you can play right here and now just by following the links. You begin by creating a character; that should take you no time at all. You will be a 12 years old young boy or girl, who lives on his own in the great city of New Paris, somewhere southwards of New York City, around 1900. You have no parents, so you have...
Danny the Professor
newsiespickpockets: Danny the Professor Non Player or Player Character Age 13 Birthday July the 4th STR 3d CON 3d AGI 3d EDU 2d 1D PER 3d CHA 2d 1D Chits 7 Good At Theater (CHA) Sweet Tongue (CHA) Shooting (AGI), Craft (ED), Healing (EDU), Streetwise (EDU), Observation (PER) Bad At Pickpockets (AGI) Locks (AGI), Vehicles (AGI), Stealth (AGI), Shooting (AGI) $ 1.84 Clothes Grade B ...
The New Paris Banner: Allan Krebs, a newsboy →
Character Creation, an Example. Let me guide you as I create a character using the rules. First of all, (Section 2.1) I roll for AGE. I take one single dice and roll it, getting a 4. So my character’s age is 8+4 = 12. I also decide I want him to be a boy and his name to be Allan Krebs. Then I…
Cogs Cakes and Swordsticks Free Introductory... →