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  • Whispers & Rumors: Borderland Town This pdf clocks in at 14 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Once upon a time, rumor tables were a common thing you expected to find in a given module – while nowadays, they are, at best, rare occurrences. The pdf thus begins with a brief “how to”-list for GMs on how to employ these rumors with maximum efficiency – they can, if handled well, provide depth, make the world feel alive and steer the plot – or provide red herrings and local interests unrelated to the module. As […]

    Whispers & Rumors: Borderland Town

    Whispers & Rumors: Borderland Town This pdf clocks in at 14 pages, 1 page front cover, 2 pages of advertisement, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 8 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Once upon a time, rumor tables were a common thing you expected to find in a given module – while nowadays, they are, at best, rare occurrences. The pdf thus begins with a brief “how to”-list for GMs on how to employ these rumors with maximum efficiency – they can, if handled well, provide depth, make the world feel alive and steer the plot – or provide red herrings and local interests unrelated to the module. As […]

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  • Whispers & Rumours: Borderland This pdf is 23 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 2 pages editorial, 1 page ToC/foreword, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 16 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   First: Read the foreword – after that, we’re in for a table that features modifiers for available settlement lore by size, a d8-table to determine the category of rumour gleaned and a table of miscellaneous lore-modifiers when gathering information. After that, we kick off this pdf with 4 different rumormongers, i.e. short fluffy descriptions of the characters that include mannerisms, hooks etc., but not statblocks. Nice indeed!   The first table, ranging from -11 (possible via locations/modifiers) […]

    Whispers & Rumours: Borderland

    Whispers & Rumours: Borderland This pdf is 23 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page advertisement, 2 pages editorial, 1 page ToC/foreword, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 16 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   First: Read the foreword – after that, we’re in for a table that features modifiers for available settlement lore by size, a d8-table to determine the category of rumour gleaned and a table of miscellaneous lore-modifiers when gathering information. After that, we kick off this pdf with 4 different rumormongers, i.e. short fluffy descriptions of the characters that include mannerisms, hooks etc., but not statblocks. Nice indeed!   The first table, ranging from -11 (possible via locations/modifiers) […]

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