Why We Play the Games We Do

I recently played Pathfinder 2e and picked up the Core Rulebook and Bestiary. I mentioned this in the Fans of Jon Brazer Enterprises Facebook Group and someone mentioned that the RPG market is oversaturated. I’ve heard this argument before, but this time it got me thinking. Sure the businessperson in me says that the lawContinue reading “Why We Play the Games We Do”

PF 1e: Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium Hardcover

If you haven’t heard, the price for the hardcover of the Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium is going to be going up on July 1st (printing costs). So until then, we’ve got it for 25% off the regular price. So I thought I would just take a few moments today to reflect on thisContinue reading “PF 1e: Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium Hardcover”

The Writing Process: Developing the Idea

We asked our first Patreon support what kind of blog posts they wanted to see. Their response was a series on the writing process. Previously, we talked about where we get the core idea from. Today we are developing that idea into a full usable draft. Like last time, we are using the example ofContinue reading “The Writing Process: Developing the Idea”

Daedalus: Hero-Deity of Artificial Flight

As I write this, I am sitting in a metal tube several miles above the surface of the Earth. No matter how many times I do this, I still find it amazing. I know all the physics involved, but that still doesn’t make it any less a wonder of the potential we can achieve whenContinue reading “Daedalus: Hero-Deity of Artificial Flight”

Avarna: Minor Deity of Tradespersons

I have always been a fan of fantasy deities. The one thing that I always feel is that fantasy deities are missing is some appeal to common persons. I feel that deities that have a direct appeal to adventurers or villains are given special status while those that would be far more relevant to serfsContinue reading “Avarna: Minor Deity of Tradespersons”

13th Age: Equitaur

Like we said at the start of the week, we’re creating one monster for D&D 5e, Pathfinder 1e, and 13th Age. Today we bring you the third in the series. The nastier specials are always fun when creating 13th Age monsters. The regular abilities are exactly what you expect from said monster. So when creatingContinue reading “13th Age: Equitaur”

PF 1e: Equitaur

We mentioned on Monday that this month is going to focus on monsters all month. We’ll be releasing new monsters for 5e, PFRPG, and 13th Age all month long. This week is the equitaur, a creature inspired by the Phillippine folklore monster tikbalang. See the 5e version here and check out the 13th Age versionContinue reading “PF 1e: Equitaur”