Just a couple of more for the grist mill..
Ars Magica in Wales during the tine of Braveheart (Edward the 1st's Era) based roughly on David Macaulay's Castles. Not only in this a period at least somewhat familiar to players through that execrable Braveheart movie but its a classically middle ages time frame with a lot going on. Having a castle built very close to a chantry is a ready made adventure seed even the players never do decide to get involved in the bigger political issues.
This was contributed by my reader Hsu Dek and its a great idea. Shanghai in the 20's and 30's was an exciting and dangerous time with lots of opportunity for a group of clever players. Its also moves nicely into broader pulp topics and WW2 as well.
D and D is cool - The *New York Times *recently published an opinion piece explaining "Why the Cool Kids Are Playing Dungeons & Dragons." Of course, *I* have known that D&D ...
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