Gnomecast #177 – Superhero Games Ang, Chris, & Jared talk about superhero games and get off on a variety of comic book and superhero media tangents. Links – Jared’s Reviews Supergods by Grant Morrison Screen...

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The Crusty Old Gnome: Creating a Realm of Adventure

Don’t you remember? We built this city, we built this city on rock and roll.                                                                                                 — Starship, “We Built This City” As I began preparing my Old School campaign, one of the first things that struck me...

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Gnomecast #176 – Canon Characters Ang, Chris, & Jared talk about using Canon Characters in your games. They touch on their experiences as a GM and player and then give some tips and tricks to make it a little easier for you to make your IP...

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Entertainment Is Key

The point of playing a game, any game of any style or ruleset, is to be entertained. There’s a saying that goes around: If you’re having fun, you’re doing it right. This is usually in reference to adherence to RAW (Rules As Written). It goes deeper than this, however. Being...

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Recreation Time In The Hobby

Over the decades my free time has become less and less. Gone are the times in my 20s when my responsibilities were low and my time to enjoy the hobby of RPGs was bountiful. What time I have for the hobby is also divided up between campaigns I am running, podcasting, blogging, and occasionally game...

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Cthulhu Awakens First Impression

It’s (at the time of this writing) October. The trees are losing their cloaking leaves, revealing the long skeletal fingers of ancient beings whose roots draw life from deep underground. The vitality of Summer is giving way to the chill of Autumn, as the life force slowly drains away from the...

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Three New Familiars For Your Game

Familiars are many and varied, with a smorgasbord of stats and powers. Each is unique and your choice says something about your character. These versatile minions are a simple way to add a little flavor or flair to your game and character. Here then are three creatures to add to your game as...

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