[Ennead Games] R.I.G.S. Result Volume 2

By on 18 January 2016
[Ennead Games] R.I.G.S. Result Volume 2 Ennead Games

What is R.I.G.S.?

A while ago I created a generator for myself and my games that output randomized magic items. The idea behind it was to create a system that could output a couple of words or more that would suggest an item name or concept. The challenge then becomes to take this randomly created item concept and make something that can be used in various games and stories.

I called this system the Random Item Generation System (R.I.G.S.), hence the title -R.I.G.S. Results.

Each item has 6 aspects. All but the last aspect, details, has been randomly created using R.I.G.S.. These are not set in stone and if it feels better to change something one way, such as the activation method, then feel free to change it.

System generic, these items are designed with a fantasy or medieval setting in mind, but a few of them could be used as-is in a sci-fi or modern or even horror setting with only a minor amount of tweaking.

The items you’ll find in this volume :-

  • Albedo’s Surgical Scissors – They can help clean wounds
  • Alchemical Brain of Brozak – Need some alchemical advice from a dead gnome?
  • Aportation Gem – Teleport with this fragile gem
  • Eye of Explosive Light – Evil beware this eye can see the truth and more
  • Flag of Influence – Modify the  opinions of those who view this flag
  • Guardian Throne – Think the king is alone on his throne? Think again.
  • Ladder of Embarrassment – The work of a prankster god, if it can embarrass you to use it, it will happen
  • Miniature Calendar of Items – A cheap and common magical item found in many empires.
  • Shape-change Gauntlet – A gauntlet with the power to alter the shape of those it is used against.
  • Spear of the Runesmith – This artifact never misses its target

You can buy this product from DriveThruRPG/RPGNow.

About Dave McAlister

Dave has been roleplaying for over 30 years, having played and/or run most mainstream systems with the espionage genre being an early favourite. So much so that, in 1999, he started Modus Operandi. That same year he joined the Sarbreenar "Living" campaign team as their plotline controller before moving across to the Living Spycraft campaign team (as UK Regional Branch Director) in 2003. 2003 also saw the birth of UK Role Players as well as Dave's first freelance writing appointment (co-writing World Militaries and consulting on both US Militaries and Battlegrounds, all for Spycraft). Since then, Dave has concentrated on supporting the UK gaming scene. He has organised and run several small, one-day, events and was the RPG Area Manager for Gen Con UK in 2004. His current favourite systems are Dungeons & Dragons (specifically 5th Edition), Savage Worlds and Cinematic Unisystem. He blogs at dave.mcalister.org.uk.

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