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MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 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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MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015


MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015

Vampire vs Werewolf

Styling a Storyline

As a DM do you find yourself without much time to plan out the details of each quest? On the other hand do you feel like your players are running the show and you want more control? This post is for you, as I discuss two different styles of storytelling, and a couple of games that exemplify these styles.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015


TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015

FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015

MONDAY, MAY 25, 2015

FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015


MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015

The heroes of the realm!

Tips on Writing an Adventure 

Your party has defeated the dragon terrorizing the local population, rescued the noble from the bandit lair and stopped the nuke from hitting the orbital space station. But, how does it all tie together? Where do you go from here? Well my friend, it sounds like you have an adventure on your hands.

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THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015

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