Steal [Our] Idea: The Temple of Dosh-Grub – a five room dungeon with unique treasure

Six of us in The Gollicking posed a friendly challenge: we all choose a single item from the WTF Is My Ridiculous Magical Item Generator we split into three teams and all built a five room dungeon out of it. All three of our dungeons were themed around this item: POWERFUL GOBLIN SKULL THAT STEALS COINS WHENEVER YOU REPEAT SOMETHING SOMEONE RECENTLY SAID.

You can get all three dungeons from the Reddit post linked above. /u/PaganUnicorn and I [/u/RexiconJesse] teamed up to build a glorious 5 room dungeon about ticks and greed called The Temple of Dosh-Grub.

Here’s the link to the google doc where PaganUnicorn did a fantastic job formatting it to look beautiful.

Here’s the PDF of The Temple of Dosh-Grub for you!

The text only version follows below.

/u/Mimir-ion and /u/unkindnessnevermore made Holy Matrimoly!

/u/famoushippopotamus and /u/DeathMcGunz made A Skull Full of Coins.

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Cult: Bhaal’s Gentry, a friendly death cult on behalf of Bhaal, the God of Murder

Deity – Bhaal, God of Murder (NE, Death)

Cult Name – Bhaal’s Gentry

Symbol – A skull with the hilt of a dagger below its mouth and the tip piercing the top of the skull

Any drunken halfwit with a blade can murder an unsuspecting person. There’s no sport, no challenge, no mystery, no tension. Bhaal rejoices in the delicious lead up to murder almost as much as the act itself. While Bhaal takes notice of all murders, he does not offer favor to any normal murderer.

Those who wish to become something more than a servant of Bhaal must walk a different, far more dangerous path.

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Steal My Idea: Cult: Nal’s Hand, on behalf of Neira, Goddess of Illusion (CN, Trickery)

For more on the Gollicking’s cult series, check out Bhaal’s Gentry, Hum Alshirih and u/Mimir-ion‘s cults: The Unanchored,The Order of the White Rose, The Chicanery and The Harvesters

Deity – Leira, Goddess of Illusion (CN, Trickery)

Cult Name – Nal’s Hand

Symbol – An eye with lashes looking to the right (or looking to the left if they drew it upside down)

Worship is a strange and subjective act. Loviatar seeks praise in pain. Bhaal feels his follower’s devotion through acts of murder. Tyr demands justice. But pain, murder, and justice only affect a small group of people with each act. Nal, the leader of Nal’s Hand, believes the worshiping of Leira, the goddess of illusion, should be a far grander and more public affair. Nal and her followers do not concern themselves with what is good or evil.

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Steal My Idea: GM Resources

As a game master, a lot of weight rests on your shoulders. You need to preplan some stories and events to give life and motivation to the world. That world needs to feel larger than the players but also needs to feel accessible. You have to have interesting and fun events happen, both expected and unexpected. You have to be able to improvise or completely alter your plans if the players do something fair but unpredictable. But if you have too little planned or have no story with your events, everything can lose its gravity and feel unfulfilling. Plus you have to come up with names for NPCs, taverns, towns, guilds, groups, religions and maybe even monsters and deities.

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Tips For Lessening Anxiety When Gaming With Strangers: My Guest Post on AngstyNerd.com

Danielle at The Angsty Nerd writes about social anxiety, mental health, and nerd culture. I caught up with her a few weeks ago, and she gave me a platform to write a piece I’d been thinking about for some time.

Critical Success: Tips For Lessening Anxiety When Gaming With Strangers

Give it a read. My hope is that it will help some people with managing their social anxiety and enjoy themselves.

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