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Resources for TTRPG – Headshots and other Pictures for NPCs

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Theses collections at the the New York Library Digital Collection are useful if you need to find a head shot for an NPC.  Many of them are still in copyright but still a good resource for personal use. The Friedman-Abeles Photograph Collection head shots of actors from productions mostly from Broadway and off-Broadway shows between 1954-1970. The Vandamm […]

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Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Sir John Soane’s Museum, London

Resources for TTRPG – More FWP Guides – Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Four more, now out of copyright, guides from the FWP to late 1930s US states… Minnesota; a state guide Montana, a state guide book North Dakota: A Guide to the Northern Prairie State A South Dakota guide

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Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Arthurs Seat from Holyroodhouse 2017

Resources for TTRPG – The Buttolph Collection of Menus

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

  The New York Public Library Digital Collection’s The Buttolph Collection of Menus is an extensive collection of 19,000 menus from the 1850s to now .  I use these as a bit of period colour and to get player characters interacting over something other than how to do the next part of the adventure.  Just keep […]

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

The London Mastaba 2018

Resources for TTRPG – Federal Writers Project – Boston and Massachusetts

Friday, February 15th, 2019

  Massachusetts; a guide to its places and people An almanack for Bostonians, 1939 is very similar to the New York almanacs by the FWP – this one includes local holidays, flag days and phases of the moon, Boston looks seaward; the story of the port, 1630-1940

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Holyrood Abbey Window 2017

Resources for TTRPG – Federal Writers Project – Almanac for New Yorkers 1938 and 1939

Friday, February 8th, 2019

The published in 1937 and written by Federal Writers Project authors the Almanac for New Yorkers 1938 has a guide to warnings for small craft, a day by day guide to things that were going to happen in New York along with a fact of the day, a pictorial map of the city, a list of […]

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Finally put together my annual panorama taken from the balcony of the members bar at Tate Modern from July 2018

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