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What drives your character? Why risk life and limb in the God forsaken ruins and wastelands of The Mutant Epoch? In issue 4 we offer 50 goals and obsessions to motivate your post apocalyptic character, and much more.

EM-4 includes articles on how many adversaries a GM should throw at PCs, dice rolling methods to speed up game pace, creating handouts along with links to a heap of free sheets, the bonus offer method of character generation, more NPCs, wicked relics: Grenade Mat and Laser tipped bullets, plus three freaky creatures: the Waste Grazer, Pus Worm and Hackoid. Articles on the causes of PA factional warfare, agreed upon rendezvous, making coffee for Mel Gibson, and a new skill: Acrobatics, round out this content rich publication. Get it in PDF or print today Excavator Monthly is the official magazine for The Mutant Epoch milieu, covering the TME RPG, fiction, art and more. Not using the Outland System? No worries, there is a ton here that any post apocalyptic GM can utilize. How do your post-apocalyptic heroes know each other?

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Creating Intriguing Handouts with 17+ free to download player hand out sheets 50 PC Goals, Drives and Obsessions 2 NPCs 3 New Creatures 2 New relics 1 Character generation system (Bonus Offer System) 29 illustrations 44 Pages

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The creator previews what's upcoming in the next issue to include three GM's bunker articles: The Price of a

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From HQ
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The creator publishes their new Facebook page address.

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Media Chatter
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The creator provides links to blogs and websites to include: "The Apocalyptic Post", "Solo

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GMs Bunker: Adversaries Encountered
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An article that helps GMs determine how many foes to throw against the player characters.

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GMs Bunker: Keep them dice Rollin’
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An article that gives suggestions for ways to keep the dice rolling to to speed up play.

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GMs Bunker: Creating Intriguing Handouts
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An article that helps GMs create intriguing handouts for their campaigns.

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Generation Next: Bonus Offer System
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A short article on using the Bonus Offer System for character generation.

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Players Perspective: Agreed Upon Rendezvous
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An article that explains how players should set agreed upon rendezvous points for when they become

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Players Perspective: 50 Goals, Drives & Obsessions
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An article that helps characters pick goals, drives, and obsessions to avoid being just a collection of numbers

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Evolutions
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New creature stats. Waste Grazer, Pus Worm, and Hackold.

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Inhabitants: Velocia Clawhand
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NPC stats and background. Velocia Clawhands "Mercenary", mutant mercenary heroine.

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Inhabitants: Colonel Bajink
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NPC stats and background. Colonel Bajink "Marauder Chieftain", mutant-cyborg bandit leader.

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Relics Recovered
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New equipment for your games. To include:
Grenade Mat
Laser Tipped Bullets

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Articles: Making Coffee for the real Road Warrior: Mel Gibson
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The creator reminisces on his time serving coffee to Mel Gibson.

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