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Lords Of Light, The Thundarr The Barbarian Story - Fantasy, Free
A great documentary dealing with the creation and production of the classic saturday morning cartoon.
(Added: 2014-02-14, 779 hits)
Rating: 10/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

How to Google Earth your campaign world - Fantasy, Free
Instructions on how to use Google Earth to map your game world.
(Added: 2013-11-11, 934 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

'We Have Always Fought': Challenging the 'Women, Cattle and Slaves' Narrative - Misc, Free
Kameron Hurley examines the ''Women, Cattle and Slaves" Narrative, and why it is so prevalent.
(Added: 2013-06-12, 1081 hits)
Rating: 5.84/10 from 7 votes. [Rate It]

A Writer's Guide to Fair Use - Misc, Free
Whether you’re a music critic publishing reviews, an English professor analyzing modern poetry, a political satirist composing song parodies, or a novelist introducing chapters with catchy quotes, you need to understand the boundaries of copyright protection, including the privilege to make “fair use” of copyrighted works.
(Added: 2012-11-12, 839 hits)
Rating: 7.5/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

Time Travel in RPGs - Misc, Free
A series of articles from Campaign Mastery on some practical pitfalls and possible solutions when using time travel in a role-playing game.
(Added: 2011-05-03, 2001 hits)
Rating: 7.5/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

Game system probability comparison charts - Misc, Free
This page shows the capabilities of characters from Poor to Legendary against difficulty levels from Easy to Inconceivable for a number of RPG systems, including d6, Hero System, Savage Worlds, and d20.
(Added: 2011-01-24, 2224 hits)
Rating: 7.5/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

FAQ: Play By Email (PBEM) Role-playing Games - Misc, Free
Some brief questions and answers pertaining to PBEM role-playing games. It's not the ultimate source of all wisdom, but at least it's a start.
(Added: 2011-01-23, 4819 hits)
Rating: 8.37/10 from 21 votes. [Rate It]

Law and the Multiverse - Superheroes, Free
If there's one thing comic book nerds like doing it's over-thinking the smallest details. Here we turn our attention to the hypothetical legal ramifications of comic book tropes, characters, and powers. Just a few examples: Are mutants a protected class? Who foots the bill when a hero damages property while fighting a villain? What happens legally when a character comes back from the dead?
(Added: 2010-12-12, 2369 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

Alcubierre Warp Drive - Science Fiction, Free
A warp-drive solution to Einstein's equations.
(Added: 2010-06-20, 2983 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

Wookiepedia, the Star Wars Wiki - Science Fiction, Free
Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki is an online encyclopedia for information on the Star Wars fictional universe -- including information on all six films, as well as The Clone Wars and the Expanded Universe.
(Added: 2010-06-20, 1864 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

FAQ: Open Game License - Misc, Free
Frequently asked questions about the Open Game License from Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc.
(Added: 2010-06-17, 2244 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

The Head Of Vecna - Fantasy, Free
A team of adventurers decapitate themselves in the search for ultimate power.
(Added: 2010-06-12, 1898 hits)
Rating: 9.15/10 from 6 votes. [Rate It]

Why female breastplates don't need breast-bulges - Fantasy, Free
An article on why armor for women does not need to accentuate their breasts.
(Added: 2010-03-09, 2300 hits)
Rating: 7.5/10 from 2 votes. [Rate It]

RPG Athenaeum - Fantasy, Free
RPG Athenaeum is a repository of Dungeon Mastering commentary, suggestions, and resources.
(Added: 2010-03-09, 2176 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

Ash's Guide to Character Personality & Background - Fantasy, Free
A practical, detailed, and friendly guide to developing the personality and backstory of your role-playing character.
(Added: 2008-08-13, 2926 hits)
Rating: 9.18/10 from 10 votes. [Rate It]

Constructed Languages - World Building Perspective - Fantasy, Free
A brief article providing an overview on the concept of constructed languages, also known as artificial languages. While no details or examples are provided, the author attempts to mention all of the issues involved with the creation of artificial languages so that the reader can pursue further research on her own.
(Added: 2006-09-22, 2320 hits)
Rating: 5.66/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

How and why Dramatica is different from five other story paradigms - Misc, Free
Originally written as a series of articles, author Chris Huntley has reworked his findings into this single paper. He has divided the results into four major topics of comparison: Story Throughlines; Hero, Protagonist, and Main Character; Character Growth and Resolve; and Plot Structure. He has also included an overview of the source materials, some initial observations, and a summary at the end.
(Added: 2006-08-22, 2220 hits)
Rating: 4/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

Worldbuilding [Wikipedia] - Misc, Free
An article describing the practice of worldbuilding. The article covers methodologies and map-making, and includes links to several constructed worlds.
(Added: 2006-08-13, 2128 hits)
Rating: 4.98/10 from 10 votes. [Rate It]

World Building - Overview and definition - Misc, Free
This article attempts to have an exhaustive understanding of the basics and origin of World Building. This article would also touch up on application and try to categorize the worlds built based on the approach used.
(Added: 2006-07-12, 1947 hits)
Rating: 4.99/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

The Ladies of Hack - Fantasy, Free
For the support and community of lady gamers. Provides articles, tips, and reviews pertaining to Hackmaster as well as other RPGs, CCGs, D&D, and more. Register for your own blog on our blogsite to tell others of your gaming exploits.
(Added: 2006-07-12, 1981 hits)
Rating: 6.74/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

Top Myths Of Renaissance Martial Arts - Fantasy, Free
The diverse range of misconceptions and erroneous beliefs within historical fencing studies today is considerable. But there are perhaps some myths that are more common, and more pervasive, than others. This webpage presents an ongoing project that will continually try in an informal and condensed manner to help address some of these mistaken beliefs.
(Added: 2006-02-01, 2088 hits)
Rating: 6.49/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

PBEM (Play By Email) Players - Misc, Free
This website is dedicated to helping you increase your skills in writing posts for your PBEM (Play By EMail) game. The site does this with articles and guides devoted to specific aspects of PBEM role-playing.
(Added: 2005-11-08, 2142 hits)
Rating: 6/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

Open Gaming [Wikipedia] - Misc, Free
A Wikipedia article describing the brief history and current status of the "open gaming" movement.
(Added: 2005-10-08, 2167 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 1 votes. [Rate It]

RPG Oracle - Misc, Free
This site is dedicated to the development and distribution of traditional role playing game information. Any genre, any rule system and any publisher so long as it\'s a traditional RPG is accepted.
(Added: 2005-09-23, 1986 hits)
Rating: 8/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

FAQ: What is a "shared universe"? - Misc, Free
The concept of a "shared universe" may not sound familiar to you, but chances are that you have seen them all of your life, and probably contributed to several.
(Added: 2005-01-07, 2341 hits)
Rating: 6.49/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

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