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A Goblin in the Synthetic Dream Machine

A good human finally asked: “Are there any quick-and-dirty conversion guidelines for porting in B/X or OSE monsters into SDM? HD roughly equate to level, use the baseline stats, and add a special trait/power?”…Continue readingA Goblin in the Synthetic Dream Machine

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System Vastlands

Cocreation: Local Cultures

A random cultural trait generator for the Rainbowlands (and other places in the UVG).Continue readingCocreation: Local Cultures

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Mechanics: Assets

This is a post on one of the resource mechanics in SDM – Our Golden Age, but it should be applicable to any rpg system that uses some kind of discrete wealth (as opposed…Continue readingMechanics: Assets

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Muse System

Principles: Like Friends

Principle 1: to build trust in a roleplaying group, behave like you would with friendsContinue readingPrinciples: Like Friends

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Principles: Can’t Wrong

A zero principle for my games: you can’t do roleplaying wrong.Continue readingPrinciples: Can’t Wrong

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UVG2E & the Synthetic Dream Machine

Where to sign up for UVG 2E? Where to get the freshly released SDM: Eternal Return Key ruleset? How to put up with the author’s maudlin ways? News for this blog?Continue readingUVG2E & the Synthetic Dream Machine

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Roadmap: S.E.A.C.A.T. & the Synthetic Dream Machine

A couple weeks ago, the 22nd day of the 2nd month of the 23rd year of the 21st century of our reckoning, I published a 32-page zine on my patreon, on the stratometaship. Synthetic…Continue readingRoadmap: S.E.A.C.A.T. & the Synthetic Dream Machine

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Making a Game: There and Back Again

An overview of where my writing and drawing is at.Continue readingMaking a Game: There and Back Again

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Creative Permutations: Dead City

—The slow horizon has eaten the living god. The millennial city falls. Gore runs in the archaic streets. Bones break beneath the stud wheels of the conquerors. —”Reason!” they yell as they sack the…Continue readingCreative Permutations: Dead City

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Spells: Inventing and Assembling

Inventing spells and spell albums for S.E.A.C.A.T. Also, the spell album of the cosmic logos for your perusal.Continue readingSpells: Inventing and Assembling