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 +====== Fantasy Resources ======
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 +===== Alchemy =====   
 +  * [[http://​www.levity.com/​alchemy/​index.html%0d%0a|The Alchemy Website]]  ​
  
 +===== Art - Fantasy ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.piratehaven.org/​%7Ebeej/​pirates/​|Beej'​s Pirate Image Archive]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​elfwood.lysator.liu.se/​elfwood.pike|Elfwood Project]] \\ Elfwood is the largest science fiction and fantasy art site in the world 
 +  * [[http://​www.selinafenech.com/​rpgart.html|Fantasy]] \\ Art by Selina Fenech ​
 +  * [[http://​www.pen-paper.net/​artshop.php|Pen & Paper ArtShop]] \\ Brian LeBlanc, Jeremy Jarvis, Leif Jones 
 +  * [[http://​www.alanpollack.com/​pollackrpgart.htm|RPG Art]] \\ By Alan Pollack ​
 +  * [[http://​www.artmotive.com/​rpg-art.html|RPG-ART]] \\ Roleplaying game  illustrations by William McAusland ​
 +  * [[http://​jrients.tripod.com/​otus/​otus.html|The Erol Otus Shrine]] \\ Old skool D&D illustration goodness! ​
 +
 +===== Art - Historical ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.cyberattic.com/​|Explore The Rafters]] \\ Victoriana clipart ​
 +  * [[http://​www.st-max.org/​todesengel_woodcuts.htm|Landsknecht woodcuts]] \\ by St. Maximilian Landsknecht Re-enactment Guild 
 +  * [[http://​www.godecookery.com/​clipart/​clart.htm|Medieval woodcuts and clipart]] \\ Here is a collection of medieval clipart culled from various periodsources,​ most notably woodcuts of the 15th&​16th centuries. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.missmary.com/​|World of Miss Mary]] \\ High Quality Victorian clip art for your digital design andscrapbooking projects. ​
 +
 +===== Art - Symbols ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.hexagongirl.com/​y/​22-Alchemy&​amp;​Symbols.html|Alchemy and Symbols]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.heraldicclipart.com/​catalog/​index1.html|Heraldic Charges]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.symbols.com/​|Symbols]]  ​
 +===== Campaign Settings ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.finestead.com/​elfworld/​|Elfworld]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.hut.fi/​%7Evesanto/​link.networld/​index.html|Other Worlds]]  ​
 +
 +===== Dragons ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.draconian.com/​home/​frameset.htm|Here Be Dragons]] \\ Your online dragon resource for everything you want to know about dragons: Dragon history, dragon tattoos, dragon art, pictures of dragons, as well as dragon links to find gifts, collectables and figurines for the dragonlover in your life 
 +  * [[http://​bestiarium.net/​index-e.html|The Dragon Bestiary]] \\ Translated from German ​
 +
 +
 +
 +===== Fantasy Hero ===== 
 +  * [[http://​hiddenway.tripod.com/​hero/​|Fantasy HERO Treasure Trove]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​surbrook.devermore.net/​adaptionscreatures/​creatures.html|Surbrook'​s Stuff]] \\ "​Surbrook'​s Stuff" has a large collection of creatures from manysources suitable for fantasy gaming, in the section on Creatures From Myth And Legend ​
 +  * [[http://​www.sysabend.org/​champions/​webdir/​index.html|Sysabend]] \\ Webdirectory for Hero 
 +  * [[http://​savageearth.net/​|The SavageEarth]] \\ Fantasy anthropomorphic ​
 +  * [[http://​www.geocities.com/​TimesSquare/​Castle/​9529/​Gaming_stuff/​Grimoire/​the_ultimate_grimoire.htm|Ultimate Grimoire]] \\ Ultimate Grimoire is a source for HERO 5E magicspells and items, and spell system design advice. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.killershrike.com/​FantasyHERO/​FantasyHERO.aspx|High Fantasy HERO]] \\ Killer Shrike'​s High Fantasy HERO site. Hundreds of Race and Profession Packages, thousands of spells and heroic effects, dozens of Magic Systems and Characters, highly detailed conversions of D&D and Warhammer FRPG editions, and many long articles full of discussion, advice, and guidelines on diverse topics of importance to the Fantasy genre such as arms and armaments, magic system design, limitations to use to simulate different kinds of magical effects, starting character considerations,​ and so on.
