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Cheka Man
September 13, 2017
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30 Types of Fire    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

Where are you going to hide when the flames are burning?"

Thirty different types of flame.

Cheka Man
August 23, 2017
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30 Adventures    Articles  (Campaign)   (Gaming - In General)

Are you a GM who needs to come up with a new adventure for your PCs to enjoy? Here are 30 ideas for you and them to make use of. And may the odds be forever in your favour.

Scrasamax
April 9, 2017
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7 Things About The Fast and the Furious    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

Fun fact: I have an independently owned local theatre that does fun little things, like a one night showing of the 2001 The Fast and the Furious. While not new, it was fun to see a favorite movie on the big(ish) screen again.

Scrasamax
April 9, 2017
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7 Things About Beauty and the Beast    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

Recently attended a showing of the 2017 Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson. The following are my thoughts on the movie

Cheka Man
January 31, 2017
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7 Types of Rulers    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - In General)

So the PCs need the help of the ruler/s do they? It makes a big difference depending on what kind of rulers they are appealing to. What works well in one case may not work well in another.

Aramax
January 30, 2017
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101 Ways to Spice up Combat and Non-Combat Action Ideas    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - In General)

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!


Cheka Man
January 15, 2017
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30 reasons why Magic is mainly used for evil    Articles  (Scenario)   (Gaming - In General)

Why is most magic used for evil? Well, because...

Scrasamax
December 28, 2016
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7 Things about Writing Women    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

7 Things about writing women in fiction.

SATIRE

Moonlake
September 6, 2016
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4 Sentences NPC Generator    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Content for the 4 Sentences NPC Generator (original idea accruing to Mourn over at the 4 Sentences Tool)

Scrasamax
December 30, 2015
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7 Things About LAbyNite 2.0    Articles  (Campaign)   (Gaming - In General)

The original LAbyNite game started as a yahoo group BB game, and it mixed Vampire the Masquerade and The Fast and the Furious. There was a mix of cars, guns, violence, sex, street life and the underground worlds of both criminals and of the undead. That game ended some years ago, and there was been an interest in reviving/rebooting it. The following are going to be some flagpole ideas for the new game and revised setting.

Cheka Man
September 23, 2015
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29/30 Legal and Illegal uses for a scarf    Articles  (Campaign)   (Gaming - In General)

The humble scarf can be used for a large number of things, some legal,others not

Linean
August 26, 2015
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Response Set    Articles  (Character)   (Gaming - In General)

A set of character responses to situations or questions (or anything else :D), trying to create an outline to understand what type of an answer or response your character (or an NPC for that matter) can give.

SickTharos
July 20, 2015
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Noremdar, The Vast World of the Creator    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

"Before everything else, there's only orbs, and then The Creator creates his majestic creations from them" - Vleda, The Master Archive

"From the Three Orbs, I created Felenthur from the Dark Orb and then Impthus from the Light Orb. Last but not least, the world that holds my garden" - Book of Pen, Words of The Creator, pg 200

fantomx11
June 28, 2015
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Collaborative Storytelling Through Google Docs    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - In General)

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

Moonlake
June 8, 2015
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Chinese Mythical Life forms    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

A collection of Chinese Mythical Lifeforms compiled from online sources

Moonlake
May 9, 2015
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A compendium of different Chinese ranking systems    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

An overview of various ranking system in ancient China (main sources used come from the Chinese version of Wiki)

Scrasamax
April 7, 2015
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7 Things Wrong with Transformers: Age of Extinction    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

Op-ed regarding the baygasm that is Age of Extinction. Spoilers ahead if you haven't seen the movie.

Silveressa
February 6, 2015
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Infestation    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - In General)

There are places, you have to understand, where the dimensions-I'm not talking about that parallel dimension metaphysical stuff, I mean dimensions like length and breadth and time-where they curl into themselves, and begin to fester. Where foul things evolve and spread...

Cheka Man
December 15, 2014
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27/30 Bad Things about Treasure    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

So your PCs have won their quest, be it slaying a mighty dragon with a magical weapon of old, beating a crime boss, or vanquishing a mighty wizard or wight, and they have taken possession of the treasure. Chest after chest of gold and silver coins, gold bars, and every kind of jewel and gemstone is theirs for the taking. If they are not careful, they may find that their trouble has only just begun.

Moonlake
November 23, 2014
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30 Chinese Archaic Names    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

An companion to my 101 Chinese Modern Names sub, but for an ancient setting. This is an etymology centred piece with more extended entries compared to the earlier one which is in list form. Spelling is based on Mandarin unless otherwise indicated (the other variation offered is Cantonese which is easier to pronounce given that it is spelt from the English alphabet, at least the HK version that I’m using, rather than the Chinese pinyin)

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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