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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 ...
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Using Religion in your Games P4

For the most part, religions and belief systems are things we experience as a mostly passive participant in their development in our daily lives. Many of us are indoctrinated into a religion or belief system from an early age, being ...
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“Ring of Fire” Campaign Setting P1

(A/N the picture for this article is the Ring of Fire. All the red marks on the map represent volcanic and/ or earthquake activity.) In real life, the Ring of fire is a major area in the basin of the ...
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Slimes: Cooler than you might think

(note: when reading this article, the advice herein applies equally to oozes, jellies, in addition to the titular slimes, though I won’t always call it out in the article, so as not to be repetitious.) When most people hear the ...