 +
 +===== Fantasy Roleplaying Reference ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www2.canisius.edu/​%7Eemeryg/​time.html|Alternate Timelines]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.camelot4colors.com/​|Camelot In Four Colors]] \\ A Survey of the Arthurian Legend in Comics ​
 +  * [[http://​www.dodgenet.com/​%7Emoonblossom/​index.html|DarkStorm Legends]] \\ Sword & Sorcery ​
 +  * [[http://​dmoz.org/​Games/​Roleplaying/​%0d%0a|DMOZ webdirectory]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​members.ozemail.com.au/​%7Eimcfadyen/​notthenet/​fantasy.htm|How to write a best selling fantasy novel]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.ladybridget.com/​h/​herblist.html|Medicinal and Magickal Herb List]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.sfwa.org/​writing/​thud.htm|On Thud and Blunder]] \\ An Essay by Poul Anderson ​
 +  * [[http://​www.aquela.com/​roleplaying/​r&​amp;​r/​index.html|Religion & roleplaying]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.pantheon.org/​|The Encyclopedia Mythica]] \\ A very broad quick-reference to mythology and folklore from aroundthe world 
 +  * [[http://​www.fortunecity.com/​victorian/​byzantium/​55/​greateq.htm|The Great Net Equipment List]] \\ (very old skool) ​
 +  * [[http://​www.strolen.com/​netbooks/​herbguide.txt|The Guideto Herbs for RPGs]] \\ 4th Edition By Shaun Hately ​
 +  * [[http://​www.flar.demon.co.uk/​terror/​welcome.htm|Tales of Terror]] \\ Horror plot seeds 
 +
 +===== Fencing ===== 
 +  * [[http://​jan.ucc.nau.edu/​%7Ewew/​fencing/​blades.html|A Study of Period Rapiers]] \\ Rapiers ​
 +  * [[http://​www.by-the-sword.com/​new/​index.html|By The Sword,Inc]] \\ Fine Quality Reproductions for the Serious Collector andRe-enactor ​
 +  * [[http://​www.kismeta.com/​diGrasse/​index.htm|DiGrassi'​s fencing manual]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.novascrimia.com/​eng/​index.html|Nova Scrimia]] \\ Fencing Re-Enactment group 
 +
 +===== Languages ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.uib.no/​People/​hnohf/​|Ardalambion]] \\ Of the Tongues of Arda, the invented world of J.R.R. Tolkien ​
 +  * [[http://​members.ozemail.com.au/​%7Eenigman/​latin.html|Enigman'​s Favourite Latin Sayings]] \\ Latin 
 +  * [[http://​www.zompist.com/​kit.html|The Language Construction Kit]] \\ The Language Construction Kit 
 +
 +===== Languages - Elvish ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.uib.no/​People/​hnohf/​qcourse.htm|A course in Quenya]] \\ Tolkien ​
 +  * [[http://​www.elvish.org/​gwaith/​ppq.htm|Book of the Missed Words]] \\ Tolkien ​
 +  * [[http://​www.rialian.com/​gateways/​elven-language.htm|Elven Language]] \\ another elvish language, not invented by Tolkien ​
 +  * [[http://​www.rialian.com/​quenya-english.htm|Elvish Dictionary]] \\ Elvish Dictionary (Tolkien) ​
 +  * [[http://​sindarin.weet.us/​resources.html|The Noble Tongue]] \\ Tolkien ​
 +
 +===== Maps ===== 
 +  * [[http://​grid.let.rug.nl/​%7Ewelling/​maps/​blaeu.html|Dutch Cities]] \\ Dutch City maps from the Blaeu Atlas 
 +  * [[http://​historic-cities.huji.ac.il/​historic_cities.html|Historic Cities]] \\ Historic Cities ​
 +  * [[http://​www.users.globalnet.co.uk/​%7Esablefox/​IoH/​inns.html|Inns of Hârn Project]] \\ Inns and Taverns of Hârn 
 +  * [[http://​www.ph.ucla.edu/​epi/​snow/​1859map/​|London 1859]] \\ Victorian age detailed map of London ​
 +  * [[http://​www.mapsandmore.com/​|Maps and More]] \\ Fantasy maps 
 +  * [[http://​www.lib.utexas.edu/​maps/​historical/​index.html|Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection]] \\ Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection ​
 +
 +===== Names ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.gaminggeeks.org/​Resources/​KateMonk/​|Kate Monk's Onomastikon]] \\ Historical names from around the world 
 +  * [[http://​www.s-gabriel.org/​names/​|Medieval names]] \\ Medieval names 
 +  * [[http://​www.panix.com/​%7Emittle/​names/​|Medieval Names Archive]] \\ Medieval Names Archive ​
 +  * [[http://​ebon.uni.cc/​|Name Generator]] \\ Everchanging Book of Names 
 +  * [[http://​www.chriswetherell.com/​hobbit/​|The Hobbit Name Generator]]  ​
