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Bluebeard’s Bride: Behind the Curtain

Here is a glimpse behind the curtain of how one of the ring moves for Bluebeard’s Bride was developed. I will explain my thought process when my fellow designers and I took the functioning version of dirty yourself with violence and reshaped it into a version that encompasses everything the game really demanded from it.   Dirty yourself with violence is triggered when a player with the ring res...
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2016 Origins Roundup

Origins Game Fair
Hey Origins Attendees! Magpie Games is excited to support Games on Demand at Origins 2016. We've got a whole bunch of new stuff to show off, as well as opportunities to play Urban Shadows, Epyllion, and Masks! Here are a few of the games you might catch this year: Bluebeard's Bride - A newly-married bride explores the sinister and threatening rooms of her new husband's house, creeping ever c...
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Art Director: Process Outline

In this piece I will outline a very basic structure of what an art director responsibilities are in the tabletop RPG scene. I thought I would take some time to explain what it is that I do, so others can assess whether or not they need one on their project, or if someone is filling that role unintentionally. I also hope folks who are excited about being art directors will find this interesting or ...
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Urban Shadows Kickstarter

URBAN SHADOWS After nearly a year and a half of hard work, Magpie Games is proud to announce that Andrew Medeiros has launched the Kickstarter for Urban Shadows, a Powered by the Apocalypse urban fantasy game. And we are publishing it! A dark urban fantasy tabletop RPG Powered by the Apocalypse. Fight the darkness or let it swallow you whole! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1287928832/ur...
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Superheroes – TPTT

An Alternate Script for The Play's The Thing, by Brian Engard, has just been released! It's time to put on the mask and imagine yourself changing the life of your city.  This script also has a new character type: the Straight Man! Download it for FREE and let us know what you think! http://www.magpiegames.com/tptt-downloads/  
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