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By James Desborough

There are those that are looking to play, and those that are looking to WIN. The whiners who do not comprehend "power gaming" name those humans "munchkins." yet what will we care? during this outrageous satire, an skilled munchkin gleefully unearths the methods of the alternate: every little thing from re-rolling an detrimental outcome to bribing the GM. tips on how to get the main out of personality layout, and why it does not really count what your character's character is so long as you get to FWACKOOM! the NPCs and seize their stuff. Munchkin GMs get their very own bankruptcy, after all: find out how to keep an eye on the avid gamers, bend the foundations, and up that physique count number! take note: If it is only a online game, why will we continue ranking?

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We claim to strive toward higher ends, and yet we do so through the blood of anyone in our way. You’ll also hear that one side or another is the only true Path, the only real Way, the only reliable guide along that Fragile Path. And I tell you this: They’re ALL full of shit. All of us are right AND wrong. The universal Truth is that there is no universal truth. Reality is what we make of it. Gnosticism More of a belief system than a specific practice, Gnosticism refers to an overall view that the Creation we perceive as reality is actually the construct of some corrupt or malevolent force.

To escape the prison of this fallen reality, a Gnostic seeks wisdom and knowledge (gnosis) that will lead to eventual transcendence. This concept of an inferior Creation ruled over by malignant “alien forces” or a “lord of this world” can be found everywhere from The Matrix or David Icke’s “reptilian” conspiracy theories to many forms of Christianity or the more dour strains of pre-Christian Pagan belief. Certain approaches to Buddhism or Hinduism could be considered Gnostic even though that word rarely gets used in reference to those faiths.

The Ascension War isn’t a universal fight. Even so, almost every mage alive has felt its thunder. Whether one chooses to join that War or not, it shapes – and sometimes shakes – the Awakened world. The “M” Word with that Funny “K” Before I say more about mages, I want to spend a moment with magick – that funny thing that all the fuss is about. Some folks spell it with a “c,” others with a “k,” and almost everyone with a different idea about what it means. ” Many people find the word pretentious… but then, a certain degree of pretention is inevitable when you play games with reality.

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