Tag: Dark City Games

Pile of Dice

D&D, FoundryVTT, and Dungeon Crawl Classics – Week in Review 05/23/2021

Welcome to The Alfred Effect Week in Review for the week ending May 23, 2021. Blog News The Spring semester has wrapped up and today marks the first day of the Summer term. I’ve got a fairly full plate this summer with two classes each for both the first and second Summer terms. I took some time to update my Solo Roleplaying Game Resources page with a section on random generators. I’ve Double Tome Studios I’ve been struggling a bit lately to nail down what rule set, if any, to base some of our upcoming projects around. Each has pros

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Dark City Games New Release – Village of the Dead

Incredibly excited to see the next release from Dark City Games Legends of the Ancient World series of modules: Village of the Dead, coming 4/22/2021. As you know, I’m a big fan of Dark City Games and their Legends of the Ancient World rule set and accompanying scenarios. These have been a big hit around the house and I’m incredibly excited to see a new release coming our way.

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Legends of the Ancient World RPG Free Downloads

Dark City Games just uploaded a ton of free downloadable content to their site over the past few days and I’m loving it. A total of eight sets of player/npc/monster game pieces and five sets of tiles have been uploaded so far and I hope to see more to come soon. I’m especially enjoying the tiles as I feel like you can never have too many full-color tiles ready to build an encounter. One of my favorite things about the adventures from Dark City Games are the bundled map and tokens. The DCG games introduce a diverse variety of foes

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The Oracle's Breath

Legends of the Ancient World RPG and Dark City Games

When it comes to solo roleplaying games, Legends of the Ancient World (LAW) tops my list. It is a rules light system that captures the fundamentals of The Fantasy Trip while streamlining some of the more complex combat options. This pairs nicely with the fun programmed adventures offered by Dark City Games and makes for an enjoyable solo or group play experience. This month has seen the release of a brand new fantasy adventure for LAW titled “Uprising” by the amazing Bret Winters. I have enjoyed many of Bret’s previous adventures and the content shared to his blog, “Swords Under

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