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Scrasamax
November 15, 2015
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500WordWinterWonderland    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

The challenge is simple, write a 500 word location submission, with the theme of Winter being prominent. Entries will be added to this codex.

valadaar
October 22, 2014
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Subs looking for collaboration    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

A list of subs looking for collaboration

valadaar
October 19, 2014
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Introducing Generators!    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

One feature of Strolens are our generators, new and old. These let you generate some content or get a selection of existing content. Names, NPCs, Items, etc. Lots of different generators.

valadaar
January 31, 2014
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Strolens Generator Quickstart    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

Want to build a generator? Here's how!

valadaar
November 12, 2013
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TroubleshootingStub    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

TSS

Scrasamax
July 5, 2012
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The Quest Queue    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Citadel Help)

A repository of all the quest ideas that have been brainstormed and then lost through the cracks

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. 

MoonHunter
April 17, 2008
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The Players    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Gaming - Genre)

The Players… you know, those other people hanging out with the game masters/ dungeon masters/ keepers/ referees

Scrasamax
July 9, 2007
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The Other 30s    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Gaming - In General)

Those other lists of 30

MoonHunter
December 14, 2005
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Larping Advice    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Gaming - In General)

Larping is Live Action Role Playing. Instead of sitting around a table, play is done “in action”, up and moving about. Any resolution besides social ones are done by some “lite” mechanic. It can be a great deal of fun.

MoonHunter
December 8, 2005
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Authentic LARP 2: Taverns and Brawls    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Game Mastering)

A standard roleplaying environment: the tavern. This is another easy one to create in your own home, providing you have a large enough group of roleplaying friends. Let us assume your PC group is no larger than five, and that the rest of your friends can be NPCs. Let us also aim for an exceptionally seedy and unscrupulous city tavern.

ephemeralstability
December 8, 2005
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Authentic LARP 1: Cavern Systems    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Game Mastering)

In a good LARP it is desirable to separate the players out individually at some stage, because they are more suggestible and afraid when they are alone. Some form of individual challenge is probably the best way of doing this. One possible setting for this is a cave system, and it is probably one of the easiest to recreate realistically, and one of the most perfect for playing on fears of claustrophobia and darkness.

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Rural Mystery

       By: Murometz

The PCs are making their way from village to village across a rural hinterland, when they spot a weird sign along a farmstead's fence, with an arrow pointing to the actual farmstead.

"CRAZY DANCING HOES!!"

If they investigate, a rather sedate local farmer, explains to them that for a mere two coppers, they can witness the show for themselves.

The show involves six ordinary, animated hoes "dancing" on a makeshift stage, as the farmer accompanies them by slapping his thighs to keep the beat, and playing on his flute.

If asked how the trick is accomplished the farmer demurs, not wanting to share his "secret".

"If you can get Old Man Purkiss to tell you how he gets his cows to spout poetry, I'll tell you how I make my hoes dance."

In reality, this minor encounter can lead to the PCs discovering that some localized, magical effect is active in the area. All kinds weird phenomena seem to occur in these parts.

Perhaps the PCs have finally found the ley-line of mana energy that they have been searching for! The party's wizard gets excited.

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