Monster in the 6d6 Dark

This month’s RPG blog carnival is about what hides in darkness [link]. Here are three monsters that make shadows dangerous. Drop Snake This winged serpent inhabits tropical forests.  It flies up high into the canopy where it watches closely what moves beneath.  Its excellent night visions allows it to pick

Rubbish NPC

Heavy David, The Man of Garbage

Heavy David claims everything that’s thrown away in Crystal Town as his. At dusk he pushes around his huge cart by hand, collecting rubbish. He never takes anything that still has an owner, somehow sensing the difference between lost and discarded. His vast size is threatening enough that most do

Rubbish Art NPC

The Garbage Gardener

A small little humanoid, barely 2 feet tall, that’s obsessed with what others throw away.  From amongst it’s rags can be seen six arms, two legs and many eyes.  When the arrive on a planet, it will search for a location of no natural beauty.  It then begins to collect

Plot Hooks Fit To Flush Down the Sewers

Intro Continuing this month’s carnival theme of waste and sewers in RPGs we have three more adventure seeds with a distinctive, scatalogical theme. Shadowkind Shadowkind are beings composed of living darkness that are harmed by anything stronger than starlight.  In ancient times their clans lived freely under the stars, enjoying


These Plot Hooks Are Garbage

Garbage, effluent and the people who work with it are a great source of RPG inspiration because not all adventures take place in beautiful forests, gleaming palaces or sprawling dungeons.  There are stories to be found and explored much closer to home, amongst the waste and the not wanted. As

Monster in the Machine

The Monster in the Machine

What happens when science meets magic? Machines possessed by demons? That’s science fantasy, which is the topic of this month’s RPG Blog Carnival, as hosted by Daemons & Deathrays.  What separates science fantasy from science fiction is the introduction of the supernatural and magical.  Let’s take this a little bit


The Magic of Age of Legends

The topic of this month’s RPG Blog Carnival is Wizards, as introduced by Harbinger of Doom . They want to know about the magic users in your RPG, in particular their culture. Circe and Medea are perhaps the most famous mortal magic users of Ancient Greece, featuring prominently in the

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