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RPG A Day 2017 August 23

August Twenty Third (Five Days Belated) Prompt: Which RPG Has The Most Jaw-Dropping Layout? Hm. This isn’t something I pay a lot of attention to, overall. Layout needs to be just pretty enough to be evocative, and not a pile … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 22

August Twenty Second (I Keep Hovering About Six Days Behind) Prompt: Which RPG Is The Easiest For You To Run? Those I’ve run extensively before. 🙂 At this point, Pathfinder and similar D20 derivatives are in the lead, followed by … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 21

August Twenty First (Five Days Belated) Prompt: Which RPG Does The Most With The Least Words? FEWEST words! #Stannis As my personal preferences run towards massive tomes, this is an odd question. But I have two answers. First, Og… because … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 20

August Twentieth (Only Six Days Late!) Prompt: What Is The Best Source For Out Of Print RPGs? I do very well at Half Price Books. They usually have a decent selection at reasonable prices. Amazon has darn near anything you … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 19

August Nineteenth (Slouching Towards Current) Prompt: Which RPG Has The Best Writing? Oy. I often get the feeling these questions are aimed at people who don’t need to have their wife maintain a database of their games. If you own … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 18

August Eighteenth (Really Not Catching Up Much) (But This Is Really Short, So, I Can Get Another One In Today) Prompt: Which RPG Have You Played The Most In Your Life? Well, that’s easy: D&D and it’s variants, particularly 3.x … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 17

August Seventeenth (Still About As Belated) Prompt: Which RPG Have You Owned The Longest And Not Played? Oy. I’ve been collecting RPGs since the late 1970s. At this point, even if I had a team of gamers at my beck … Continue reading

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Plausible Implausibilities

Plausible Implausibilites Deviating a little from my usual gaming focus to discuss media… Warning! Spoilers for Game Of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6! In an interview w/Variety, the producers of AGOT note that there’s a “…thing called plausible impossibilities,” No, … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 16

August Sixteenth (Starting To Maybe Catch Up A Little?) Prompt: Which RPG Do You Enjoy Using As Is? Hm. See previous comment. I tend to muck with anything I’m running… and the crunchier it is, the more things I find … Continue reading

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RPG A Day 2017 August 15

August Fifteenth (Very Slightly Less Belated Than The Last Two) Prompt: Which RPG Do You Enjoy Adapting The Most? Well, almost any game I play, I’m going to compulsively create mechanics for. It’s what I do. I build worlds, and … Continue reading

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