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Scrasamax
August 17, 2019
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Plot Factory    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

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

Scrasamax
August 11, 2019
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28/30 Unpleasant Entities to Find in an Oil Lamp    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

I'm sure this is a genie's lamp, give it a rub and let's get out wishes!!!

Scrasamax
July 7, 2019
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7 Things about Babylon 5    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

A groundbreaking sci-fi series from the mid 90s, Babylon 5 is now streaming on Amazon Prime, where I have revisited this childhood favorite show, the results... are mixed.

Kassy
July 2, 2019
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Atlas' Lost    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A brief piece of fiction, inspired by the video game No Man's Sky.

Scrasamax
May 19, 2019
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Society vs the Individual and Writing about Writing    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - In General)

Sociological and Institutional storytelling versus psychological and individual storytelling

Scrasamax
April 20, 2019
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7 Things to Do on a Spaceship    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

One of the biggest obstacles to life on a long duration ship voyage is boredom.

Cheka Man
March 30, 2019
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7 Reasons Why Magical Healing Can Be Unwise    Articles  (Scenario)   (Gaming - In General)

Often magical healing is commonplace, but here are seven reasons why it may not always be the best thing to do when one gets injured and more mundane forms of healing might be better.

Scrasamax
March 9, 2019
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Medusa in the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

Such a powerful and iconic figure from mythology cannot be reduced to a single entry for the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
February 20, 2019
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7 Things About Heavy Objects (anime)    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - Genre)

AKA How to Ruin an Anime Series in Seven Steps

Scrasamax
November 24, 2018
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7 Things Wrong with Pacific Rim: Uprising    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Players)

Having recently watched Pacific Rim: Uprising, I was very disappointed. Spoilers ahead.

Cheka Man
October 20, 2018
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7 Ways to hide a Body    Articles  (Scenario)   (Gaming - In General)

Murder is highly illegal, but it is something that those on an adventure tend to commit. Assuming they didn't do it in public, they have the problem of a body to conceal to give them time to get away from either law enforcement or an angry lynch mob.

Scrasamax
October 17, 2018
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7 Things About Super    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

7 Things about James Gunn's 2010 film Super

Obvious Spoiler Warning is Obvious

Scrasamax
April 22, 2018
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7 Things about Kong: Skull Island    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Players)

Obvious spoiler warning is obvious

Cheka Man
April 13, 2018
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Motorcycle Club Ranks    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Citadel Help)

There is a certain section of motorcyclists who have organized themselves into outlaw biker clubs and here are their ranks.

Scrasamax
March 21, 2018
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7 Things about Valerian and the City of a Thousand Worlds    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Gaming - In General)

Observations about Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Worlds

Cheka Man
March 17, 2018
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7 Desert Encounters    Articles  (Scenario)   (Gaming - In General)

Seven encounters for your PCs to have whilst out in the hot desert wastes.

Cheka Man
March 5, 2018
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30 Events within a Graveyard    Articles  (Scenario)   (Gaming - In General)

Filler for now

Scrasamax
February 25, 2018
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7 Things Wrong with The Walking Dead    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Game Mastering)

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.

WAR10CK
February 12, 2018
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A scientific explaination for possession and interaction with entities.    Articles  (At Table)   (Game Mastering)

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

Scrasamax
February 6, 2018
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Black Mirror Tech    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Gaming - In General)

Cosmic Era tech extrapolated from the Netflix Series Black Mirror

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       By: MoonHunter

Mages/ wizards and such use cards (playing cards or tarot cards) as training tools. The patterns created by certain layouts of cards are mnemonic devices to teach key elemental associations and paths. With such interesting names as the Tree of Life, Phoenix's tail, Rythm of Heart, and Balance of the sphere, there pattern represent the matrices used by magic users to focus and present power. Spell processes can be represented by a sequence of cards.

So mages will often be seen handing around hands of cards.

Wizards will have a deck of cards with them. Since cards were used to train wizards in legerdemain, Since they have cards with them, they frequently know how to use them. Guild magic users often have a knack for fancy shuffles, palming cards, and a variety of card tricks and games.

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