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By Gary Alan Fine

This vintage learn nonetheless offers the most acute descriptions to be had of a frequently misunderstood way of life: that of delusion function taking part in video games like Dungeons & Dragons. Gary Alan high quality immerses himself in different diverse gaming structures, delivering insightful information at the nature of the video games and the styles of interplay between players—as good as their purposes for playing.

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Download E-books Pathfinder Adventure Path: Shattered Star Part 3 - The Asylum Stone PDF

By James L. Sutter

  • The hunt for the seven shards of the Shattered celebrity maintains, with the heroes following the path around the face of Varisia and into the infamous urban of Strangers — Kaer Maga! There, the heroes come across unusual enemies and stranger allies as their quest for the traditional Thassilonian artifact embroils them within the politics of Varisia's such a lot unique urban. What secrets and techniques lie hidden at the hours of darkness and lethal nation-states deep less than Kaer Maga, the place issues most sensible kept away from from day's gentle and sane minds lie in wait? Will the heroes live to tell the tale their descent under, or will the darkish Rider declare their heads for his ever-growing assortment?
  • Continuing the Shattered celebrity experience Path, The Asylum Stone is a Pathfinder Roleplaying video game adventure for 7th-level characters. The Asylum Stone comprises a number of brief, bonus, city-based encounters and side-quests and a glance on the unusual factions of Kaer Maga. New monsters fill the Pathfinder Bestiary, whereas invoice Ward (Return of the Sword) maintains a brand new novella within the Pathfinder’s Journal.

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Download E-books Pathfinder Adventure Path: Shattered Star Part 2 - Curse of the Lady's Light PDF

By Mike Shel

  • Varisia's most up-to-date heroes have stumbled throughout a robust relic from the traditional empire of Thassilon — but the artifact has been sundered into seven fragments. The 3rd of those fragments lies within the swampy Mushfens south of town of Magnimar, hidden inside an old, towering lighthouse referred to as the Lady's mild. With squabbling boggards, troglodytes, and different swamp monsters residing within the quarter round the gentle, impending the ruins would require both stealth or bravado. however the threats posed by way of slimy and scaly humanoids pales compared to the exiled grey Maidens who've claimed the internal of the sunshine as their new headquarters — or to the sinister curse that afflicts the robust, old caretaker of the ruin.
  • Continuing the Shattered big name event Path, Curse of the Lady's Light is a Pathfinder Roleplaying online game adventure for 4th-level characters. This quantity deals extra information at the Mushfens swamps of Varisia and a radical research of the grey Maidens. New monsters fill the Pathfinder Bestiary, whereas invoice Ward's Pathfinder magazine fiction explores the seedy underbelly of the scoundrel haven of Riddleport!

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Download E-books Equinox Road (Changeling: the Lost) PDF

By Chuck Wendig, Malcolm Sheppard, John Snead, Matthew McFarland, John Newman, Alex Scokel

The trail Perilous

The street is risky, and you'll be torn aside by way of the Thorns. The vacation spot is a hazard of loss of life, or the go back to slavery. yet there’s a lot to be received for these courageous and smart adequate to dare the go back — the go back to Faerie.

A Chronicle ebook for Changeling: The Lost™
• suggestion at the Changeling endgame, from elevated strength degrees and forging new Contracts to the narrative constitution of the game
• suggestions on taking a chronicle into Arcadia itself, dealing with the dangers there and the genuine Fae at their peak of power
• Wyrd evolution, Faerie domain names, the sport of Immortals, and extra

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Download E-books Promethean: the Created PDF

By Will Hindmarch, Bill Bridges, Justin Achilli, Richard Thomas, John Chambers, Conrad Hubbard, Oscar Garza, Chris McDonough, Mike

I do know that glance of disgust on your eyes.
You can't cover it from me.

I've obvious all its expressions in lots of faces like your own.
I am in detail acquainted with rejection.
Yes, those scars and stitched wounds are frightening to behold.
Were i actually alive, they'd be sufficient to kill me.

But i'm really not alive.
Not yet.

Not within the approach you recognize it.
A hearth burns inside me and animates this lifeless flesh,
these legs that experience wandered the a long way areas of the Earth,
these arms that experience killed men.

And I stroll with a purpose.
You won't stand in my way.
These arms have killed men.

A Storytelling online game of Stolen Lives

Prometheans are soulless corpses lively by means of a mysterious, alchemical strength, the Divine fireplace stolen from the gods. Their hideousness forces people, animals, or even nature itself to reject them on an instinctual point. They wander the darkish areas of the area, looking what their creators denied them: humanity.

A New online game set on the planet of Darkness

A entire new form of personality for gamers, encouraged by way of the vintage Frankenstein monster and the global myths of Golems

Explores features of the realm of Darkness unknown to the opposite video game lines

Strange new antagonists and mysteries to solve for gamers of any global of Darkness online game

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Download E-books China 2: Heroes of the Celestial Court (Rifts World Book 25) PDF

By Erick Wujcik

Rifts China 2 combines Oriental fantasy and mysticism, martial arts, Hong Kong motion picture motion, distinctive and strong characters, magic, demons and technology fiction as merely Palladium Books can. And for you high-tech junkies, there are the soldiers and wonders of Geofront with such things as Demon epidermis physique armor, the Gun Dragon, Black Tiger strength armor, Chi Demon guns, the Gun grasp O.C.C. and more.

