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Question of Sevens

Ever notice how a wizard never seems to lose his hat? Explain that one, if you can …

 

Question of Sevens

“No harm ever came from reading a book …”

Or.. did it? Outside of that shining example, what harm could come of reading a book?

GM’s Tip of the Week

Character creation is one of the fun things about being a player; you get to imagine being somebody else for a while; think up a whole personality, history and extended family. Some players don’t go quite that far, but I know a number of them that do, and really enjoy the process.
For a GM, who is running a whole menagerie of characters, many of whom are as far from human as one can easily get, it can be a serious project just to create a small town. And then you have encounters, and … whoo. Notebooks, just full of NPCS!

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Question of Sevens

It’s not the oddest thing about the whole arrangement, but the specific type of wine – and it has to be that specific type and vintner – has been consistent, no matter what else they’ve asked for..

Question of Sevens

It is once again time for the world-wide – galaxy-wide?! – festival of brews! With all comers welcome to showcase their best ale, mead, wine, applejack, brandy … whatever, if it’s fermented, it can be entered! – the only question is… why is there a pair of boots in the barrel?

Question of Sevens

Traditions in this town are odd; surely one escaped prisoner isn’t such a big deal… is it?

Question of Sevens

The cave system has never been well-explored, so finding that it contained ruins was not so much of a surprise as it might have been. But the axe.. that was a moment of luck…

GM’s Tip of the Week

Hello, fellow Portalites!
So, last week I talked a little bit about including the full spectrum of sexuality and gender representation, writing people, writing real people. This week I’m going to talk about the subject that frequently reduces every one of us to giggling teenagers… which is fine, I’d rather touch the subject with humour than with judgment and unpleasantness.

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Question of Sevens

    When first sighted, the bottle is tiny; just a little spot of green in the vast ocean. Nearer .. and nearer, and nearer it becomes clear; this is no mere bottle, but a tiny ecosystem encased in glass…

GM’s Tip of the Week

This is not intended as a political post, despite being a possible trigger; just bear that in mind while discussing it on the Portal. I was at a bit of a loss what to talk about, but.. it is Pride month. I have friends who are celebrating, there are rainbows all over the place, and I’m right there with them and I suspect there are GMs and players who are trying to figure out how to – if you will pardon the expression – be more inclusive.

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