October 2016 archive

Oct 19

Alignment : Part 5

Hello students. Welcome to the final article about alignment in this series. We’ve covered a lot of information in these past few weeks. After discussing what alignment is, how it’s changed through the various editions of Dungeons and Dragons, and its mechanical impact on the game, today we’ll be talking about ways to change alignment. …

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Oct 18

Show and Tell 35 : Open Legend RPG

Hello and welcome to Show & Tell, the podcasts from The Rpg Academy where we bring on guests to talk about something new and cool that we want them to show us and tell us all about! (Get it?) Today’s guest is Brian Feister, the designer of Open Legend RPG. This absolutely fantastic game is …

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Oct 17

New Pocket editions announced for Pathfinder RPG

    Paizo, Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, announces the release of new softcover pocket editions for the two of the game’s essential rulebooks: the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook and Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary.       The Core Rulebook and Bestiary pocket editions will include the same page count and …

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Oct 13

Field Trip to Vasiley’s Woe – episode 3

Hello and welcome to another exciting Field Trip from The RPG Academy Podcast. This time we are heading into the land of Imperiums a campaign setting for Pathfinder and now on Kickstarter to be converted to D&D 5e.   Vasily’s Woe is the 2nd of four interconnected modules that make up an entire campaign arc. …

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Oct 12

Alignment : Part 4

  Hello students. Welcome to what was going to be the final article in this series on alignment. There ended up being too much to talk about to wrap this up today. And part three was way too long. My apologies. We’ve spent time discussing what alignment is in Dungeons and Dragons, how it’s changed …

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Oct 11

Show and Tell 33: Have Spellbook, Will Travel

  Hello and welcome to Show & Tell, the podcasts from The Rpg Academy where we bring on guests to talk about something new and cool that we want them to show us and tell us all about! (Get it?) Today’s guests are James and Rudy from the podcast Have Spellbook, Will Travel. This is …

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Oct 06

Field Trip to Vasiley’s Woe – episode 2

Hello and welcome to another exciting Field Trip from The RPG Academy Podcast. This time we are heading into the land of Imperiums a campaign setting for Pathfinder and now on Kickstarter to be converted to D&D 5e.   Vasily’s Woe is the 2nd of four interconnected modules that make up an entire campaign arc. …

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Oct 05

Alignment : Part 3

Hello students. Welcome back to my series on alignment. In this article, we will talk about the mechanical development of alignment in a few editions of Dungeons and Dragons. As I’ve said many times on the podcast, I learned to play RPGs with 3.5 D&D, so I’m going to start there. Then we’ll travel forward …

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Oct 04

Welcome to Detention, Episode 9!

Hello Academaniacs! Welcome to a new bonus feature on The RPG Academy, Detention!   We were so happy to hear good feedback about this bonus content that we decided to make more! In this episode, Caleb and Scott are joined by special guest Quinn from Swallows of the South. As usual, these episodes are a little …

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