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Happy Pi Day

Welcome to the blog everyone and a Happy Pi Day to all! We here at Never Say Pie Dice enjoy Pi in many forms: savory pies, sweet pies, the raspberry pi computer, tarts, the irrational number, moon pies, whoopie pies...the list is filling up but goes on and on. To celebrate the launch of the blog and the special day, we’ve cobblered together a list of adventure hooks you can use to (s)tart a story or your next gaming session. You may not knead them, but we hope you enjoy the upper crust of our ideas that (s)pan several genres.


Out on a hunting trip, the players find a fellow traveler wounded along the side of the road. His mission was to get his grandmother's old pie recipe book to the next town where his sister is living with a band of survivors. The path is fraught with dangers, but if they complete the mission the players will gain the respect and assistance of the small group.

VamPIEre: The Crust-erade

The local vampire lord has seemingly gone feral, and it has all of the clans on edge. However, the rumor is that it happens once every hundred years or so. The only cure is a particular meat pie. The players must find the recipe, collect the ingredients, and present the fresh pie to the lord before the whole community is in chaos. The special ingredient? A local baker from a specific family.


While grabbing a needed rest and bite to eat, the players have a chance encounter. Instead of the expected pastry for dessert, fluctuations in the biogenic dynoscanner have caused a talking pie to emerge. After some conversation, the crew start to become friends with it. When a killer robot (who may also be a driving instructor) from the future shows up to assassinate the pie (who is also his best friend), what will the crew do? Can they decide if the pie deserves to live or die? Will a tricyclic phase induction with rubindium subspace containment field solve everything? Or will they have to reverse the polarity? It's a risk they'll have to take.


Spieder-man kneads your help. Doctor Octopies claims to have given up crime and started a pie bakery. Only one problem, people keep disappearing near his shop. Who is taking the people and where are they going? Are Doc Oc and his pies involved? Spieder-man wants your squad to investigate.


It is festival time in the village of Crust. The main event is their local Pie Eating Contest. Grand prize is an apple said to be made of solid gold with a hidden magic power. The half-orc champ is anxious to take on all challengers, but rumor has it that some of the pies have been poisoned. Can the party catch the culprits and win the contest?


The code to a secret formula has been stolen and encrypted as part of a pie recipe. Put on black market auction, it was sold for 100,000. The hand-off is to take place during the 42nd Annual Canadian Pie-Rating convention. Can your agents find the plans and stop the trade or will Pierates swoop in and take the plans away?


Old Mr. Ritter had just gone and shot himself a deer. At least, it looked like a deer from afar. Either way, he reckoned it would be good eating. It wasn't until after his wife Mable cooked it into a shepherd's pie that everyone started growing tentacles.


Friend Computer likes apple pie. Only commies and dirty dirty mutants don't like apple pie. You like apple pie. The cafeteria has been serving only apple pie. Now they are serving only pie shells full of uncooked apple cores. Friend Compieter needs your help. Time to troubleshoot the cafeteria kitchen!

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