Tag: Magic: The Gathering

Dec 11

Forgotten Scrolls 64: Week 227

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during over four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, …

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Dec 06

12 Days of Dicember: Q6

    Here at Tales of a GM, I am running the 12 Days of Dicember project, a way for us to share our love of dice. Each day this month, until the twelfth, there is a new question to spark a conversation about the dice we love.   See the launch post here     Day 6 …

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Jun 13

Naming Spellfire: A TSR Easter Egg?

  Have I stumbled upon an old TSR joke?   I love second-hand bookshops. Even though I need to replace many of my dead-tree books with digital ones, I cannot resist an interesting title in a second-hand bookshop. I also love a bargain, and these two principles combine in the musty aisles of a good …

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Oct 24

Skuld Cards: A GM’s Themed Improvisation Deck

  I have written before about the use of Wyrd cards in my game.   Originally, the cards used for Wyrd were from Everway, a visionary RPG by Jonathan Tweet, published by Wizards of the Coast in 1995. Over the years, Players have kindly bought me sets of artists cards to use. By changing the …

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Sep 07

Listening Around: Drive to Work at 250

  Back in December 2014 I recommended Mark Rosewater’s Drive to Work podcast.   These podcasts are a monologue by Mark as he drives to work. The Magic website describes the podcasts as follows:   Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater shares stories, insights, and more while driving to work. Listen in and learn …

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