GERC: The Wyrd Division

Most GERC members agree that the Wyrd Division is a little… off. Almost every member of the Division has transcended at least one Barrier in Shadow. They study Wyrd energy, a corrupted version of one or more of the fundamental Six Energies that make up the world, with some application to more practical, applied areas […]

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How to Moderate a Role-Playing Game, Part 5: Character Generation

By Jordan Campbell, Director of Game Development, Flying NightBear Games Follow this series of blog posts on moderating a role-playing game, with specifics about Beyonder. Your own fantastic adventures lie ahead! Creating a Character At FNB Games, we have done our best to simplify the often daunting and time-consuming process of creating a character. We […]

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GERC: Voices Division

Voices are the GERC’s diplomats, as well as their experts in linguistics and culture. The Voices are the smallest GERC division, with only a scant few dozen members; their skill set requires an extent of training that many other divisions don’t. This begins with linguistics – Voices almost invariably have Barriers in Mentarch, Soman, and […]

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How to Moderate a Role-Playing Game, Part 4: More Storytelling

By Jordan Campbell, Director of Game Development, Flying NightBear Games Follow this series of blog posts on moderating a role-playing game, with specifics about Beyonder. Your own fantastic adventures lie ahead! StoryTelling: The Keeper of the Stories It is everyone’s job (and often their distinct pleasure) to remember all of the great stories that have […]

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GERC: Materials Development Division (MDD)

Like it or not, the MDD is known best for the flashy minority of what they do: the development of Energetic items, anything from Power-imbued stones to a diving sphere that can transport travelers thousands of feet under the surface of the ocean without being crushed by the pressure. They do create some truly miraculous […]

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How to Moderate a Role-Playing Game, Part 3: Storytelling

By Jordan Campbell, Director of Game Development, Flying NightBear Games Follow this series of blog posts on moderating a role-playing game, with specifics about Beyonder. Your own fantastic adventures lie ahead! Storytelling 101: How to Lie Well “Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes […]

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