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The "Rollers of R'lyeh" YouTube channel and podcast has just posted an interview with me about my zine "Other Magic #3: The Ancient World."

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Rollers of R'lyeh YouTube interview

In the interview we talk about the zine, ancient magic in general, and how to incorporate real world magic beliefs and practices into rpg games.
 

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Okay so this Mork Borg adventure is only $4 CAD/$3 USD as a pdf. What do I have to lose (besides $4)?

The House of the Hollow, via @Kickstarter
 

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The "Rollers of R'lyeh" YouTube channel and podcast has just posted an interview with me about my zine "Other Magic #3: The Ancient World."

Rollers of R'lyeh podcast interview

Rollers of R'lyeh YouTube interview

In the interview we talk about the zine, ancient magic in general, and how to incorporate real world magic beliefs and practices into rpg games.
Checked it out and this is cool. Backed!

Damn you all!

Other Magic #3: The Ancient World (zinequest), via @Kickstarter
 
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This one is over in about 27 hours, but I'm in on it.

 

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This just launched and has a different tone and idea than a lot of other OSR content, taking inspiration from more gentle fantasy sources like Breath of the Wild and The Hobbit.

Season of the Moth, via @Kickstarter
 

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Another Mork Borg zine with some terrific art.

Glimpses of a Dying World - A zine for MÖRK BORG, via @Kickstarter
 
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Dang I am loving the resurgence of zines, I feel like they are a perfect vehicle for the creative DIY aspect of our hobby.
I agree.

For an individual, it's probably a more realistic goal for self publishing. I'd rather see 32 pages of great ideas than the same amount of cool buried in a 200 page original game system. It says more about me than the creators but when I see a free game and then find out it's 400 pages, I rarely bother to even glance through it.
 

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Critical question here: How do you pronounce Zine? Is it a long i like it's spelled or a long long e as in magazine?
 

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So the preview pdf for Swordpoint was sent to backers. I only skimmed it, but it looks good. It has something called Style Points, which reminds me of Drama Points from Cinematic Unisystem. It's a pretty good adaption of that type of mechanic for D100 style games without overshadowing the basic rules (and easily ignored if it doesn't appeal to you). Need to give it a more in depth read through on my days off
 

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I just backed Other Magic for the pdfs. I think I had backed #2 before in pdf. I'm also backing Tezca Sentai, External Containment Bureau and Kill Today, Die Tomorrow. Next week I'll be backing at least 2 more. My wallet hates me
 

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So many zines...

This one looks good though, already written and designed but with some improvements and expansions, it looks to be a fun, weird factions sandbox with hobbits stoned from funky honey.

There is a NPC worksheet and factions tracker that look useful at the table.

Halflings and the Hive, via @Kickstarter
 

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J. Walton did some cool DW supplements way back when, adapting DW for Planescape so I trust him to complete this experimental game zine.

The Barrier & the Sound, via @Kickstarter
 
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Raccoon Sky Pirates

The pdf is $2 so I couldn't resist. The art looks cute. As someone who has had to deal with raccoons, I can relate. Unusual rules, which I'm not sure about, yet.
 
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