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Scrasamax
March 27, 2013
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Perpetual War and the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

Meta Level submission about the nature of conflict in the Cosmic Era.

Scrasamax
February 3, 2013
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The Last Tank    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A man:machine:moment article regarding the tank in the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
January 29, 2013
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7 Things About Writing for the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

A very brief set of guidelines for writing material in or for the Cosmic Era setting

Scrasamax
January 3, 2013
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Mainstream Consumer Phenomenon    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)
The process of a company, product, or process being adopted by and saturating the popular culture
Scrasamax
December 30, 2012
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30 Programs from the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Programs, HoloFeeds, and S3 Sims from the Cosmic Era

caesar193
November 25, 2012
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Thrall and Yola    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)
A dwarven love between the poor Thrall Ironspear and the rich Yola Goldenaxe.
Scrasamax
November 7, 2012
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Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Ashes Falling from the Sky    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A short fiction 

Scrasamax
October 27, 2012
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The Population Contraction    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

One of the events regularly overlooked in the history of the Cosmic Era is the Population Contraction that was concurrent with the Second Dark Age.

Scrasamax
October 23, 2012
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Common Horrors of the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)
There are many things disturbing and sinister that occur in the Cosmic Era. Many of these things happen behind closed doors or grew in so gradually that no one noticed to object.
Scrasamax
October 13, 2012
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Of Megacorporations    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

Article 34 of the Tycho Conventions details the legality of (mega)corporation and state cooperation. Often known as the Seperation of Corp and State law, Article 34 is one of the most frequently violated and trampled sections of the treaty organization.

Scrasamax
October 9, 2012
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Headlines from the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

All the news thats fit to upstream

axlerowes
October 7, 2012
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A Dwarf on the Water    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A story about a young Dwarf, the girl he met and the Goddess he insulted.

Chaosmark
September 21, 2012
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Votes: 3 / 2.833333
Generating Fear: Darkness    Articles  (At Table)   (Gaming - Genre)

The door to the building is open, but inside is nothing but darkness. The lights are out: What do you do?

Scrasamax
July 27, 2012
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 4.357143
7 Things about War and Magic    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - Genre)

Caeser193 recently posted an article about how magic has made war obsolete, below please find seven ways to keep magic and magic users from dominating warfare

Silveressa
July 20, 2012
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The Darkest of Winters: Session #15    Articles  (Campaign)   (Gaming - Genre)

“Fists of Fury? I wonder if these bandits ever realized their intimidatin’ name sounds more like the title of a gay porno?” –Jessy, pondering how much of a threat the prison gang truly poses..

“I’m going to do you a favor and not ask how you know so much about gay porno titles okay?”-Riley, not missing the opportunity to poke fun at the old man.

“Do yourself a favor and never visit one of those 24 hour video rental stores to make a phone call when your truck breaks down.” –Jessy, remembering the first and last time he frequented an adult video store.

Scrasamax
July 15, 2012
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A Less Friendly World    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

A re-evaluation of the basic concept of Man vs. Nature

Chaosmark
March 7, 2012
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Generating Fear: Disappearing Pursuit    Articles  (At Table)   (Gaming - Genre)

Bob and Alice are being chased by something/someone dangerous. They move into a new area, and the pursuit suddenly is nowhere to be found. What does the pursuer know that our heroes don't?

Mourngrymn
February 25, 2012
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A Field Guide to Werewolves    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

Field Guide on Werewolves, and those who hunt them.

by Dr. Johan Kosdin Lerkoviski

Known Lycanthrope Hunter, Specializing in Werewolves

axlerowes
February 18, 2012
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The supernatural awkward pubescent story: a sub-genre of speculative fiction    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Gaming - Genre)

As gamers we have done the western with laser pistols, six shooters and steam tech.  Shadow run alone has covered more noir ground than MGM did between 1945 and 1955. I hope we managed the horror genre well, and the murder mystery almost always sneaks its way into our campaigns. But do we always know we are doing it?  Can genre sit right in front of us an yet go undefined?  I think it has happened and a speculative fiction genre of all things. 

Scrasamax
October 21, 2011
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Vampire: Renaissance of Darkness    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

A Scrasamax rebuild/rewrite incorporating elements of Vampire the Masquerade, Requiem, and some stuff that I made up or borrowed from popular Vampire culture. Without background knowledge of the Vampire game or system, most of this might not make much if any sense.

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