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Zach Lorton
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What are some of the best one-shot RPGs you've played? I bought Follow because it sounded like the perfect way to introduce new players to the hobby, and there are other one-shots out there that do a great job. Some of my favorites are:

Fiasco
Microscope
Risus (easy, rules-light system, perfect for one-shots)
Dread

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My first blog post of the new year has me taking stock of my gaming arsenal. I've found the games on this list are ones that I would gladly play at a moment's notice, while the ones I own that aren't on this list are ones that I desperately want to play more of. I need more free time.

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Why We Fear, and How We're Part of the Problem
Monday, November 14th. Last week, I publicly wondered on Facebook how people were so afraid of the world in the wake of a Trump election. The day after the election, I saw comments from people I know, people whom I knew to be intelligent, basically erupting...

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Back Burner Games Presents: My Top 10 (+1) Games
I haven't been into tabletop gaming that long. So while reviewers and bloggers are giving us their expert opinions on what games are the absolute best, I'm over here in the corner, with a stupid grin on my face, smiling widely, trying to bridge the gap betw...

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The conversations have been rolling. Here are my thoughts.

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Why We Fear, and How We're Part of the Problem
Monday, November 14th. Last week, I publicly wondered on Facebook how people were so afraid of the world in the wake of a Trump election. The day after the election, I saw comments from people I know, people whom I knew to be intelligent, basically erupting...

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5 copies of the new game on Kickstarter, 5-Minute Dungeon, are being given away through this contest. Click now to enter!

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Need > To Get Out > Of the Surgery Your Doctor Insists You Need

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Newest blog post on Living On The Back Burner.
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Better Late Than Never.
There's this show that just finished its short summer run on NBC called Better Late Than Never. It's about four aging celebrities -- William Shatner, George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw, and Henry Winkler -- who take a world tour to several different cities so t...
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