Scribd

I stumbled upon scribd.com a couple of months ago. It has all kinds of RPG related stuff, and I uploaded a few things (link is to one) I did for GURPS about 10 years ago, adapting the Voodoo magic system to cover Medieval folklore about magic, as well as modern occultism, but in the intervening years they’ve actually had a bona fide occultist do a whole book (“Authentic thaumaturgy”). Anyway for a while Scribd.com had some obviously illegally shared .pdfs of stuff from Jugdes Guild, TSR, and other publishers, and it looks like it is all gone now. (Apparently someone uploaded D&D 4e books too and Wizards of the Coast sued their pants off; can’t find the news article now but the uploader was fined thousands and thousands of dollars). There still seems to be some stuff that really ought to be taken down but I think they’ll get to it eventually.

Anyway I was shocked to check in again and see my crummy GURPS documents have been read hundreds of times and downloaded over 100 times. That’s sort of cool. I spent way too much time reading up on grimoires and demonology for that stuff, so I’m glad someone finds it useful.

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