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Behind the Gear-spun Curtain: A Purely Steampunk Look at Game Design »

Written by LanJemWezz - Published on December 30, 2014 - Be the first to comment on this article »

Designing a campaign setting isn’t all about world lore and locations populated by classes, races, and monsters. You need to have things for those classes, races, and monsters who populate your setting to do. What we’re talking about here are staples of play in d20 system games — feats — and how to avoid some […]

Behind the Gear-spun Curtain: A Purely Steampunk Look at Game Design »

Written by LanJemWezz - Published on October 30, 2014 - Be the first to comment on this article »

As the leaves turn and the skies grow cloudy, we turn our minds toward All Hallows’ Eve and things of an often creepier, spookier, or more macabre appeal. Let us turn our minds then toward a sweet sample of the garish gallery to be found in the westerly lands of the Pure Steam™ Campaign Setting. […]

Behind the Gear-spun Curtain: A Purely Steampunk Look at Game Design »

Written by BomarrPunk - Published on September 22, 2014 - 1 comment so far »

Gamemastering at GenCon can be a blast. It’s a way to introduce people to a game you love, or even a game you’re trying to publish. It can also be a way to play obscure games that just don’t have a big following in your hometown. It’s a lot of work, though, and can be […]

Behind the Gear-spun Curtain: A Purely Steampunk Look at Game Design »

Written by LanJemWezz - Published on July 29, 2014 - Be the first to comment on this article »

Character classes are the gateways through which players enter our games. As DMs, it’s important for us to understand character class design and what kinds of classes our players might enjoy playing. Remember this maxim: “What works for one game or one set of players might not work for another!” I took the liberty to […]


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