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Dungeonmorph Dice spotted in the wild! +Inkwell Ideas
 
Here are my tips for running 4 hour one-shot or con games with D&D 5e:
-- Have a clear quest or goal so the character know exactly what their mission is, with the mission something achievable in 4 hours.
-- Have 12-20 rooms prepared (if it's a Dungeon). Usually you'll only cover 7 to 12 rooms total.
-- Of the 7 to 12 rooms you'll actually explore, 5 to 7 'scenes' will have roleplaying and combat, and the rest will be empty or have puzzles, traps or something to explore.
-- Throw in a combat by the 1.5 hour mark if you haven't already had one.
-- Be prepared to move rooms around in the dungeon so they will always happen to get to the key parts of the dungeon (especially the Big Bad Boss at the end). Usually I just have 2 or 3 'key scenes' which -- I will make sure they hit, with the rest being optional. This means you don't give the players a map as you may change the map on the fly.
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A couple of maps you will see in +Inkwell Ideas's latest Kickstarter. It has funded but there are just a little over 7 hours left for you to get in and be a backer.  

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/inkwellideas/rpg-card-decks-npcs-creature-ecologies-adventures
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My two bits for S&WAD. Free for all uses.
In honor of the game that has brought me such joy, Swords & Wizardry (in all its versions), I am releasing this map into the wild with a CC Attribution license. You read that correct, so long as you say I drew it, you are is ...
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Check out the new monster art. Awesome!

And I may have more than a couple maps in these decks. ;-)
Inkwell Ideas is raising funds for RPG Card Decks: NPCs, Creature Ecologies, Adventures on Kickstarter! We're creating RPG card decks: one with a mini-adventure on each card, a deck of NPCs & a deck of ecology info creature cards.
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UPDATED and four times better! Tested by the FDA!
My buddy +Joe Wetzel has an unhealthy love of Geomorphs. Back around 2009 he helped fuel a love of geormorphs that spread like wildfire among most of the mappers on Google+ at the time and now he is back with another idea, th...
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Check this out. I love FAE and I have read this book as well. He points out the author likes Fate and stated his characters in the novel using the system.... very cool! Sounds like I will be checking out their podcast in the future.

+Bryan Meadows​ maybe you should try something like this with your kids. 
Oh, Fate Accelerated, how I love you! You are a fantastic system for grown-up roleplaying — especially for the lazy/busy GM with no time to prepare. I can roll into a session with a few themes knoc...
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Tiny + morphs = Tinymorphs
I am working on maps for Inkwell Ideas's latest Kickstarter and in doing so I made some geomorphs that did not quite pass muster. I doubled the number to make a good number, and hopefully make them more useful, and decided to...
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Getting closer but not quite there yet. If you like my maps I will have several pieces on the cards in this Kickstarter project. 
Inkwell Ideas is raising funds for RPG Card Decks: NPCs, Creature Ecologies, Adventures on Kickstarter! We're creating RPG card decks: one with a mini-adventure on each card, a deck of NPCs & a deck of ecology info (&Fate) creature cards.
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James talks about WB, and then he throws this out, like an after thought:

It is a stand-alone product which uses the Swords & Wizardry WhiteBox rules to tell fast and loose sci-fi stories in the style of Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, Star Wars and the original Battlestar Galactica


Yeah, you got my attention. 
    Swords & Wizardry has become my favorite OSR game on the market. Its three flavors (WhiteBox, Core and Complete) offer differing levels of complexity to meet the needs and wants of the individual gaming group - but at the...
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So, where do I put my GODDAMN MONEY?! TAKE IT ALL!
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Another map completed for +Inkwell Ideas's latest Kickstarter project. If you dig maps like this you should check it out. Just a little over 50% funded today with ten days to go. I think about a third of the maps in this deck will be mine.

Check it out:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/inkwellideas/rpg-card-decks-npcs-creature-ecologies-adventures 
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really cool. I dig the double view.
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Something tells me I should play some WhiteBox this weekend...
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I just got my copy this week as well
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Another review for a great rule system. Though I have only ran a short campaign for P&P, this is one of my favorite game to run.
 
An enjoyable read and on my to-play list. Simple & straight-forward, this isn't an OSR clone.
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I need more game rules likea hole in the head too but I'll probably end up buying these. 
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What Supplements Do You Want to See First for White Star?
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We all know +James Spahn is the White Box Work Horse, so I'm looking for ideas to get him and others working on some White Star supplements.

