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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
51xp
1 reply
83 views
valadaar
NEW Site FAQ By: valadaar

A collection of questions and answers 

by valadaar
104xp
4 replies
371 views
Aramax
7(10) Warlord Abilities for Boss Monsters By: Aramax

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

by Aramax
21xp
4 replies
1299 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
8xp
3 replies
1217 views
Scrasamax
7 Things About MacGuffins By: Scrasamax

AKA 7 steps to creating a MacGuffin

by Scrasamax
35xp
7 replies
1581 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
34xp
6 replies
1438 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
68xp
11 replies
2159 views
3 HoHs
Morningstar
Voting By: Morningstar

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

by Morningstar
7xp
1 reply
1280 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
38xp
5 replies
1852 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
32xp
10 replies
2100 views
axlerowes
TRANSFORMERS RPG: Part 2 By: axlerowes

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

by axlerowes
10xp
1 reply
2483 views
axlerowes
TRANSFORMERS RPG: Part 1 By: axlerowes

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

by axlerowes
10xp
20 replies
6269 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
38xp
6 replies
2382 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
11xp
4 replies
1886 views
valadaar
Valadaars First Submission Advice By: valadaar

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

by valadaar
93xp
21 replies
3274 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
21xp
17 replies
2361 views
Strolen
New to Strolen's Citadel By: Strolen

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

by Strolen
38xp
12 replies
4511 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
37xp
11 replies
3732 views
2 HoHs
Strolen
Linking Submissions By: Strolen

How to link submissions in Strolen's Citadel.

by Strolen
18xp
4 replies
2710 views
Strolen
Not Sure What To Do? By: Strolen

A few threads that are itching for additions or collaboration to get you started at Strolen's Citadel.

by Strolen
21xp
7 replies
4408 views