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Cypher Chronicles, vol. 35-2018

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MCG is on break next week! Get an insight into what we’re doing to recharge our batteries. Plus, we round up a ton of great streaming shows to watch, and inspiration of natures scientific, artistic, and downright mysterious.
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NPC Personalities on the Fly – Part 2

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This is the second of three articles about quickly creating NPC personalities. You can find the first article here. An easy way to make a quick nonplayer character (NPC) memorable is to take a character trait and exaggerate it.
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MCG on End-of-Summer Break

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2018 has been very exciting so far! Invisible Sun, Numenera Discovery, and Numenera Destiny are all in fulfillment and being played around the world. We started a Twitch channel.
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Cypher Chronicles, vol. 34-2018

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All the news that’s fit to chronicle. Plus, a flash sale that ends tonight–use the coupon code callisto6 for 25% off digital Cypher System products! Fill out your digital library, or tell a friend so they can follow along and watch the Cypher System in action on Geek & Sundry’s Callisto 6 episode (tonight at 4pm PDT on Twitch).
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NPC Personalities on the Fly – Part 1

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If you’re a GM, you probably put a lot of work into significant nonplayer characters (NPCs) for your campaign. Prominent helpful characters who you expect to appear often (such as mentors for the player characters (PCs)) get well-defined personalities, mannerisms, and interesting descriptions because you know the players will be talking to those characters a lot. But players have a habit of taking a sharp left turn from where you expect them to go and end up talking to all sorts of NPCs that you haven’t given much thought to.
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August: Dragon Con

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Dragon Con is a celebration of gaming and geek culture. Monte and Shanna are both guests this year, and each has a fantastic (and long) lineup of appearances that you should check out! Monte’s Event Schedule Friday August 31st 1:
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