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Making the Most out of Barbarian Rage Part 3

In 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 ...
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Character death is NOT the end

(Author’s note: Sorry about this being late. I had some things to catch up on some things. I will be back to my Monday schedule next week) One of the things that players often go out of their way to ...
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Changing Monsters in Your Game

According to this article on Searching for magic [Monsters] are an opportunity to spin your game into something your group will love to play in… [they] are a [starting] place to build your world into something fantastic and different. The ...
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Using Security More Effectively in Your Games Part 2

Last time we covered the distinction between security officers and the police, and why the distinction is necessary in a game, how security officer’s professionalism, technology/ magic, and crowd control and monitoring can make a security officer more effective, as ...
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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 ...
Planar Mysteries

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 ...
ClassesGM ResourcesPlanar Mysteries

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 ...