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Blades in the Dark Playbooks

Before we played Scum & Villainy, even before starting the Lair of Secrets, we played Blades in the Dark. It’s an urban fantasy role-playing game centered on heists and inspired by the likes of Leverage, the Ocean’s movies, Peaky Blinders, Heat, and Reservoir Dogs. Like its successor games, in Blades in the Dark, player characters are documented using playbooks. The playbooks are like a …

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Announcing The Neon Library, a Cyberpunk book discussion group

This announcement was originally posted over on Chris Miller’s personal site. Thanks for doing this Chris! Hello folks! As previously mentioned on this site, I’m organizing a cyberpunk book club. The goal is to read some of the staples of the genre and discuss them with other fun people. The stories I have in mind …

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Virtual Bullet Journals

A virtual bullet journal combines the mindful benefits of a daily journal with a digital notebook that’s easy to take with you anywhere, particularly if you’re using your phone.. Depending on your approach to digital bullet journaling, another advantage over traditional paper journals is not having to write our your notes longhand … or having …

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Savage Ringworld – Introducing a Science Fiction Savage Worlds Campaign

Savage Ringworld is one of the my gaming group’s rotating online campaigns. Inspired by Larry Niven’s Ringworld series, it’s set on a megastructure very similar to Niven’s (right down to the “Fist of God” Mountain that threatens to destabilize the entire construct). The campaign is powered by Savage Worlds Adventure Edition and augmented by the Savage Worlds Science Fiction companion and myriad …

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