Tag Archives: quests

7 Tips to Working with a Collecting Quest Story: Read the Whole Set

It isn’t easy setting up a story where you have to get a bunch of things to make one thing or stop someone.  There’s the risk of tedium, repetition, and getting visited by the irritable McGuffin fairy.  He doesn’t take … Continue reading

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Quest for the Shattered Something: The Collecting Plot

There are many types of quests out there, which have been used throughout mythology, history, and fiction.  You have hunting down a villain, finding a mentor to save the world, and the long journey.  Another that doesn’t turn up as … Continue reading

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Crests of the Baron’s Mortal Sins

Six families stood At the peak of their world Some kind and pure Others selfish and cruel Yet they worked in one circle Maintaining balance For good and ill Six families danced To greet a friend from afar A man … Continue reading

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Quest in a Crate: Crowbars Included

Come in out of the cold and lets talk business.  Yes, I know it’s supposed to be warm, but the weather is acting up.  If it puts you at ease, several of my previous customers are trying to fix that. … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Quest for the Holy Something or Other’ by Kylie Betzner

This is really a 4.5 rating. The story dragged a bit in the middle, but it was a lot of fun how everything tied into each other at the end. I was really surprised that there was a lot of … Continue reading

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