A new kind of RPG where the fan base actually helps build it. The tools are modern. The game is quick, easy, and fun. Where third parties can really shine, and get to put out official products in an unrestrictive environment. Where the core rules are free and easy to access.
This is the first of many public play tests. If you like the idea of a table top role-playing game that will be... [click here for more]
The annual Friar's Almanac Compendium which includes a selection of the greatest articles.
This month subscribers have a way of reliving the best of Friar's Almanac.
News from the capitol
All Hell Breaks Loose
Evil Unleashed On Ministry
Redphage Poisons the Capitol
Prime Minister Taken by Fiend
Princess Found Alive in Ministry
A Yellow Dingo... [click here for more]
Mysterious Vista - Interesting locales with maps and adventure ideas that can be plugged in as a side quest to any campaign!
In days long past this temple was dedicated to the rite of passage of a tribe of savages. Their powerful shamans bound a gargoyle to do their bidding. It was instructed to test the mettle of the young man entering the temple, until they got to the final... [click here for more]
Skill Competitions are a more balanced replacement for Skill Challenges
Why Use Skill Competitions Instead of Skill Challenges?
Skill challenges can lack a certain sense of fairness. Especially if a player is forced to make skill checks that they are not very good at. This can make a skill challenge very one sided or nearly impossible to win. Skill Competitions on the other hand engage even... [click here for more]
A compilation of three exciting Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition adventures, each with its own mystery and intrigue. Filled with well thought out mechanics detailed maps informative sidebars, skill challenges and encounters. It will keep your players interested and on the edge of their seats the whole time.
The Wishing Pool
There once was a mighty wizard that granted wishes to heroes that proved... [click here for more]
There once was a mighty wizard that granted wishes to heroes that proved themselves worthy. Many heroes were granted great boons, but there came a day when a group of wicked villains tried to deceive the wizard into granting them one of their desires. They never came back, and neither have any heroes that went looking for the wizard. But then again this is only a legend…
This adventure is for... [click here for more]
Royalty free stock art
A package of 4 very interesting and imaginative black and white royalty free stock art that can be used in a variety of products from books, and web sites to anything that is not just direct reselling.
Each image brings evocative stories to mind, drawing in the observer. Each time they are viewed new details are noticed and they are attention grabbers for any website or book.... [click here for more]
The Seventh issue of Friar's Almanac is on its way.
This month we talk about:
THE INHABITANTS OF DRIFTER CANYON URBAN ENVIRONMENTS EXPLORING SEWERS AND CISTERNS ALONE IN THE PILLORY WHEN THE ROTTEN TOMATOES FLY RETASKING THE MAGIC THE CAMERA OBSCURA BUILD YOUR OWN ISLAND Outlandish Circumstances HORATIUS RACISM IN RPGs GOING WITH THE CROWD ALLOYS BUILD A NOVEL KEEP? A D&D ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE FEELING... [click here for more]
Here is the next issue of Friar's almanac. This issue we take a look at what inspires us to play role playing games in the first place from obscure internet video to how people know about the game. ... [click here for more]