Category Archives: 4e DnD

DnD Light, Story rich with PDQ#

There was some talk on Twitter last week about simplicity and complexity in RPGs, and making 4e D&D accessible to new players. Here’s an option on the simple end of the spectrum. I ran a game of a spin-off vignette … Continue reading

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Cortex Plus – “Should I add a new Role?”

I am very pleased to introduce the first post by a new contributor Craggle. He has a keen mind for hacking design and ideas that excite me, so I hope you benefit from his musings as much as I do. … Continue reading

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Words have Meaning, Names have Power

Proper names are poetry in the raw.  Like all poetry they are untranslatable.  ~W.H. Auden Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior. ~Logan Pearsall Smith People’s fates are simplified by their names.  ~Elias … Continue reading

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Heroic Drive: Attacking Situations Angry-style

What drives the heroes in your RPG? What motivates them, making their blood hot? What allows them to unleash their greatest moments of heroism in the face of danger? Or, in the terms of present discussion: What gets them out … Continue reading

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