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My RPGs are collaborative storytelling. I love conversation scenes and emergent settings. I'm interested in the influence of environment (at the table and in the game world) on play.

USEFUL/INTERESTING LINKS: Worldbuilding & the Okapi's Butt; Making the Tough Decisions; goblin dice; abstractions are leaky; print-&-fold minis; Paradigms of Play; papercraft dice tower; consequences as positive currency (Fate); Making Superman Truly Invulnerable (Fate Core); Rick Neal's essays (DFRPG); Level 1 Equivalent Damage (4e); improved skill challenges (4e); No Such Thing as D&D; Same Page Tool.

You will often find me in the chat; come on by!

CURRENT RPG HABITS: Our major game is a serial campaign about Weird Stuff using Atomic Robo rules, interspersed with single-session games in other systems. I'm the primary GM, but everyone takes a turn sometimes.

CONTEMPORARY GAMING: Mostly games like , , and , but occasionally we run , , , , and . I'm experimenting with game design, too: a FAE hack about holy werewolves, and a unique system inspired by My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

GAMING HISTORY: Started in and . Dabbled in , , Dresden Files Accelerated (playtest), /The Princes' Kingdom, , , , and Stargate SG-1.

CHARACTER NOTE: Never short on Opinions and overambitious Ideas. I want to play a shulassakar and a musteval, and I have an elaborate SG-1 campaign I fear I'll never get to run.

My avatar is "The Bookworm," by Carl Spitzweg.


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answered How can I pitch a player-defined campaign to gamers who are used to GM-defined games?
Jun
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answered Why aren't you allowed to check off multiple stress boxes per hit?
May
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answered Does an enemy being easier to hit prevent backlash?
May
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answered What skill is used to throw things in Fate Core?
May
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answered How can I use roll for shoes to introduce someone to roleplaying?
May
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answered How to handle potentially debiliating Aspects?
May
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answered As a GM, should I use Fate points in a scene with no other characters?
May
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answered Can a scene pass without any dice rolls?
Apr
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answered What to do when players bypass plot hooks
Apr
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answered When can you invoke an aspect twice for free on the same roll?
Apr
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answered Can you concede when compelled to fight in Fate Core?
Mar
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answered How do I convince my group to try a new system without always having to DM it first?
Mar
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answered Should I scale the difficulty after the party recruits a boss?
Mar
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answered Where can I find FATE Core RPG symbols?
Mar
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answered Can you make a sword out of Ivory?
Feb
19
answered How to deal with players breaking the game mood by overplaying their characters
Jan
28
answered How do I protect myself from harm and wrack?
Dec
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answered What's the benefit to having low-light vision as a deep gnome?
Dec
24
answered Making a rules-light non-combat version of Call of Cthulhu
Dec
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asked My players grow Weary of the endless Endgame