Story Games Weekly #60
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Cheat Your Own Adventure
A game poem for 3 or more people, a fun way of generating a Choose Your Own Adventure
Romance in the Air
Enjoy the heady, innocent days before the war in Romance in the Air, a Fate world and adventure by Bill White, author of Ganakagok. In the skies over a fin de siècle Europe that never was, the aristocracy mingles in elegant comfort upon balloon-borne sky-salons and aerial lounges, dallying in an endless round of parties and excursions.
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Indie Mixtape Vol. 2
Another great collection of microgames based on songs, organized by Jonathan Walton, with all proceeds going to help out people in need in the community.
Stocking Stuffers for Game Masters
Stephanie Bryant writes about nice little gifts you can get your GM for Christmas.
Epimas: MANDATORY FUN
Epimas returns with nine bundles, each full of awesome games for only $10. Buy more than one and save.
Evil Hat: Street Team Time
Evil Hat is running its Street Team promotion again: perform some easy tasks and get a chance at prizes and previews of next year's goodness.
Knudepunkt Call for Papers
The always fascinating KP Companion Book is looking for design articles for the 2015 con.
On Our Imperfect Fun
Ryan Macklin talks about being imperfect is just fine, and has nothing to do with whether a game is good or not.
Women in gaming vs invisible ropes
Gil Hova does an awesome job of cataloging all the board games and roleplaying games he has played, and looking at behavior towards women in those groups.
Returning to the Real World
Sarah Lynne Bowman talks about debriefing, different techniques, and why it's valuable in both larp and tabletop.
Ten Candles - A Tragic Horror Storytelling Game
Ten Candles is a tragic horror time-based tabletop storytelling game about doomed survivors fighting against a sunless apocalypse. Tea candles are required for play, continuing the 2014 trend of fire based resolution mechanics.
Make a Damn Setting
A table of tables, full of instant setting goodness. (Also, finally a use for those d25's you had hanging around)
Chris Chinn offers a taxonomy of morality systems in games, as well as explanation of various types of consequences that can result.
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