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  1. Old DiceMan

    [5e] Five Battles for Beginners Design Challenge

    It's stated simply. Create five combat encounters that will progressively teach newbs the basics of the system. When I say newb, I mean utter, total, never even played computer rpgs before newb.
  2. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 235

    No man who bothers about originality will ever be original: wheras if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring two pence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. CS Lewis This is something that comes up a lot...
  3. The Discerning Gentleman

    🎨 Creative 101 Ridiculous Paladin Warcries

    I recently watched The Gamers: Dorkness Rising, and in the credits at the end, the paladin was shouting hilarious Warcries. Can you top these? -" I shall spread the buttery justice of Pelor over the toast of your iniquity!" - "The succulent jam of light shall sweeten the sourdough of your evil...
  4. NautilusComics

    🎨 Creative (I'm New Here) Give Me Some Golden/Silver Age Style Superheroes/Villains

    Hi everyone. I'm new to the Rpgnet Forums, but one thing for sure, I do love me some superheroes. So this is what I want: Golden/Silver Age style champions of justice or alternatively dastardly rogues for the heroes to oppose. I do have some rules: •preferrably no occult stuff. •Super-science...
  5. Jian

    A slightly different take on Eberron

    I've always wanted to run a game in Eberron, but never quite got round to it; as I did with the Forgotten Realms, I just wanted to change it up a bit. Add in what relevant fantasy I've read in the last few years (the Divine Cities and Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett, the first Craft...
  6. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20181103

    It's a Saturday Thing, you might understand.
  7. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20181027

    Yah, It is a Saturday Thing Now sometimes it is hard to get at your creative, but that is why you need to feed the beast that is your creativity and have regular meetings with your muse and create. After all, if your muse comes looking for you and you aren't in your chair working... what...
  8. Chris J

    Struggling for Inspiration

    I'm struggling for inspiration for writing adventures. I need a jump start of sorts so I was looking at Story Cubes and Once Upon a Time by Atlas Games. Does anyone use them or another randomizer to get the creative juices going? Can you recommend anything?
  9. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20181013

    Saturday Sidepost
  10. T

    [Creative] A 101 Superhero / Supervillain Themed Things

    This is a thread for all kinds ideas about of Superhero and Supervillain themed things - Nifty or not so nifty superpowers, plots, world settings, etc etc etc.
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    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180811

    Lost in the Noise - Side Posts You know, my side posts should have a directory as well. They are listed in the big directory I just posted, but they get lost in the noise. Saturday Side Posts 20180312 Creative Habits 20180413 "Why these dice and these colors?" 20180602 George R. R. Martin...
  12. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180721

    Roddenberry Writes Another Saturday Sidepost. (*X) Roddenberry writes: Every story, and every game (*1), starts with a need. A need for something to happen or something not to happen. That need must be closely and deeply associated with the main character (or one of them in a game...
  13. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180627

    Read this then do it Go be a better player. Go be a GM. Go be a writer, painter, artist, comic, etc. You already have my permission (even though it counts for squat)..... Do you have your own? Original Link
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    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180623

    One of those side things on saturday It is a piece of Creative Advice that I bring today. It is related to Feed the Beast and Copy, Immitate, Steal. It’s not where you take things from–it’s where you take them to. A notable comment from a notable independent director This is the site that...
  15. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180604

    click here for do it yourself sound effects (*1) According to my son, I am involved in time travel on a regular basis. I go through old game material. I do it a great deal of the time actually. What material might you ask? I go through old GM Journals. I go through old old chronicle...
  16. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180523

    Science, Memory, and Goals. Oh My Achieve your goal with Science! i.e. If you write it down, you can do it. We have all heard the old chestnut, "If you want to achieve a goal, write it down." Now, there is new science that backs it up. Now, if you have been reading my blog for a while...
  17. M

    Attitudes to be a better gamer.

    https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/30-behaviors-that-will-make-you-unstoppable 30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable By Benjamin P. Hardy May 22, 2018 A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable. Those who are unstoppable...
  18. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180516

    The Confidence Game When a Grifter (or Con-Man) runs a confidence game, they scheme to gain someone’s trust in order to get what they want (usually cash). A GM needs to gain and hold the troupe's trust, to get what they want- A Good Game. Game Mastering, like any type of performance, is all...
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    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180509

    Confidence is the Best GM Tool EVER! Notice the title's Size. Maybe it is overcompensating, but it is a truth that so many GM's (and players) ignore. Presenting with confidence makes the game go better. Players are easily accept the Delivery of Information from a confident source. Think...
  20. M

    MoonHunter Sayeth 20180425

    Three Passes, Two Points, One Product. Another catchy counting mnemonic to ensure better game elements. So people ask, "Hunter. How do you make so many good posts?" "Funny you should ask. I have a process...." Groaning. Because of course you do is mumbled. "This one is quick and easy...
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