Highlights Include:

8 New, separate Martial artwork Hand at hand skills.
12 Mystic Martial artwork Powers: 8 Trigrams (Create Ba Gua Map), Crane kind, Dragon Blade, Immortality education, Cotton Fist, Animus improvement, Snake type, contact Mastery, Praying Mantis variety, Drunken sort, Chi Manipulation, and the Gun Master's Tao Je Qiang (The method of the sufferer Gun).
12 Mystical Martial artwork O.C.C.s; Warriors, clergymen, Demon Quellers and Soothsayers.
Demon Quellers comprise the nice Demon Catching Hero, Demon & lifeless Slaver, and the Goblin Wrangler, plus Demon Queller secrets and techniques and weapons.
The Enlightened Demon R.C.C. and the levels of transition to enlightenment and humanity.
The shape-changing Spirit Host: part guy, part animal spirit.
The Blind Mystic and his detailed talents to dream the long run and become aware of the supernatural.
Many O.C.C.s have extra detailed skills, perception, powers or guns specified to them.
36 Magic guns designed for binding, enslaving, searching, and slaying demons.
30 Chi-Gung Powers - Chi Manipulation.
11 Mystic physique Hardening Exercises.
12 Geofront army O.C.C.s together with the Gun grasp, Geo-Borgs and Whack activity Scientist.
The Arts of Invisibility, Tien-Hsueh Powers, enormous Mantis Animus and more.
Geofront guns, Chi Demon guns, Demon epidermis Armor, Black Tiger energy armor, Gun Dragon manned robotic, autos and more.
Dynamic paintings by way of Drunken type Studio and others.
Written by means of Erick Wujcik, with contributions by way of Kevin Siembieda, Carl Gleba and Todd Yoho.
160 pages. Cat. No. 858.

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Download E-books Wraith: The Oblivion (2nd Edition) PDF

By Sam Chupp, Richard Dansky, Jennifer Harshorn

The Storytelling online game of ardour and Horror: moment Edition
This isn't Heaven. This isn't Hell. This isn't whatever you've gotten imagined. loss of life wasn't the tip. dying wasn't the reply. loss of life was once simply the beginning.

So What Do You Do?
Do you take heed to the voice within your head telling you to only enable move? Or do you continue to struggle, nonetheless love, nonetheless suppose the fervour that won't allow you to leisure? Oblivion's the straightforward manner out. existence after demise is difficult. decide on. you've an eternity to weigh the implications. 'Wraith: The Oblivion': It's now not approximately dying. It's approximately what comes after.

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Download E-books Dream Park PDF

By Larry Niven, Steven Barnes

A workforce of fake adventurers swimsuit up for a crusade referred to as "The South Seas Treasure Game." As within the early function enjoying video games, there are Dungeon Masters, warriors, magicians, and thieves. the variation? At Dream Park, a futuristic delusion subject matter park packed with holographic points of interest and the most recent in VR know-how, they play in a man-made enclosure that has been stronger with lighting tricks, holograms, actors, and a shrewdpermanent storyline. The gamers get as shut as attainable to actually dwelling their adventure.

All's enjoyable and video games until eventually a Park safety shield is murdered, a useful examine estate is stolen, and all facts issues to somebody contained in the video game. The park's head of defense, Alex Griffin, joins the sport to discover the killer, yet reveals new which means within the video games he is helping retain alive.

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Download E-books Cthulhu Now (Call of Cthulhu) PDF

By Keith Herber, William A. Barton

Smooth firearms, forensics, and occupations, plus 4 glossy role-playing adventures.

[from again of book]
Cthulhu and the outdated Ones stay robust within the half-century for the reason that Lovecraft's demise. The globe is well-explored, however the darkness inside of men's souls is unfathomed. Now human fortunes surround Cthulhu and the H-Bomb too! Does know-how relief the fight for solid, or is it helpless opposed to forces from past area and time?

This is a corebook for 1990's name of cthulhu adventures.

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Download E-books Bigger Bads PDF

By Benjamin Baugh

Larger Bads is a sourcebook for the multi-Ennie Award-nominated roleplaying online game Monsters and different infantile issues. greater Bads is written by means of Monsters author Benjamin Baugh and illustrated via Robert Mansperger.

Bigger Bads introduces quite large monsters to the sport, besides enjoyable new ideas recommendations, new techniques for “weird kids” with their very own great powers, a brand new crusade environment, and a ton (actually, loads of lots) of latest antagonists.

Bigger Bads gains . . .

  • New principles for big monsters.
  • New non-compulsory wrestle ideas for children and monsters.
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  • New ideas for making significant risks and failures part of the action.
  • A new crusade environment, cross pass Monster strength Zeta!
  • Loads of latest antagonists! company monster Levi A. Than . . . Mi-Go’Jirrah the potent Fungus Lizard . . . Your (Hot) New Stepmom (from California) . . . and dozens more.
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