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Scrasamax
Plot Factory By: Scrasamax

I wont lie, I write a lot of seemingly useless stuff, but then I stumbled across the Plot Factory idea from Johnn Fours ezine. i plan on using the model on some of the fluffier pieces I write

by Scrasamax
5xp
615 views
Scrasamax
7 Things Wrong with The Walking Dead By: Scrasamax

The Walking Dead has seen its rating plummet and critics score fall as well. This is not a fluke, and can be ascribed to a number of issues.

by Scrasamax
31xp
5 replies
1269 views
WAR10CK
A scientific explaination for possession and interaction with entities. By: WAR10CK

How to describe possession by or interaction with an entity be it a demon or otherwise without having to use a ton of magical woo woo. CURRENTLY BEING REVISED

by WAR10CK
7xp
3 replies
788 views
Scrasamax
Maia By: Scrasamax

Codex for the Maian Submissions, so they can be seen in order.

by Scrasamax
3xp
1166 views
valadaar
So How Was That Made? By: valadaar

Herin are a number of ways your magic item might come into being, apart from something you order from your local wizard.

by valadaar
20xp
8 replies
1721 views
1 HoH
Mageek
Enigma Ciphers By: Mageek

The Enigma - the 'unbreakable' German WWII cipher that has become an icon of cryptography and mystery. Learn how it works and why it is a great cipher for role-playing games.

by Mageek
25xp
3 replies
1965 views
valadaar
Degrees of Possession By: valadaar

Possession is never as simple as you may think....

by valadaar
23xp
8 replies
1408 views
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
1415 views
Mageek
Terminal By: Mageek

GAMEOS 2.7.11+ (DEFAULT, APR 17 2016, 14:00:29)
[GCC 5.3.1 20160413]
TYPE 'HELP' FOR MORE
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
>>> Mageek
WELCOME, MAGEEK
>>> LIST
LIST WHAT?
>>> LIST FILES
ProjectX secret.txt plot_hook.txt evil_company_hierarchy.txt myplan.txt
>>> OPEN secret.txt
CANNOT OPEN secret.txt. PERMISSION DENIED
>>> OPEN plot_hook.txt
OPENING plot_hook.txt

Let the games begin...

by Mageek
25xp
3 replies
1540 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
2135 views
3 HoHs
Dossta
Managing Reputation By: Dossta

A proposed system for managing a party's reputation with various NPCs

by Dossta
20xp
4 replies
1697 views
Mageek
Cryptic Language - Tolkien Hobbit Runes By: Mageek

Dwarven runes are (mostly) an alphabetic substitution cipher on the Futhark runes. An oldie but goodie from Tolkien!

by Mageek
10xp
5 replies
5438 views
Morningstar
How To Make Your Orcs TRULY Horrific By: Morningstar

Someone complained that orcs, in the campaigns he knew, were just cannon fodder -- there was nothing horrible, or terrifying, about them. This was the answer I gave. It proved a controversial one, and some may think it takes a stronger stomach to contemplate than they appreciate. This is your content warning: if you're easily revolted, I won't mind if you give this one a miss.

by Morningstar
22xp
14 replies
2253 views
Morningstar
On LGBT Characters By: Morningstar

I had someone ask me, recently, why I not only allowed such characters in my campaign, but didn't seem to care that anyone wanted to do so. Parts of my response seemed worth sharing.

by Morningstar
9xp
7 replies
1820 views
axlerowes
Armor Restrictions Apply....Of Course By: axlerowes

'Let the Wookie Win'

by axlerowes
59xp
16 replies
2369 views
Aramax
31 years IRL(33 ish!) of my Mysantia Campaign By: Aramax

A study of my VERY long running game. A work in progress that will prob never be finished

10/81 - 1/14 RIP

by Aramax
21xp
22 replies
2519 views
Stork
A simple start for a new dungeon By: Stork

Have a dungeon that could fit anywhere? Want to get the heroes there in a hurry? Try this.

by Stork
19xp
4 replies
1559 views
Ted
Why is Ireland such a Hotspot for Supernatural Activity? By: Ted

I can explain! Really! (Note: This is for my Demon Hunting Campaign set in 1640's Ireland, so here be campaign specific dragons.)

by Ted
8xp
5 replies
1572 views
Scrasamax
7 Things about Team Building By: Scrasamax

The team is the functional core of a story, and as such, team building is vital to the flow of the story.

by Scrasamax
49xp
7 replies
2344 views
1 HoH
Scrasamax
Evolutionary Theology By: Scrasamax

From sticks and stones to the modern faith. (May be offensive to some readers, read with caution)

by Scrasamax
44xp
17 replies
14265 views
1 HoH

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