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RPG Science Links: Hit Points
Just something I found interesting. Here are some links to a three-part video series discussing hit points, from the Dorks of Yore  ("RPG Science") on youtube: RPG Science #4: Hit Points and the Body – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fp3SuwaLQwE RPG Science...

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Why I Hate – and I Do Mean HATE – the Encumbrance Rules In Every Game I Play
I don't object to realism in fantasy. On the contrary, I think it's a necessary component to a fantasy game – you need the realistic in order to make the fantastic feel fantastic. But I do object to rules that, in the name of realism, create even more unrea...

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Out of Action Table
I'm normally not squeamish about player character death (either as a player or as a GM). But somehow, running a one-GM/one-player game with my wife, the idea of PC death feels wrong to me. PC death in a one-on-one game feels more "adversarial" to me in a wa...

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+Michael Julius has a link to an awesome "Greyhawk Bestiary" for Pits & Perils at:

http://states.myopic.us/2017/02/pits-perils-monsters.html

Definitely worth a look if you haven't checked it out already.

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White Box: Additional Demi-Human Class Options
Same exercise this afternoon as yesterday, only this time for White Box , rather than for D&D B/X . Dwarven Cleric    - Max. level 6, prime req. WIS.    - Take ½ damage vs. large, keen detection, save bonus, and languages as dwarves.    - Armor, weapons, tu...

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D&D BX (1981): Additional Demi-Human Class Options
Tinkering on my break times today with alternative demi-human classes for BX... Dwarven Cleric    - Max. level 12, min. CON 9. Prime req. WIS.    - Infravision, stonecraft, languages and saves as dwarves.    - Armor, weapons, turning, spells as clerics.    ...

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D&D BX (1981): Additional Demi-Human Class Options
Tinkering on my break times today with alternative demi-human classes for BX... Dwarven Cleric    - Max. level 12, min. CON 9. Prime req. WIS.    - Infravision, stonecraft, languages and saves as dwarves.    - Armor, weapons, turning, spells as clerics.    ...

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When you go to a con, do you lean toward playing games you already know and like? Or do you prefer to play new games you've never tried? I'm thinking – just thinking , mind you – of running something at Con on the Cob  in Richfield, OH next fall. Part of wh...

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Boosting the Signal: White Box Fantastic Medieval Adventure Game at Cost
+Charlie "Dream Maker" Mason  just posted on Google+ that he finally broke even on his  White Box Fantastic Medieval Adventure Game . And since it was never intended to be a money-making venture for him, he is now selling copies at cost. If you aren't famil...

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