Xenotransplantation – System Agnostic Medical Procedure for RPGs

Content Warning: mental health, self-harm, general “body horror” themes. Xenotransplantation is the medical practice of transplanting tissue across species. Commonly used to refer to transplanting non-human tissue into a human host. For this document, we will be using it to refer to the specific practice of transplanting from a sentient race into a human host, […]

Lustnado – RPG Weather Phenomenon

RPG Talk‘s December 2016 Design Contest was to design a weather phenomenon.  Specifically: Describe a weather phenomenon for a role-playing game. What conditions are needed to initiate the phenomenon? How do the residents react? How long does it last? Can it be predicted? Entries are limited to 1,000 words and should be game system agnostic.  […]

Gold of An Ancient Civilisation – RPG Currency

RPG Talk‘s November 2016 Design Contest was to design a currency.  Specifically: Give a description of a currency in your world. What gives the currency its value? In what units is it measured? How is it acquired? How is it verified? Entries are limited to 1,000 words and should be game system agnostic.  My entry […]

Regional Cult Headquarters – 3 Room Dungeon

RPG Talk's October 2016 Design Contest was to design a 3 Room Dungeon.  Specifically: Give a description of a three-room dungeon. What makes each room different? What ties them to together? How do the players enter/exit the dungeon? What is the goal of the dungeon? The entry should also be game system-agnostic. The entry should […]

New Releases: World of Warcraft – Legion

  There we have it. The latest, and 6th expansion for the huge MMO, World of Warcraft (Release date yet to be confirmed, apparently). It’s still early days yet, so we thought we’d give you a run down of what’s currently been officially revealed. I might have been a tad sarcastic at points…   The Plot Continues […]