Otherworld Problems

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As the Torchbearer rulebook helpfully explains, the magician is the most complicated class in the game. A close reading and mastery of the spell rules is necessary to get the most out of playing a...

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GMing Pointers: an Example Play

GMing any game is an art form - requiring imagination and creativity. But when it comes down to it, running a Torchbearer game for the first time can be daunting.

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Converting One-Page Dungeons

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Most of the adventures I run in Torchbearer, both at home and at conventions, are drawn from one or two page adventures by a variety of authors. I’ve found that using small adventure locations helps...

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PAX Unplugged — Roast of the Condor Queen!

Mordite Press is preparing a feast of gaming for PAX Unplugged 2018! To celebrate, we're putting on a sale! From today until December 3rd, all our books are 30% off. This can combine with...

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Burning Questions and are Rules Made to be Broken

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The guru awaits... 

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Iconics: Team Builds for Torchbearer RPG

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I greet you, Legion of Chaons, and welcome back to Mordite Monday! This week I'm turning over command to D. Koch, author of Fearless and Freebooting and all-around classy guy. His formidable mission...

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Nature Demystified

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Nature is one of the most abstract rules in the Torchbearer RPG. You could, in theory, play many sessions without rolling it at all. Even so, a lot of the other mechanics hang from it, and once...

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Thouls and Thoblins

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The most monstrous of holidays draws near, and so this Mordite Monday is a Monster! Following on Thor's example on the official Torchbearer Blog—which introduced and reproduced stat blocks for...

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Iconoclasts

Dwarven thieves, half-orc paladins, dark elf striders; some adventurers become more than just an exemplar of their heritage. You’ve rebelled against your upbringing, taking on a profession that’s...

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A Primer for the Torchbearer RPG

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It’s been five years since the Kickstarter for the Torchbearer RPG. There have been a lot of developments since then, both through official BWHQ products and the open Torchbearer Sagas License. While...

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Hail and Well Met!

A hooded stranger stumbles into the tavern from the rain-soaked streets bearing news of a quest. It slowly draws back its hood to reveal it's the Mordite Press Blog! Every Monday we'll post an...

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