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Every female character has a base 50% chance of contracting the Chocolate Addiction quirk (a minor mental quirk for which she receives 8 BPs).    â€”Female Quirks & Flaws

For you video gamers out there who can't bear to tear yourselves away from your favorite MMORPG to grab a cold drink, this USB Beverage Chiller from Xoxide will keep your thirst pleasantly quenched without having to leave your computer--at least until you need a bathroom break.

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It seems we've forgotten to invite someone to the Ladies of Hack--this special Fuzzy Knights should fill you in. I hope Violet is in a forgiving mood...

O. comic/gaming magazine (published by Kenzer & Company) was the Ladies of Hack, an all-female sub-organization within the Hackmaster RPG Association for the purposes of providing female gamers with support both in game and out. It was created by Sara and Shiela, female gaming characters in the comic. Read More...Mags are a neat method to polish on your reading practice and gather plenty of information on different fields of society. Nonetheless , finding a magazine might not be such a tough choice. Mags are available about at everywhere in a town. There are so very many places where you find stalls. A selection of them can be discovered in these places. It is totally on your taste and choice to settle on the right one out from the massive range available in there. But is it usually possible to rush to the closest book corner to pick up the newest? I'm hoping the answer will be no. After, only reading books and magazine won't make your day for living. you want to work steadily to earn for a job. Additionally , as you want to work conscientiously, you'll find little period of time for undergoing other stuff pretty frequently. As a consequence, there may such thing occurs that you fail to collect some critical issue of a leading magazine. This may cause missing some imperative articles that featured in the difficulties. So , to avoid this kind of situation, the best policy to go through is to avail for the subscription offers. You may be a customer of virtually any available in the market. You want to subscribe for time and the problems will be contacted at the discussed place in the actual time.

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Category: Hackmaster
by Natasha Neame (w/the The Ladies of Hack)
“You women are all crazy!” and “You women are all alike!” are two phrases that male players and characters often say at the gaming table. The truth is - they’re only half right. Yes, women are all crazy, but in unique ways. Every female in the world has their own combination of strange quirks and bizarre flaws, which mean no two women are alike. Sure, some of us are similar, but if women were all the same it would mean that men had a chance of understanding what we’re thinking - and we can’t have that!

To reflect upon the myriad complexities that make up the female form, the Ladies of Hack (a group of female scientists and warriors) recently locked themselves in a laboratory for over six months, developing the “Double X Chromosome Quirk and Flaw Tables.” Read More...

Traci Thompson
So, how do you come up with a character name for a role-playing game? Here are some ways that people I know have come up with them.
  • Random collection of letters
  • A character name in a book they read
  • Something that they made up that just sounds cool
  • A character’s name from a movie
The main way that I choose character names is based on my association with the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). Previously in the SCA, I held the position of herald—specifically, a book herald. In the SCA, a book herald is a person who researches names and/or coats of arms to make sure that they are in alignment with the actual naming practices (or coat of arms creation practices) of the Middle Ages. Read More...

The hack license is a special license you need to get when you want to drive a yellow taxicab in New York City. This can be a valuable asset for someone who needs steady work when he or she lives in or near the city.

So what if you wonder how to get a hack license NYC and want to lease a yellow cab by the shift or by the week? You'll need to go through a bit of paperwork, get some necessary training and then study so that you can learn the various landmarks, highways, bridges and routes of New York City. If you can do this, then you will be eligible to get the taxi license.

Once you have this taxi license, get ready to go to work. It's likely that you'll work long hours, up to 12 hours per shift. Many taxi drivers bring in upwards of $400 for the twelve hours which nets them $225 to $250 a shift.

What is a hack anyway and why is the license referred to as a hack license? Of course, this term has been used in a variety of ways, including calling someone a hack writer, a political hack or a computer hacker. One definition describes a hack as an animal or person that is made to work hard. Therefore, you can say that if you are going to be a hack at something, that means you're willing to work hard at whatever you are doing.

However, it's not actually known where the term hack license comes from. Perhaps its use came from a borough in London called Hackney. And by the way, the motorized hackney cabs used in the United Kingdom are black, unlike their yellow US counterparts.

Or, perhaps it came from a breed of horse known for its gait. This was one of the animals utilized behind a carriage described by author Charles Dickens when he was interviewed in the mid-nineteenth century. Perhaps its origin came from the French word "haquenee" which traditionally was a horse that ladies could ride. Because their gait was such that they used the right front and rear and left front and rear legs together, instead of opposing front and rear as was usual for a trot, it was more comfortable and less jarring than a regular trot for ladies riding sidesaddle.

With a tradition dating back to the 1930 's, medallions and the New York City taxi license are one of the landmark enterprises in the city. In the last decade, over 1,000 new medallions have been sold at auction by the city. If you own this license, you can buy your own yellow cab, but it will cost you. In one case recently, a medallion sold for more than $600,000. This is in contrast to 2001 when you could buy one for less than $200,000. Those who had the foresight to acquire one or more of the medallions are either driving their own taxis now or have sold them at a profit to current taxi owners.

As far as New York goes, the hack license issued by the Taxi and Limousine Commission is simply what you will need to get if you want to drive a taxi cab. Having it can be valuable if you wish to be a driver of one of New York City's famous yellow cabs.

If you have this hack license, you are the only type of taxi driver that can pick up unscheduled fares called hails on the streets of New York City. In addition, during the first eight hours of your shift, you will take passengers to the adjoining counties of Westchester and Nassau and to the airport in Newark, New Jersey.

If you want to get the hack license NYC, Master Cabbie can help you obtain it. If your English language skills are a concern, the Master Cabbie staff can provide the preparation you will need with an unlimited special class. If you wonder how to get a taxi license and drive the New York City yellow cab, contact the staff at Master Cabbie and get started today.

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Our very own Lady of Hack, Sara Felton, gets behind the GM screen with hilarious results. Check out Let the GM be a Lady Tonight. (from KODT Bundles of Trouble #4).

Want more? Here are some other KODT webstrips to tickle your funny bone:

Caveat Emptor from (Tales from the Vault volume III)
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Virtual Calamity from (Bundle of Trouble volume 13)
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