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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Magpies Landing At Origins Game Fair

Magpies landing at Origins
The Magpie crew will be at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio from June 14th to 18th, and we hope to see you there! Make sure to stop by the IGDN booth to say hi to Marissa (as well as check out our newest releases, like the Deck of Influence and Deck of Villainy), while Brendan, Mark, and Sarah will be GMing over at Games On Demand. All three of them will be running Velvet Glove, one of t...
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Are you a predator? Or prey?

Predator or Prey?
A predator is made by first selecting the chosen. From among the prey, the one that exhibits the most prized traits is taken. Finding your chosen requires patience and resolve – and may require a guiding hand for them to achieve their necessary potential. When the reborn predator awakens, it awakens with a maddening, unreserved thirst for blood. For this reason, it is best to restrain the chose...
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Masks: A New Generation Dice & Decks Now Available!

Masks cards & dice
The Deck of Influence, Deck of Villainy, and custom Masks dice are now available for purchase in our store! Read on to see how these cards can help you at the table, as well as how the dice can bring a little extra sparkle to your Masks game. Masks: A New Generation is a tabletop RPG about young superheroes growing up in Halcyon City, trying to determine who they are and fighting some villains...
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May the 4th Be With You

May the 4th be with you May 4th 2017
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… The galaxy is under threat from a terrible menace. A shadowy empire, led by a dark lord, is bent on subjugating the free peoples of countless worlds to a new world order. How will this be done? The lord has ‘conscripted’ the best and brightest minds to build him the ultimate weapon. When fully operational, this weapon can destroy worlds. It can destroy...
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