• Enemies of the Empire – A Review

    The fine folks at Alderac Entertainment Group sent me a review copy of their newest L5R rpg book - Enemies of the Empire . It is a combination monster manual, history book and GM resource. And,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • This Survey For New Players Ensures A Good Fit

    New player surveys are a worthwhile time investment Roleplaying Tips reader Zerfinity sent me a campaign survey he used to build his new group. A friend once told me the best finishes have great starts. So...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 25 Cleric Character Hooks

    Continuing the hooks series, today we have a bunch of priestly ones for your holy edification. Many came out as missions rather than internal character struggles or personality quirks. More actionable than character-revealing this time around....

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Plot flowchart example

    Reader Yong Kyosunim sent in one of his plot planning documents. This was in response to Campaign Mastery’s recent post on plot flowcharts . Check it out: An example plot flowchart You can download the plot...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Game Master Tool Illustrated: Plot Flowcharts

    Today I want to share a simple and fast way that makes planning easier. I was going through old gaming papers recently and came across a partially crafted plot flowchart. This would be a short plot...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • High Elf Generator + Dice Giveaway Contest

    Win a set of Elven Rune dice - details at end of post Q-Workshop sent me a set of orange elven dice. The design and graceful script on their faces would give great luck to any...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • iPad App Review: RPG Cartographer

    Like growing your own food, creating your own maps is rewarding I took the picture to the right last night just before we ate them. They came from the first garden I’ve had in about a...

    • 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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  • Action Trumps Description

    Wise words for game masters. Authors are advised to always show, never tell. So too it is with gameplay, where more fun comes from playing things out than listening to a GM drone on. Next time...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • [meta] Legend of the Five Rings 4th Edition RPG

    A few weeks ago, out of the blue, I got an email from Alderac Entertainment Group. Their new edition of the Legend of the Five Rings RPG was out and they asked if I wanted to...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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