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Cheka Man
January 14, 2018
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30 Banned Weapons and Spells and why they are Banned    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

Rulers have banned a lot of things, some for good reasons, others because they are killjoys. Here are 30 banned weapons and spells for the lawbreakers amongst your PCs to use-if they dare.

Cheka Man
September 13, 2017
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30 Types of Fire    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

Where are you going to hide when the flames are burning?"

Thirty different types of flame.

Cheka Man
January 31, 2017
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7 Types of Rulers    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

So the PCs need the help of the ruler/s do they? It makes a big difference depending on what kind of rulers they are appealing to. What works well in one case may not work well in another.

Pariah
November 3, 2014
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Propulsion and Station Keeping    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)
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Cheka Man
February 24, 2014
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7 Ways To Control Monarchs    Systems  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

Many, perhaps most fantasy lands are monarchies, which can be ruled well when the monarch is a clever and able man or woman devoted to his or her people. But what happens when the monarch is ill, or is tyrannically cruel, or a young child, or is otherwise blatantly unfit to rule? How can he or she be dealt with without risking civil war as powerful nobles fight for the crown?

Scrasamax
October 18, 2012
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Levels of Engagement    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

The Cosmic Era setting operates on a number of different levels of engagement.

caesar193
August 20, 2012
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The Maze and the Labyrinth    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

"So's ya want ta know about the maze and the labyrinth? There's a difference, ya know. The maze is more like a, a, puzzle, a puzzle where ya wander and gets lost. An' a labyrinth is more... straight, ai guess, straight with curves, if'n ya gets what I'm sayin'."

-Old Gerald, man in the pub.

Pariah
March 6, 2012
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Common    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

One thing holds consistent across the numerous worlds of science fiction and fantasy: everyone speaks the same language. Whether it's Lojban, English, Common, or the High Tongue of the Autumn Empire; there's one language that everyone knows, unless plot demands otherwise.

OmegaDraco
August 29, 2011
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Apportation Research    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

 

Confiscated log entries concerning research, particle scanners, micromachines, and computer software on the subject of Teleportation.

ArchPegasus
September 25, 2008
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Magic as a Cause for Technology    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

Sticks.. vines.. simple engineering… hut!  Coconut… scry magic..  Radio!!

manfred
October 9, 2006
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Afterlife    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

What kind of interesting Afterlife(s) do the people have in your game world(s), whether they believe in it or for real? Is there hell(s), or paradise(s), or something in-between? What happens when people die?

Scrasamax
March 29, 2006
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The Old World    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

Many times the Old World has been mentioned in my works. Submitted for your approval…The Old World.

Druid_Wiking
February 14, 2006
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Legal Codes    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

A guide on creating legal codes for games, history, examples, and why bother?

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       By: Ancient Gamer

The journey had been a long one and now they had entered the mountains. After an entire day spent on paths cut into the mountainside and through moss covered coniferous woods, they encounter a desperate young mountain tribal. He is searching for his beloved wife and his elder brother, both of whom he got separated from after an unsuccessful attempt to kill a cave bear. The last thing he saw was the cave bear in full pursuit of his wife. He could not help her as he had been knocked to the ground by the raging beast, and was struggling to regain full consciousness. The tribal will be clearly nervous and urges them to look for his wife during their travels. He will stay in his village a couple of miles to the north and pleads for assistance should they recover his wife, whether she be dead or alive.

On the next day of travel, they will journey upon a dim track in the forest and while they are preparing to ascend another path cut into the mountainside, they hear moans of lust from somewhere nearby. Upon closer inspection they will spy a young tribal woman in the heat of the act with an elder tribal male. They are consummating their forbidden love on the cold mountain moss, and beside them lay the skinned and slaughtered carcass of a huge bear.

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