Role-Playing Link Roundup: Coming Events Edition
- Emerald City Comic Con is this coming weekend! March 30-31st and April 1st, 2012.
- Sakura-Con is next weekend! April 6-8, 2012.
- Sakura-Con is competing head to head with Norwescon, a sci-fi convention with gaming elements. It’s down in SeaTac from April 5-8, 2012. A similar event, WesterCon 65, is coming up in July (the 5th through the 8th).
- Things I’ve already missed this spring include the Zelda Symphony earlier this week and GameStorm 15 held last weekend in Vancouver WA.
- 10 Secrets to Creating Unforgettable Supporting Characters
- What “appropriate armor” means in a fantasy setting, by a D&D artist
- Elemental: Fallen Enchantress is looking like the first amazing 4X fantasy game since the Heroes of Might and Magic series. Thank you Stardock!
- The high points and flaws of Redditors’ favorite RPG systems
- Seven Ways to Kill the Tarrasque (on thirteen experience levels or less)
- Mashupforge.com presents some really interesting cartographic features for fantasy worldbuilding
- Subverting the perceptions of good and evil in role-playing, and using players on opposite ‘teams’ to do it
- A Kickstarter campaign for a ‘retro clone’ revision of 2nd edition AD&D – is this not going to land them in copyright hot water? Only the 3rd edition is under the OGL, as far as I’m aware.
- D&D character sketches from a professional environmental concept artist. I wonder what he charges for commission…
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