Jeremiah McCoy

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This is inspired by a thread on the Brigade over on Facebook. I thought it was worth talking about.

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The Basics of the Game Rambles 268 The Post-Apocalyptic Setting

I ramble for a bit about the post-apocalyptic genre of game worlds. I had some thoughts. Hey look I posted a video and a blog post. I am all productive and stuff.

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This is a ramble about committing to my role play choices. Inspired by some recent gaming weekends and watching Stream of Annihilation.

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The Grimoire of Grimoires

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I decided to do a primer on the boxed sets rules for Dungeons and Dragons. A number of people started playing with 2nd edition or later, and may never have used those boxed sets.

Trying something new here with the production. Tell me what you think.

 

Researching New Spells

So, this is my core system for researching spells. To say this could use some feedback is an understatement. Researching spells is something I want rules for, and sometimes you just have to write them yourself. It also forced me to look at the structure of Wizard spells in 5th Edition more closely.  These rules are assuming there are more restrictions on learning new spells than are currently in place in D&D, but they should work fine with the current system, as well.  With all that preamble out of the way…

 

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The Basics of the Game 48 Unknown Armies

Here is my review of Unknown Armies 3rd edition, which should be coming out in digital in March, and in print later this year. Do you like subjective reality, emotional trauma, and secret masters of the universe in your horror? Have I got a game for you!

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Actual Books

Sorry for the delay on this. I had a death in the family, and that took a lot of the steam out of me. I hope to get back to writing more regularly.  Ironically, I attended the panel which inspired this with the family member who died. He was on my mind a lot while writing it.

 

In my series about spell books, it occurred to me I had not addressed books in general. It is easy to assume everyone is on the same page with regards the subject of books. That said, not everyone really looks into the history of the book as an object and a technology.

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The Basics of the Game Rambles 47 Rifts Wormwood

This is the review of the Rifts Wormwood setting I had promised. Sorry for the delay. Easily one of my favorite setting books. Oddly, not available in the pdf listings for Rifts.

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The Basics of the Game Rambles 262 Life Update and My Projects

 

I have a very brief life update. A family member is dying, so I have been distracted. I talk about projects, the Neo-Anarchist Podcast, and Gencon.

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The Basics of the Game Rambles 261 Brief update and talk about Volos Guide

I have a very brief life update. Someone else in my family is sick. I also talk briefly about Volo’s Guide to Monsters.

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