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In the beginning there was only a blank page...

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Worldcrafting, by Andrzej Stöj of Gramel Publishing who has published the very popular Beast and Barbarians setting as well as the horror/sci-fi setting of Nemezis. 



He is the author of this 96 page PDF document, available at DrivethruRPG and RPGNow.
Link: Drivethrurpg.com / Worldcrafting
If you are interested in creating your own game world and hopefully get it published so that other may enjoy your unique vision of a role-playing setting, that this can be a very valuable tool for you. Especially if this is your first time you're trying to put together a setting book. 
Let me start by saying what this book is not. It is not a book that tells you how to create a whole new role playing mechanic/game/rule set. It does mention the Savage Worlds rule set, but you can easily apply the advice and information therein for any rule system. Andrzej only refers to those rules occasionally and give us some examples by mentioning his own work on Nemezis. 
Breaking the book down into chapters, I wan…

Learn a new skill or improve an existing one.

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My friend (and I use that term loosely) Eric Lamoureux, aka MaskofWintert, and host of The Wild Die Podcast, posted this on G+ earlier today, and poked fun at me for my recent lack of posts.

So this is what happens when you poke the Dragon, you get burned. :P

This is the blog site of a certain Erik Schmidt, who's been gaming since the 1980's. According to his site, he's a big fan of Tabletop RPGs and truly wants to make them more accessible to newcomers and gives tips and ideas on how to get someone new to our wonderful hobby.

Link: Unpossible Journeys
His site has many menu tabs at the top that cover various subjects such as ''About RPGs'' and ''Start PLaying'' for the newcomers, and ''Level Up'' for the new or experienced Game Master that could still use tips and tricks for their game sessions. Let's face it, even an experienced Game Master may need some new ideas to rejuvenate or re-energize their campaign, etc.

There are m…