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DM of the Rings I:The Copious Backstory

DM of the Rings I:The Copious Backstory
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Bad Gods -- Humor by Lore Sjöberg Dragonlance 3.5 Character Generator Dragonlance 3.5 Character Generator This little program is my gift to my fellow-gamers, and my way of saying "thank you" to the hobby's developers. Over a quarter-century, I have enjoyed a cordial relationship with people at TSR/WOTC. In return, I'm glad to help make the process of character creation easier for everyone. This page was posted April 6, 2004. Happy adventuring! This big javascript program runs best on "Netscape" browsers. If you want to save your character's html file to your hard drive, Netscape seems to work better. Please accept my apologies if this large program fails to load on your computer. So far, this usually seems to work okay on Netscape, but is slower on Explorer. Please be sure your browser is javascript-enabled. From the beginning, the "Dragonlance" series has had a central theme. Another reason people enjoy fantasy role-playing is that it teaches cooperation. The work of signature artist Larry Elmore and others has made the "look" of Dragonlance famous.

Darths & Droids PCs always seem to be able to hold detailed discussions of their plans, despite being in situations where coherent speech, or speech of any sort, should be impossible. And all the NPCs can do is look on in bemusement. Transcript Obi-Wan: Poison gas? I hold my breath.Qui-Gon: Me too. 10 Really Awesome Calvin And Hobbes Comic Strips December 12, 2011 | 2 Comments » | Topics: Comic, LOL and the last Calvin And Hobbes… Hot Stories From Around The Web Other Awesome Stories Muktuk Wolfsbreath Chris's Invincible Super-Blog Design & Development: Here Come the Ponies We're hoping this column becomes your window into roleplaying design and development—or at least the way we approach these things here at Wizards of the Coast. We'll handle a wide range of topics in weeks to come, from frank discussions about over- or underpowered material, to the design goals of a certain supplement, to what we think are the next big ideas for the Dungeons & Dragons game. All of this comes bundled with a healthy look at the people and events that are roleplaying R&D. This week, we take an unexpected tour of Butterfly Island. For this edition of Design & Development, we wanted to move past the world of Eberron, past the world of the Forgotten Realms—all the way past the Hollow World of Mystara—to a mysterious land known as Butterfly Island. That’s right. If you haven’t read today’s press release, we’ve reprinted it below. “Here Come the Ponies”: Legendary MY LITTLE PONY Becomes a Roleplaying Game Be the first to experience the new My Little Pony Roleplaying Game

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Stuart McMillen - cartoon Recombinant Records This webpage originally contained a comic adaptation of part of the foreword to Neil Postman's book Amusing Ourselves to Death. This comic was respectfully removed in March 2012 due to the wishes of the copyright holders of the text. Do yourself a favour and read Neil Postman's words in full. Purchase a copy of Amusing Ourselves to Death new/used (aff). Other links which may be of interest to readers who were pointed here: Back to post / website. 25 Great Calvin and Hobbes Strips. Why Bill Watterson is our hero. We've re-launched Progressive Boink, friends! Our new front page is here. Hope you enjoy. Hundreds of comic strips have been published in newspapers. And it's really a shame that it's so difficult to quantify this strip's greatness. Calvin and Hobbes ran from 1985 to 1995. "Virtue needs some cheaper thrills." © Universal Press Syndicate Calvin is an unbelievably intelligent six-year-old. It's kind of refreshing to see a strip that doesn't feel the need to have an uplifting message, or feel like it needs to point out that it's mean to whack an innocent person upside the dome with a snowball. - Jon "He's one of the old gods! One of the top classic Calvin strips. - Bill "You've taught me nothing except how to cynically manipulate the system." Pretty much the voice of Bill Watterson dictating the current state of our school systems. - Nick "We prefer your extinction to the loss of our job." Hobbes' bizarre reply is the icing on the cake. - Jon "It's psychosomatic.

Bearmageddon SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO PLAYERS [Warning: Extremely Colourful Language Ahead] This incredible memo, purportedly issued to all Major League Baseball teams in 1898 as part of a documented campaign — spearheaded by John Brush — to rid the sport of filthy language, was discovered in 2007 amongst the belongings of the late baseball historian Al Kermish, also a respected collector of memorabilia. Essentially an on-field code of conduct, most amusing is that the memo was in fact so expletive-laden and obscene as to be "unmailable" to its intended audience via the postal service, and so was delivered by hand to each of the League's 12 clubs and their foul-mouthed players. A fascinating document. (It's worth noting that experts are somewhat divided about the document, with some believing it to be a satirical memo, circulated amongst players at the time in response to what was a very real campaign within the organisation. Either way, very notable. Transcript follows. Transcript