Tag: world-building

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The Bones of Kovach – Alternate Crafting for 5e

An alternative non-character level based crafting system for D&D 5e, as well as a look at crafting in ...
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Event-Theming and Moral Messaging

The last time I wrote about wrestling and tabletop games was back in April. With Summerslam 2018 just ...
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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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World Building – Part 8: Providing New Player Options

I wanted to look at some options you can provide your players to really make your homebrew world ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Resource Management and the Starbroker Rogue

A look at some of the math and decisions behind the rogue class, and a new archetype for ...