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GMing help

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Dossta
September 29, 2010
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Comments: 26
Ideas: 1
Votes: 14 / 4.392857
30 Campaign Starters    Plots  (Coincidence)   (Encounter)

Due to the nature of tabletop RPGs, a campaign will often start with a random group of strangers.  Here are some ways to get them adventuring together, without resorting to the old Tavern trope.

MoonHunter
October 5, 2006
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Comments: 134
Ideas: 111
Votes: 16 / 4.343750
and a ten foot pole.    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Heroic)

You have what?! On your equipment list? For real?

Silveressa
December 12, 2008
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.642857
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."

MoonHunter
November 25, 2005
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Comments: 22
Ideas: 2
Votes: 9 / 4.666667
Gamer's Dictionary of Measurements    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

The world is full of different measurement systems. Some are old, some new, some obvious, some obscure. Each one is important enough to some group of people to be codified and passed down through the years. These are the ones that might be useful for gamers.

MoonHunter
January 13, 2008
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 11
Votes: 4 / 3.750000
Sports    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (General)

Sports and other competitions are common in every society. They allow healthy competition and release for competitive nature. What sports do you have in your world?

manfred
April 4, 2008
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 11
Votes: 7 / 3.928571
The One Night Game    Plots  (Event)   (Single-Storyline)

Do you need a change in your normal gaming pace? Bored or simply needing something different? Then come here.

MindForge
May 16, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 2.750000
The War Campaign    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

War is a constant in many RPG’s. I believe that I have done enough war based adventures and campaigns that I might as well share some ideas and open the stage for others to share their thoughts.

Wulfhere
October 31, 2006
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Comments: 31
Ideas: 27
Votes: 13 / 4.423077
What Has It Got in Its Pocketses?    Items  (Equipment Listing)   (Non-Magical)

So they defeated the horde of impoverished peasants armed with farm implements. Now they want to loot the bodies…



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Magical Loan Sharks

       By: Cheka Man

A group of wizards who will give others temporary magical powers, but the price is high and those who can't pay or won't pay get very badly hurt or even killed.

Ideas  ( NPCs ) | September 1, 2008 | View | UpVote 2xp


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