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Character Portraiture

One of my favorite resources for fleshing out a character (for both writing & roleplaying) is the vast wealth of portraiture found online. I created a DeviantArt account largely so that I could start collecting DA character portraiture in a

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"D&D 4th Edition Core Rulebook Collection," by James Wyatt, Rob Heinsoo, Andy Collins, Mike Mearls, and Stephen Schubert

Overall, I’m disappointed in D&D 4th edition. For now, my campaign is going to stay based on 3.5. I think I could make a good game out of it, but it would take more effort in house rules than I’m willing to put in.

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Dungeons & Dragons Fourth Edition

You knew we had to do it—we bought a copy of the fourth edition Dungeons & Dragons ruleset. This isn’t a review, as we haven’t finished it nor played it yet. It’s just a few first impressions which might or

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Save vs. Moving Van

I think we’ve come up with a decision for approaching that possible moving quandary. We’re going to work on the house to get it ship-shape for putting on the market, which gives us time to make sure this is what

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GM/Player Communication

Gnome Stew has a great article up on GM/player communication—or, more accurately, miscommunication that fits in extremely well with my take on GM/player interactions from our old articles. The idea in a nutshell is this: if your players are trying

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*sings* It’s a small world after all…

Last week I wrote an entry in my Epiphanies blog (it’s a place for posting writers’ exercises and such for people to play with) that explored my grandfather’s history just a tiny bit. He’s one of those people who has

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Massively Caffeinated

I found the new Massively MMO news rag via Plaguelands. It’s kind of like a news rag on too much coffee, but that’s okay. Drop by often, check out their news posts on your favorite games, and enter all the

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Project Proposal

I have an idea I wanted to bounce off you: a collaborative RPG campaign world development system. If you have $.02 you’d like to throw in, or if you just want to pretend you’re a big shot Vice President of Product Development who hears pitches and shoots them down with biting sarcasm and a savvy understanding of the marketplace, read on…

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World of Warcraft Top Pet Peeve List

First, I should note that the new review for the day is of Greg Bear’s “Dead Lines”. And now, on to the latest rewrite of a more-than-a-year-old Warcraft post. Most of my major pet peeves with respect to World of

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