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WAR10CK
Shadowrun: Zero Day Exploit By: WAR10CK

An undocumented vulnerability in a system that grants an automatic success to any hacking action regardless of skill. As well as a useful handwaving tool for storytelling.
by WAR10CK
72xp
1 reply
129 views
WAR10CK
NP-Completeness of Carry-Weight/Encumberence Mechanics By: WAR10CK

The gameplay mechanic of encumberence or carry-wight is technically an NP-Complete Problem. Meaning it is computationally infeasable to determine the best solution for a sufficently complex scenario. This article contains text from Wikipedia.

by WAR10CK
81xp
3 replies
332 views
valadaar
NEW Site FAQ By: valadaar

A collection of questions and answers 

by valadaar
114xp
4 replies
642 views
Aramax
7(10) Warlord Abilities for Boss Monsters By: Aramax

'Why are these Orcs SO coordinated? Keep Fighting!'

by Aramax
95xp
4 replies
1492 views
1 HoH
Aramax
101 Ways to Spice up Combat and Non-Combat Action Ideas By: Aramax

Lets get the Ideas flowing on this: Most of the systems we all use have Hit Points as a means of gauging life/death and 'I roll!' I got a 16, did I hit?. What are ways around this and non combat action ideas, Spice Up your Action!


by Aramax
45xp
3 replies
1390 views
Scrasamax
7 Things About MacGuffins By: Scrasamax

AKA 7 steps to creating a MacGuffin

by Scrasamax
150xp
7 replies
1742 views
1 HoH
Skull
Mind Control and You.... and Them... By: Skull

Mind control abilities have always been avoided or very poorly executed due to their extremely powerful/angering nature so here are some tips on how to use it properly to enhance your game.

by Skull
125xp
6 replies
1610 views
Clemmensen
The 4 Sentence Tool By: Clemmensen

The 4 Sentence Tool is a quick way to describe a NPCs personality in greater detail using the 4 sentences: Fascinated by, Seduced by, Offended by and Frightened by.

Knowing more about your NPC's personality and behavioral patterns as a GM, makes it easier for you to interact with the players and create memorable NPCs.

by Clemmensen
285xp
11 replies
2417 views
3 HoHs
Morningstar
Voting By: Morningstar

Just in case, and because some others have put these up.

by Morningstar
45xp
1 reply
1460 views
Mageek
Compatible Time Travel By: Mageek

Time manipulation has a special place in the realm of the supernatural. It offers endless possibilities and limitless power, but because of this can easily become game-breaking, create onerous repetition, or cause excessive confusion. This post has taken special care to present chrono-themed special abilities that play well with others and mesh with the role-playing format, all while still presenting a new collection of choices and mechanics to explore.

by Mageek
155xp
5 replies
2067 views
2 HoHs
fantomx11
Collaborative Storytelling Through Google Docs By: fantomx11

Google Docs allows multiple people to edit a document simultaneously. How can this be used in gaming?

by fantomx11
130xp
10 replies
2302 views
axlerowes
TRANSFORMERS RPG: Part 2 By: axlerowes

Transformers RPG: Rules for Driving and Flying, Rules for Skill checks and skill Descriptions

by axlerowes
45xp
1 reply
2688 views
axlerowes
TRANSFORMERS RPG: Part 1 By: axlerowes

A TRANSFORMERS RPG TO TRY AND CAPTURE THE SPARK OF THE G1 CARTOON SERIES

by axlerowes
45xp
20 replies
6512 views
Scrasamax
30 Military Vehicle Flaws By: Scrasamax

Extracted from the 30 Mecha Design Flaws submission. Edited and reconfigured as a setting neutral piece for use in military aspected settings and most if not all flaws can be used on any vehicle or large piece of hardware.

by Scrasamax
110xp
6 replies
2558 views
1 HoH
Kassy
500 Word Submission By: Kassy

And thirdly, the code is more what you'd call 'guidelines' than actual rules. - Barbossa to Elizabeth, Pirates of the Caribbean.

by Kassy
80xp
4 replies
2081 views
valadaar
Valadaars First Submission Advice By: valadaar

The author's quips and comments on making the most of your first submission

by valadaar
250xp
21 replies
3429 views
2 HoHs
Kassy
My Voting Practices By: Kassy

A guide for other users to better understand my voting criteria and what my votes mean.

by Kassy
105xp
17 replies
2513 views
Strolen
New to Strolen's Citadel By: Strolen

A quick walk through some of what makes Strolen's Citadel.

by Strolen
220xp
12 replies
4843 views
Strolen
Your First Submission By: Strolen

So you are here. You are brand new or have been browsing for years and you think you are ready to plunge in. DO IT!! Do it NOW!

by Strolen
250xp
11 replies
4073 views
2 HoHs
Strolen
Linking Submissions By: Strolen

How to link submissions in Strolen's Citadel.

by Strolen
100xp
4 replies
2909 views