 +
 +===== Online Tools ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.irony.com/​|Irony Games]] \\ Many mapping random generators ​
 +  * [[http://​www.rpggateway.com/​Software/​Map_Generators/​|Map Generators]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​foreverworld.com/​tools/​society_generator.html|Random Society Generator]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.seventhsanctum.com/​index.php|Seventh Sanctum]] \\ Many random generators of many genres ​
 +  * [[http://​rpglibrary.blackgate.net/​utils/​meddemog/​|The Domesday Book]] \\ Medieval Demographics ​
 +
 +===== Other Systems - Dragaera ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.speakeasy.org/​%7Emamandel/​Cracks-and-Shards/​index.html|Cracks and Shards]] \\ Observations on Dragaera ​
 +  * [[http://​www.math.ttu.edu/​%7Ekesinger/​brust/​index.html|Dragaera]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.mojoworld.net/​sil/​treats/​dzurlordintro.html|Small Invisible Lights]] \\ Dzurlord - A Crossroads Adventure in the World of Steven Brust'​sJhereg ​
 +
 +===== Other Systems - Forgotten Realms ===== 
 +  * [[http://​myth-drannor.net/​DlabraddathNet/​z-Cormanthyr/​home%20page.htm|Cormanthyr]] \\ Cormanthyr is a subsidiary site of the Dlabraddath net. It is asite dedicated to Dungeons and Dragons Elves, especially those of the ForgottenRealms ~ their sub races; psychology; mental and physical attributes; culture and society; deities and religion; history; NPCs; music language and more.
 +
 +===== Other Systems - Gloratha ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.geocities.com/​doctorpeace/​|Hero Wars]] \\ This site is dedicated to the roleplaying game HeroQuest (formerly known as Hero Wars), and the fantasy world Glorantha. If you want to now moreabout HeroQuest and Glorantha, check out the official homepage. ​
 +  * [[http://​issaries.com/​support/​index.html|HeroQuest]] \\ HeroQuest is a roleplaying game set in the mythical world of Glorantha. Go to our products page for a complete listing of available products. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.heroquest-rpg.com/​|Heroquest Glorantha]] \\ The old world is over, and we must exterminate Chaos to saveit. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.maranci.net/​rq.htm|Pete'​s Runequest andRoleplaying]] \\ It's one of the oldest online, and a lot of material has accumulated over time. You'll find adventures, art, NPCs, and tons of otherstuff here. 
 +  * [[http://​www.celtic-webs.com/​glorantha/​|Wesley'​s Glorantha Site]] \\ Glorantha is a world of Myth and Magic where Man lives side-by-side with Uz, Mostali, Aldyra, Drulz and other stranger races. ​
 +
 +===== Other Systems - Harn ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.harnmaster.net/​|Harnmaster.net]] \\ HarnWorld/​HarnMaster - currently offline ​
 +  * [[http://​www.kelestia.com/​|Kelestia]] \\ HarnWorld/​HarnMaster ​
 +  * [[http://​www.checkburst.com/​Games/​Roleplaying/​Genres/​Fantasy/​H%E2rnWorld/​|Open Directory]] \\ HarnWorld/​HarnMaster ​
 +  * [[http://​homepage.mac.com/​jeremybaker/​towerhills/​index.html|The Tower Hills]] \\ HarnWorld/​HarnMaster ​
 +
 +===== Other Systems - Lord of the Rings/MERP ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.ooblick.com/​text/​tomordor/​%0d%0a|Hoom! Maps -Walking Directions]] \\ Walking directions to Mordor (humour) ​
 +  * [[http://​www.rockjakten.com/​nazgul_html/​index.html|Nazgul]] \\ Welcome to the best guide to all the black riders of J.R.R Tolkien.A Fast Guide to the Nine Black Riders of Mordor can be found here, More Info about each of them can be found on their own link. This Guide was researched ​ [[mailto:​byjonas.astrand@dialog.se|byjonas.astrand@dialog.se]] ​
 +  * [[http://​www.glyphweb.com/​arda/​|The Encyclopaedia ofArda]] \\ Tolkein ​
 +  * [[http://​www.theonering.net/​index.shtml%0d%0a|The One Ring.net]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.tolkienonline.com/​|Tolkein Online]] \\ Welcome to Tolkien Online - The One Ring, acknowledged as theultimate LOTR site by Empire, as featured in Wired Magazine, and recognized byCNN as a leading Lord of the Rings fan site! 
