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Interview with Lortas programmer of the Earthdawn Character Editor 0

The following interview is the first real interview since a long time and of course the first for the year 2011. The title of the post almost says it all, for all those who missed the Earthdawn…

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School of Hard Knocks – Dresden Files game set in Kaiserwerth, Germany 0

Character Creation We finished up most of the characters today for the after-school club’s Dresden Files RPG game today and I’m really impressed at how well the characters, setting, and the various aspects are gelling – there are a bunch of connected elements we’ve managed to reincorporate across various characters, locations, and threats which has  created a pretty cool…

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Earthdawn Legends and Earthdawn 3rd edition framework v1.0 [MapTool] released 0

Earthdawn 3rd edition framework? MapTool? Well, I heard of MapTool, but never used it and as Telarus released his v1.0 for use with the latest Earthdawn 3rd edition, I was irritated until I had a…

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Smallville AP: The Mandrake Session #1 0

In the last report I talked about how we came up with the basic premise for our campaign and created the characters. I took these details to try and create an adventure. After a little thought I’ve decided on a name for the campaign:- “ The Mandrake “. The Mandrake (or La Mandragola ) is a satirical play by Italian Renaissance writer Niccolò Machiavelli. It’s a tale of corruption within…

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Smallville AP: The Mandrake #0 (Brainstorming) 0

Our gaming group is just about to start the third session of our “Mandrake” game. I’m really impressed by how the first couple of sessions have gone. I think we are really pushing the system and I’m proud of the game we’ve started, so I thought I would share a few details… Our gaming group has recently suffered the loss of several players. One…

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Javascript based Earthdawn Character Generator 0

The German Tanelorn forum has also an Earthdawn section and sometimes I have a look at the topics and discussions there. Recently a guy called Kaspi called for help to update his online Earthdawn Character Generator to the RedBrick 3rd Edition. I had never heard of his generator and so I had a look at it. Kaspi wrote the generator for his …

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Character Creation 0

Character creation has always been a point of minor contention amongst gamers. “What method do you use?” has always been one of the first questions out of players mouths when getting together with a new group. So I ask you, what method do YOU use? The most basic method I think has to be the straight forward 3d6 in order The most popular…

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Bikes and Broomsticks: Character Creation 2 0

Download the full PDF! Skills Now, why do you think I made that whole first page all about background. Because you would think “Hey, maybe I should do this background thing.” Well, if you did, Good! You did awesome. If you didn’t, sorry……

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