Friday Grab Bag: Hammer & Anvil, WINGS, RPG Fantasy Sounds, Equipment Cards
Here is a short Friday Grab Bag for you with come RPG tools: character sheets, equipment cards, and rules crafting systems, soundboard apps, etc.
There is also a new minimalist RPG and some articles on gaming and publishing.
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Jonathan Hicks offers Some tips on describing combat in a roleplaying game.
Short Version: Character sheet for LotFP (w/ House rules) and new encumbrance tracking system that uses mini item cards (~1/3 of a 3x5 index) to give players a visual and physical sense of their items. Organized sheet so it was 1-page and relevant info (combat stuff, skills, and languages, etc.) were grouped. Created separate backpack sheet for items beyond what’s on their character’s person.
Hammer & Anvil - Crafting in WFRP2e is a free simple crafting system that you can port to many games.
Rage, Precognition, Grace (RPG) is a short free retro-clone of The Fantasy Trip by Jeff Moore. (Found via a private share by Paul C on G+.)
Max Vanderheyden released another free one-page-dungeon, this time with “escalating tags”: The Snow Giant. A guy to follow.
I use the idea of “tags” in most games I run, not necessarily linking it to a specific mechanic especially since I make most of these with the casual idea that they are system neutral. In general, I intended for the “escalating tags” to be a useful guide for what direction to take the three groups of NPC’s. If you aren’t sure what move to make, throw one of those tags into play. 1
You can participate in creating dungeon ideas on Twitter: #SixWordDungeon.
David Schirduan created some sweet DCC Class Bookmarks.
How To Become A Godzillionaire On Drivethrurpg If Your Name Doesn’t Rhyme With Yon Blick, Clobbert Malwb, Smaniel Locks, Or Blizzard Of The Toast by Cecil Howe is a must-read if you want to know how Onebookshelf works. This G+ Discussion is also interesting.
Treasure Awaits!, a beginner-friendly dungeon-crawling RPG, is currently available for $4.95. I played this solo once, and it was a fun game.
And here is a narrative rules-lite and free RPG: WINGS - Formerly One Sheet RPG by Brian Holland.
Courtney Campbell enlightens us with Basic Megadungeon Play and Procedures.
And here is the Crowdfunding Collection #58.
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