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Scrasamax
December 10, 2016
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7 Things About MacGuffins    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - Genre)

AKA 7 steps to creating a MacGuffin

valadaar
November 28, 2016
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So How Was That Made?    Articles  (Other Gaming)   (Game Mastering)

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

Dozus
November 15, 2016
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A Brief History of County Siogal    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

"I fear, dear Marius, that either you or I have been led astray. The Legends of which you spoke claimed Showgull was a land of great Magick, perhaps even the very Wellspring of the first Magick, with a People whose blood runs with æthereal power. You know how serious I take my work, Marius: is this a jest to you? These are a barbarous People, who know little Writing and fewer Manners. They are hostile to the very Idea learned Magick. That anyone should call this a Nexus of magickal power is risible. No wonder so many Kingdoms have been eager to trade off this Place in their treaties."

- the wizard Abelard Selanius, Esq., letter to his colleague Marius Dubesque

Mageek
November 14, 2016
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Enigma Ciphers    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

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.

valadaar
November 9, 2016
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Degrees of Possession    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

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

Skull
November 5, 2016
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Mind Control and You.... and Them...    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Game Mastering)

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.

Clemmensen
October 5, 2016
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Unique goodiebags for players    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

When starting a new role playing game or when the players reach a major milestone in the story, they can be treated with a “Goodiebag”, which unique to their character.

axlerowes
September 19, 2016
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Brothers, Gods and a Giant Skeletonize    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

A story for Tusserk's writing game.

Longspeak
September 13, 2016
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The Scribe of Far Wind    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Immortality, at any cost

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
September 4, 2016
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Cosmetic Tropes of the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

Life imitates art, and art imitates life

Clemmensen
August 30, 2016
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Options for expanded character backgrounds    Articles  (Character)   (Players)

Below you will find 8 options to make your character more interesting and detailed. Personally I would recommend using all options at the same time, since they are easy to implement and they provide interesting story tools for your character, by creating keywords for him/her/it and rewards you for acting out the personality and background of your character.

These options can be chosen individually, but some of them work better when combined. By including them all you will see, that they compliment each other, since each option covers different aspects of your character.

axlerowes
August 17, 2016
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Rumpelstiltskin in the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Why would anyone want a child?

Scrasamax
August 15, 2016
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7 Things About Suicide Squad    Articles  (Humor/ Editorial)   (Players)

Spoilers ahead, Scrasamax's take on Suicide Squad

Mageek
July 30, 2016
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Terminal    Articles  (Resource)   (Game Mastering)

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...

Clemmensen
July 5, 2016
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The 4 Sentence Tool    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Game Mastering)

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.

Scrasamax
June 2, 2016
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Life in this So Called Cosmic Era    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

From the cradle to the grave, the small things that define every human life.

Scrasamax
May 17, 2016
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Caught in the Vortex    Articles  (Fiction)   (Gaming - Genre)

Hello? Is there anybody out there, can anybody hear me?

Scrasamax
March 5, 2016
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The Petroleum Era    Articles  (Campaign)   (Gaming - Genre)

The Cosmic Era starts now, in the era of fossil fuels.

Scrasamax
February 21, 2016
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7 Things About Food in the Cosmic Era    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

The secret horrors of food in the Cosmic Era

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