Cyctile - New Monster for White Star and Swords & Wizardry White Box
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Now isn't this an inspirational cover? For use with White Star (discount link) and Swords and Wizardry White Box (free download link) CYCTIL

White Star: Knacks and Alien Species
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by James Spahn So I did a brief read of James Spahn's space opera, White Star. Which is based off the White Box version of the role-playing

White Star is NOW! Get it at a Discounted Price here at The Tavern!
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Why have I been writing so much about White Star? Because it's the scifi RPG that I wouldn't just play in but I'd also run with as much enth

White Star Release Date Announced!
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I'm pleased to announce the official release date for White Star: White Box Science Fiction Roleplaying is.... MAY THE FOURTH That's right,

Kacey Musgraves: Same Trailer Different Park - Music on Google Play
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Same Trailer Different Park is the fourth studio album and major label debut by American country music artist Kacey Musgraves. It was releas

“A Death”
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New fiction: “At noon on the day of Rebecca Cline’s murder, there had been a birthday party, with cake and ice cream.”

What is White Star?
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I've been humbled by the response when I announced White Star: White Box Science Fiction Roleplaying. I hoped folks would like it, but the O

"I’m not a hundred percent comfortable right now (with the Digital ...
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Yep, another quote from the Forbes article. Are you comfortable with where you are in terms of digital tools and accessories for the tableto

The Gift of Swords & Wizardry
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Swords & Wizardry has become my favorite OSR game on the market. Its three flavors (WhiteBox, Core and Complete) offer differing levels of c

EXONAUTS!: Coming soon: "Retro Raygun" tabletop mini game (Video)
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I've long been a fan of Hydra Miniatures retro space figures--I've got several of their space ranger-y dudes. I even ordered a bunch of thei

OSR Publishers: One for All and All for One
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There are a lot of retro-clones (or games considered to be retro-clones) out there. My collection alone includes: Labyrinth Lord, Swords & W

Fantasy Grounds 5e - First Impressions.
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Yesterday Smiteworks, makers of the premiere Virtual Tabletop (VTT) application Fantasy Grounds (FG) announced that they had acquired the li

Why Does Easter Always Make Me Think about Raise Dead spells and the Lik...
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Actually, the why is kinda obvious. According to the New Testament "On the third day he rose again," referring to the resurrection of Jesus

PWYW - Far Away Land Adventures: Dastardly Dungeon of Doom
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Curious about Far Away Land but are more comfortable with dungeon crawls? Have Far Away Land and want to see how deadly it can be? Simply wa

The Happy Whisk: Friday Question: Remember This?
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Remember these? Coated in white glazed-sugar and sticky fruit filling? I also remember the wax wrapper. Now I make my own but back then, I p

Swords & Ewoks
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Disclaimer: It's 1 A.M., I've had a rough week at work and I'm really tired. So remember that when reading this. Anyway, on with the show...

Why I'm Leaving The Brainstorm Podcast
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It's time. All good things come to an end. Sadly, we often miss the proper time to pull the plug. After I listened to Episode 51 of The Brai

Great Koothooloo for Far Away Land!
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Unfortunately, in all of it's wacky awesomeness, Far Away Land just does not have enough pseudo-Lovecrafian elements... and by pseudo-Lovecr

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BBQ is good, ok on price but be aware that there is no seating. Sauces are good but their idea of hot leaves me wondering if they ever had hot sauce anywhere else. Slaw is ok but bland, beans are very smokey in flavor. Cash or check only, no credit or debit card.
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Nice people, clean, and a big selection. I ran in here while on vacation and they were able to help me out. If I lived here I would visit this store.
Public - 10 months ago
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Always delicious, lots of flavors (some very unique), clean, and a friendly staff. Highly recommended.
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Visited this place in Jan 2015. It appears to be a quaint cafe style restaurant with some flair for micro-brewery beers. They have a good number on tap and have a very good selection of beers available. The food is different, I say that because the menu was strange to me. It wants to be a micro-beer pub but at the same time have a hipster menu to draw in the upper crust. The food was good but nothing spectacular with a focus on unique burgers. My family of four ate there and it was $71 before the tip. Not exactly a cafe priced place though the portions were more than enough. Their BBQ pulled pork was excellent. You could probably share a meal if you wanted. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. We went on a Saturday evening and did not wait for a seat though it was very busy. I think if they focused more on traditional pub style food with perhaps some local favorites, lowered their prices slightly and focused more on the micro-brews, they could probably become a staple of the Clarksville downtown.
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reviewed 3 months ago
Nothing to special about this place, OK burritos, a little expensive $30 for for of us to eat. I would just have eaten at a Chipotles.
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