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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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Votes: 7 / 4.071429
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

Forganthus
June 6, 2013
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The Worm's Nurse - Part 3    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

In which gender is discussed, mothers are remembered, and sleep is finally found.

Forganthus
June 5, 2013
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The Worm's Nurse - Part 2    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

The pair enters the wasteland.  Goat cheese is eaten.  Names are exchanged.

Forganthus
June 5, 2013
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The Worm's Nurse - Part 1    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

In which a slave is sold to an unpleasant customer.

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.
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Patterns in surnames: There are many ways a surname could have evolved over centuries. One possibility is migration. A Roman name may have traveled to France and hence to England where it was later Anglicized. Case in point - the surname Lawrence went from Laurentius (Roman) to Laurent (French) to Lawrence (English) and then to Lowry (Scottish). There is also natural etymological evolution. For example, a Middle English spelling may have evolved to a modern English spelling (e.g. Stiward to Stewart). Where did your character's Surname come from?

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