Just got my hands on a hard copy/dead tree edition of The Kobold Guide to Game Design, Volume III, to which I contributed but a single sentence (the blurb on the front cover). However, it is a wonderful book, with essays by Monte Cook on Game Balance, Rob Heinsoo on Key Mechanics and Hooks, Ed Greenwood on Plots, Colin McComb on Combat Systems, and Wolfgang Baur on drums (and everything else). A great little book, and highly recommended.
How to Tell if you're in a Tolkien Story ('The Toast') - So, thanks to Janice for this link, which led to a site I thought was awesome. The site allows you to answer the all-important question: of HOW TO TELL IF ...
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