Category Archives: Rules

Challenge Accepted: The Museum Experience

Once again I’ve found inspiration in a passing comment on someone’s blog; in this case the source is a list of movies the writer found inspiring (for their tabletop RPG play), and the comment is in response to Indiana Jones and … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – God-eaters – Shiranuhi

Shiranuhi (Seafire) Description: Sometimes, on clear nights, pale lights can be seen hovering low over the waters of the bay as if mirroring the stars in the sky. First a pair, known as the “parents,” appear, off over the sea. … Continue reading

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Setting Idea: The Pious Barbarians

Fantasy literature and gaming are full to the brim with main characters living on the outside of some almost unbelievably advanced civilization that they only catch glimpses of through a handful of its members and artifacts. A few examples, just … Continue reading

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Actual Cannibal Actual Play

Before you read further, please stop and take a few minutes to watch this video. The song and the amazing stage production that accompany it are lots of fun on their own, of course. But did you know that you … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – YAOSC Combat

Characters adventuring in a fantasy RPG setting are probably going to have to fight, sooner or later. This chapter is about how to handle it when at least one of the characters participating in a scene decides to try to … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – Thoughts on Timing

(I picked up YAOSC and tinkered with it in the winter, then put it down… for the whole spring semester. It’s high time I picked it back up for more tinkering, at least for the duration of the summer. I’ll … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – Red Light

Dazayn Lock (Slow; Hold Person) This complicated spell exerts the caster’s will through the Shadow to place a target into a dreamlike state; their minds are trapped as their bodies become sluggish or even immobile. This spell has a base … Continue reading

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