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Exalted: Planning Your First Game

It is often said that Exalted is a game where you, as the Storyteller, can’t plan for your players’ shenanigans. It is said that the player characters are too powerful…

Cyberpunk Red: Themes & Presentation

HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE While technology and transhumanism are huge selling points for the Cyberpunk franchise, another one is the underdog who barks at its master; the urchin who challenges…

Machineborn Preview: Timeline

The Modern Era: Until Early 21st Century The Modern Era was a time when people could communicate instantly across the globe and soar through the sky like gods in bewinged…

Machineborn Preview: Setting Overview 2

The Nanite Matrix After Primary Order seized control over civilization, it laid the foundation for countless breakthroughs in science and engineering. One such breakthrough was the design for a microscopic…

Machineborn Preview: Setting Overview

Civilization Several centuries ago, the artificial intelligence Primary Order governed over civilization with the purpose of seeing to everyone’s prosperity. While many were satisfied living under the authority of this…

Session Zero and Safety Tools

There have always been divisive topics within the tabletop roleplaying game hobby: Tactical battle maps versus theater of the mind; XP or milestone progression; Should you fudge dice rolls? But…

Creating Your Own Setting

A setting is the time and place used to define a narrative. It adds context and atmosphere to a story but also acts as a stage the characters can inhabit…

Why You Should Write Homebrew

My history with designing roleplaying games dates to the very same day as when I played my first one. I was eight years old and had been invited to my…

2021 In Retrospect

When I wrote the blog post about my goals for 2021, I had a bunch of expectations and made a bunch of promises. I was going to post one review…

How to Improve as a Roleplayer

Everyone has a different idea of what it means to be a good roleplayer. For some, a good roleplayer is someone who can immerse themselves in a story and embrace…

Storytelling for Powerful Characters

Some roleplaying games, such as Exalted, let players take the roles of immensely powerful characters. I think that most people who have frequented Exalted forums or hang around with people…

Tabletop Roleplaying Games in Therapy

Throughout spring of 2020, I, as well as a study partner, wrote a bachelor’s dissertation in social work that focuses on the use of tabletop roleplaying games in therapeutic treatment…

Thank You For 1K Subscribers!

My Youtube channel reached a milestone today with 1K subscribers! I’m super happy that so many people have been enjoying my content and it motivates me to keep making stuff!…

Some Patreon Updates

Manuscripts and the Transhuman Tier I’m going to make a small change to the Transhuman Tier. So far, the only thing I’ve offered that’s exclusive to that tier are the…

Website

I’ve been thinking about making a website for a while so that I have somewhere to gather all of my content in one place. I hope you like it and…

Goals for 2021

Art by Tithi Luadthong (Grandfailure) / Adobe Stock There are a few things I want to get done in 2021. First of all, I finished my social work studies in…

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