Organised, militaristic and individually skilled warriors, hobgoblins are in many ways the most dangerous of the goblinoid races. Intelligent, fecund and implacable in their hatred of elves, they value slaves and have a keen interest in the sciences—particularly in their application to warfare.
Many things can be found stored, hidden or forgotten in a mine cart deep within an abandoned and/or haunted mine.
Sometimes the PCs go looking for adventure. Sometimes adventure finds them! Perhaps a thief drops something into a PC’s pocket as the watch closes in or a messenger mistakes a PC for someone else.
Endzeitgeist has reviewed 20 Things #9: Bustling Marketplace and he liked it! In his five-star plus seal of approval review, this is my favourite bit:
Creighton Broadhurst, Jeff Gomez and Alex Riggs deliver a humble, amazing pdf here: The hooks are well-crafted and flavorful, the respective NPCs evocative and the additional considerations go one step beyond, making this pdf a truly inspired little piece of dressing, guaranteed to enrich any game. 5 stars + seal of approval for this very impressive and well-made supplement.
Heroic adventurers often find themselves on the edge of civilisation in the wild lands. But they are not the first to explore such places, and previous explorers often leave signs of their passing.
Are you a busy GM? Does session prep take too long? Do you never have time to work on the cool little details that can bring your session to life? Well fear not! That’s where the 20 Things line comes in. Compiled from the free 20 Things posts available at Raging Swan’s website, this short, focused compilation gives you, the time-crunched GM, the tools to effortlessly add verisimilitude and detail to your adventure. Use the material herein either before or during play and bask in your players’ adulation. This instalment provides five tables designed to help you flesh out and bring to life a war-ravaged land.
Ferocious raiders and fighters, hill giants prefer pets that mirror their own proclivities. Not for them is the humble wolf. Rather, hill giants keep monstrously huge dire wolves as pets like humans keep dogs.
Featuring material from some of Raging Swan Press’s newest products as well as classic releases of yesteryear, advice articles and material from Creighton’s on-going design of the megadungeon Gloamhold, the GM’s Monthly Miscellany series is a terrific free resource for the busy, time-crunched GM.This month’s issue features:
- 20 Pieces of Battlefield Dressing (from 20 Things #15: War-Ravaged Land)
- Ronak At A Glance (from Village Backdrop: Ronak)
- Raveneye Sanatorium at a Glance (from Places of Power: Raveneye Sanatorium)
- Villains: Teraim Arasten (from Scions of Evil)
- Are You Suffering From Option Fatigue?
Released 5 June 2017; Pages 13
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