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The Game By Jack London
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Published in 1905 by MacMillan, The Game is a short novella about a young boxer, Joe Fleming, who ordinarily works as a sail maker. When he becomes engaged to Genevieve, the narrator, he decides to... More > take one more fight before giving up. He persuades Genevieve to watch and her viewpoint as a narrator provides London with the opportunity to describe, in excruciating detail, the fight that ensues. It's clear from this description that London knew his business, but it's also obvious that he wasn't taken in by the glamour. The game, like any London Klondike story, is a brutal piece of writing.< Less
The Game By Jack London
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The Game is a 1905 novel by Jack London about a twenty year-old boxer Joe, Joe Fleming earns his livelihood as a sailmaker and supports his mother and sisters. He adds to his income by taking part... More > in prize-fights at sporting clubs. He is due to be married to Genevieve, who works in the Silversteins' candy shop. Joe agrees to give up "the game" but asks that Genevieve watch his last fight, on the eve of their wedding, and she reluctantly agrees. The story is told from Genevieve's point of view.< Less
The Game By Jack London
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John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the... More > then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.He is best remembered as the author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life".[citation needed] He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen", and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf. London was a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers and wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction exposé The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes. -wikipedia< Less
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Story Games Name Project By Jason Morningstar
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A collection of names and related lists from dozens of different cultures, times, and places. Everything from Maori, Russian, and Chinese to Hobo. Check out the preview for the complete table of... More > contents!< Less
Codex: Story Gaming for Creative People By Malcolm Sheppard
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Codex: Story Gaming for Creative People is an RPG for writers and other creators who want to use games as a medium to create a world and share stories within it. In Codex, a picture, short story or... More > poem can simultaneously describe a part of the world and a character attribute. Blue, Green and Red books let players develop a cohesive setting for themselves. A simple yet broad system determines the fates of individuals, groups and even entire nations. The conflict systems cover duels of wit, furious sword fights and massive propaganda campaigns. Although Codex is designed for your own characters and world, the game includes the city of Eight Gates as an example setting. Use it -- or add it to your own world.You can use Codex as a complete RPG or you can use it to manage the fictional content of other games. It's especially suited to text-based games, including those played by forum or weblog.< Less
Codex: Story Gaming for Creative People By Malcolm Sheppard
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Codex: Story Gaming for Creative People is an RPG for writers and other creators who want to use games as a medium to create a world and share stories within it. In Codex, a picture, short story or... More > poem can simultaneously describe a part of the world and a character attribute. Blue, Green and Red books let players develop a cohesive setting for themselves. A simple yet broad system determines the fates of individuals, groups and even entire nations. The conflict systems cover duels of wit, furious sword fights and massive propaganda campaigns. Although Codex is designed for your own characters and world, the game includes the city of Eight Gates as an example setting. Use it -- or add it to your own world.You can use Codex as a complete RPG or you can use it to manage the fictional content of other games. It's especially suited to text-based games, including those played by forum or weblog.< Less
Lovecraftian Shorts : A Story Telling Game By Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
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Lovecraftian Shorts is story telling game for exactly three people. It's designed to allow you and two friends to create and weave a tale of horror and madness in twenty to forty minutes. The game... More > forces your characters to use Occult Tools, Loves and Desires to defeat the enemies and obstacles, but those same enemies can impose Wounds and Insanities upon the bravest of characters.< Less
The Awkward Game and Other Unfinished Stories By Clinton J. Boomer
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A sample collection of unfinished work from the pen of America's most overrated creator of Dungeons & Dragons-themed comedy-videos and winner of the coveted "Evil" award from Paizo... More > Publishing's Joshua Frost.< Less
The Awkward Game and Other Unfinished Stories By Clinton J. Boomer
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A sample collection of unfinished work from the pen of America's most overrated creator of Dungeons & Dragons-themed comedy-videos and winner of the coveted "Evil" award from Paizo... More > Publishing's Joshua Frost.< Less