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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.

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


Aug
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answered How do I narrate the Last Breath move?
Aug
20
answered How do you keep track of the Moon?
Jul
26
answered How do I analyze and improve myself as a GM?
Jul
21
answered Can PCs hide motivations from the DM?
Jul
17
answered Should the fronts and countdowns be visible to players?
Jun
27
answered How do I play a quiet, lone wolf character but also engage my group?
Jun
17
answered In Moldvay's Basic D&D, how much time does it take to do something?
Jun
11
answered Games where some characters can play as weapons
Jun
9
answered How much food is considered substantial?
May
25
answered Is there a directory of optimisation handbooks for D&D 3.5?
May
13
answered How to ensure that players don't forget they're always in a microgravity environment
May
12
answered Metagaming when there isn't actually anything there?
May
12
answered What is the best way to create custom weapons and armor for your PCs?
May
10
answered A modern-SF, non-transhumanist, simulationist-leaning game?
May
7
answered Did having a 'Caller' player positively influence the gameplay in Moldvay's Basic D&D?
Apr
5
answered Does ongoing damage stack?
Mar
31
answered What are the best computer generators for historical timelines?
Mar
26
answered Cyborging in Paranoia 25th Anniversary Edition
Mar
19
answered What is a good/solid contemporary (near future)-Sci Fi rpg setting?
Mar
18
answered Teaching Polaris for a single session game