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Cinematic Combat - Get into it! (Andrew Smith)

Cinematic Combat - Get into it!

“Roll to hit.” “Okay, you hit. Roll damage.” “Okay, next player. Roll to hit…” Does this sound familiar? If so you might be suffering from Boring Combat Syndrome (or BCS). Sufferers of BCS will often feel withdrawn and distracted during play. If you or someone you know is suffering from BCS, please read on for suggestions on alleviating the issue.

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MONDAY, SEPT. 21, 2015

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2015

Sometimes you don't have anyone else to game with... (Andrew Smith)

Speeding Up Combat - Do More Faster!

The clashing of swords… the roar of gunfire… and the pitter patter of dice, in these next couple post I discuss tips and ideas for making combat fun and exciting for everyone. This post will cover some alternative combat mechanics I use to speed up combat that can get bogged down in rules.

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Chop Sticks for reduced mess! (Kirk Everitt)

Gaming Food

What goes well with an evening hanging out with your friends having fun? Tasty food! This post will cover food suggestions and other food related knowledge.

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MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015


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FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2015

Everyone's a little quirky from time to time. (Andrew Smith)

Table of 100 Quirks

If you want to add a bit of life to a character without explaining large amounts of backstory, just add a quirk. This post will contain a massive list of quirks that can be applied to any character PC or NPC. Take a character, add a dash of oddity.

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MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015


Frustrated with Character Creation? (Bruce Blunt / Andrew Smith)

Trouble with Characters

Whether you’re creating a hero or villain, prince or pauper, enemy or friend, we’ve all had difficulties. Both DM’s and players alike have hit that creative wall. This will be a quick guide to help you stencil out your character idea.

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