• Come to me my jungle friends!

    Tweet Recent events in my life have me thinking about pets. Be they familiars, animal companions or summoned animals, whatever way your system of choice calls them, why do we feel the urge to have pets...

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  • Are mini-campaigns the solution?

    Tweet Back in the day, when we were still young and had too much time on our hands, we played in long campaigns, sometimes even spanning years. But in recent years I haven’t finished any campaign...

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  • Dealing with Problem Players

    One of the things which has been on my mind recently is the issue of dealing with problem players. My weekend group has recently shrunk in size due to a lack of shared vision leading to...

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  • What’s in a name?

    I’ll admit it, naming non-player characters and places in role playing game is HARD! If you are not careful you’ll end up with names your players will make fun of for years to come. The noble...

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  • Eureka!

    Some time ago, Martin Ralya of GnomeStew.com and Engine Publishing asked me if I was interested in reviewing Eureka. I’ve read about Eureka before and since I am chronically under-prepared for my games, it looked like...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Ask The GMs: How to survive political games with paranoia and intrigue

    Lilith Laing asks the GMs: “Recently I started playing in a Vampire: The Masquerade Old WOD game. Even after one session, it is probably the best game I have ever played in (or even run), but...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • GameScience Dice Review

    Last March I wrote a post titled The Importance of Dice where I talked about how important dice are to both players and game masters alike. It seems like everywhere I look every person has their...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Gen Con: GM’s Jam!

    One of the highlights of this year’s Gen Con was definitely the GM’s Jam seminar. Since I had brought my video camera with me, I recorded the whole thing and uploaded it to blip.tv . Alas...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Gen Con: GM’s Jam!

    One of the highlights of this year’s Gen Con was definitely the GM’s Jam seminar. Since I had brought my video camera with me, I recorded the whole thing and uploaded it to blip.tv . Alas...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Electronic Tools for Gaming – The iPhone

    I’ll admit it, I was a holdover. I didn’t make the switch to an iPhone until last winter. Before that I had an ancient Palm Treo that worked perfectly well for years. I used it to...

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