Dragons & teen superheroes at the ENnies!

ENnies 2017 Nominee
Epyllion & Masks: A New Generation up for an ENnie! The ENnie nominations are up, and Epyllion: A Dragon Epic and Masks: A New Generation are in the running for Best Family Game. Please also remember Magpie Games in the Fan Favorite Publisher category. We’re thrilled, and congrats to everyone nominated this year! The ENnies are given out every year at Gen Con, and are determined by online ...
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Tell Amazing Stories and Get Free Stuff!

TELL AMAZING STORIES AND GET FREE STUFF!
We still have a few GM slots for GenCon, and we’d love to see you there! If you’ll be at GenCon and would be able to run some games of Bluebeard’s Bride, Dungeon World, Epyllion, Masks, Undying, or Urban Shadows, let us know here or at info@magpiegames.com! BUT WHAT DO I GET? Get a copy of ANY Magpie Games book* if you run 2 games! Get a 4 day badge, a copy of ANY Magpie Games book, AND t...
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Which Hero Are You?

Masks: A New Generation July 2017
We saw Spider-Man: Homecoming, and loved it! We were wondering though, do you think Spider-Man is a Janus...or a Protégé? Wake up. Breakfast. School. Work. Homework. Sleep. Repeat. It burns me up, being stuck in this life, unable to make a real difference. That is...until I put on the mask. And then, I can be someone else: a hero. My mom thinks my grades need work. My crush doesn’t realiz...
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Origins 2017 Wrap Up

Origins 2017 Wrap Up June 27 2017
Magpie Games had a great time at Origins Game Fair this year, and while it’s hard to pick our favorite moments, we wanted to share a few with you. This doesn’t cover the wonderful interactions we had at the IGDN booth or at meals, but here are some of the highlights: Favorite Moments Marissa got to jump in on for the last few hours of Bill White’s 12 hour Traveller marathon. The table includ...
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Where do Gamemasters Get Their Fun?

Where do Gamemasters Get Their Fun?
Every single RPG with a GM has a motivation to run the game, an agenda, for the GM. Most of those games would be better if they stated that agenda explicitly. Because beyond telling the GM what to aim for, these motivations tell the GM where their fun is coming from in the game—they tell the GM why they should want to play. I don’t often think too much about the enjoyment I get from GMing, exac...
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