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Weird Currency

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If you skipped through some sections of the core book on the way to all those fun foci, you may be forgiven for missing the section on the Ninth World’s coinage. Let’s refresh: Most civilized societies use generic coins commonly referred to as shins. Shins are usually metal but can be made of glass, plastic, […]

Boss Battles in Numenera

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I recently responded to a call for advice over at Ninth World Hub regarding how easy a party of players can take out a single enemy. While combat isn’t the focus of Numenera in general, that doesn’t exclude the possibility of “boss battles” or powerful, singular enemies to fight. If you do want to focus […]

Adapting the Monolith from Beyond Space and Time

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Recently, over on the Numenera subreddit, I asked for suggestions of adventures from other systems that folks thought would adapt well to Numenera. One of the recommendations was for an adventure called The Monolith from Beyond Space and Time from the game Lamentations of the Flame Princess. As the name implies, this adventure setting is very much […]

Brotherhood of the White Flame

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The Brotherhood of The White Flame believes in one thing: The Superiority of Pureblood Humans. They believe that their ability to manipulating the tools of previous ages shows that they (baseline humans) are superior to those who lived in those ages. Originally part of , the Brotherhood of The White Flame splintered off after its […]

The Hive

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The Hive is a secretive group of mutants and abhumans whose true reach is unknown. Their main force is located within , but there have been reports of their number beginning to appear within . The Hive desire to create superior life forms through mutation and evolution, to them weakness is worse than death. To […]

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