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Naming and NPCsity

Last post discussed player-directed – or, at least, not directly author-mandated – naming for individual player characters. But there’s another important use-case: naming lots of characters, using generated names. The Simple End of Things Creepy narrative block-puzzler Road Not Taken has a town populated by … Continue reading

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A Year Without Zombies 4: April Is The Ghoulest Month

A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many, I had not thought death had undone so many. (For 2015, I am trying to avoid playing any games or consuming any static media with zombies in them. My reasons, and other … Continue reading

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