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Silveressa
Silveressa's Voting Practices By: Silveressa

A similar sub to Mourns Voting Practices, simply how I vote on subs/vote in general.

by Silveressa
185xp
13 replies
2803 views
1 HoH
Silveressa
Descriptive combat By: Silveressa

How to make combat interesting and more than: "Well, I’m going to hit him with my sword."

by Silveressa
185xp
12 replies
5628 views
Scrasamax
The Lovestruck By: Scrasamax

23 'dere character archetypes from anime broken down into the Male Main Character for genre romance

by Scrasamax
75xp
3 replies
195 views
1 HoH
Scrasamax
Progression Wheel By: Scrasamax

A game mechanic borrowed from Blades in the Dark, a weird dark fantasy game about building gangs in a weird let's go whaling for demons in a sea made of lightning setting. The mechanic is solid though.

by Scrasamax
50xp
215 views
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
467 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
96xp
3 replies
718 views
valadaar
NEW Site FAQ By: valadaar

A collection of questions and answers 

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

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

by Aramax
95xp
4 replies
1819 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
70xp
3 replies
1713 views
Scrasamax
7 Things About MacGuffins By: Scrasamax

AKA 7 steps to creating a MacGuffin

by Scrasamax
150xp
7 replies
2033 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
1909 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
2915 views
3 HoHs
Morningstar
Voting By: Morningstar

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

by Morningstar
45xp
1 reply
1782 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
2474 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
2655 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
3099 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
6906 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
2894 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
2467 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
3737 views
2 HoHs