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  • The best gaming advice: Talk to each other like reasonable adults.
  • Dice fudging is bullshit.
  • Ignoring rules is a sign that you're playing the wrong game.
  • Rather than hack on the rules of a game, stop to consider that a different game might better do what you want.
  • Rule Zero is bullshit.
  • System matters.
  • “Wubba Wubba!”

    Brevity is characteristic of okeefe's answers. … It's a complete solution to the problem, in a small package. —SevenSidedDie


Apr
7
reviewed No Action Needed Can a monk's unarmed strike be considered as a touch attack?
Apr
6
reviewed Leave Open Why even bother with XP?
Apr
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Do you gain combat advantage from a flanking charge?
Apr
5
revised Does ongoing damage stack?
Wording
Apr
5
revised Does ongoing damage stack?
"Ongoing" is one word.
Apr
5
answered Does ongoing damage stack?
Apr
4
reviewed No Action Needed Getting bogged down in combat with Dungeon World
Apr
4
reviewed No Action Needed Magic Jar and Revenance?
Apr
4
reviewed No Action Needed Muse Uplifts in Eclipse Phase
Apr
3
reviewed Leave Closed Practical aspects of fire immunity
Apr
3
reviewed No Action Needed Can a sniper be built in D&D 4e?
Apr
2
reviewed Leave Open How can I decide whether being the GM is right for me?
Apr
1
reviewed Leave Open A few questions about mounts
Mar
31
answered What are the best computer generators for historical timelines?
Mar
31
reviewed Leave Open What are the best computer generators for historical timelines?
Mar
31
reviewed Leave Closed Help Needed With Probability Math for 2d10
Mar
30
comment How much are the players supposed to know?
At some point, you have to engage the rules for what they are. Immersion as goal in and of itself makes a poor game.
Mar
30
comment Semi-random name generator
As @AlexP suggested, the Story Games Names Project (pdf) is a list of lists of names broken into types of genres, including cultures. It's easily randomizable (lists are labeled 1-20) but, of course, finite. Russian is included (as are Finnish and Swedish) but not Norwegian, unfortunately.
Mar
30
reviewed No Action Needed Are there any more Vampire the Requiem Novels?
Mar
30
reviewed Close Semi-random name generator