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February 27, 2020

     I have been working on a Kickstarter project recently, and that led me to research stagecoaches. I had always thought that the stagecoach was exclusive to the American Western frontier; a trope unique in time and space like cowboys, prospectors, and gunslingers. I...

January 24, 2020

 Last week I posted a collection of wilderness encounters for western games, as well as a link to a few of the more popular games in the genre. This week I thought that I might share some town encounters for your wild west role-playing games, but first let's talk a lit...

January 24, 2020

Recently I have been working on a project of a western nature and that has led me to create a few western themed tables. I am thoroughly embracing the "New Year, New Game" resolution. This allows me both to move away from what I normally do to give my players a "palate...

March 1, 2019

     Welcome to the crew of the Black Shark. We share and share alike here and no one gets any special meals or extra portions from the cook. Work hard and it will serve us all well. Slack off and I'll throw ye to the sharks. Simple, no? I've told the quarter-master to...

November 10, 2017

Today's post is a little different than most that appear here, although it stays within our current post apocalyptic theme. I don't create many NPC's to share, as I feel that is something that each DM/GM must do on their own. Wyatt Ferris is a different case, let me ex...

September 22, 2017

    If you haven't seen my previous post, 5 Robotic Monsters or Minions for D&D 5e, then you should probably check it out. It will explain why this blog has suddenly become about robots instead of pirates. Sorry for my long delay in posting, but as many of you kno...

August 25, 2017

      "OK, WTF? Robots for D&D 5e?!? Why would you waste your time making such things?" This is what my brain has been screaming at me since I came up with the idea for this blog post. The short answer is because I needed them for a game that I am running. Why I chose...

August 17, 2017

     This is the third and last post in the series on shipwrecks. If you like this, then you should check out 20 Sailing Hazards that Could Wreck the Ship and 20 Treasures to Find in a Shipwreck.  A shipwreck can occur for many different reasons, but the one...

August 10, 2017

     This week's list continues the nautical theme of shipwrecks that began last week. A shipwreck of your own vessel can be compared to the death of a close friend or family member. The captain and crew experience, albeit in a hurried manner, the five stages of grief....

August 3, 2017

      Sailing can be a great deal of fun, but even in our modern world, it can also be quite dangerous. Ships are lost in storms, attacked by pirates, and run aground every day. Insuring a vessel that is capable of cruising the world, when you intend to take her into b...

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