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Darkest of Winters Adventure Synopsis #13

By Silveressa My apologies for  installment #13 coming late and being slightly shorter then usual; it’s been one thing after another this weekend. “At least with most of the industrial plants off line the air pollution level of the world will go down. Soon you’ll be able to smell a rose bush a few hundred […]

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Darkest of Winters Adventure Synopsis #12

By Silveressa “I’d Kiss you Jessy, but after everything that’s wound up in your beard of the past few weeks I’d probably catch the plague and become a zombie.” -Heather Wilks, grateful for Jessy’s brilliant landing location. “That might jus be an improvement to both yer looks and yer attitude.”-Jessy Hannaford, being his sarcastic self. […]

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Create a Communications Service for Your City

Soon after my Riddleport campaign started it became apparent we needed an in-game device to make communication fast and simple. With allies, contacts and leads to follow-up on, the PCs had lots to communicate. However, the city was too dangerous to allow casual movement. With NPCs averaging 8th level, the 1st level PCs did not […]

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Darkest of Winters Adventure Synopsis #11

By Silveressa “Hey uncle you know why the zombies were all over the airport? Because they wanted plaaaanes!” –Tommy Booths, making yet another zombie joke. “I have enough trouble with airsickness kid without you giving me  pundigestion.” –Riley, un-amused at the endless string of lame zombie Jokes Tommy thought up. Adventure #11   The groups […]

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3 Ways To Make Life As GM Easier

By Darren Blair Let’s face it. No matter how hard we try there comes a point where reality bogs us down. Last-minute errands, phone tag, burn-out at work or school, and other issues make it harder for GMs to plan and run the game, and it saps player energy and brainpower. So, what’s a good […]

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How Do You GM Great Droids?

In RPT #512 RND(axe) asked for help on running interesting droids in his Star Wars game. I received the following two great responses: Keep Droids Tools From Mark of the Pixie When I run droids, I stay focused on their purpose.  Droids are tools, not characters (helps stop them outshining PCs).  It colours their outlook […]

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Kisanth, Mage Servant of Isis

by Silveressa “You do not need to be a cleric to bring light into the world.” A Mage follower of Isis npc, suitable for use in any fantasy campaign with magic and gods of light. (reposted with permission from Strolen’s Citadel) Appearance Kisanth is far from what most would consider a pretty girl, the first thing most […]

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Darkest of Winters Adventure Synopsis #10

By Silveressa “With how fast you go though bullets you should buy stock in an ammunition retailer.” -Renee’s advice to Jessy after seeing how fast he burned through over one hundred .9mm rounds. “My chain of retail stores Hannaford’s actually sells a large selection of ammo, firearms, and firearm accessories.” –Jessy, his usual sarcastic self. […]

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