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The Pulp Avengers: Game Mastering Pulp Adventures in the 1930s and 1940s - Action, Free
Everything you ever wanted to know about running a role-playing game set in the pulp genre, from gadgets and genre conventions to settings and source material.
(Added: 2004-07-28, 2478 hits)
Rating: 7.99/10 from 10 votes. [Rate It]

Dirty 30s! The Sourcebook! - Action, Free
The Dirty 30s!, a pulp sourcebook for any RPG based in the 1930s.
(Added: 2004-07-28, 2388 hits)
Rating: 7.48/10 from 19 votes. [Rate It]

ThePulp.Net - Action, Free
Copious information on the history of the pulp genre, with character synopses of the more popular characters and links to an astounding quantity of additional information.
(Added: 2004-07-28, 2054 hits)
Rating: 5.66/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

FAQ: How Should I Handle Wishes? - Fantasy, Free
How strictly should I interpret the wording of a Wish? Should I interpret it as literally as possible, even if the Wish is poorly phrased? Or should I consider the intent of the Wish?
(Added: 2001-09-17, 2228 hits)
Rating: 7.99/10 from 7 votes. [Rate It]

FAQ: How Do I Handle Swordfights? - Fantasy, Free
An interesting and informative article by Julie Woodcock on the tools and terminology of fencing.
(Added: 2002-02-26, 5189 hits)
Rating: 7.27/10 from 32 votes. [Rate It]

Kabbalistic Magic - Fantasy, Free
A fertile source for ideas concerning magic is Man's own past, and among the various philosophies which have not been thoroughly explored for fantasy role-playing games is the Jewish Kabbalah.
(Added: 2002-12-29, 7750 hits)
Rating: 8.86/10 from 31 votes. [Rate It]

The Female Adventure(r) - Fantasy, Free
This is a two-part article. Part 1 addresses the basic objections some GMs have to allowing female Player Characters. Part 2 offers suggestions to GMs who would like to create a society that casts women in roles of power and influence.
(Added: 2003-01-09, 2055 hits)
Rating: 7.44/10 from 17 votes. [Rate It]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Roleplaying Tips Weekly E-Zine - Misc, Free
Tips for the serious Game Master. Sent free to your Inbox to help you wow! your players.
(Added: 2001-08-27, 2493 hits)
Rating: 7.76/10 from 14 votes. [Rate It]

FAQ: Can I Copyright My Game? - Misc, Free
Can you copyright your game? What is protected by copyright? This FAQ gives you a straight answer, and has links to further reading.
(Added: 2001-09-03, 2315 hits)
Rating: 5.17/10 from 132 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: 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]

Role-Playing FAQs - Misc, Free
A collection of FAQs pertaining to role-playing games.
(Added: 2004-07-27, 2048 hits)
Rating: 5/10 from 4 votes. [Rate It]

FAQ: Why bother with a class system? - Misc, Free
This FAQ specifically addresses an objection to d20 Modern, but it also addresses the larger question of "why bother with a class system at all?"
(Added: 2004-07-28, 2356 hits)
Rating: 4.84/10 from 7 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]

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]

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