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We at JBE are constantly hard at work at bringing you new products. So we don’t always devote the time we would like to updating our blog. Sure, we post previews of upcoming products or we talk about stuff that is in our current products, but we do not just create stuff for our blog as often as we would like. Oddly enough, these posts are some of our most popular. Take… Read More

I love me some 13th Age. It is a well built game and highly enjoyable, one you should check out if you are not familiar. I’d describe it as D&D 4th Edition without all the compromises that held 4e back from being a truly awesome game. Having said that, I know plenty of groups that will only play D&D 5e or Pathfinder. For GMs in such a group, I recommend doing a… Read More

This past weekend during my home 5e game, I threw something in a dungeon I never had before: a deva. Depending on your game and edition of the game, this is an angelic outsider or celestial. It was standing in the room with a curtain for a door. The characters listened at the door and (somehow) the cleric got the highest roll. I described the sound of large, feathery wings. The barbarian… Read More

The GM’s Day Sale is going on now at DriveThruRPG and the Open Gaming Store. We’ve got products on sale now for 10-40% off. You won’t want to miss this. Check out these highlights Pathfinder 1e Book of Heroic Races: Advanced Compendium, 40% off at DriveThruRPGShadowsfall: Shadow Plane Player’s Companion, 40% off at the Open Gaming StoreBook of Beasts: Character Codex Subscription, 10% off at DriveThruRPGBook of Heroic Races: Occult Intrigue in… Read More

I’m not sure which game masters, dungeon master, referees, etc. of role playing games need to hear this, but you are doing ok. These are difficult times, and you are giving your game your best. Give yourself a break and know that you are doing ok. Even if any issues you are having has nothing to do with the pandemic, larger societal issues, or whatever, even if anything going on in your… Read More

It is about this time of year that some GM’s run holiday-themed game sessions. That got me wondering, how many GM’s actually do that? Fantasy or science fiction, it doesn’t matter, holidays work in both. Does your star-travelling furry race celebrate Life Day? Do your dwarves celebrate the freezing of the ground? If you have any stories you’d like to share, the comments section is open to you. So vote in the… Read More

Let’s be honest: 2020 sucks. Make it suck a little less for you by grabbing for yourself one of JBE’s 2020 Black Friday Bundles, available all month long. That’s right, this month is Black Friday. I mean, it’s 2020, how can you tell which day of the week it is? Can you prove that today and yesterday and tomorrow aren’t Friday? Maybe the meaning of Friday was inside us all along? We… Read More

When you are reading and running an adventure, do you like the stat block right there? Would you rather not have to deal with the stat blocks until you are ready for them? Do you like the stat blocks right where the room and the encounter is described so you don’t have to flip pages? Would you rather it be in a different file, letting you split screen/print out the monsters? Tell… Read More

Foreven Worlds Creatures of Distant Worlds

For quite a while now JBE has used DriveThruRPG’s printer Lightning Source to print our books no matter where you bought it from (with Amazon being the exception). They are convenient and the price is competitive with other US printers, if not better. Recently, however, their color technical specs changed. I’m not going to go into details here, but it came to my attention when the book I have been working on… Read More

Last year we started our Guide to series with the Guide to Mini-Bosses and Guide to Minions. Today we are continuing the series with the Guide to Evil Organizations. Lets call our evil organization “Evil, Inc.” This doesn’t have to be a corporation; this works equally well for a dark religion, cruel governments and the like. Understanding how such groups operate will make your portrayal of them more believable and realistic. So… Read More