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Gen Con Events, Part 2: Panels
The Industry Insider events were added to the Gen Con event database over the weekend, so I thought I'd give a run-down of the panels I will be on as a Featured Presenter. I'm nervous about pretty much all of these for one reason or another, but I hope folk...

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Michel Montfort, Dungeon Fantasy Swashbuckler
Michel Montfort 250 points ST 11 [10]; DX 15 [100]; IQ 10 [0]; HT 13 [30]. Damage 1d-1/1d+1; BL 24 lbs.; HP 11 [0]; Will 10 [0]; Per 10 [0]; FP 13 [0]. Basic Speed 7.00 [0]; Basic Move 7 [0]. 5’7”, 145 lbs. Social Background TL : 3 [0]. CF : Common (Native)...

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Gen Events, Part 1: Games
The Gen Con event list came out this past weekend, and while my Industry Insider panels are still being finalized, I do have a couple events in the system. I will be running two game sessions this year, one in GURPS and the other in Fate Core. Event registr...

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Take the Game and Run
A few months ago, I talked about one of the regular players in my weekly D&D game at my local game cafe. He had started his own campaign at home and was discovering all of the joys and pitfalls of being a dungeon master that I did nearly 20 years ago. Recen...

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Incite Mutation
This is a sample Wild Talents power originally designed for Greg Stolze’s delightfully weird Progenitor setting. It was intended to be the entire power set for a Tier 4 character. Incite Mutation 10d+8hd+6wd (U U ; 7 per die; 350 pts) Useful extras and flaw...

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Thanks to +Brie Sheldon for having me on as a guest blogger!
Directing Anarchy: Guest Post by Paul Stefko
Hi all! Paul Stefko  ( Patreon ) from Nothing Ventured Games is a good friend of mine, a fantastic designer, and a fellow blogger! He also is a bangin' GM and ran Shadowrun: Anarchy for  +John W. Sheldon  and me a little while ago. I had a great time! Since...

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Cowboy Character Template
Back in 2009, my wife ran a Western adventure in GURPS at Gen Con. To help her make her pre-gense, I put together this template for a generic cowboy. Cowboy 100 points Attributes : ST 10 [0]; DX 11 [20]; IQ 10 [0]; HT 11 [10]. Secondary Characteristics : Da...

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New Ability: Martial Exercises
Here's a chi-powered ability for warrior characters in fantasy or over-the-top Martial Arts campaigns. Martial Exercises 35 points/level Each level lets you choose one martial exercise benefit from the list below. You must spend six minutes per level exerci...

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An enemy for a fantasy gladiator campaign I was planning to run in the GURPS Banestorm setting. Stone Golem Gladiator ST 15 HP 18 Speed 6.25 DX 11 Will 8 Move 6 IQ 8 Per 8 SM +0 HT 14 FP - DR 5 Dodge 10 Parry 11U Great Axe (14) : 2d+6 cut. Reach 1,2*. Note:...

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ExeCorr.ban, a Techno-Bane for Werewolf: The Apocalypse
I ran a short game of Werewolf: The Apocalypse 20th Anniversary Edition a few years ago. This was a bane spirit I used in the opening adventure. It had infested a small corporation, and the PCs were sent by a local sept to investigate the Wyrm taint as a te...
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