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manfred
December 21, 2009
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The many ways to intelligence    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

How does a given species become intelligent? Why does one turn from somewhat smart to actually sentient, and another doesn't? What is the magic formula, if there is one?

Kuseru Satsujin
July 13, 2009
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Kuseru Satsujin's Guide to Sake    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

This is an editted version of an article I did many years ago covering the basic information about sake.

Scrasamax
May 25, 2009
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The Insular Village    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

It is easy to forget in our fast paced globally connected world what the reality of village life would have been like.

Vigiler
May 14, 2009
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You've GOT to play it in character!    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Game Mastering)

GMs definitely need to enforce strict "in character" play, eliminate "across the table" chatter, and by doing so - set the scene for an awesome role-play experience!

Moonlake
March 10, 2009
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General Posting Advice    Articles  (Resource)   (Citadel Help)

Tips on posting and writing in general

Moonlake
March 9, 2009
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Posting Societies    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Citadel Help)

tips on posting Societies (part of the Codex Posting Advice)

Moonlake
March 8, 2009
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Posting Advice    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

A Codex for tips about posts in the various categories

Scrasamax
February 21, 2009
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Diseases. Incomplete and currently abandoned    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Diseases. Incomplete and currently abandoned

Scrasamax
January 21, 2009
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The Tome of Encomiastic Psilomantic Mirabilium    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

The greatest book ever written! HA-HA!

Scrasamax
December 22, 2008
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How to Write Fictional Military Hardware    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - Genre)

Be it a tank, mech, aircraft, or warship, the same basic rules apply for writing speculative fiction about them.

MoonHunter
December 20, 2008
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Roddenberry Writes I    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Game Mastering)

In the World of Star Trek," authored by David Gerrold, Gene Roddenberry explains how a central character trying to solve one or more needs builds drama into any type of story.

Chaosmark
December 17, 2008
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Running A Dungeon-Maze    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

A few ways to handle PCs navigating a maze within your games.

Murometz
December 14, 2008
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30 Beers    Articles  (Campaign)   (Gaming - In General)

Food of the gods.

Silveressa
December 12, 2008
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Descriptive combat    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - In General)

How to make combat interesting and more than: "Well, I’m going to hit him with my sword."

Scrasamax
December 9, 2008
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Christmas Aisle Inspiration    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

Inspiration comes from strange places

Scrasamax
November 29, 2008
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The L-1 Liberty    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Mistakes were made, people will be held accountable

Silveressa
November 15, 2008
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Some Guidelines For Adventure Creation and GMing    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

Quick effective tips on making adventure design and gming a little easier.

Scrasamax
November 3, 2008
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Static Advancement and the Reset Button    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - Genre)

An evaluation of the limited advancement of technology in standard genre fantasy.

valadaar
October 3, 2008
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The Magic of Food    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Ruminations on the role of Magic and Food.

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!!

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       By: MoonHunter

It seemed like a great place to camp. The clearing was good sized and sheltered from the wind. The brook just a few feet away. There is a natural hallow to keep the horses.

Then the night came.

It was like it became a different place. The temperature dropped. The wind, which does not seem to disturb cloth, almost cuts through you like an arctic wind. No one can sleep, as the soft ground has turned hard. The horses are uneasy. The Bats are flying over and stopping in the trees.

And then there is the eyes. There are glowing eyes just inside the tree line watching your group. The mages and clerics can detect nothing, but there is still something there.

(yet there is nothing at all... The Darkness will do nothing unless the players do something to it. And even then it will all seem to be a conincidence.)

Of course, in the morning, it all becomes sweet and light.

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