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[Shadowrun] Assaulting the Cartel

This session, the team decided to finish the campaign in a way that perfectly sets up the next one. Their goal: acquiring the technology needed to setup their own fake SIN fabrication operation. 586 more words

Table-Top RPG

Week of Vengeance! - Revenge, and Why Your NPCs Want It

Revenge, and Why Your NPCs Want It

“O, from this time forth

My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!”- Shakespeare, Hamlet

Player Characters are polarizing figures that tend to instigate dramatic changes to the world around them. 2,270 more words

Roleplaying

[Shadowrun] Of Brothels and AI

After delivering the cryotube, the team decided to take some time off and focus on their own projects. Throughout the campaign, they’d struck up some kind of rivalry with the David Cartel by hitting their drug labs and financing their enemies, and they wanted to continue doing such activities. 1,078 more words

Table-Top RPG

Monsterous Monday: The Carrion Crawler - Not Just For Caves Anymore!

The carrion crawler has to be one of my all-time favorite monsters. What’s not to love about a giant, armor-plated maggot that paralyzes everyone? That said, I’m not as big a fan of the 5th edition incarnation of this classic monster. 641 more words

Roleplaying

Creating Shadowruns on the Fly: The 5 Questions

Last year, one of our players decided to try his hand at DMing a Shadowrun game. I was fairly ecstatic at this announcement, and told him that I was onboard. 1,057 more words

Table-Top RPG

#OnePostADayTheMonthAfterMay Day 18 - Where I Find a Forgotten Treasure in a Dank Dungeon

Ok, so really I just found a book in my basement, but it’s a book that I had forgotten about, and my basement is indeed dank. 443 more words

Dungeons & Dragons

Wolves Without Teeth (Understanding Elements of Balance - Defense)

Stir the coals in the fire-pit and don’t worry about getting burned too much, still a bit more to say. The Pathfinder Roleplaying Game is hitting maturity (read: growing up, not old) and it is time to have some honest talks about the birds, the bees… and the behemoths of balance. 774 more words

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game