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Motivating Players in… The Phantom Jungle

Those of you who have read this blog know that I’m a big fan of cliffhanging pulp action. I think it’s one of the best genres for one-shot adventures — exotic locales, big villains, and fast-paced action! Plus, players are already familiar with the conventions, since it takes place in the real world and everybody […]

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Pulp Adventures Update!

The two pulp adventures on this site, The Lost Jewels of Eire and The Uncanny Curse of Sekhmet are big favorites. I personally think pulp is one of the best genres for one-shots, and also perfect for taking a break from typical D&D style fantasy games. Big characters, high adventure, lost artifacts and civilizations, and […]

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Playing Villains – Minutes Not Hours

Steve Jackson Games has produced some of the best roleplaying material on the market for Mission Impossible-style action games. Even if you’re not a GURPS player, if you’re a GM looking for modern action ideas, grab the Exploits supplement. It covers everything from audio surveillance and lockpicking to dumpster diving and grand theft auto. It’s […]

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