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Gossamer
March 20, 2013
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But they're only minions...    Articles  (Character)   (Game Mastering)

A quote from my solo campaign that really got me thinking about how players perceive Npcs.
Does your players treat your precious Npcs like nothing but obstacles, exploits and cannon fodder, whether they are gelatinous cubes or humans?

And if so, what can we do to change it?

Dossta
September 28, 2012
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 3
Votes: 8 / 3.937500
101 Useless or Trivial Super/Mutant Powers    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

In a world where mutant powers are real, not everyone can be a Storm, Cyclops or Wolverine.  Here's a list of super powers for those who were a little less lucky.  They probably won't want to be sharing them anytime soon.

EmilioV
July 27, 2012
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 1
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Personalised Armour    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - In General)

Armour should not just be for protection. It should tell a story, your story!

Scrasamax
July 5, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.187500
7 Things about NPCs    Articles  (Character)   (Game Mastering)

Seven things I've learned about NPCs

chilled
June 4, 2012
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Current Characters    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

A collection of everyone's current characters!

Mourngrymn
April 16, 2011
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Comments: 23
Ideas: 20
Votes: 8 / 4.500000
My Favorite Characters    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - In General)

Having remembered our first character’s, how many remember your favorite love? That character that will always travel with you in stories to every game session? The one that taught you how to role-play, or the one that brought the most laughs?

axlerowes
November 1, 2010
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 2.777778
Romantic Love    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Love and the pursuit of love makes up a huge part of a person’s life, but it is often absent from game-play. Love is also often seen as a player‘s choice, but in drama and mythology love is often something that grips a character and can inspire them or cripple them.  Perhaps love should affect a character’s dice roles and perception of reality. 

Scrasamax
December 22, 2008
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
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.

cloudncali
April 2, 2008
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
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Ven Cred    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - In General)

"He travels the seas looking for what cant be found. To his love his heart is still bound"

Michael Jotne Slayer
December 18, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
PC's- Goals and Morals    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Different aspects of forging your Player Character- Geography and Goals. Enjoyable for Players and Gamemasters alike.

Michael Jotne Slayer
December 18, 2007
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Comments: 2
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Developing PC's    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Advice for players on different ways of fleshing out and developing the Player Characters.

Murometz
April 22, 2006
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Comments: 20
Ideas: 28
Votes: 9 / 4.277778
My First Character    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - In General)

We all remember our first loves!...Thats right! I mean our first rpg characters of course. For many of us, it included a ratty piece of paper, a #2 pencil, and six sided die. Didnt need much more than that back then :D.

Got this idea while reminiscing with Scras. Just post your first character, a few lines to a paragraph, thats all I ask. In the words of Fiddler on the Roof, “Those were the days my friends.”

manfred
February 7, 2006
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 31
Votes: 10 / 4.300000
Character Secrets    Articles  (Character)   (Game Mastering)

Players want their characters to be special, and a secret is one way to do it. It is also a way to better connect the character with the game world.

Strolen
October 30, 2005
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Comments: 14
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.083333
Treasure. It happens    Articles  (Character)   (Game Mastering)

Treasure is both the bane and boon of gaming campaigns. The purpose of all this was to bring up some more obvious, but often overlooked, types of treasure. The focus too often is on gold, gems, and magic items when the fun could be enriched by recognizing some awkward, but just as valuable, alternate items. Don’t pass up that ornately carved throne gathering dust in the lair of ogres. Don’t pass up that odd colored flower that your character has never seen. Take it all with you. You never know what you might get for it.

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Christmas every day

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Since the local baron's wife died, to keep himself happy it is Christmas ( or the equivalent festival in your game world) every day in his castle.

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