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Welcome to 100 Oddities for a Wizard's Library, third entry in Skirmisher Publishing's ever-expanding series of curiosities designed to fill the empty corners of your campaign worlds! 

Oddities may clutter a shelf or lie forgotten in a corner but are not defined by where they are so much as what they are and are unusual by their very nature. A dead rat in the basement of an abandoned building is not an oddity, but the same dead rat with its eyes sewn shut is. Oddities make you think about why they exist, how they ended up there, even what the hell they are, questions that are key to an engaging and invigorating roleplaying experience. 

Oddities are intended to aid GM creativity and turn possibly bland areas or gaming episodes into something more. The goal of this publication and the others in this series is to make things more fun and to take your imagination in directions it might not otherwise have gone. 

Volumes in this series include 100 Oddities for a Creepy Old House100 Oddities for a Graveyard100 Oddities for a Thieves’ Guild100 Oddities for a Wasteland100 Oddities for a Wizard’s Library100 Oddities for an Enchanted Forest100 Oddities for a Found Car, and 100 Oddities for a Wizard’s Tower


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* Chapters devoted to 10 specific sorts of places (Craftsman, Entertainment, Professional, Tradesman, Mercantile, Service, Scholarly, Religious, Governmental, and Underworld).

 * Descriptions of 85 different sorts of places and two or three Adventure Hooks tying in with each. 


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Curt S March 09, 2019 8:07 pm UTC
The preview is useless. It should show the table of contents, or at least a sample entry.
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Michael V March 09, 2019 9:04 pm UTC
Thanks for your constructive comment and the positive tone you chose to use for it! We have checked the settings for the preview and they look OK to us at this point. Try refreshing this page or viewing it with a different browser if you continue to experience issues viewing the preview for this title, which includes its introduction and the first page from its listing of oddities.
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Curt S March 10, 2019 7:24 pm UTC
I see more of the problem. The contents seem to be in the Quick Preview. I can't tell; it is too small for me to read!

The full-sized preview only shows the first 2 pages which are basically just title pages.

No, refreshing the page didn't help!
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Jesse H April 12, 2019 1:16 am UTC
Looks like the publisher fixed it by including a page of example entries in the full-size preview.
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Curt S April 15, 2019 9:49 pm UTC
So he has.
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Rick U March 11, 2018 2:37 am UTC
This is amazing, I love it. Very creative and inventive. One thing is though, on Google Chrome on the tab the title is "Oddities_Thieves_Guild" instead, so I'm guessing you used the same template and forgot to change it.
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This title was added to our catalog on February 17, 2015.