Tag: rpg

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Hackers, Ultra-Truth, and Tool Checks

A look at the classic film Hackers, why it's much better than you think, and how it's depiction ...
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Scholastic Exploration and National Treasure

Happy 4th of July! Today, let's talk about how stealing the constitution is a great model scholastic exploration ...
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Seven Magical Ranged Weapons That Aren’t Bows

If you are like me, you love ranged weapons - but are tired of bows. If so, check ...
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Misread Magic #2 – Arcane Gait, Bear, and Feather Flail

The second entry in Misread Magic terribly misreads arcane gate, fear, and feather fall. What sorts of things ...
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Games that went wrong and why – Part Three

This the third in the series about the games that failed. System – Pathfinder. Setting – Utanskea, homebrew ...
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Relationship Maps and Social Progress

In the comments of this excellent article by Blake Ryan, I speak a little bit about some of ...
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Games that went wrong and why – Part One

This series is about the games that failed. System – Pathfinder. Setting – Utanskea, homebrew fantasy setting. Premise ...
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GLOW, Long-form jokes, and Storytelling Payoffs

The second season of GLOW is around the corner, so let's look at a special moment from the ...
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Schools of Magic and the Resonance Arcane Tradition

The last remaining class archetype for the continuing series on the Zodiac and the Far Realm. The Resonance ...
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Misread Magic #1 – Fronds, Magic Mussel, and Musty Step

Have you ever read something and had to do a double take? Of course you have. Now imagine ...