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Music for roleplaying

I wish “Music for Roleplaying” had been one of the first sections I added to GameWyrd as perhaps it would have had a higher profile and been more successful. I still think the internet would benefit from a music database/recommendation service for gamers and scenes. Lately sites like Last.fm and Spotify have helped though. Last.fm […]

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The Friendly Face of Fear

Oh my gwad. This is an original article from 2001 back when I was exploring the possibility of writing editorial dialog for web sites. I paid no attention to the writing. It was all about the HTML construct and whether the concept worked. The Friendly Face of Fear “The Friendly Face of Fear” comes in […]

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Practical Wisdom by Fell Coldwyn

This article was submitted to GameWyrd by Wyrdling Fell Coldwyn. I was very happy to make a page just for it. Practical Wisdom I’ve played various RPG’s for six years now, which isn’t long by most standards. Still, it’s long enough to notice something: namely, that a character’s Wisdom score, in all its variations, has […]

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Index to Sharn, City of Towers

This index was submitted to GameWyrd by the writer Jason Tondro (aka 7th son). The original had a very flaky JavaScript search function written by yours truly. To search the index today; I recommend Ctrl+F. Name: Last name is given first, even in the case of cultures which list a family name first and given […]

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Gamer humour | The Newbie and the Ranger

This joke was always bad… and it’s even worse out of context. The whole point is that the Ranger class in one addition of D&D lacked focus – at least, some would argue it did. There’s no point in bringing this over from GameWyrd except to prove that I tried to save as much as […]

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How Stupid Do You Think I Am?

Are you stupid? Is your current PC stupid? No. Thought not. Let’s have your expert advice on these then: Adventurer bait – often pinned to notice boards in taverns. Annoying spam – often arriving as unsolicited email. Adventurer bait Dear friend, My name is LOI ESTRADA,The wife of Mr. JOSEPH ESTRADA, the former President of […]

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Sapphire College for Elf Maidens

In response to the Book of Erotic Fantasy Wizards of the Coast updated the rules and regulations around the use of the d20 logo. Needless to say; GameWyrd set out to break them! “At Sapphire College sexy elf maidens frequently engage in wanton bathroom activity! They do so twice a day!” Apriale Raytho’lor: female elf; […]

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Gamer humour | Cool… not cool

This is list from GameWyrd’s Lost Archives. It’s a user generated list of cool/not cool pairs from the world of gaming. Cool: Sparkling dice. Not Cool: Exploding dice. Cool: Describing the spray of blood when your party’s fighter kills an orc. Not Cool: Throwing a balloon filled with pigs blood at the player whose fighter […]

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Downloading and extracting PDF RPGs!

I wrote this back in 2001. Back then, nearly 10 years ago, I think it was helpful. The article really did serve as an introduction to PDFs and RPG ebooks for many Wyrdlings. It looks a little out of date now – for example, it suggests many gamers are using Internet Explorer. Heh! No. Not […]

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Find Time For Time

This tosh was written for GameWyrd waaay back in 2001. There was some crud reason why the site needed something that looked like an academic essay on RPGs or something which explains the rush job in putting it live – nevertheless; I still maintain you can put all sorts of wonderful mythology/world goodies into a […]

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