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I've written another in the Comparative Character Generation series. I'm only going to do two more, since a) I've examined most of the systems I'm likely to find players for, as far as I know, and b) my real problem isn't the system I run.
So if anyone wants to see something besides PDQ, PDQ Sharp, FATE, Fudge, GURPS, BRP, MRQ, MRQ2, WFRP2, WFRP3, Unisystem, Barbarians of Lemuria, NWoD, Savage Worlds, Risus, or several variations on d20 ... speak now.
Updated 09-16-2010 at 08:16 AM by fmitchell
Just finished watching Season One of Darker than Black and I've gotta say I might have a new favorite anime here.
The story is set in the near future where a secret group of people known as contractors run around behind the scenes and the general public have no idea they exist. The governments, of course, do know they exist and exploit their special abilities.
These abilities come at a cost, known as Renumeration. Say a contractor uses his/her ability, whatever it may be,
There are two major things to keep in mind when endeavoring to role-play well. The first is to take a lesson from literature and the movies and have a character arc. A character arc is the journey the character undertakes over the course of the campaign.
No, we aren’t referring to the journey from the tavern to the dungeon, it’s the internal journey, the lessons of morality and knowledge that the character learns. The character could start as a generally good person and become corrupt
Updated 01-12-2010 at 03:52 AM by Opie Wan Kenopi
Review – Pathfinder Companion – Qadira
Happy holidays, Everyone. Well here I am, back again for another Pathfinder Product Review. This time it’s The Pathfinder Companion – Qadira that is on the proverbial chopping block.
This issue deals with a specific area within the Golarion world called Qadira. This area of Golarion reminds me of the Early Ottoman Empire in Turkey only hotter and with more desert terrain.
Page 1 – Map of current Qadira.
Updated 01-22-2010 at 09:23 AM by WhiteTiger
(more editing and cleaning)
Having nothing better to do for the last hour I thought I would rate the Savage Encounters Miniatures.
Both rating range from 0 to 5. So a miniature with a 10 rating would be something that you are likely to use all the time, and something that'll blow you away the first time you see it. In other words, a 10 isn't likely to ever happen. It seems that miniatures are either really cool or really useful, not both. Even still, some come