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Taking the Narrative by the Tail: GM Intrusions & Special Effects

Great moments don't just happen on their own.
GM intrusions offer an opportunity for the Numenera GM to really shine--and for the players to experience incredible turning points in their characters' stories.
But how do you use this feature of the game to its fullest? Taking the Narrative by the Tail offers tips and techniques for great GM intrusions, as well as a sampling of ready-made GM intrusions for various scenarios at the table. Additionally, readers will find suggestions for major and minor effects--perfect for those moments when you roll a natural 20 and want your character to do something that no one will forget.
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October 25th, 2014
A steal for the price. Touches on one aspect of the cypher system I was wondering how I would implement. The GM intrusion. Great advice on how to use them, and use them creatively. [...]
May 18th, 2014
Ring Side Report- RPG Review of Taking the Narrative By the Tail: GM Intrusions and Special Effects Originally post at, a new idea everyday! Product- Taking the Narrative By the Tail: GM Intrusions and Special Eff [...]
April 30th, 2014
Some Nice tips and options and I guess it is only 99 cents, but still, it is kinda thin. I would rather it be bundled into something larger meant for GMs. [...]
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April 30th, 2014
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April 29th, 2014
At the price, it is hard to go wrong with this purchase. The document consists of a cover, five pages of content, and a final page with advertisements. The five pages cover the concept of Intrusions, providing additional explanation (beyond the core bo [...]
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