Last week we looked at the ceiling, so this week let’s check out the floor of our ever-changing dungeon. Unlike the ceiling, I think players (and their PCs) are a bit more cognizant of the… Read More »Watch Your Step (Four on the Dungeon Floor)
Whether you go with analog randomizers such as physical dice or coins or their digital counterparts, I’ve been fascinated by the flexibility of the traditional random table. Ever since reading Appendix A: Random Dungeon Generation… Read More »A Random Start To Random Dungeon Design
This month’s RPG Blog Carnival topic is hosted by Johnn Four of Roleplaying Tips himself. He wants to know what we (as GMs I suspect) do to inspire our players to get excited to play… Read More »How do you inspire your players? RPG Blog Carnival – January 2016
Like many folks, I have been watching Game of Thrones this season (Season 5) and have hit a few points where I’ve had to struggle with my own sensibilities. The last couple of episodes have really tested my limits as far as those taboos. But it’s made me wonder a bit at the various lines I try to avoid in my own storytelling and campaigns… And I could only come up with two.
Keep in mind that these are MY taboos and though they may be shared by other folks, they may not. Obviously George R.R. Martin is ok with many forms of violence in the world of Game of Thrones and the TV producers have certainly taken that to heart.
Also keep in mind there are spoilers ahead, so if you don’t want any GoT Season 5 secrets to be unleashed before you’re ready – stop here.
Far too often, the world around us changes slowly. But in the case of the Penned Forest, observant folks might notice a few things before the rest of the world. It’s been nearly 1,000 years… Read More »Ten Hints about Coming Change in the Penned Forest
So now we’re on Day 5 of #RPGaDay. It asks us what the most “Old School” RPG may be in your collection. In my collection, it would have to be my classic Dungeons & Dragons or Palladium… Read More »Most Old School RPG owned – #RPGaDAY 2014, Day 5