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From the Dungeon to the Dictionary From the Dungeon to the Dictionary I recently received an e-mail from a correspondent who noted that my list of forms of government lacked the word magocracy . I was slightly bewildered that it was not there, for two reasons. I'd thoroughly searched the online Oxford English Dictionary and other sources for all "-cracy" and "-archy" words, so in theory, there shouldn't be any omissions.

Wbdc Lettres- Symbaloo Gallery Related keywords: Mythes , 2.0 , Toujours , en , ramenant , la , plume , Artistes , et , sagas , d'Islande , Césaire Ten more games that will make you think about life Life, eh? It's all a bit mad really, isn't it? Here we are, the products of millions of years of chance chemical and biological reactions, wandering around on a dying rock as it spins through the vast, indifferent universe with nought but the knowledge of our own inevitable oblivion for company. A sobering thought.

Pelgrane Press Ltd » Blog Archive » The Archmage Engine – 13th Age SRD This is the home of the 13th Age / Archmage Engine system reference document. For licensing information, go here. It contains all the open content from the 13th Age RPG – the Archmage Engine. Whether you are a publisher or a gamer, you can use this under the terms of the Open Gaming License. New Steampunk Influenced Game In-between waiting for Bioshock Infinite and slaying the last few dragons in Skyrim, there doesn’t seem to be much coming out in the way of video games. And then I spotted Black Gold Online. As you can see, there are strong Steampunk elements in the graphics.

sazaeoni Seemingly thousands of oddball goblins, demons, spirits and monsters populate Japan's traditional spook-story lore, known collectively as "youkai" and ranging from such ancient figures as the Tanuki to more modern urban legend like the Slit-mouthed Woman. Some of these creatures were once firmly believed to exist, while others made their debut in works of art, poetry or riddles, taking on life of their own as cultural icons that persist to this day. Perhaps one of the greatest influences on modern Youkai awareness was the artist Toriyama Sekien, who illustrated over 200 creatures - both traditional and of his own design - in a series of four books published in the late 1700's. Among them, an outlandish-looking monster he called the Sazaeoni. A "Sazae" is a distinct variety of sea shell belonging to a type of snail, also known as a "turban shell" and even eaten as a delicacy, though this is hardly surprising since we're talking about Japan and an animal that comes out of the sea.

Bizarre Websites On Which You Can Kill Time With Style - Smashing Magazine Modern Web-building technologies allow designers to realize their most daring and creative ideas. Enhanced interactivity and a remarkable visual appearance can be achieved by means of such tools as Flash, JavaScript and Papervision3D, to name just a few. These strengths usually impress and entertain visitors and thus are often used for conceptual artistic presentations and promotional campaigns. In this post, you’ll find a collection of amusing websites that, by combining unconventional (and sometimes bizarre) ideas and clever JavaScript and Flash effects, will entice you to play on them for an embarrassing long time.

Maps of Nuclear Reactors = Gamma World Mega Dungeons! Oh yeah baby! Here are some great cutaways of nuclear power plants--they're practically Gamma World "dungeon" maps ready to go. Several of them even come pre-numbered! Top 10 most relaxing online casual games 1Music Catch When ever things start getting to me - whether it be looming deadlines at work, an aggressive boss or horrible events taking place in the world - there is one game I turn to. Magically, after a few minutes play, all my worries fade away and I feel relaxed and revived and full of new optimism. No, the game is not called Heroin. E. Chris Garrison The Compendium of Free Tabletop Role Playing Games This is a collection of games, and links to games, that I’ve collected since 1993. I’m always looking for more games, so if you have one to donate, please fill out this form. I prefer to just link to games, so that the author has complete control over the content. There’s always WordPress or Google Drive for hosting documents. If you are looking for computer or online games, this is not the place for you.

My Shipyard General Notes If you play SFB long enough, you will inevitably come up with ideas for new ships or improved versions of existing ships. Eventually, you will try to make SSDs out of those ideas and, if you are foolish and persistent enough, put them up on the web. Here are my offerings. The World According to Zorin Greystar I have heard lore of strange worlds where adventurers gain experience in finding gold and magic...Zorin Greystar has told me of these places, and of the Masters who control the fates of those who venture there. He tells me of how he saw the Masters in their wrath. They sat for hours around a darkened table with numbers covering their parchment...They used magic calculating boxes and many tables and lists while they grumbled. –Toran, Lord of the Dragonsback Mountains In 1984, a pair of young men published a 120+ page compilation of their AD&D house rules titled The Complete Works of Zorin Greystar - Book One, “a revolutionary new supplement for expert players and game masters.”

Ben’s RPG Pile Technohol 13: Marvel Super Heroes RPG (Classic & Saga) Source Material