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Shadow Catalyst

This is an article exposing fraud and embezzlement of over a million dollars from freelancers by the company Catalyst, holder of the Shadowrun License. Their bad behavior continues to this day. 

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Do you need a quick island for your pirate campaign or saltbox? These illustrated islands are small pockets of weirdness and adventure that can be located on the open seas. 

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Weirdos live in towers. You know it. I know it. Now you can let your players experience the kind of people who set up shop out in the middle of the wild. Drop these towers around for your hex-crawling pleasure!

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Early Tropes


Basic/Expert Old School Essentials classes (OSE, B/X)

5th edition classes (5th Edition)



Free useful tools, available in PDF for download and use in your Dungeon Master Folder

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These articles are linked as 'best of' articles in the Links to Wisdom wiki.
On Unique Speech — about how inanimate objects speak
On Abstraction and Saving Throws — why abstract saving throws ("death ray") are superior


On Dragonlance Denied; an article about the lawsuit filed against Wizards of the Coast by Tracy Hickman and Margert Weis. 

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Fun lists, check out more fun lists in Level Up, below!

Books in print

Do you sometimes wish you didn't have to put in so much effort into engaging your players? Wouldn't it be nice if they couldn't wait to play around in your world? If they were pushing you to spend more time in the land you create?

What's in it? 
  • Systems that motivate players
  • Simple usable procedures that work
  • Creativity and inspiration for adventure

No longer will your players wonder what their characters should do with all their gold. It includes clear, common-sense rules for everything from starting a cult, making sacrifices to gods, to hiring mercenaries and building vehicles and castles.

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Do you feel a bit intimidated by Dungeons & Dragons?
Would you like to impress your gaming group and feel more confident when playing?
Then check out Level UP: the fantasy gaming book of lists, answering all of D&D's most pressing questions.
Why do wizards live in towers?
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What don't you know about hit points? ⁣
What are all the different kinds of games?
Get to the deepest secrets of dungeons and dragons, feel confident, and impress your gaming group and Level UP today.⁣

Check out Megadungeon! This magazine details Numenhalla, a famous dungeon with hundreds of players from the long forgotten days of G+. Visit the nefarious depths and solve the mysteries of the god halls. 

Each issue is packed with resources for Dungeon Masters running classic style campaigns, including non-player characters, unique dragons, new classes, magic items, and ideas! Each issues approximately 60 pages and available for just a few dollars!

EXTENSIVELY illustrated with many old-school artist luminaries, including James Shields, Kent Miller, Bodieh, Luka Rejec and more!

Problems with your players being frustrated at your non-player characters? Looking for the hidden social combat system that's been part of classic fantasy role-playing for over 30 years? Do you want your social encounters to be navigated by player skill, rather than by what's on the character's sheet or how good the player's personal charisma is? Are you looking for the fast way to generate memorable and long term non-player characters? Do you want every table result regarding non-player characters to be instantly gameable, rather than trying to figure out how they are ever going to discover what you rolled?

Get this book and watch those problem social encounters disappear, to be replaced by everyone talking about how awesome your encounters are.

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The Eye Is Opening.

The Awakening is near, the Spheres are coming into alignment, and the Oculus is beginning to open. The dark power is reaching out and for the first time in an age the Eyrie of the Dread Eye is accessible again. As the Eye opens, reality itself comes under further and further  strain. And as rumors of a new valley containing an underground forgotten city filled with untold riches spread out from the Dark Wall, the Oculus continues to open ever wider. 

Check out the award winning mid-level module that provides real challenge to players!

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Maximillian Ernesto Cravenpeter Esquire the Mediocre, a powerful archmage, is publicly retiring and is holding an auction for his eclectic and exotic items. Maximillian, a powerful wizard in no way overcome with paranoia and petty concerns, has always had little trust or respect for anyone who would covet his things. As a security measure he has contacted the Green Feather agents—fae mesmerists, who have agreed to hold the auction in a dream within Maximillian’s psyche. This works flawlessly, protecting both the clients and the auctioned objects, as long as no deep psychic disturbances exist. A renowned wizard named Max the Mediocre has no psychogenic trauma, obviously.

For Savage Worlds Gold and Glory, suitable for solo play, check out the psycheadellic Cravenpeter's dream auction! Adaptable to any classic system.

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