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Magpie Media Roundup

Magpie Media Roundup March 31 2017
Actual plays are a great way to figure out if a game is right for you or your group, in addition to just being fun to listen to—so we’ve collected a few highlights of actual plays of Magpie Games from across the Internet, along with a few other interesting tidbits! The guys over at Nerds and Stuff made an amazing trailer for Urban Shadows. You can watch it here, and be sure to check out their Y...
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Designing Moves: Triggers Versus Effects

Moves in any “Powered by the Apocalypse” game have two main components: the trigger, and the effect. “When you do X” is the trigger, and “then Y happens” is the effect. For the moves to work well, they have to snowball, meaning that every move needs to lead to a change in the fiction that will then lead to another move shortly down the road. If a move, through its trigger and its effect, fails to ...
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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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