For me, one of the great innovations in early RMU Betas was the new sizing/scaling rules. Of course, much of that rule was modified due to player feedback, but the core idea is still incredibly useful as a scaling and informational tool for the game.… Read the rest
So this week I am on holiday in Basel, Switzerland. Now I don’t know which way around it went but either the basilisk is named after Basel or Basel is named after the monster.
This is a city that celebrates its monsters even the Munster (cathedral) has the basilisk front and centre.… Read the rest
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! (here in the USA). We are winding down another year at Rolemasterblog so maybe Peter will do a “Year in Review”? We have lot’s of ongoing projects and some cool stuff planned for 2018.… Read the rest
So, Brian asked me to write a post on some of my own experiences with self-publishing RPG supplements, which I’ve been doing for about three years, although my first and second supplements were five months apart! All but one week since the second supplement was published has had a new one released every week (although some were art packs, not written), and recently two have been published weekly.… Read the rest
I had a need for a vampire for a Rolemaster adventure last week. So rather than going into Creatures and Treasures I went the the D&D 5e monsters.
Today you get to see my free to use Vampire and this one has a few skills(just perception and stalk and hide)
Vampires appear just as they did in life, although their features are often hardened and feral, with the predatory look of wolves.… Read the rest
The original Rolemaster probably ignored a few key class tropes in their original work. Paladins comes to mind of course, but in my mind one of the most important is the Shaman!
If Clerics/Priests are defined as members of an organized religion, than perhaps we can define a Shaman as a leader of a decentralized or non-organized religion. … Read the rest