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FAQ – Exploring writeups.org


A FAQ article listing the means of exploring writeups.org, with quick comments about the advantages of each method. Short and to the point. Okay, short and somewhat to the point.

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FAQ – Tags on writeups.org


We are beginning to deploy tags on the site. These'll be a useful resource to explore writeups.org. This documents explains everything. And has links for listing tagged entries once the tags get deployed.

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FAQ – Cookies and advertisements on this site


What cookies we use, and what ads are on the site. Changes and additions : - As of August of 2017, this has been revised for clarity and to explain that we're now a Humble Bundle partner. - As of September of 2018, added notes about our new, even-more-privacy-protecting social sharing buttons.

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FAQ- Quantification heuristics


Clearly, everybody wants to read something called "quantification heuristics". Total best headline. A discussion of the evidence-based mental model used on writeups.org when it comes to stats, and stuff related to stats (such as capabilities descriptions).

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FAQ – About profiles based on video games


This methodology article explains how we work when profiling characters from video games (particularly CRPGs and MMORPGs). Recent additions : -- How good should the playthrough be ? section. -- "Hub" characters and "reaper" characters section, and various improvements.

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FAQ – Character generator / creation in games


First version of a review of the tools we've used to create character portraits on writeups.org (for original characters, or those without usable visuals). Mostly it's stuff from video games, though most of it is free or real cheap. Since creating portraits or full-body models of original characters isn't a rare need among various sorts of role-players. Update - added a...

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FAQ – the ages of DC Comics


This is a short illustrated guide to the various ages and Earths of DC Comics' super-hero stories. It focuses on what you need to understand to read our profiles. It is chiefly intended for writeups.org readers who aren't super-hero comic books experts. As of the 19th of June, 2017, added a primer about the comic book characters that were bought to...

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Hand-to-hand combat scale


A relatively brief article for Writeups.org readers who do not know DC Heroes RPG rules but would like to gain a sense of hand-to-hand combat proficiency levels from the numbers. Also useful for DC Heroes RPG players, as it happens. Wotta stroke of luck.

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FAQ – Ways to contribute


Explanations about the ways to contribute to writeups.org, from the most casual to the most hardcore. We're a tiny team of volunteers, so help would be cool. This is the first draft, I'm sure I'll think about other things later on. :-)

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FAQ – Answers from the designers


A technical article with material from Ray Winninger and Greg Gorden -- the two main designers of the DC Heroes RPG -- about frequently-asked questions about how the system was designed and some of its weak points.

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FAQ – the DC Heroes RPG online community


Continuing to rebuild our gargantuan FAQ in a better and more focused way, now with the bit about the DC Heroes online community that runs writeups.org. We're always a-recruiting doughty, dauntless, determined volunteers.

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FAQ – Help with searches


This help page provides instructions, explanations and examples about the Search page on writeups.org. Learn how to find profiles and build lists of entries.

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Class strength system

(a.k.a. the "Marvel tons")

A detailed description of the "class" system Marvel uses to describe superhuman strength, how it works (and doesn't work) and how it aligns with DC Heroes numbers.

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FAQ – About the game stats


Non-roleplayers, you want to read this

A primer for people who want a quick explanation/guide to tabletop role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons, DC Heroes or Mutants & Masterminds. Short, to the point, example-based.

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FAQ – Introduction to our mighty FAQ

(Start here to learn about writeups.org)
OMG so useful

This is your port of call if you want to learn more about this site, how we work, what stuff means, how to find things and other such USEFUL THINGS.

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