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  1. Kikketer

    Recent email is impossible to read

    I just got an email titled "Fantastic Factions => 4 Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Villain Factions". It sounded interesting enough but the email itself isn't rendering properly. I'm using standard GMail via the web, so nothing crazy on my end. It appears this way on mobile as well.
  2. Matt


    Hi, I unsubscribed from the CL Newsletter because I got it always twice but now I can’t find a subscribe link.
  3. G

    John, where's you're article about showing threads and next actions

    You had an article about tracking your major plot threads and the next action for the antagonists in a grid at the top of your prep doc. I can't find it. Can you share it again?
  4. JohnnFour

    Genre Points

    RPT GM James Cunningham shares thoughts on using genre points to allay bad luck and other game frictions: Hi Johnn, I've mentioned in the past a game system called Silhouette CORE. It's the 3rd edition of Dream Pod 9's silhouette system, for games of theirs like Heavy Gear and Jovian...
  5. JohnnFour

    Three Rules When Rolling

    RPT GM Charles Floray responded to my Musing about not fudging rolls with a great three-step approach: I've struggled with this too and I came to the conclusion rolling should meet three things. Don't make a roll unless there is a chance the character has a different outcome. Otherwise, like...
  6. JohnnFour

    To World Build or Not to World Build?

    Got this thoughtful email from RPT GM G.R. in response to a Musing in November titled "Build Your World With This Cool Map": I think it strikes a nice balance between two schools of thought. One is that you should never create more than you absolutely have to for the current adventure at...
  7. JohnnFour

    Create Civilizations Based On Generations & Race Age

    Got this tip from RPT GM Adam B in response to a Musing "Add Lost Civilizations To Your World": One idea you sparked was to consider why civilizations last the length they do. If we go with real world Human civilizations lasting an average of 350 years and consider that in previous historical...
  8. beerwithdragons

    @JohnFour Game of Thrones NPC Introduction Method

    @JohnnFour, I just read today's RPT'S. Can you expand your GOT method? Quote: I believe it's a best practice to introduce at least one new NPC every session as per my Game of Thrones method. As your Cast of Characters fills out so does your GM Toolbox. - @JohnnFour Thanks in advance!