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Using Art in Your Games Part 1

(Author’s Note: I just got a job at the Art Institute of Chicago as a security officer. There’s LOTS there, and starting with this piece, you’ll often find me writing on art, because there is a ton to say on ...
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Using Security More Effectively Your Games

(Author’s note: The reason why I use the term “security officer” in this article, vs. a “security guard” is simple. Officers think on their feet, and can use their training to adapt to changeable situations. A guard only can do ...
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Tips on Using Holidays in Your Game

In the real world, many of the holidays we celebrate are, in reality, holy days, or at some point trace back to them, though those holy days may be from a bygone era, forgotten religions, and / or a misunderstanding ...
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Using Nanites in Your Game

Nanites seem to be the stuff of science fiction, but as technology gets smaller and smaller, this idea of science fiction will quickly become science fact. But not everyone has the same idea as to what these tiny machines can ...
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Making the most of Barbarian Rage, P2

D&D (and other such games) have taken the idea of the real life and mythology of the berserker and turned it into the barbarian class that we know and love in the game but for the most part they are ...
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Making the most out of Barbarian Rage Part 1

D&D (and other such games) have taken the idea of the real life and mythology of the berserker and turned it into the barbarian class that we know and love in the game but for the most part they are ...
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Top Reasons Why Someone Might be Unlucky or Cursed

  Being cursed or just plain unlucky sucks, we get it. But what if there were more than simple luck or a reason behind the reason why we are? This is a list of some reasons why someone is cursed ...
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Making the most out of Bloodlines

In D&D there are a variety of bloodlines that a character can develop various powers, be they wizardly, warlock, or sorcerous in nature, but for the most part they are simply a background that isn’t explored more in depth. However, ...
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Alternate 5e Warlock

(Author’s note: to “give credit where credit is due” these ideas come from Rachael Arron’s Eli Monpress series in which wizards can control a variety of forces due to the consciousness that exists in all things and these consciousnesses are ...
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Top 30 ways of using plants and plant parts in ...

A world’s flora can add interest to a world by giving adventure, depth, and flavor to the world. Unfortunately, it can be far too easy to bypass this detail in your gaming world by excluding how interesting and amazing plants ...