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Archive for August, 2013

The pellet with the poison’s in the flagon with the dragon; the vessel with the pestle has the brew that is true. —

I was reading about a bronze ring discovered by archaeologist in Bulgaria that is believed to be a poison ring for delivering poison to a glass of wine on the sly. http://www.livescience.com/39088-medieval-poison-ring-bulgaria.html My first thought was how to use this in a fantasy RPG campaign and my second thought was Danny Kaye in The Court [...]

Ludicrous Speed? —

The dream is that interstellar travel will be possible via some form of hyperspace, warp or what have you such that other planets can be traveled to in periods of time not measured in decades or centuries. In his movie Space Balls, Mel Brooks spoofed this concept by calling it Ludicrous Speed, he may have [...]