Hack: Use Your Grid-Maps With Fate. So, I love our semi-abstract method of zone maps in Fate, but playing and running (far more run than play) 4e has left me a little bit bitten by the maps-and-minis bug.
There are times when I’d like to see Fate happen with a little more of a rooted, concrete, tactical map-reality. So that’s been banging around in my head. How to do it? Pretty easily. Two rules, up front, then I’ll explain: Logan Circle, Washington, D.C. History 19th century During the Civil War, present-day Logan Circle was home to Camp Barker, former barracks converted into a refugee camp for newly freed slaves from nearby Virginia and Maryland. In the 1870s, streets, elm trees, and other amenities were installed by Washington Mayor Alexander Robey Shepherd, who encouraged the development of the area.
Adams Morgan, Washington, D.C. History The name Adams Morgan – once hyphenated – is derived from the names of two formerly segregated area elementary schools — the older, all-black Thomas P.
Morgan Elementary School (now defunct) and the all-white John Quincy Adams Elementary School. Pursuant to the 1954 Bolling v. Sharpe Supreme Court ruling, District schools were desegregated in 1955. The Dissed-Trict: Congress Heights, Washington Highlands, Bellevue, Shipley Terrace. These are the neighborhoods that spent the crack era in the crime briefs.
Their complex geography and complex struggle whittled down to an endless series of short paragraphs that revealed only the simple facts: an address, a bullet, a body sometimes with a name and age, a date, and time of death. It didn’t matter that the briefs only told the end of a story. It didn’t matter that the briefs rarely if ever touched on motive. This was the crack era, and these were the neighborhoods that took the brunt of it. “Drug-related” was the catchall for everything, just part of the sad familiar. Liquorridor: Adams Morgan, Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains. White-wigged Masons envisioned the District of Columbia as a federal metropolis, but Parliament’s 1975 album Chocolate City gave Washington its most popular nickname.
Still, anyone who overstays a summer internship knows that neither government bureaucrats nor the black community owns D.C. Instead, the city’s singular identity is forged where a transient, bourgeois culture collides with a permanent—and usually not Caucasian—underclass. Since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, and Mount Pleasant—three diverse neighborhoods that throttle 16th Street as it plunges downhill toward the White House—have seen their share of such collisions.
But the occasional spasm of violence is less frustrating than the constant tension between property owner and renter, black and white, white and Latino, Latino and black, African-American and African, and between the cops and all of the above. DC Neighborhood Guide. Adams Morgan, Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights, Pleasant Plains Adams Morgan is a puzzleit's simultaneously cheesy, exhausting, exhilarating, and tedious. Photograph by Darrow Montgomery Arbitrary Rankings. DC Neighborhood Guide. Dupont Circle, Kalorama Heights, West End, Foggy Bottom Unless you're coming to D.C. with a trust fund, or a spouse's trust fund, you might want to expand your home search.
Photograph by Darrow Montgomery Arbitrary Rankings Kid-Friendliness: 7. Masonic Foundations of the U.S. THE MASONIC FOUNDATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES The Founding FathersThe Masonic Architecture of Washington, D.C.
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial George Washington's Masonic Correspondence THE FOUNDING FATHERS Christians have been led to believe that the government of the United States of America is based on the basic principles of Christian morality, which have their origin in the Scriptures. Notable for propagating this misinformation are D. James Kennedy, author of a book promoting astrology, and Peter Marshall, Jr. Freemasonry and Washington D.C.'s Street Layout. As you can see on the back of the U.S. one dollar bill there is a pyramid with the All-Seeing-Eye of God, with the message, "New Order of The Ages" or "New World Order.
" You are about to learn that the U.S. Government is linked to Satanism. The street design in Washington, D.C., has been laid out in such a manner that certain Luciferic symbols are depicted by the streets, cul-de-sacs and rotaries. This design was created in 1791, a few years after Freemasonry assumed the leadership of the New World Order, in 1782. In Europe, occult leaders were told by their Familiar Spirits as early as the 1740's that the new American continent was to be established as the new "Atlantis", and its destiny was to assume the global leadership of the drive to the New World Order. The Masonic layout of Washington D.C. The Masonic layout of Washington D.C.
In the street layout of Washington D.C., the fifth point is the White House, a symbol placement which represents the intention that the spirit and the mind of Lucifer will be permanently residing in the White House. The map I found isn't all that accurate as far as the streets are concerned, but it will have to do. The White House makes up the southern most tip of the Goathead.
Lansat satellite image of the White House (below center) and surrounding northern area. In the map above, beginning from top left to top middle: Sex at Dawn's Photos - Wall Photos. Dresden Files: Series Timeline. The timeline created in the "Has Anyone Done a Timeline" thread has overstepped the limit of number of characters allowed in a post.
Therefore, I figured it was time to start a new thread, with the timeline broken into chunks. This should also make it more convenient for new members to find the timeline, as they won't have to scroll through a dozen posts to find my entry. We haven't quite pinned down specifically what years these events take place, so let's say "Storm Front" and "Fool Moon" take place in the year 0, and every thing else is either BSF (Before Storm Front) or ASF (After Storm Front). Still, there is compelling data that suggests "Storm Front" takes place in 1999, putting Harry's birth in 1974: Cat Sìth. The Cat Sìth (Scottish Gaelic: [kʰaht̪ ˈʃiː]) or Cat Sidhe (Irish: [kat̪ˠ ˈʃiː], Cat Sí in new orthography) is a fairy creature from Celtic mythology, said to resemble a large black cat with a white spot on its breast. Legend has it that the spectral cat haunts the Scottish Highlands.
The legends surrounding this creature are more common in Scottish folklore, but a few occur in Irish. Some common folklore suggested that the Cat Sìth was not a fairy, but a witch that could transform into a cat nine times. Fairy Names and Meanings, Girls and Boys.
Great for Fey names for Dresden games. – mnemoscat
The Dresden Files RPG. The Game | Backstory | Your Story | Our World | Paranet Papers Dice | Downloads | News Everyone wants to be Harry Dresden. Except maybe Harry Dresden. And people who haven’t read Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files books, in which case, get thee hence to a bookstore! Huldra. The Huldra is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. (Her name derives from a root meaning "covered" or "secret".) In Norwegian folklore, she is known as the skogsfru or skovfrue (meaning "Lady (read, counterpart of a Lord) of the forest"). She is known as the skogsrå (forest spirit) or Tallemaja (pine tree Mary) in Swedish folklore, and Ulda in Sámi folklore.
Her name suggests that she is originally the same being as the völva Huld and the German Holda. A male hulder is called a huldu, or, in Norway, a huldrekarl.  Male huldes, called Huldrekarl, also appear in Norwegian folklore. Norse dwarves. In Germanic mythology, a dwarf is a being that dwells in mountains and in the earth, and is variously associated with wisdom, smithing, mining, and crafting. Dwarfs are often also described as short and ugly, although some scholars have questioned whether this is a later development stemming from comical portrayals of the beings. The modern English noun dwarf descends from the Old English dwarȝ. Dresden Files Baltimore.