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HTales from the Table


Sword & Pedestal

Posted on February 08, 2016

I was running an epic level adventure for some friends and was parodying a ton of stuff from movies, books, and video games. The whole thing was really just one big joke for us, but it gave us the chance to run an amazing adventure, do whatever we wanted, and have fun with it.

Towards the beginning of the adventure I gave the party the option to choose from an array of weapons. Each and every one was a reference to something from pop culture or mythology; Gungnir, Odin’s spear from Norse mythology; Hammer from Donkey Kong/Smash Bros.; Dagger of Time from Prince of Persia; and so forth. One of the weapons I described immediately…

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