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THRILLING TALES: Gamemaster's Guide to Pulp Adventure

THRILLING TALES: Gamemaster's Guide to Pulp Adventure

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The Gamemaster's Guide to Pulp Adventure, part of the THRILLING TALES line, is a toolkit for any Gamemaster wishing to introduce their players to the pulse-pounding excitement of a pulp role-playing campaign!

Included within this 33-page PDF are sections governing:

  • The revelation that there is no such thing as the "pulp genre!"
  • A discussion of the genres that were popular in the pulp magazines of the thirties and forties.
  • A guide to including elements of these genres in your Modern d20 campaigns, including special rules to reinforce those elements.
  • A Timeline of the 1930s
  • ...and, last but certainly not least, a Random Adventure Generator, which gives Gamemasters a complete adventure outline with just a few die rolls!

    Note that this product is priced below RPGNow's minimum checkout amount.This product was released for the original d20 version of this Line.
    It is not compatible or required for the current SAVAGE WORLDS version.
 
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July 11th, 2010
I picked this up to give me some ideas on running pulp-content scenarios in my Call of Cthulhu campaign. I wan not disappointed. This is an excellent summation with enough information to permit the GM to run pulp style adventures for just about any system [...]
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July 26th, 2008
This is, by far, the best GM resource for pulp role playing. The information on the times and styles presented in pulp adventures is thoroughly covered. The random adventure generator is excellent. It's more than just an adventure seed generator, but [...]
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March 9th, 2006
First off, I really like what the book has to say. A great rundown of the different elements that go into the Pulp setting. Will help a GM interested in running any kind of Pulp campaign, no matter the gaming system. There isn't much of anything in here [...]
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March 7th, 2006
Good, no nonsense guide to running pulp adventures. The real meat of this product is the scenario generator material. Most of the other detail is fairly cursory but solid enough. All-in-all a solid overview of the genre. For more detail you will need [...]
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October 9th, 2005
Anyone who is looking to start their own Pulp era setting or game using the D20 Modern ruleset, this is a good place to start. It is another solid product by the folks at Adamant. LIKED: Information given will help you understand how to run [...]
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33
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d20 Edition
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ADM3100
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Adamant Entertainment
Adamant Entertainment
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