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  1. Type: Unearthed Arcana Author: Ben Petrisor, Dan Dillon, Jeremy Crawford Subtitle: Unearthed Arcana 2020 Banner: Text: Conjure forth new magic in your D&D games with the spells and tattoos introduced in today’s Unearthed Arcana. Many of the spells focus on summoning, and the tattoos allow you to ink magic onto your very skin. A survey is also available on the previous installment of Unearthed Arcana, which presented the Armorer for the artificer, the Circle of Stars for the druid, and the Fey Wanderer for the ranger. Please follow the survey link below to let us know what you think about them! This Is Playtest Content The material in Unearthed Arcana is presented for playtesting and to spark your imagination. These game mechanics are in draft form, usable in your D&D campaign but not refined by final game design. They are not officially part of the game. For these reasons, material in this column is not legal in D&D Adventurers League events. Publication date: 03/26/2020 Tags: Unearthed Arcana external_urls: External url: https://media.wizards.com/2020/dnd/downloads/UA2020-SpellsTattoos.pdf External url description: Unearthed Arcana: Spells and Magic Tattoos External url: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5491459/D-D-UA-Survey-47-Subclasses-Part-3 External url description: Survey: Subclasses, part 3 Texture banner: Show Black text:
  2. Bored? Fight Banality at home with Changeling: The Dreaming 20th Anniversary Edition, available for FREE today! Judge us not by our seemings for we are never what we appear. Come hither, changelings and join the dream-dance, lest the winter come and the Dreaming pass into memory. Recall your heritage! Let the games begin! Twenty years ago, White Wolf published Changeling: The Dreaming, the fifth of their promised five game-lines that together comprised the World of Darkness. Seen by some as a lighter, more fantasy-based setting in the modern-day, and by others as the darkest game White Wolfhad yet created, players had to face the question of what happens once creativity and magic fades from their world. This 20th Anniversary Edition of Changeling: The Dreaming returns to that deceptively bright yet terrifying world and both compiles and completes the concepts of the previous two editions. We’re dedicated to making Changeling: The Dreaming Twentieth Anniversary Edition the most playable edition yet – while not losing the wonder, awe, and majesty that Changeling is known for. A revised and up to date look at the World of Darkness through the eyes of the Kithain – what has happened to the Dreaming in the last 20 years, and what is the state of Glamour and dreams? Rules for all of the kiths including in 2nd ed, plus fan favorites from other books: selkies, piskies, clurichaun, and both Arcadian and Concordian sidhe. Rules for the Gallain: The inanimae, the hsien, the Nunnehi, and others! An overhauled and reimagined system for fae magic, including new Arts and the powerful but dangerous practice of Unleashing! New full-color beautiful artwork as well as classicChangeling illustrations including remastered full page pieces of the kiths by Tony Diterlizzi.
  3. I have a strong dislike for DriveThru RPG, but free is a good deal.
  4. The free offers keep rolling along! Today’s free PDF is Mage: The Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition. Clocking in at 696 pages, this is one of the biggest books we’ve made! To clear up some confusion we’ve seen: as the post title says, this is free today. Each offer this week is valid for one day only. I tell you this: We are Divinity. Reality is ours to bend. To subvert. To command. We have that power – all of us. Not everyone knows what to do with it, or uses it well. Most of us never realize just what it is we are or how much we can do. Those of us who do… well, some of us are monsters. Manipulators. Parasites. Tyrants. Fanatics. And the rest of us never see that monster in our own mirror, only in the reflections of those folks who are not “us.” Here’s the truth, though: We are ALL “us.” We are ALL gifted, We can ALL change the world. Most of us remain asleep. A blessed few Awaken. Fewer still use that power wisely. And none without consequences. And so, reality is up for grabs. Where do you stand? And will you Fall… or Ascend? What’s in it? Updated profiles of the Council of Nine Traditions, the Technocratic Union, and the Disparate Crafts… with many unexpected developments. An epic history of magick and its factions. A compilation and clarification of essential and optional rules, including martial arts, vehicles, hazards, cybernetics, the Otherworlds, and far more besides. Overviews of paradigms, practices and tools – the focus of your Art. Detailed explorations of the epic concepts involved in Mage. Chilling looks at the Nephandi and Marauders. The Nine Spheres, plus their Technocratic variants. Old favorites and new faces from among the Awakened Ones. Reality Zones, Paradox, Quiet, the “coincidental vs. vulgar magick” debate, and far, far more… New full-color original art by Michael William Kaluta, Echo Chernik, Steve Prescott, Christopher Shy, Larry MacDougall, and other classic Mage artists, as well as classic B&W pieces carefully chosen from the earlier editions.
