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Here is a listing of useful gaming stuff, now collected from the blog for your convenience:
God's Work Bench
A series of 6 articles on creating narrative and structuring encounters. Mostly. There is other stuff, too. This is what has really started my investigation into the real design of RPG's. There will be more on this. Here is where it starts.
Tricking Yourself-God's Workbench Part 1
The Great White Space-God's Workbench Part 2
Designing a New Encounter System (1 of 2)-God's Workbench Part 3
Designing a New Encounter System (2 of 2)-God's Workbench Part 4
Clogs of Poop-God's Workbench Part 5
Workable Encounters-God's Workbench Part 6
Crypt Lord Nuggets
Quick little thingies on doing the referee thing. The one on this list that is super good is the last, "How to play RPG's Real Good Part I, Players". Read that one.
Your Time Is Running Out-Crypt Lord Nugget #1
Rope Bridges-Crypt lord Nugget #2
Look Into The Eyes Of Tom Baker...Crypt Lord Nugget #3
How to play RPGs Real Good Part I: Players
How to play RPGs Real Good Part 2: Referees, Basement Leaders and Crypt Lords
I like dice a lot. Especially old dice that are numbered differently. Ok, Ok. Oh, there is some stuff on new kinds of dice, namely the Thumbtrix.
My God How I Love Dice
Thumbtrix: New Way to Generate Random Stuff on the Fly
These are the "monsters" of CNC, although last game I ran my players started up a human trafficking thing, so it can get a little confusing just who the bad guys are.
Vascular Stalker, Poprockazoid, Other Worldly Lard Ass, Snareoid and Hornettes
Old 70's & 80's Dungeons
These are just really cool. I'll keep adding these.
Mike the Mangler's "Kananas Abode" 1979
Carl’s Dungeon of “Mazes of Xanth” 1978
My AD&D "Cyclops Of Yew" Dungeon Circa 1979
Some good stuff here.
Arrow Up! A collection of weird and cool arrows.
Fire In the Hole A method of grenade usage that I think is really good.
Mundo, Chum and Igor Uh...These are types of Garlic in the Moot of Fooglee
Random Crypt Detritus A table of...you know.
Teleportals A potted plant grown as a magic transport system
Map of the Cosmic All A cosmic map...of...everything?
Game Screens & My System
I have done a lot of work on the infrastructure of the games we play. Looking at the whole thing in a new way.
Svelte Magnetic Referee Screen
Coolest Gamemaster Screen EVER.
Amazing Crypt Lord Screen