40 weeks of sweeping up the finest of links from the TTRPG blog-o-sphere and beyond. If want even more Shiny TTRPG links see the previous list found here. The original inspiration for all of this - weaver.skepti.ch End of Week links. You can find more links on the weekly blogroll on r/OSR. I hope to return with more links next week.
Improved Initiative has some interesting thoughts in "Orcs, Vikings, and Bias Within Survivor Narratives" on perception of cultures and peoples springing from the part most others interact with
"We need to craft more third party modules for small games." - a rallying cry on Le Chaudron Chromatique
Something Something Dice gives us a bunch of "Strongholds by any other name" - interesting structures to host your dungeons or fill your hexes.
d66 Classless Kobolds writes Faction Procedures + Dolmenwood Example
Against The Wicked City has a great post on Game-enhancing powers, game-ruining powers, and yet more magic items
Review of Dune Adventures in the Imperium RPG by Hishgraphics
Some Basic Battlesuit Models For Elfmaids & Octopi
Axian Spice has 20 Magical Mishaps for OSR Games
Glass Bird Games writes Dyson Logos Jam - The Barrows Hunger
Monsters and Manuals has No Take-Backs?
Another Example of Campaign Pitches on Deathtrap Dungeon
Some additional Thousand Thousand Islands content - from Box full of Boxes
How Playing on Streams and at Conventions Sharpens D&D’s Designers by DM David
Character Concepts: The Anti-Party - nice thoughts on the bane of PC parties - other parties!