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Handling the Table Personality: The Glory Hound

This is the last posting on handling the table personality.  I give my sincere apologies on the length of time between the posts but my art department (my 12-year-old daughter) has been very busy lately, and I was awaiting her artistic touches.  Nevertheless let us tackle this tough table personality, The Glory Hound. What exactly is a Glory Hound you may …

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Handling the Table Personality: The Rules Lawyer

(and the lesser known counterpart the Rules Guru) Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Ahh, the indomitable Rules Lawyer!  At some point in a Gamemaster’s career, you are bound to run into this crafty table personality.  Not to be confused with the Meta-Gamer, this personalities chief purpose is safety and control for themselves.  While many of them might view every game as …

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Handling the Table Personality: The Grognard

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop   Our previous installment revolved around the meta-gamer.  This installment focuses on the Grognard, the veteran of many table forays.  Since the advent of tabletop roleplaying in 1974 folks have been crowding around the table to roll bones for decades now.  Some, played in high school, a little in college or the military (or all of …

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Sneak Peek: NO WORLD #1

Sneak Peek:  NO WORLD #1 Story by Scott Lobdell . . . . Art by Jordan Gunderson They exist in the all-new ASPEN UNIVERSE…yet belong to NO ONE! Enter a brand-new phase in Aspen’s growing collection of thrilling series, as characters from our most critically-acclaimed titles unite—EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IRIS, Soulfire’s MIYA, the supernatural vigilante DELLEC, along with an exciting new cast …

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Children of the Fall

Blog by: Ernie Laurence Produced by: Frenzy Kitty Games Written and Designed by: Gareth H. Graham Illustration by:  Vincent Sammy, Macie J Zagorski/The Forge Studios, and Nicky de Kock Layout by: Gareth H. Graham Introduction Total disclosure here, I’ve only had one experience with collaborative storytelling and it was awful. However, that was with random people over the interwebs, so …

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Avremier From Here: A Series of Gems for a White Box

http://drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/12971/Mothshade-Concepts David A. Hill presents new worlds to conquer for fans of the original White Box edition of the game. Being a review of the first in David A. Hills “Avremier” series of supplements for Original Fantasy RPG.   The creation of fantasy worlds is a tradition among roleplaying enthusiasts as old as the hobby itself. Gygax, Arneson, Bledsaw, and …