- The category includes both physical objects, Artifacts, and well as mystery resources such as Handwavium.
Gimmicks may also include a mystery resource that is fought over, but often isn't very well defined such as Handwavium.
Often gimmicks can be momentary diversions which keep the player's interest.
Some gimmicks featured over the years have included:
- Marc Miller. "Gimmicks." Secret of the Ancients (1984): 48.
- Dragon Magazine Issue 51
- Jo Grant, Lesley Grant. 101 Plots (BITS, 1996), TBD.
- Gareth Hanrahan. "Gimmicks." Secret of the Ancients (2010): TBD.
- Gareth Hanrahan. "Gimmicks." Secret of the Ancients (2012): TBD.
- Marc Miller. T5 Core Rules (Far Future Enterprises, 2013), TBD.
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