  5. We hope you are well and staying healthy. If you’re stuck at home, we’ve made it easier than ever to buy No Thank You, Evil! and the Numenera Starter Set so you can have fun while passing the time. The post Cypher Chronicles, vol. 11-2020 appeared first on Monte Cook Games.
  6. Greetings and Salutations! Travis Legge here, bringing you the tenth round of playtesting for our forthcoming Scarred Lands RPG supplements. Before we dive in, I want to take a moment to thank you for your participation in these playtests. Your input has helped us shape the Scarred Lands and you can see the impact of your feedback already in Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad Part One and Vigil Watch Chapter One: The Toe Islands both NOW available at DriveThruRPG! I would also like to invite you to check out the latest playtest, be sure to fill out the surveys, and let us know what you think! As our team prepares for the release of further installments of Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad and Vigil Watch, we’ll be introducing several rules to playtest through Open Development. Check them out, use them at your tables, and let us know what you think. Here’s the details! Thirteen playtest packages in total Each playtest is open for three weeks Each playtest includes a survey for you to enter your feedback and rate your satisfaction with the content Each playtest document will contain a link to a brief survey for feedback. I will post a new playtest each week, with each survey open for three weeks, on the Onyx Path blog. The final Open Development playtest in this schedule will be posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020. This week we travel to western Ghelspad to visit the Festering Fields, one of the most corrupted and deadly areas in the Scarred Lands! Follow the link to find rules for the Giant Skeleton and Palladi! Download these today and let us know what you think! Link to Playtest #10: Giant Skeleton and Palladi Link to Playtest #9 Feedback: https://forms.gle/9dck8fJMvxxGNwFK7 The next playtest will be posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020. See you then!
  7. Type: Events Subtitle: Dungeon Delve Banner: Text: The liveplay podcast community brings their D&D adventures to life in audio form so people all over the world can join them on their collaborative storytelling journeys. In anticipation of the upcoming release of Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount, groups of fearless podcasters delve into a land of brewing conflict and incredible magic and share their stories. Podcasts of Wildemount was organized by Jen Vaughn, Celeste Conowitch, Jason Burrows, and Victoria Rogers, with help from many other creators in the live play podcast community. Starting today, you’ll be able to listen to their adventures in Wildemount. Scroll down to find out more about each podcast group that’s participating, and maybe you’ll find a few new adventures to follow! Subscribe to the Dungeon Delve podcast feed here on iTunes, Google play, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Participants Episode 1: BomBARDed BomBARDed is an actual-play, Dungeons & Dragons podcast that follows the exploits of three bards and their musical adventures while attending Strumlott's School for Bards. Our cast is made up of musicians from the band Lindby, and we play our instruments at the table when casting our bard spells. Also, once per episode, we roll chord dice together to create a random group song that goes along with what is happening in the story! Website: bombardedcast.com Twitter: @bombardedcast RSS: @bombarded Episode 1: BomBARDed Dungeon Delve - 03/09/2020 By Podcasts of Wildemount SEE MORE PODCASTS EPISODE 2: Adventure, They Wrote Adventure, They Wrote is a noir-themed live-play Dungeons & Dragons mystery podcast set in Waterdeep, that follows the hijinks of the Waterdeep Detective Agency. Website: