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  1. WHAT is THAT?

    by , 01-26-2012 at 08:42 AM (Inside lives a goblin that feeds on indecision.)
    "What is that THING you're using as an avatar now?"

    Silly question.

    It's one of these:

  2. My house, my rules ...

    by , 01-19-2012 at 04:51 PM (Inside lives a goblin that feeds on indecision.)
    Participating in Jim Raggi's forum about his new game brought up some other random game design thoughts. Here is as good a place as any.


    Dispense with fixed stunts. Instead, I'd adopt a house rule (which I can't find a reference for now) that allowed players to "lock" an aspect to behave like a stunt: substitute one skill for another, grant a "permanent" circumstance bonus, a new function for an existing skill, etc.

    Add experience ...
  3. A brief Jubal Early interlude

    by , 01-13-2012 at 12:19 AM (Inside lives a goblin that feeds on indecision.)
    Novels and games always show wise graceful elves and grim greedy dwarfs. Does that seem right to you?
  4. Visual Building/Room Creation for RPGs: Sweet Home 3D

    Although I posted this on my website, I feel like this is neat enough to reproduce as a blog post here:

    So you'd really like to get a good representation of a building or room for your rpg session, to help immerse the players in their characters' situation? There are a number of ways to do that, but here I am going to tout Sweet Home 3D, a free 3d home design application, available on Windows, Mac and Linux.


    Updated 01-10-2012 at 11:19 AM by jpatterson

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  5. Beta play-testing/reviewers needed

    Quote Originally Posted by Descronan View Post
    This group has always been a great help and I'm hoping it will be once more.

    As most of you know I'm writing an RPG, Sundered Epoch: Generations, with the intent of publishing it. The rules are complete and I am at the point where I am moving on to the background world and artwork. In order to continue I am looking for folks who would be willing and able to review the rules, play-test, and provide feedback.

    I can't offer payment, but I will credit anyone who participates
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