Show your face! Free character portrait generators for all your RPG needs

We all know that roleplaying games are a theatre of the mind, but there's nothing as fun as actually seeing your PC. It helps you to get in character, it helps your party members with visualisation, it makes it easier for your fans/friends to do fanart. However, for those of us who aren't artist, it's … Continue reading Show your face! Free character portrait generators for all your RPG needs

What’s the use of the garden gnomes?

I got my latest Kickstarter package delivered - a pack of Common (or Garden) Gnomes from Midlam Miniatures. Why did I need them? No reason whatsoever. But I am a big fan of this tiny UK-based company and their metal minis, and I make it a point to support all their Kickstarter campaigns. They keep … Continue reading What’s the use of the garden gnomes?

First Look: Zweihänder RPG

The Zweihänder RPG is finally here. After a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign (fully funded within 6 hours! Guess people really did miss Warhammer Fantasy RPG) and slightly delayed dispatch (a year or so - but for a good reason), the parcel was delivered and unceremoniously opened by a committee. PDF, which was provided to the … Continue reading First Look: Zweihänder RPG

How to Draw Fantasy & RPG Maps, part 2: digital

Last week I happened to review for you Jared Blando's book on hand-drawing fantasy maps. This time we'll go further - just in case you feel more confident in digital drawing or are just looking for some generators. Of course, picking your tools depends mostly on your skills. However, as a graphic designer myself, I'll … Continue reading How to Draw Fantasy & RPG Maps, part 2: digital