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The moment the other night when, while running a large DCC RPG combat, I realized that I had too many books open at once made me condense the DCC rules down to 18 pages — but it also made me want a binder to slim down my overall book load. It’s b-b-binder time! The cover […]

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I needed wilderness encounter tables for the DCC RPG hexcrawl I’m running, but there aren’t any in the book. Jeff Rients created some excellent tables for wandering monsters by dungeon level (which also appear in Crawl! #5), but after searching high and low I couldn’t find any wilderness encounter tables online. So I created some. […]

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I ended my extended example of using Hexmancer to generate hexcrawl terrain and features by rolling a castle. Stopping there made sense for the example, but in play I’d have grabbed Castle Book I and Castle Book II and generated the actual castle. (Or rolled up a few castles in advance, to save time at […]

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Thanks to a great question from Rogue Prismatic Golem on G+, I’ve updated Hexmancer to version 1.1. This version includes clearer language for the d24 roll, the d20 roll, and the Byways and Waterways section, plus a new logo. (The logo font is Hexatus, by Koczman Bálint.) I also thought it would be a good […]

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I needed a simple system for procedurally generating hexcrawl terrain and features, so I made one: Hexmancer. It’s two pages long, including design notes and acknowledgements, and you get to roll funky dice. What it does Hexmancer hexcrawls with your hexes, baby! Hexmancer is designed to procedurally generate a fantasy borderlands/wilderness region in “fantasy Western […]

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