PoG: Player Archetypes

As Described in On the Vocabulary of Role-Playing by Phil Masters, Found on RPG.net, 1999 Builder: One of Aaron Allston’s terms: A player who “wants to have his characters have an impact on the world – to build institutions, to clean up a city, to change things”. Builders are generally …

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RPG Classes

Class, as a word, really doesn’t capture what these different roles really are. Profession better describes the combination of skills, feats and capabilities provided to a character. The term profession also clarifies that this is what the character does, not who they are. Thus, I tend to use the terms class and profession …

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RPG Races

Every RPG offers various races to provide players an opportunity to explore the setting from a different perspective. Race, as a term, is a very generic identifier for specific species in various settings. It feels less than satisfactory when trying to get a broader understanding of a character. Just because your genetic …

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Hello Holiday Slowdown

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I have been refining my World of Andrus wiki content since setting it up. I’ve come to the conclusion that the path of least resistance is the best one; I’m citing and linking Pathfinder OGL content in every entry where it’s applicable and …

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Dokuwiki wins, for now

I have decided to build a wiki for specific topics like my World of Andrus so that I can stay focused as i’m entering information. Hopefully i can grow this ecosystem with minimal trouble and maybe dedicate more time to content creation. The lack of a database and simplicity of …

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Vrael’Olo: Serpent Fae

My original concept was that this sub-race of Elf has been corrupted as they turned their back on ‘traditional’ avenues to power and began fusing their bloodlines with draconic energies. This stirred an ancient serpent deity that began manipulating the now ‘dark’ elves into its service. Vrael’Olo are the result …

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Oerth Creation Myth

Posted by Samuel Weiss on 02/11/98 12:00:00 AM In the beginning there was nothing, and it was satisfied. And as the Nothing knew satisfaction, it became. And in becoming, was no longer nothing. And so possibility existed. That is, that nothing could become something. And there was a point where …

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Dorgha Torgu

Gary Gygax wrote to the World of Greyhawk Fan Club: “I have discovered a heretofore unmentioned deity of the World of Greyhawk, one Dorgha Torgu, an old Suloise god. I will do a brief write-up of same for the Greyhawk Grimoire.” For our members, I thought this info should be …

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Scarlet Brotherhood’s Agenda

Scarlet Brotherhood’s True Agenda When the Great Binders were created by powerful Suloise mages and used to trap the Genie Sorcerer King and several other powerful Genies the Inner Planar gates to Oerik opened. Unknown to the Suel mages this opening was just what the evil race of humanoids known …

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