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Sidebar: Playtesting (Part II)

In a previous post, I mentioned that I am running a game that uses many of the house rules that I’ve posted here in my blog. In that post, I mentioned many of the problems we discovered with the skill … Continue reading

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Sidebar: Building a Better GM: A Challenge (Part II)

This is my second post in response to ckutalik’s challenge Building a Better GM. My friend is fond of a quote by Steve Martin, from the movie ‘My Blue Heaven.’ “It’s not tipping I believe in. It’s overtipping.” This pretty … Continue reading

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Sidebar: Wirry

A common trope used in trhiller movies is to place characters in a dark, confined space, while some unseen, or shadowy figure torments them. A good example of this is the opening scene of the movie, Scream. Another example is … Continue reading

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Sidebar: Spell Seeds

Spell seeds are a concept that I have been thinking about ever since I first read about epic spell seeds in the Epic Level Handbook nine years ago. My thought had been then, if they can create a system for … Continue reading

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The City of Haven (Part II)

Horolc (Commerce District) LN azer expert 5, fighter 18 Senses: Perception +12 [[11, +1 Wis]], darkvision 60 ft. Skills: Appraise +12 [[11, +1 Wis]], Diplomacy +5 [[6, -1 Cha]], Intimidate +5 [[6, -1 Cha]], Intuition +7 [[6, +1 Wis]], Profession … Continue reading

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Sidebar: RPG Blog Alliance

By the way, I just have to point out that I joined the RPG Blog Alliance this morning, and as a result of doing so, I went from getting one, maybe two hits per day1, to fifty-freaking-seven! Fifty seven! In … Continue reading

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