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Matthew McFarland
Works at Cleveland Metropolitan School District
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Game Prep: Feng Shui
Meant to do this yesterday and then got completely sidetracked by life and so forth, so I'ma do this now. RARRR SCARY MONSTER. Last time , there was a fight (duh), the characters lost one PC but gained a new one, and then had visions. Said visions: Bai had ...
Meant to do this yesterday and then got completely sidetracked by life and so forth, so I'ma do this now. RARRR SCARY MONSTER. Last time, there was a fight (duh), the characters lost one PC but gained a new one, and then had ...
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Character Creation: Call of Catthulhu
I have a little time, and this process is hella quick. The Game:   Call of Catthulhu The Publisher:   Call of Catthulhu , I guess Degree of Familiarity:  None really, but it's dirt simple. Books Required:  Just the one, for chargen. So, I'm writing a review...
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Movie #361: Deadpool
Deadpool  is a superhero movie starring Ryan Reynolds as titular "merc with the mouth," and also Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, Stefan Kapacic, Giana Carano, Brianna Hildebrand, and T.J. Miller. It's not the first R-rated superhero movie, and it might not even...
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Sick Day Post #2: Holy Shit, We're Actually Going to Freak Out About the GenCon Industry Insider Thing?
Context: GenCon has a Guest of Honor track called the Industry Insider. I have very little experience with it; Michelle was on it a few years back and we weren't thrilled with how the Guests were treated (no budget for badges or rooms, no water for their pa...
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+Bruce Baugh You rock, Bruce!
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Hey, folks! For any Chill fans going to GenCon, event registration opens at noon EST (about 2.5 hours from now). Here's a link to the Chill 3rd Ed events being run!

http://tinyurl.com/z2xo4g3
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Wouldn't take much bribery. :)
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Movie #360: The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid  is the first movie in the so-called "Disney Renaissance," marking their return to making movies that were, like, good (and profitable). It stars Jodi Benson, Pat Carroll, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Jason Marin, Buddy Hackett, Samuel E. W...
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Movie #362: Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors  is a comedy/horror musical based on the stage play by Howard Ashman, which was in turn based on a b-movie by Roger Corman. It stars Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, Levi Stubbs, and has a boatload of other ...
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Hey, folks! New free scenario now available for download (growlingdoorgames.com/resources)!
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Sick Day Post #1: Changeling
Out sick today (really shitty POTS day yesterday = muscles sore and unsteady today), so here we are ! Last time , the motley began and ended by bringing a Thallain captive to Duke Kelodin. This time, though, when they got there they found Kelodin on the gro...
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Atomic Robo: Love Finds a Way
Wednesday we finished up our Atomic Robo  story. We'll probably return to this game at some point; I'd like to run a story focusing more on the dinosaur characters and/or Effy. But for now! Last time , the team refitted the Dinambulance for undersea travel....
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Sick Day Post #1: Changeling
Out sick today (really shitty POTS day yesterday = muscles sore and unsteady today), so here we are! Last time , the motley began and ended by bringing a Thallain captive to Duke Kelodin. This time, though, when they got there they found Kelodin on the grou...
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Character Creation: A Dirty World
I wrote 3000 words of Changeling  today, I can take a little time to make a character. The Game:   A Dirty World The Publisher:  Originally Cubicle 7, but now it seems to be available directly from the author,  +Greg Stolze Degree of Familiarity:  None with...
I wrote 3000 words of Changeling today, I can take a little time to make a character. The Game: A Dirty World The Publisher: Originally Cubicle 7, but now it seems to be available directly from the author, +Greg Stolze Degree...
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  • Cleveland State University
    SLP, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Toledo
    English/Theatre, 1992 - 1997
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I'm Matt. I wear a black hat. I write games, I help kids communicate. I cook. I pay attention.
Introduction
Matthew McFarland. SLP, working for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Owner/president of Growling Door Games, Inc., which probably sounds more impressive than it is. Writer of lots of RPG books. Proud dad of two awesome kiddos and stepdad of two more. Husband to Michelle, pack alpha to Sephi, Leo and Si.
Bragging rights
I don't want to try and sound like a badass or anything, but I can make impossible pie.
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SLP
Employment
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District
    SLP, present
  • White Wolf Publishing
    Developer, 2001 - 2004
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Middleburg Heights, OH
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Toledo, OH - Atlanta, GA
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