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148 Unveiling the Mystery

Mystery, or the unknown, is a good trope to incorporate into your RPG. But, how far do you go before the players hit a brick wall of frustration and don’t know what to do or what path to pursue? Inspired by an email to us from Michael Drescher, we take a stab at providing some…

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138 Skills Game

Some rpg systems have skills list for player characters. Examples of these are 3.x and 5th edition¬†Dungeons and Dragons, GURPS, Champions, Basic Role-Playing,¬†and quite a few more. Whereas there are some older games as well as some modern OSR-based games that do not have skills inherently built into the system. Non-skill based systems abstract it…

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