As a DM I don’t tend to use minis that much as I prefer the theatre of the mind. There are times when miniatures do help out the game, though, like helping to visualise a complicated melee fought over new terrain. Player handouts play a similar role. You may not use them very often but […]
Are you running a tabletop RPG tomorrow and in desperate need to make a player handout look good? There are various designs on the arts and crafts site Etsy that you can download and use to enhance your game. This issue of TradeCraft Bonus compiles some of the best candidates for spell books and scroll […]
This impressive if rather dangerous looking d20 is the work of Maverick’s Custom Monsters. Maverick makes props for movies, shows and LARPs. This d20 mace has a name. It’s Mjölnerd!
The TradeCraft Bonus column last looked at in character notebooks back in 2013. It’s time to circle back and see what other great notepads and journals you can find for LARP, to document your RPG or even as NPC handouts. Step forward aLexLibris and their bookart. There’s some bold designs in here! Cthulhu leather journal […]
Looking for some wicked handouts to worry your players with? Geek Native’s featured Necronomicon fragments from Zarono before, some years back, but the House of the Necromancer is still alive and still wonderfully scary. You can check out the House of the Necromancer store at Etsy. Cthulhu LARP Nyarylathotep ritual scrolls I fancy this Cthulhu […]
I rather enjoyed Psycho Pass. At a first glance it is set in a wonderful future in which the police leave you entirely alone because they can tell who’s guilty. At a second glance things get dark quickly. It’s not just your intent to do something criminal but the possibility of you doing so that […]
This isn’t a mask. I’m not saying this is a real murder clown – it’s just that this is a handmade, prepainted, latex prosthetic. You’ll need to apply it to your face with spirit gum or liquid latex. The nicely named JaneDoeFx is selling this kit on Etsy along with plenty of fake wounds.