adventuretheywrote.com Twitter: @AdvntrTheyWrote Instagram: @advntrtheywrote RSS: @atwpodcast Soundcloud: @atwpodcast EPISODE 3: Jen Vaughn's Big Dun-Jen Show Big Dun-Jen Show is a weekly streaming show where we play indie family-friendly one-shot RPGs so there are no episodes to catch up on. We focus on games and adventures written by women, people of color, people in the LGBTQIA community in addition to having better representation with our guest players, who are from the tabletop, streaming, video game dev, and art community. Everyone is welcome at our Dun-Jen table! Website: bigdunjenshow Twitter: @bigdunjenshow Instagram: @bigdunjenshow Twitch: twitch.tv/VVSPA EPISODE 4: Venture Maidens Venture Maidens is a veteran all-female and nonbinary 5e D&D actual play podcast set in the homebrew world of The Planes. Our four heroes have been tapped by the fates themselves, and swept into the machinations of a mysterious organization known as the 'Sisters of Sorrow.' Join us for an epic tale full of character-driven role-play, with new episodes posting every other Sunday. Until then, venture away. Website: venturemaidens.com Twitter: @venturemaidens Instagram: @venturemaidens Podbean: @venturemaidens iTunes: @venturemaidens EPISODE 5: d20 Dames d20 Dames is a tabletop storytelling podcast powered by Dungeons & Dragons. Every other week a group of five daring ladies comes together to explore a fantastic realm, befriend (or behead) monsters, and punch creeps. Website: d20dames.com Twitter: @d20dames RSS: @d20dames iTunes: @d20dames Stitcher: @d20dames EPISODE 6: Flintlocks & Fireballs Flintlocks & Fireballs is a British 5th Edition D&D Actual Play Podcast in the unique Napoleonic setting of Calcinea! Follow our halfling gun dad, anachronistic rock star, and sugar-fueled child sorcerer as they sing original sea shanties, topple governments, haggle with hags, and weep bitter, bitter tears! New episodes every Tuesday! Website: flintlocksandfireballs.com Twitter: @FlintlocksDnD Podbean: @flintlocksandfireballs iTunes: @flintlocksandfireballs Stitcher: @flintlocksandfireballs TuneIn: @flintlocksandfireballs Dungeon Delve Platforms Publication date: 03/09/2020 Introduction: Listen to the D&D liveplay podcast community telling stories inspired by Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount. Tags: Events external_urls: External url: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dungeon-delve-official-dungeons/id1115818419?mt=2 External url description: Dungeon Delve on iTunes External url: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ianlvml4gs5apygygm2gx3tpvhe External url description: Dungeon Delve on Google Play External url: https://open.spotify.com/show/7vgGQ6GMb6hlg7Bn3xXwah?si=Q49ww_ToTd638ptNQD1-lg External url description: Dungeon Delve on Spotify Texture banner: Show Black text:
  8. Darcy showcases her RPG shelfie, waxing nostalgic about her Dungeons & Dragons roots. We squee about great 5e and Cypher System content to come, and recommend videos and podcasts to trip your cyphers. All in this week’s Cypher Chronicles! The post Cypher Chronicles, vol. 4-2020 appeared first on Monte Cook Games.
  9. There are powers even greater than magic . . . The post Arcana of the Ancients appeared first on Monte Cook Games.
  10. The secret lives of snails, a giant load of new products on their way, a mysterious city beneath an even more mysterious spire—and lots more. All in this week’s Cypher Chronicles! You can get Cypher Chronicles, and other MCG news, delivered right to your inbox! The post Cypher Chronicles vol. 3-2020 appeared first on Monte Cook Games.
  11. Want to be notified when the Ptolus Kickstarter launches? Scroll down! Two decades ago, over the course of several years, I ran my own personal D&D campaign set in a huge fantasy city called Ptolus. The post Announcing Ptolus for 5e and the Cypher System appeared first on Monte Cook Games.
