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Tabletop Antibodies: Ep.1: Game Comparisons and Design

Tabletop Gaming news for January 2016. Someone won’t admit that they have a cold.

OrcaCon 2016 : Washington
BryceCon 2016 : Utah

Game Design Contest
Nefarious: Evil Mad Scientist (re-release)
Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game

Killer Kittens
Ultimate Dinosaur Fighting
StrataSphere 2.0

Dread rpg
Netrunner vs. MtG (living vs. collectible)
The Grizzled
Burgle Bros
Orleans (game we couldn’t name)
Many more

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Plotting Campaign Plots

Did you get a new RPG book for Christmas? Maybe thinking of making a New Year’s resolution to run a great campaign or a character that you’ve been dreaming about? Have you been wanting to hit the ground running after the holidays pulled your game group apart for the last month or so?

January has a few good reasons for us as tabletop gamers to make plans for something new in our games, and so we thought it would be a great time to share a few thoughts in that direction. Today we are going to look at campaign plots, the overall theme for the series of adventures you want to play.

There are more themes than there are genres, so in an effort to be as helpful and useful as possible we will not be touching on system-specific mechanics. These plots will fit a variety of settings, and hopefully they will help get you and your group pushing in the right direction to plan for the game you all want to play next year.

Investigating the Lost Civilization

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Fate Stunt making: Stunt Trees

The holidays are all about giving, right? So today we are giving you some more sample stunts for 3 unique campaign settings. Previously, we had gone over how to make stunts. This time all the stunts are part of the same stunt tree, meaning they require base stunts before you can take them.

Hopefully this will inspire you to come up with your own stunt trees, or maybe fill in some blanks in ours.

Men or Mice Stunts

In the mood for something child-like and adorable? There are some very fun games out already about playing mice, bunnies, or rats that dress and act like people. It can be a lot of fun to play animals that act a bit like human, especially when they are cute!

Seamstress – You may use Crafts to make clothing and practical items that are generally ‘worn’ by a fellow animal. This includes cloaks, packs, armor, blankets, camouflage, parachutes, and other such things. It is always assumed that you have the tools necessary to work your craft, unless a negative aspect states otherwise.

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