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Undying Comes to Magpie Games!

Undying
Magpie Game is proud to announce that we’ve formed a joint publishing partnership with Paul Riddle and Enigma Machinations to bring Undying to Magpie Games. Starting today (October 5th, 2016, Undying will join other Powered by the Apocalypse (PbtA) games by Magpie (like Urban Shadows, Epyllion, and Masks) on DriveThruRPG. We’ll have it up shortly in our online store as well. From this point forwar...
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Two Minutes Hate

I have written an FAQ to accompany this piece available here [Two Minutes Hate: FAQ] that addresses my thoughts on Zak's behavior in our community, clarifications on my thoughts on anger and abuse, and more. I encourage you to read it alongside this post. It’s 2002. My hair is purple. I’ve got a tongue ring. My band practices outside the dorms every night, lousy Pearl Jam covers echoing off...
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The Impossible Trinity: Actor, Audience, Author

Impossible Trinity
One of my favorite concepts in economics is the impossible trinity, a macroeconomic framework that explains why monetary policy can’t do everything it wants to do all at the same time. Monetary policy design is hard, and I love that “the trillema” reminds us that we can’t always get what we want, even if we get to set monetary policy for a whole country. Lately, I’ve been thinking about an impo...
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New Magpies: Sarah Richardson and Derrick Kapchinsky

Baby magpies
As you may know, we had a pretty good year last year here at Magpie HQ. In addition to the launch of our Chaos Worlds line for Dungeon World (The Last Days of Anglekite) and Epyllion early in the year, we wrapped up 2015 with the phenomenally successful Masks, marking our first six-figure Kickstarter! We’re so grateful for everyone that backed, pledged, patroned, and supported us in 2016; you ...
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