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  13. Type: Unearthed Arcana Author: Ben Petrisor, Dan Dillon, Bill Benham, Jeremy Crawford, F. Wesley Schneider Subtitle: Unearthed Arcana 2020 Banner: Text: Unearthed Arcana leaps into 2020 with four new subclasses for you to try out: the Path of the Beast for the barbarian, the Way of Mercy for the monk, the Oath of the Watchers for the paladin, and the Noble Genie for the warlock. A survey is also available on the previous installment of Unearthed Arcana, which presented the Psychic Warrior for the fighter, the Soulknife for the rogue, and the tradition of Psionics for the wizard, as well as new spells and feats. Please follow the survey link to let us know what you think about them! This Is Playtest Content The material in Unearthed Arcana is presented for playtesting and to spark your imagination. These game mechanics are in draft form, usable in your D&D campaign but not refined by final game design. They are not officially part of the game. For these reasons, material in this column is not legal in D&D Adventurers League events. Material/Survey Publication date: 01/14/2020 Tags: Unearthed Arcana external_urls: External url: https://media.wizards.com/2020/dnd/downloads/UA2020-Subclasses01.pdf External url description: Unearthed Arcana 2020: Subclasses, Part 1 External url: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5342283/D-D-UA-Survey-44-Fighter-Rogue-Wizard External url description: Survey: Fighter, Rogue, and Wizard Texture banner: Show Black text: View the full article
  14. We take a look ahead into 2020, extoll the benefits of New Gamemaster Month, get a list of the best 2019 horror movies, and discover a new-to-us author—all this and more in this week’s Cypher Chronicles! You can get Cypher Chronicles, and other MCG news, delivered right to your inbox! Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button in the right-hand column, and you’ll never miss a post. The post Cypher Chronicles vol. 2-2020 appeared first on Monte Cook Games.
  15. Related products: D&D Starter Set Player's Handbook Dungeon Master's Guide Monster Manual Inline blocks: Stay Informed Dragon+ Author: Matthew Mercer/Wizards RPG Team Synopsis: Create your own Critical Role campaigns with this sourcebook for the world's greatest roleplaying game! Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount provides everything you need to play Dungeons & Dragons on the continent of Wildemount (set within the world of Exandria)—a land of war, betrayal, and swashbuckling adventure. Comprised of four regions, Wildemount provides endless potential for adventure in a land of brewing conflict and incredible magic. Rising tensions boil over into all-out war between the politically dubious Dwendalian Empire and the light-worshiping wastefolk of Xhorhas, supplying a vibrant backdrop for any D&D campaign to explore. Uncover a trove of new options usable in any D&D game, featuring subclasses, spells, magic items, monsters, and more, rooted in the adventures of Critical Role—such as Vestiges of Divergence and the possibility manipulating magic of dunamancy. Start a campaign in any of Wildemount’s regions using a variety of introductory adventures, dozens of regional plot seeds, and the heroic chronicle system—a way to create character backstories rooted in Wildemount. Explore every corner of Wildemount and discover mysteries revealed for the first time by Critical Role Dungeon Master, Matthew Mercer. Where can I buy it? Pre-order at your local game store, book stores such as Barnes & Noble, or online at retailers like Amazon. Also available for pre-order at D&D Beyond and Fantasy Grounds. Description: This book’s contents include the following: An expansive Wildemount gazetteer. Descriptions of the major factions of Wildemount. Player options that include new subclasses, new spells, and a tool to help players deeply integrate their characters into the setting. New magic items, including weapons that become more powerful to match their wielders. New creatures native to Wildemount. Four introductory adventures—one for each unique region of Wildemount. Largely written and helmed by Matthew Mercer, the Dungeon Master of Critical Role and creator of the world of Exandria, this 304-page book features work by talented designers, writers, and artists from the D&D and Critical Role communities. Explorer's Guide to Wildemount is an expansive, vivid campaign setting anyone can enjoy regardless of their familiarity with Critical Role, and an open invitation to make the mysteries and dangers of Wildemount your own. Image thumbnail: Image left: Banner: Game type: RPG Products Release date: 03/17/2020 Price ($): USD49.95 Logo and link system: Link: Find a Store Link: Amazon Link: Amazon UK Link: D&D Beyond Link: Fantasy Grounds Hide Store Locator Widget: Mosaic Columns: Display large thumbnails: View the full article
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