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Old 07-19-2013, 01:45 AM   #1
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Default [GURPS resources] T Bone's Games Diner updates & announcements

Per this discussion, I'm adding my GURPS-related blog to the growing directory in GURPS Websites: Blogs, Wikis, Feeds . . . – and am also creating a single new forum thread to announce blog updates and other announcements. Here's my site overview:

T Bone's Games Diner (by T Bone): A long-running RPG blog focused on GURPS hacking and homebrew game design. Some items of broad interest: The GURPS Diner, experimental hacks, reader-contributed content, and Games Diner goodies on e23. Some specific GURPS faves: GULLIVER Mini notes on odd-sized creature design (GURPS 4e), GLAIVE Mini weapon design system (4e), Edge Protection armor rules (4e), COSH weapon skill system (3e), and GURPS Metric. Plus lots more; explore via search or copious topic tags. To keep up with new additions (which are... lovingly slow-cooked, let's say), watch this forum thread, the RSS feed, or this Twitter feed. Or just drop by and say HI once in a while.

All of which is old stuff to anyone on this forum. Don't worry; this thread will quickly sink to the bottom of the forum, to rise again only when summoned. (Kind of like Cthulhu.)

Watch for news of site updates. Thank you!
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:53 AM   #2
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Default Latest post: Idea Pot: Kickin' It With GURPS

And, following the above, one post to announce the latest bit of site content:

Idea Pot: Kickin' It With GURPS

A very simple idea: Kicking stuff that's up high, like a bad guy's head, is kind of hard to do. For GMs willing to foot a little extra combat detail, how about handling that with a TH penalty? With a companion Technique for high-kicking martial artists (and dancers)?

Comment feedback so far suggests that it's not a bad concept, but the penalty should be modest. Join in if interested.

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There. No more announcements by me here until I put up some new content.
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Old 03-26-2017, 08:57 AM   #3
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Hi! Wow, some new blog content appeared at the Games Diner over the past few weeks! How'd that happen?

Here's what's landed on the menu:

Cardboard Heroes artist hard at work on new figures for GURPS Dungeon Fantasy boxed set?
Okay, there's nothing at all surprising in this "rumor" post. Still, it may be of minor interest to Dungeon Fantasy RPG watchers.

GURPS' next big release gears up to tackle... the dungeon!?
Months-late reaction to the announcement of DFRPG. (Yes, the news is as fresh as the food at the Diner!)

Delving dungeons four ways with GURPS
A short look at different ways to dungeon-delve in GURPS, with or without DFRPG.

Get Religion with Dungeon Fantasy 7: Clerics
Some thoughts upon reading this fun book in the DF series.

Gaming Tips: Taking your chances on 3d6
A slightly math-y look at the probabilities involved in success rolls, with the goal of extracting a rule-of-thumb answer to a basic question: Just how much does a +1 bonus or -1 penalty matter? (Short answer: More than you might think!)

Conan the Barbarian: An original source-based analysis
A contributed analysis of Conan, aimed at building a definitive GURPS 4e version based on source material citations. A must for fans of the barbarian's barbarian!

Tiny GURPS idea: A better Outdoorsman
A wee suggestion for further additions to the Outdoorsman Talent.

Books we want: How to Be a GURPS Player
We have the book How to Be a GURPS GM, and it is great. Hm, what might lie within a companion How to Be a GURPS Player book?

Mm, that's quite a passel of slo-o-o-o-w-cooked dishes. And it looks like there's even more nutrient sludge accumulating in the Plankto-Matic™ krill vats out back. So come on over to the Games Diner, where the content is always free and always worth the price!
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(Latest goods on the site: Beware the assassin's blade – a deadly weapon modifier for DF/DFRPG)
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Old 03-27-2017, 09:48 AM   #4
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Keep it up T=Bone!
Good stuff!

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Old 03-27-2017, 11:36 AM   #5
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Woot! Finally, after a long slumber, the blog that introduced me to GURPS awakens!

Good to see ya back and with so much new content.
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Old 03-28-2017, 11:43 AM   #6
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My thanks to you both for the very kind words!

(Dang it, now I'll have to go write more. And here I thought I was done...)

Actually, a key impetus for the spate (such as it is) of writing is mild embarrassment when I look at my lo-o-o-ng list of half-written posts, which makes me want to get the poor things out already. (You both have gaming blogs, too, so I'll bet you understand the feeling!)
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