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I've been involved in one aspect or another of the adventure games hobby for the past twenty-five years. Started playing in 1987. (First game? Champions, followed by CyberSpace, the Iron Crown cyberpunk game for Space Master, their sci-fi Rolemaster spin-off.) Was hired by InQuest Magazine in 1996, where I started my editorial career. Since then, I've done work for Green Ronin, Malhavoc Press, Dream Pod 9, and White Wolf. I managed two different game stores in the metro Boston area in the 2000s, and am now working primarily freelance. Still gaming after all these years.

I have a weakness for good coffee and bad puns.


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answered Games with mechanics for dreams
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awarded  Proofreader
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reviewed Approve Can Helpers Retry Spellcraft Magic Item Identification Checks?
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revised Why shouldn't I use fully statted PC characters as NPC antagonists in D&D 4E?
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revised Working “add-on” powers system for DnD 3.x?
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revised Any GM headaches or canon reasons not to let resurrected PCs fight their reanimated corpses?
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reviewed Approve gurps-4e tag wiki excerpt
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awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
10
revised Any GM headaches or canon reasons not to let resurrected PCs fight their reanimated corpses?
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answered Any GM headaches or canon reasons not to let resurrected PCs fight their reanimated corpses?
Dec
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revised How to make GURPS combat fast?
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reviewed Approve Can't get “a hold” of this At-Range Grappling Conundrum
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revised Do penalty modifiers in ranged combat really stack?
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Dec
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revised What is a radius on a square grid?
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revised Is there a distinction between skill and knowledge checks?
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comment Is there a distinction between skill and knowledge checks?
Hi, Luke. Page 26 of which book, please?
Dec
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comment What should a DM do if a player wants to do something impossible?
@Pavel I think the answer contains that: it is good because it establishes that this world runs on a simulationist engine. The rules are basically physics -- anything can be tried, but there's no guarantee the challenge will be within the range of possibility for you. That's something that many players enjoy.
Dec
8
answered What games have good treatments of sub-Saharan Africa, or fantasy analogues?
Dec
7
answered How do I use passive insight checks?
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reviewed Edit How do I use passive insight checks?