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Alcohol in the Blood

Alcohol in the Blood

In many pieces of fiction, vampires are cursed to only drink blood, finding normal food and drink indigestible. As a side-step around this restriction, many authors have used the idea of a vampire drinking the blood of an intoxicated person in order to get a buzz...
The Legacy of “Napalm Bullets”

The Legacy of “Napalm Bullets”

When running a role-playing game, particularly one with a large playerbase, often the storytellers get odd requests for items or hear genuinely baffling plans from players. Breathlessly someone could say their character is “tracking down a 1966 baby-blue Ford...
Pointing Fingers

Pointing Fingers

”Jameson? Are you here?” the bleach-blond waif called into the dark and obviously vacant building. Gabriel’s automatic sarcastic retort was cut off by his notice of a large set of gashes in the door, almost hidden by the depressed entryway’s darkness. Pushing the door...
Blackston 3. (Motivations)

Blackston 3. (Motivations)

My first in what will hopefully become a series where I look at different characters I’ve played in various games over the years, with a specific eye on why I created that specific persona, tonight I investigate the last PC I created for a local Vampire: the...
A Man out of Time

A Man out of Time

A performance of Rob Costlow’s “Twilight” fading in to the background of the busy club, Edgar was pleased by the small applause. He didn’t necessarily play for the prestige of playing, but rather for the action itself and the connection it...
A Predator’s Echoes

A Predator’s Echoes

“Out for a pleasure cruise?” the gruff-looking officer asked, leaning down to peer through the rusted 1978 t-bird’s glassless drivers-side window, hand resting with practiced ease on his service revolver. He saw the expired tags, holes that could be from...