A collection of interesting or cool things online to enhance a game.
RPG Information Links
- Crimelibrary.com - by
Court TV, so hopefully somewhat reliable. The Yakuza article was written
by a professional author; though I can't speak to it's accuracy, it
was very in depth.
- Gangland.net - I
don't know about this one. I looked at the Yakuza one and it looked
like a trimmed down version of another site that had oversimplifications
and apparent errors.
Online Die Rollers
- Online Die Roller - a tool
for Play by e-Mail (PBeM) games. It sends results to all interested
parties simultaneously to keep everyone honest. :)
- Irony Games' Dice Server
- a little more user friendly than the PBeM one, but sometimes less
Online Tabletop RPGs
So your gaming group is scatttered to the four winds or non-existent.
Well, now you can run your favorite table-top RPGs online!
Faces for Characters
Having a face to put the name to is very nice. There are two options
I generally use in my gaming, the Faces program, by Interquest, or stock
Faces 3.0 is an excellent piece of software, but it has limits, given
that it was created to help law enforcement with generating composite
sketches of criminals.
- Humans only
- Race is often hard to accomplish, as the coloration is race neutral
- The faces often look a little criminal somehow. It's great for Shadowrun.
- Recently, it looks like Faces was taken over by IQ Biometrix and
the cost has jumped from $50 to $500! I am looking into discounts
A supply of free stock photos is always useful. Some free sites (as
NOTE: if you charge fees for pictures, I will not list your site.