Today we’re taking a little break from the magical worlds we’ve been visiting and instead talking about the real world of the game table – which can be virtual or physical, funny enough. But what… Read More »Battling Complacency or Unhappiness at the Game Table
Welcome again fellow adventurers! Let’s take on Personality Traits this time. In the last series of articles we discussed alignments and attitudes – views that characters have of their world. Now we get to add… Read More »Personality Traits, Part 1 – The Lightside
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
Can I just say that I’m a bit giddy? That’s right – “giddy!” Last night I started what is really the first campaign I have begun in earnest in at least a decade. I’m GMing.… Read More »The Lost Age – They Came From the Lake, Session 1
This month’s RPG Blog Carnival topic is Life and Death in RPGs (see here for the kickoff article) and shockingly enough in the insanity of my last few weeks, I have some ideas to share…… Read More »RPG Blog Carnival: Life and Death in RPGs… – Pt. 1 – Life
When Da’ Vane (Christina Freeman) dropped me a note about the first D-Jumpers product from DVOID Systems, I was definitely intrigued. Da’ Vane is another of the folks going through Yax & Johnn Four’s Gamer Lifestyle Project. She started in April 2010 and in six months has released a book with help from Ouroboros I (Sebastian . . . → Read More: Book Review: D-Jumpers Volume #1: A Gate to Adventure by Da’ Vane of DVOID Systems
Image by voyageAnatolia.blogspot.com via Flickr Long title, I know… But basically I am wondering how we might take the small things, such as the method of writing, and use that in a game. And by… Read More »More thoughts about Typography, or the tools used to create it…
Hi there… Recently I watched the new documentary Dungeon Masters that featured a GM who managed to kill his whole party simply because they were dumb enough to charge into a Sphere of Annihilation… And… Read More »GMing and Playing Styles… What’s yours?