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It's kinda like that one show...but with less dancing

Welcome to a new segment that we plan on rolling out on occasion.  SytycDM is a resource for the aspiring, improving, or constantly self-bettering Dungeon Master.  While the skills that are listed are not limited to Dungeons and Dragons, most will fall within that context.  So, without further ado, grab your grid paper and DM screen and follow me over the jump.

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Come get some grids

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Some of you may already be aware, but DnD Insider is up and running, and probably has been for awhile now.  This is news to me, because between the time of the launch of DnD 4th Edition and today, I grew so tired of waiting for the damn thing to launch, I forgot it ever exisited.  If you haven’t checked it out already, they are offering a free trial for you to tinker with.

To most hardcore fans of Shadowrun (The rabid, frothing at the mouth fundamental lunatics), the setting and spirit of Shadowrun and the 20-sideder mix like a vodka tonic with baking soda. However, there’s always a brave soul willing to weather a night of foaming vomit and try a conversion: the folks at this blog(Chemistry Disclaimer: I’m not actually sure that it would foam before or after ingestion, and I’m not wasting the booze to find out) I gave it a quick once over, and it actually looks like it could work pretty well.  Of course, there are some things I would do differently, but I think it’s a nice start.  I hope it works out for their group. 

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