The Power of Information

“There’s this old movie that opens with this bit talking about how movies are essentially, shit. Because they don’t push the envelope. I think I have a clip of it here, just give me a second.” Drraagh taps a couple buttons on the keyboard before bringing up a video clip: “See how he talks about […]

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Keep Your Mind Sharp

Aboard the Airship, I am the Private Eye. I am the one that no secrets can be kept from for very long, because I understand how to think creatively, how to get around various weird issues people may try to come up with. So, when I hear people getting frustrated by the fact of things […]

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Shall We Play A Game?

When you talk about Game Theory, most people may not always understand what you mean by that. For example, the Beautiful Mind scene about picking a girl gives us a prime example of this. People don’t grasp the mathematics that makes up problems around the world, much like when we look at how Sherlock Holmes deduces […]

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Tell me a Story

Before I start talking about gaming in this series I think everyone needs to understand what I think about games. Simply put Story will always have Priority. Many DMs agree with me on this but how they all implement is is a little different. For me if there is no story than there is no […]

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Law and Order: RPG Players Unit

One thing I haven’t seen very much of in RPGs is actual ‘legal’ fallout from actions. I play in a Shadowrun game where police are regularly called in as response to player actions, but the gamemasters will just cut a deal with the PCs as the corporations that run the police only care about the […]

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Taxation Representation: Money Sinks in RPGs

One of the first times I ever thought about money the players have from a Gamemaster standpoint was after reading a blog entry by a Shadowrun poster at Dumpshock, Blackjack, in his Blackjack’s Guide to Bitter Gamemastering. I feel he is one of my inspirations to get into blogging, actually, with the other being Game […]

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Captains Log Day 11

Captains Log, Today was our weekly DND adventure, the one that “Encountering Wednesday” is about, and I had a blast. They are by far one of my favorite groups I’ve ran in my time DMing. I don’t know if its the fact that it has a good mix of age groups in it or that […]

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Captains Log Day 8

Captains Log, I have very much been enjoying 7 Days to Die. Although it is obviously designed for PC I do have to admit that it has ported over very well. I have always enjoyed survival based game, last one I invested into was of course ARK: Survival Evolved but the same obsession with it […]

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