- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 223 days ago
As last Saturday’s D&D game was approaching, I came to the realization that I was not going to have an adventure ready. This has happened to me once or twice before and generally the game is...
- Posted 1019 days ago
Special 2nd Anniversary Post: Getting your Players to Play Indie RPGs
Stargazer and I have been good online buddies for quite some time and I’ve seen this blog grow from the moment it joined the RPGbloggers network to it’s current authoritative status. Yet, as much as I...
- Posted 1020 days ago
Review – Eureka: 501 Adventure Plots to Inspire Game Masters
Today I’m reviewing Eureka: 501 Adventure Plots to Inspire Game Masters , a book produced by the authors of GnomeStew.com. Here’s how the publisher describes their book: Featuring a foreword by gaming industry legend Monte Cook,...
- Posted 1021 days ago
DMing 101: Start small
This week’s DM advice is primarily aimed at anyone looking to begin their first campaign, although it’s just as useful to experienced DMs. The advice, which comes straight out of the 4E Dungeon Master’s Guide: (p....
- Posted 1024 days ago
Audio tips for RPG podcasters
I listen to quite a few RPG-related podcasts and while the audio quality of most have improved immensely over the last couple years, some still have a way to go. Therefore I thought I’d offer some simple...
- Posted 1025 days ago
In March I posted about Apple’s iPad and what it could mean for us gamers. Even back then there were several apps that make a gamer’s life easier. But recently I learned about Dicebook . Dicebook...
- Posted 1026 days ago
Character Death, woe or wow?
Last night I played a particularly long session of my weekly Pathfinder RPG game. During this game I killed a player character. Well that’s not quiet accurate. I wasn’t gunning out for him; it was a...
- Posted 1026 days ago
DMing 101: An introduction
Welcome to the first installment of my new weekly advice column, DMing 101. Since it’s the first installment I thought I should include a little introductory explanation about the purpose and nature of the column first....
- Posted 1028 days ago
Dungeon Master Burnout… My cure!
Some context… I read a post by Chatty DM on twitter this past Sunday about him possibly taking a D&D sabbatical and ended up briefly tweeting with Greywulf about D20 burnout and how despite having been...
- Posted 1029 days ago
DM Rewards: Tomb of Horrors Review
I got something very unexpected in the mail last Friday when I went to check my PO box. Wizards of the Coast sent me my second DM Rewards package of the year. I was standing in...
- Posted 1034 days ago