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While answering a question on http://rpg.stackexchange.com I wrote a good summary on how I feel about the letter of the rules versus refereeing an RPG.
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Table roleplaying games are a means to help the referee, adjudicate what the players do as their characters in an imagined setting. 

The point of the game are the experiences the players have as their characters in that setting. The point is not to play out the rules as written like it would be for Chess,  Monopoly, Blitzkrieg, or Settlers of Catan. 

When the rules conflict with the logic of the setting then the referee should use whatever the setting's logic dictates over the strict letter of the rules.
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While I agree, I'd add that players make decisions based on an understanding of the way the game works so the GM should be careful, or at least provide a warning if a ruling change might clash with expectation.
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Unicorns in the Majestic Wilderlands
UNICORN Unicorn are a magical manifestation of the life of the Wilderlands. They are a reminder of the potential of life and that all are born as innocents. In general they appear in lands that are in harmony and are universally viewed as a good omen that t...
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Rolling your own RPG or House Rule document.
+Douglas Cole  talks about tinkering with rules for his own game in this post on Gaming Ballistic . I understand where he going with this and have some experience with this with the Majestic Wilderlands . The initial idea of the Majestic Wilderlands was to ...
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+Douglas Cole hope this helps.
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Combat Stunts for Swords and Wizardry and 5th edition D&D
Combat Stunts There are times where a player as his character will want to inflict on the target an adverse result other than dealing hit point damage. The general rule is that a to-hit roll is made. Depending on the difficulty of the stunt there may at tim...
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Low Magic with Swords and Wizardry
+Ken H   kicks off  the discussion with a post about simplified Swords and Wizardr y and    +Chris C.    follows up with his own thoughts over on the Clash of Spear on Shield. Ken is musing over  a low magic campaign where the fantastic elements are confine...
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+Forrest Aguirre your choice as to which would be the situation. If scrolls and MIs still can be made then I would go with 10x the coat they normally would be.
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Does anybody find roleplaying Faeries difficult? I sure did and a year ago I finally found a handle on roleplaying them that worked for me.
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And finally we are at Z for Zombies
ZOMBIE A corpse that been animated through the use of necromantic energies. Zombie , Init -1, AC 8[11]; HD 2; HP 7; ATK 1; HTB +1; DMG 1d8 (fists); MV 60’; Save 16; Special: Hard to Kill, Undead; Harvest: None; CL/XP 2/30; Hard to Kill: If a zombie is broug...
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Looking forward to seeing the NPC templates.
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The Gold Box series is back!
At Good Old Games . Don't know what the Gold Box series is? It is the first computer game I played that faithfully replicated the first edition rules of ADnD. Playing out Pool of Radiance was the first time  +Dwayne Gillingham ,  +Tim Shorts  and myself act...
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Pool on the C64 wad great. "Insert Disk 8 Side B."
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A new attack option for Swords & Wizardry
For a number of years when playing Swords and Wizardry, I been giving Fighting-Men a bonus to their initiative equal to their to-hit bonus. I felt that added a more pizazz, as well as making sense, to melee combat if Fighting Men were the ones mostly going ...
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Congrats to +James Raggi  and +Zak Smith for their Ennies for a Red and Pleasant Land.
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Faeries of the Majestic Wilderlands Part 2
Now we get to the Sidhe the heart of what makes Faerie, Faerie along with with some notes on a few important Sidhe. Sidhe The Sidhe appear very similar to elves, however they are faeries and not one of the Children Races of Elves and Men. The Sidhe born of ...
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I don't where to put my low stat.
This is a pretty funny video and one of the best DnD related songs I ever heard. I don't where to put my Low Stat by Dr. Mary Crowell.
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