Category Archives: Themes

Themes: Noble

About 80% of the way into writing this theme, I realized I could basically replace every instance of “noble” with “Mafia” and it would make exactly as much sense. I don’t know what this says about what I think about … Continue reading

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Abilities without Limitations (or, the Rule that Proves the Exception)

There’s a phrase I love explaining to people, because I’ve only met about two or three people who understand it: “the exception that proves the rule”. Most folks think it means “the thing that does not fit a rule proves … Continue reading

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Themes: Craftsman

I thought real hard about the posting order for these last two themes. Originally I was going to end the month with a bang, albeit one of resignation, and let the dragonkin close out the example themes. But I decided … Continue reading

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Themes: Dragonkin

No matter how I may feel about dragons, I know they are people who will punch me in the neck if there aren’t any dragon-based themes. So, fine, here’s a dragon. It’s longer than the scholar because of course it … Continue reading

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Themes: Animal Handler

Most of the “profession” themes are extensions of a Profession skill. Profession as a skill has always felt weird to me; I don’t understand how it takes as much time and effort to learn to jump as it does to … Continue reading

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