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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, 780 hits)
Rating: 10/10 from 2 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]

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]

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, 7752 hits)
Rating: 8.86/10 from 31 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]

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, 1988 hits)
Rating: 8/10 from 3 votes. [Rate It]

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]

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, 2229 hits)
Rating: 7.99/10 from 7 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, 2495 hits)
Rating: 7.76/10 from 14 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, 2301 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, 2227 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, 2003 hits)
Rating: 7.5/10 from 2 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, 843 hits)
Rating: 7.5/10 from 2 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]

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]

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, 5190 hits)
Rating: 7.27/10 from 32 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, 1983 hits)
Rating: 6.74/10 from 4 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]

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, 2090 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, 2144 hits)
Rating: 6/10 from 3 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, 1084 hits)
Rating: 5.84/10 from 7 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]

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, 2321 hits)
Rating: 5.66/10 from 3 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]

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]

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