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To Empathize with Nazis

A friend sent me an article about mindflayers in D&D and an analysis on what the lead designer Mike Mearls said about the tremendously evil creatures ability to garner empathy, or at least sympathy. The short of it was that … Continue reading

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Ye Can’t Get Ye Flask

In Dungeons and Dragons, many actions a playing character might like to perform are what we call a “skill check”, and the success is determined in part by the roll of a twenty sided die, or D20. If you roll … Continue reading

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The Funny Thing About Motive

I started up a new Skyrim character the other day. This is my third character, and I like to try to make the character their own person rather than a vague avatar of myself. This time, I tried an Argonian … Continue reading

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A Good GM Makes For A Good Writer

GM – often interchangeable with DM – stands for Game Master (or Dungeon Master). You see GM usually in the context of a table top roleplaying game like Dungeons & Dragons (in which case it’ll probably be DM) and sometimes … Continue reading

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