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Scrasamax
August 26, 2014
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Death in the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

Starting at the end, part of a seven section submission series.

Scrasamax
July 24, 2014
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Heraldry of the Underworld    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

In settings where there are long established underworld thief, criminal and otherwise ne'er do wells there is going to be a system of heraldry associated with those who live in and rule from the shadows.

caesar193
June 11, 2014
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Two Graves    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A tale of vengeance and woe

Longspeak
May 1, 2014
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New Personal Best    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Intense, personal stress can trigger expression, turning Baseline into Delta. In many cases, the stress comes from life-threatening danger. But in some...

Silveressa
April 26, 2014
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Darkness and Shadows, Part 1 of 126    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Part 1 of a Shadowrun novel, I wrote a few months back, that I decided to place up here for public enjoyment, and commentary, after yet another rejection letter for dead tree publication.

This novel is Rated R for graphic violence, adult situations, and general all around Cyberpunk goodness.

GM's and players may find it useful for character concepts/backgrounds and adventure ideas, enjoy, more to follow every week.

Scrasamax
April 25, 2014
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18 Gifts from Elder Gods, Outer Gods, and Cosmic Horrors    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

18 gifts laden with madness, tainted with corruption, and otherwise as horrible as they are powerful.

Intended to be a 30, but blessed by Cult of Done

Cheka Man
April 10, 2014
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7 More Reasons Why Not Everyone is a Magic User    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

Why is magic used by so few when it is so much use?

Longspeak
April 10, 2014
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The Song That Doesn't End, Part One    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

In the world of Delta Factor, one young woman fights a never-ending war with a remorseless enemy.

caesar193
April 2, 2014
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Anthony and Adora    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Warning: Sexual assault, violence, and language. Read with caution.

The classic love story, tainted with death.

Scrasamax
March 10, 2014
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7 Things About GI Joe    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

Knowing is Half the Battle, red and blue lasers are the other half.

Scrasamax
January 16, 2014
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Moebianism    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

The plague of the Petroleum Era, the true bane of organized government

Scrasamax
January 14, 2014
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The Second Renaissance    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

The first Renaissance was kickstarted by the Crusades and trade, the second Renaissance was fueled by a looming global crisis and international cooperation

Scrasamax
October 2, 2013
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7 Things about Lovecraftian Fiction    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

7 things that make a work of fiction Lovecraftian, even if it doesn't deal at all with the established Mythos

Scrasamax
September 7, 2013
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The Scavengers    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

There's money to be made ripping the past out of the ground and turning it back into usable reclaimed materials. It just takes the right equipment and the wrong people.

Longspeak
September 5, 2013
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All Quiet on the West Third Street Front    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

In the world of Delta Factor, not every battle takes place between costumed superhumans, or holds the fate of the world in the balance.

Longspeak
September 3, 2013
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Not So Secret Identity    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

This isn't the comics

Scrasamax
August 31, 2013
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Rebirth of the Fleet    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

Aircraft vanished from the skies, and it changed the way war would be fought for over three centuries.

Scrasamax
August 7, 2013
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The Battlemech    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

I have attempted several articles about the mecha of the Cosmic Era, and all of them have either died in development hell or were simply deleted. This, I hope, will be the one that I see through to the finish.

Scrasamax
June 6, 2013
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Disposable You    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

A foundation 'Secret' of the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
June 6, 2013
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Civilian Grade Firearms    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

The commericaly available firearms of the Cosmic Era

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Cold Comfort

       By: Murometz

Cold Comfort is a long-sword of star-steel, its blade giving off a wan, blueish light. Its grip is wrapped tightly in snow-serpent hide, and its pommel bears a single opalescent gemstone.

This blade is enchanted in such a way, that whoever wields it, begins to fall completely and irrevocably "in love" with the weapon. This love does not manifest itself as the expected reverence and bond formed between any warrior and his weapon, but as a deeper, truer love, one has for a soul-mate of the same species! The longer the wielder carries Cold Comfort the stronger and more disturbing this love becomes, and only the most powerful of magicks can potentially break the sword's insidious spell. The blade's owner will even speak to and coo to the weapon, convinced that the sword understands and returns this epic love.

If the blade's wielder somehow loses the weapon or has it taken away, they will become inconsolable, and will predictably go to "ends of the earth and back" to retrieve it at any cost. Such is the weapon's curse that even separation from it does not damper the feelings the owner has for the sword. Legends tell of several distraught and mind-addled knights who even years after losing the blade, still wander the country-side searching for their lost love. And woe be to the "new lover" if and when they find him or her.

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