 +  * [[http://​www.darkshire.net/​%7Ejhkim/​rpg/​lordoftherings/​links.html|Tolkien-related RPG Links]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.icewebring.com/​MERP_Webring/​index.shtml|Webring]] \\ Homepage for the Rolemaster/​MERP Webring ​
 +
 +
 +
 +===== Other Systems - Warhammer ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.madalfred.darcore.net/​|MadAlfred'​s Warhammer Fantasy RolePlay (WFRP) Page]] \\ This page is primarily dedicated to the Warhammer Fantasy RolePlaygame,​ with some secondary bits for Warhammer Fantasy Battle and 40K 
 +  * [[http://​malpy.free.fr/​bretonnie/​index.html%0d%0a|The Bretonnia Project]] "The corrupt kingdom of Bretonnia"​ is a complete non-arthurian \\ Bretonnian sourcebook for WFRP 
 +  * [[http://​www.goblin-online.net/​wfrp/​wfrp.html|Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay]] WFRP was born in 1986, created by Games Workshop. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.warhammerforever.com/​|Warhammer Forever Website]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.warpstone.darcore.net/​|Warpstone]] Magazine ​
 +  * [[http://​www.killershrike.com/​FantasyHERO/​ConversionWH/​conversionWH.aspx|Warhammer FRPG 1e to HERO System Conversion]] by Killer Shrike ​
 +  * [[http://​www.killershrike.com/​FantasyHERO/​ConversionWH2e/​conversionWH2e.aspx|Warhammer FRPG 2e to HERO System Conversion]] by Killer Shrike
 +
 +===== Programs ===== 
 +  * [[http://​autorealm.sourceforge.net/​|AutoREALM]] \\ A detailed free fantasy mapping program for interiors and exteriors, with optional square or hex grid overlay. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.dundjinni.com/​|Dundjinni]] \\ Not only a great mapping tool, but the user forums have tons of maps/​adventures posted. Unfortunately specifically tailored to D20. 
 +  * [[http://​sexygoat.mybesthost.com/​DEWMap/​index.html|MapX]] \\ A great free mapping tool. The author is currently putting out a new version called DewMap, but the current version of MapX can still be downloaded. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.openoffice.org/​|OpenOffice.org]] \\ This great office suite has a drawing program that is very adept at making maps. Layering, transparency,​ and clip-art are all supported. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.openrpg.com/​index.php?​page=features|OpenRPG]] \\ Online virtual tabletop ​
 +  * [[http://​pcgen.sourceforge.net/​|PCGen]] \\ Character creation program (generic) ​
 +
 +===== Steampunk ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.geocities.com/​SoHo/​9094/​STEAM.html|Steampunk]] \\ Victorian Adventurers in a Past that Wasn'​t ​
 +  * [[http://​www.steam-trek.com/​|Steamtrek]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.esotericarchives.com/​solomon/​arbatel.htm|The Arbatel of Magick]] \\ Victorian-style magick ​
 +
 +===== Worldbuilding ===== 
 +  * [[http://​www.sfwa.org/​writing/​worldbuilding1.htm|Fantasy Worldbuilding Questions]] \\ (by Patricia Wrede) ​
 +  * [[http://​www.cbel.com/​world_building_roleplaying/​|Open Directory Project]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​www.angelfire.com/​rpg/​fwbforum|The Fantasy Worldbuilders'​ Forum]]  ​
 +  * [[http://​hiddenway.tripod.com/​world/​|World Builder Projects]] \\ This is a links portal to various world-building information,​ witha few personal projects of my own listed at the bottom. ​
 +  * [[http://​curriculum.calstatela.edu/​courses/​builders/​|World Builders]] \\ Curriculum of course ​
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