#RPG #TTRPG #WeirdHookMonth – Slime

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The Hook

Non-Newtonian fluids are well known. Non-Einsteinian fluids are loose in space and time and coalesce around FTL drives and other space oddities, ageing everything they touch and always hungry for more. Worse, they’re time-displaced waste from the same FTL systems they attack.

Suggested Systems

Starblazer Adventures, Starfinder, Star Wars.

Art by Eric Pfeiffer

#MayRPGQ2018 Why do you play and make games in the genres and styles that you do?

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Oh, you want more?

Well, besides the fact that I tend to enjoy complex and well-defined worlds, conspiracies, plots, horror and emotional attachment, there’s the fact that these are hard to engender in a game. ‘Delve into the Dungeon of Prolapse the Underwhelming to fetch The Headpiece of Fring’ is pretty simple, ‘Take the Buttplug of Doom to Mount Snoozemoor’ is longer, but pretty simple. Overthrowing a government, rooting out a secret society, making your neighbourhood a better place or falling in love against the odds and raising a family, running a mercenary company during a conflict between many parties – these are more difficult.

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#MayRPGQ2018 Who do you want to play with more than anything and why?

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Just one person, and you do mean a game, right, not sexy shenanigans?

A lot of people would have said Gary Gygax, up until his death, and to an extent I can agree with that. To see the ur-Dungeon Master’s take on how the games he spawned should be played. Then again, from everything I’ve read and seen, his way of running games is counter to what I consider enjoyable…

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#RPG #TTRPG #WeirdHookMonth – Wealth

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The Hook

A billionaire, who worked his way up from nothing, wants his children not to grow up disconnected from hardships. To that end he intends to dump them in another country, on skid row, and leave them to get out of it themselves. You’re hired to ensure they do not cheat – or die.

Suggested Systems

Almost any game.

Art by Andrey Surnov

#WeirdHookMonth – Powerful Liquor

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The Hook

One bottle of Charavask’s Reserve is made a year, the centennial bottle gifted to those who gather the rare ingredients to make it. Elemental water, dryad’s nectar, assassin vine berries, giant bee honey and more are used. Can you win this year’s bottle by finding what is needed?

Suggested Systems

Advanced Fighting Fantasy, D&D, Pathfinder, Dragon Warriors.

Art by Katherine Souza

#MayRPGQ2018 Where do you play that most encourages your creative side?

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The beauty of roleplaying games is that where you play doesn’t have to matter that much. The creativity takes place in your mind, in your mutual imagination and so your surroundings don’t much matter. There have been times and places that have been more conducive to effective roleplaying, certainly, and have fed my creative side – especially when it came to LARP.

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#RPG #TTRPG #WeirdHookMonth – Bizarre Collections

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The Hook

From Invisible Etchings to the Atom Heart of Siva Goth, The Cabinet of Curiosity holds a plenitude of strange, ghastly and unnatural objects. The cabinet itself warps time and space and upon touching an item it holds you are whisked away to live out the story of how it was found.

Suggested Systems

GURPS, FATE, BRP.

Art by Priscilla Kim.