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Using the Rainy City in Your Campaign

The Rainy City works as a standalone setting, big and varied enough to be the home of multiple campaigns. So far, I’ve used it in three distinct long-form campaigns myself, plus a very large number of one-shots. But what if you’ve already got a campaign going? How can you use this place?  Maybe you want to have the PCs visit the place for a while. Maybe even come and go.

Using the Rainy City with 5e

Let’s bring this series full circle. We started with the OSR/classic era version of the world’s oldest RPG. Today, in the last major post in this series, let’s look at how to adapt the Rainy City to 5th edition. Choose a Background, Race, and Class One strength of 5e as a game is the menu of big, broad, interesting decisions it provides you when making a character. The backgrounds, races,

Using the Rainy City with the Fantasy Trip

The Fantasy Trip is my favorite old school roleplaying game, and one of my top three favorite RPGs of all time. It was the game I used to run the campaign that most shaped the Rainy City setting as found in the Visitor’s Guide. I associate TFT with sword and sorcery (probably because of the art in the original Advanced Melee, Advanced Wizard, and In the Labyrinth), but I had a suspicion that

Using the Rainy City with retro-clones or OSR games

(Cross-posted at the OG Superhero Necromancer Blog) Maybe you’re thinking about using the Rainy City with a retroclone or other OSR game. This is pretty easy to do, in my experience — in fact, the first major Rainy City campaign I ever ran used the Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia. It should work just as well with any of the D&D variants, or games inspired by them. The city has a