GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #12

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #12

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Anther Often two-lobed, these structures are the part of the stamen which house microsporangia and have…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #11

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #11

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Nectary These are glands which produce the nectar to attract pollinators to a plant’s flowers. This…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #10

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #10

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Calyx This is the term used for the collective whorl of sepals that surround a flower’s…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #9

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #9

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Stomata These are pores in the epidermis (“skin”) of a plant and can be found in…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #8

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #8

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Fruit Fruit comes in a variety of forms that we all know, though there are many…

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Blog Post Delay

Blog Post Delay

For those of you following me on social media you know that I spent yesterday in the hospital. Not to worry! It isn’t major, not in the grand scheme of things, at least, I cut my finger and ended up slashing a tendon. As a result, I went into surgery (luckily all same day!) and now sit with a hand splint. Luckily it is my off hand and my thumb is free, but I cannot type well or fast right…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #7

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #7

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Cone In formal botany this is called a strobulus, but is recognizable to any who have…

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Review: Michtim RPG

Review: Michtim RPG

Good afternoon everyone! Today I have a chance to share with you another RPG game. This game is called Michtim and features small furry beings that, while looking like hamsters, are actually adept and intelligent woodland dwellers. The game is available here as a PDF or a hardcover book. As you will find out Fluffy Adventures does well to round out the wide range of games we have reviewed and helps reveal just how many options there are out there!…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #6

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #6

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Petiole This is the term for the stalk that attaches a leaf to the stem of…

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Re-Skinning: Dinosaur Druid!

Re-Skinning: Dinosaur Druid!

Let me tell you, I am so excited that this was the second place winner in the poll to decide what re-skinning topics would show up here on Notes of the Wandering Alchemist. Like many, I fell in love with dinosaurs long ago and that love never dies away. A significant portion of my undergrad career included studying dinosaurs and having watched the realization and acceptance of feathered dinos has been awesome. As you know, near the top of my…

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