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The Single Race Campaign P1

When a DM starts a new game with a single race available, you might think that that severely limits your choices. But does it truly? In some senses, yes it’s true. Yet in others, this is not necessarily so. A ...
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Craft of the game: Creating a Minimum Viable Product

Tabletop gaming is filled with excellent ideas, but what happens when you have an idea that you want to share with others? The first step in doing so is creating a “minimum viable product.” At its core, a minimum viable ...
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Review of Underhero

(Author’s note: this review is based on watching a playthrough of Underhero game; I did not play it myself.  However, because the game is neat, I thought the game developers could use some props for their hard work, that’s why ...
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A Matter of Scale

Scale is an important consideration when designing your campaigns, but it’s one overlooked too often because most GMs figure that scope is something that’ll be expanded upon throughout the campaign. Consider these different types of scale for your campaign. Size ...
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A World Without Light, P3

Thirteen Treasures of ancient time, thirteen lessons of Rul in rhyme. To find the jewels in secret places, follow where the compass faces. If returned from the shore beyond, a new day dawns for Octopon. But if they fall into ...
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A World Without Light P2

The darkness is alive and hungry, striking without warning and mercy when you least expect it. Its power lies in the fangs, claws, and tentacles of the creatures, the Grues that inhabit it. It is our duty to fight the ...
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A World Without Light

Imagine a world where light never was – or at least not the light that we know and enjoy on the earth. Picture a world engulfed in a perpetual night where even the stars didn’t even make much difference in ...
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What’s in the Excavation Site

Excavation is an activity that mankind has done from ages past and will continue to do for many years in the future. In many cases, in an RPG, even if such activity is mentioned, it’s often glossed over and not ...
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Other Considerations for Courtroom Drama

There are a wide variety of considerations when planning a courtroom drama for your game, being that it is in a fantasy setting. Some of these are obvious, but others not so much. These include race, taboos, and laws, the ...
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Considerations for having a Successful Game-Related Kickstarter Campaign

Would you like to run a successful Kickstarter campaign? Several things are important when considering whether or not to run a Kickstarter (or similar crowd-funding) campaign, including organizational, financial and obligational.   Organizational   Clear Message: The message of the ...