Monthly Archive: : July 2014



by Delos

Hiatus

Life is funny. One week you’re ready to write a few months worth of posts and then like a puff of smoke in the wind, that desire is gone. I’m putting Ramblings on the shelf for a while. I’ll come back to it eventually, just right now I have other things that need to take…

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All The Playbooks

Recently I started reading about Apocalypse World. It looks pretty swell and if you are into it or are looking to get into it check out this link. It leads to about every AW playbook and hack out there. Enjoy!


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Play Nice Together…Or Don’t!

Last night I played an Apocalypse World hack called Urban Shadow. It’s a great game in line with Dresden Files and Angel. Keep an eye on it if you’re looking for something to play in the Urban Fantasy Horror genre. This was the first time I played AW or a hack of it (if you…

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Goblin Heroes

So we’ve talked about all the horrible things goblins can be, but what about the goblin that wants to turn a new leaf? Here are a few ideas for playing a goblin hero. Dungeon World Bard-Gain “A Bestiary of Creatures Unusual” in addition to what ever else you pick. This can only apply to creatures…

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Goblin Enemies

Many an adventurer has faced off against the hordes of goblins that lurk in the depths. The great thing about goblins is that you can make them so different from each other. Each tribe can have a different shtick to harass the players. One can be all about fire and the next could be all…

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Goblins in Modern Media

Yesterday we covered briefly some of the origins of the goblin and today let’s talk about how goblins have changed and been presented in modern times. JRR Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings” books were probably the biggest thing to happen to the fantasy world since the myths themselves were created. It was…

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Goblin Folklore

It’s amazing how many common ancestors goblins have. Looking into Wikipedia turns out the idea of goblins have been around for a long while and were related to kobolds and elves. Some of the common traits they all shared was they were small (could be between a few inches to about four feet tall), evil…

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