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Bill Templeton
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Hold On, I'm Comin' #RPGaDay2017
19. Which RPG features the best writing? I don't really look to RPGs for elegant  writing, the same way I look to literature, and I'm often put off by games that insist on including fiction with their text. What I really want in a game book is clear, concis...

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You're The Most #RPGaDay2017
18. Which RPG have you played the most in your life? I suspect, like most people who started playing RPGs in grade school, that there is no real contest for this question. It's got to be ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. We played AD&D a lot when I was a kid in ...

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My Oldest Nemesis #RPGaDay2017
17. Which RPG have you owned the longest but not played? Oh, it's like that , huh? This month-long conversation just got a little too real. I own an awful lot of games, and I have enjoyed them all (even if a number of them I've only read). I was happy to re...

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There's Always Vanilla #RPGaDay2017
16. Which RPG do you enjoy using as-is? Hmm. This is a harder question than which RPG I tinker with, which is a lot of them (in small ways). Again, it feels like cheating to say FATE, because that game is designed as a powerful and flexible toolkit that is ...

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Adaptation #RPGaDay2017
15. Which RPG do you enjoy adapting the most? This one's no contest. Definitely SHADOWRUN. I've run SHADOWRUN with a lot of systems over the years -- most recently, using FATE ACCELERATED, but also with SAVAGE WORLDS and even MUTANTS & MASTERMINDS. Pretty m...

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Endless Highway #RPGaDay2017
14. Which RPG do you prefer for open-ended campaign play? I do not  prefer open-ended campaign play, to be perfectly blunt. In my experience, I've had much more productive play at my table by changing my focus to a short-game model , where every player at t...

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Where the Art Is #RPGaDay2017
12. Which RPG has the most inspiring interior art? There are lots of excellent RPGs out there with top-notch production values. I've been reading Monte Cook's NUMENARA recently, and the art in that game is very high quality for a not-WotC-or-Paizo productio...

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Sometimes They Come Back #RPGaDay2017
9. What is a good RPG to play for about 10 sessions? Somewhere around 10 sessions is the usual sweet spot for all of the games we play at our table, and we rarely go beyond that (except for games that have multiple "seasons"). I think the typical PbtA game ...

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The Catch-Uppening #RPGaDay2017
5. Which RPG cover best captures the spirit of the game? Ken Hite's Day After Ragnarok nails it for me. 6. You can game every day for a week. Describe what you'd do. We have actually been talking about doing a gaming retreat lately, so this isn't too far of...

Taking a break from the scream factory of Twitter. Very hard to disengage from the constant flow of news there, but the stress of dealing with the constant level of rage/outrage was wearing on me. I have carefully curated my G+ to avoid political stuff and just engage with game stuff, so hopefully problem solved.
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