459 Historic Professions/Jobs/Trades for Fantasy RPG Settings

On May 14, 2020, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

Below is a huge list of 459 jobs, careers, professions, trades, etc from throughout history which can be used for Player’s Characters, or Non-Player Characters (NPCs) when creating them for your Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, or any RPG Fantasy Setting, or Randomly Generated City or Town. Some are “old timey” jobs which don’t exist anymore, and some still exist today. Regardless, very few people your world are “adventurers” and most have a profession on the list below. Give each of your Randomly Generated NPCs a real Craft or Trade to make them more realistic. If there is a job you don’t see listed, please submit it in the comments and it will get added!

Relentless the next Drizzt Book by R.A. Salvatore to Release July 2020

On February 7, 2020, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

The third book in the Generations Trilogy by R.A. Salvatore, “Relentless” is set to be released late July 2020. Drizzt Do’Urden was reunited with his father Zaknafein. Catti-brie is pregnant with Drizzt’s child. Menzoberranzan and Gauntlgym are at odds once again.

Weapons & Armor Special Materials & Magical Properties

On February 6, 2020, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

Not every item is made of the same material. Every sword isn’t steel. Every suite of full plate isn’t mithral. Below is a list of Special Materials to make Magic Items or even Mundane Arms & Armor more interesting! Plus, find extra Magical Weapon Properties and Magic Armor Properties that go beyond the DMG and Player’s Handbook defaults.

Funny Meme for Ptolus : City by the Spire

On January 29, 2020, Posted by , In Funny, With No Comments

Ptolus : City by the Spire Meme : If you start the campaign by saying, “Let’s leave the city”, don’t expect to leave the DM’s/GM’s home alive!

Settlers of Catan Simple Version for Kids

On January 20, 2020, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

When I’m not playing Dungeons &  Dragons / Pathfinder I really love the board game Settlers of Catan. My children have seen me play an online version of the game and wanted to play as well. Settlers isn’t the simplest game to learn, so I made an easier to learn version for them to play, which can also be printed on an 8.5×11 piece of paper instead of buying the full game!

104 Great Old School Words (and Insults!) for Fantasy Games & RPGs

On January 13, 2020, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

Personally, I dislike using “modern” words in Fantasy Role Playing games like D&D and Pathfinder. It ruins the verisimilitude of the game to hear a fighter say, “That’s so cool!” in character. It feels more immersive to use “period correct” terms from antiquity. Here are some old words from history which can help your game sound less modern and more High Fantasy! Give us some suggestions in the comments.