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Lands of Gold and Fire Review

My first brush with 7th Sea was to see all the 1st edition books on the shelves of one of the local game stores when I was getting back into roleplaying after my brief, early adulthood hiatus from the hobby. It looked interesting, but at the time, I was still locked into the mindset that if it...

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Gnomecast #44 – Resisting the Shiny

Join Ang, Camdon, and Phil on Gnomecast for a follow-up discussion of J.T.’s Gnome Stew article “Resisting the Shiny” and a discussion about ways to handle that constant urge to try new games. Will they be able to resist the shiny sufficiently to keep them out of the stew?...

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Making Roleplaying Games in Troubling Times

In a political climate that involves neo-nazis, the rise of fascism, ICE, loss of healthcare, capitalism, racism, sexism, homophobia, ableism, global warming… are roleplaying games important? Like shouldn’t every waking moment be about fixing what’s wrong in America right now?  Like...

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Adventure and Campaign Design By Checklist

As my 8 month campaign was beginning to wrap towards its conclusion, I started to plan things a little differently than I had when it was just beginning. When the game was new, I was using Trello to plot out and organize story arcs, character options, and connect different cards to each other to...

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Want To Be Interviewed On The Gnomecast @ Gencon?

Hey, let’s Talk At Gen Con! Are you going to be at Gen Con? Do you have an RPG or a an RPG project that you want to be interviewed about on the Gnomecast? Are you a gamer that wants to talk about your Gen Con experience? I {Head Gnome John Arcadian} will be at Gen Con with a fairly open...

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Don’t Just Sit There!

You’ve worked hard prepping for a game with some interesting investigation scenes, cool action sequences, and plenty of opportunities for roleplaying. Bringing it to the table, most of the players dive right into it, but during what you thought would be an exciting scene, one player shrugs and...

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Gnome Stew Notables – Brie Sheldon

Welcome to the next installment of our Gnome Spotlight: Notables series. The notables series is a look at game developers in the gaming industry doing good work. The series will focus on game creators from underrepresented populations primarily, and each entry will be a short bio and interview....

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