I want to thank everyone who helped make this RPG Blog Carnival a huge success!!!! Organized by Johnn Four over at Roleplaying Tips, the carnival is hosted by a different blog each month. The owner of the hosting blog picks a RPG-related theme and then invites other bloggers to write at least one post on that theme in their own blogs. In December this blog hosted with the theme of Homebrew Holiday gifts and the entries were all super awesome. I’m not lying, the bloggers brought the heat.
So without further adieu… here are the entries!
5th Edition D&D Homebrew Creations
Daemons & Deathrays – Bizarre Bazaar – Fantastic Items for the Planes for D&D Fifth Edition Brian Rubinfeld provides five new magic items: diabolic firebrand, bottle of dream salve, brass ring of the efreeti, channeling hilt of Zerthimon, and token of he who smiles.
Loot the Body – 5 Magic Items For Magic Users – New magic items from Chris Delvo for those who cast. Take a peak at gauntlets of efreet, idiot’s guide to being a wizard, baby’s first homunculus, and amulet of the twins.
Loot the Body – Unearthed Arcana Review: That Old Black Magic (plus a new Tiefling!) – A (sub)race – kyton tieflings carry the blood of their namesake.
Merric’s Musings – 5e Encounter: The Stone Spider A preview encounter from an adventure Merric Blackman himself is writing! PCs enter a tunnel ready to fight a cockatrice, but find something much more sinister waiting for them…
World Builder Blog – Happy Holidays A free adventure which provides monster stats for Santa, Mrs. Claus, a small race of elves, hot chocolate elementals, and animated toys. It includes a map of Santa’s workshop as well.
Arcane Game Lore – Mr. M’s Equipment Emporium Tom Stephens provides the first of his two-sheet locations (complete with maps): a large store that’s got all the goods any sci-fi or fantasy adventuring party needs.
Campaign Mastery – Pieces of Creation: Lon Than, Kalika, and the Prison of Jade Mike Bourke gives us three new NPCs with rich stories that can be worked into any game.
Moebius Adventures – 12 Random Gifts for PCs Out of the Blue Brian Fitzpatrick, who had the most creative entries in the carnival, provides gifts that can become quest hooks, complications, and relationship developers. Random tables included!
Lizard’s Gaming Blog – Boredom in Pathfinder A genius idea that could be easily converted for most systems, Lizard gives us new variant rules for what happens when a CHARACTER gets bored during an adventure.
World Builder Blog – Shadow of the Demon Lord Pregens Provides Starting, Novice, Expert, and Master pregens for your Shadow of the Demon Lord games.
Check out that bounty of homebrew goodness! And if I missed an entry, let me know ASAP and I’ll add it.
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