- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 221 days ago
A Journey Of 1,000 Years: Time Travel in RPGs, Part 2
.| Spiral |. by Clix The first part of this article looked at two simplistic solutions to the question of how to handle time travel in RPGs, and found that as they stood, neither was satisfactory....
- Posted 1059 days ago
How To Be A Confident GM, Part 2
Treasure your confidence Confidence is key to having fun long term as a game master. Last week we covered several tips on how to become a confident GM , and this week we deliver more. Collaborate...
- Posted 1061 days ago
When Inspiration Is Not Enough: Time Travel in RPGs, Part 1
Extract from 'The Persistence Of Memory' by Salvadore Dali When writing my submission to the June 2010 Blog Carnival , A Medley Of Inspiring Media , I said that Time Travel was a special case. This...
- Posted 1065 days ago
How To Be A Confident GM, Part 1
Treasure your confidence Gnome Stew recently posted an article about running on minimal prep game . One of the points was to GM with confidence, and that got me wondering about how exactly do you be...
- Posted 1068 days ago
Google Calendar As Awesome Campaign Calendar
Google Calendar as Campaign Calendar I’m using Google Calendar as the in-game calendar for my Riddleport Pathfinder campaign. It started as an experiment, but it’s worked so well I’m making it a permanent addition to how...
- Posted 1076 days ago
Blog Carnival June 2010: A Medley Of Inspiring Media
This month’s RPG Carnival, which Campaign Mastery is delighted to host, poses the question: What non-game media have most inspired your games and how? A doozy of a topic, this. Sure, there are the obvious genre-related...
- Posted 1079 days ago
What inspires your games?
This month’s RPG Carnival, which Campaign Mastery is delighted to host, poses the question: What non-game media have most inspired your games and how? The answer for me is Saturday morning cartoons, which I grew up...
- Posted 1082 days ago
It’s Not Like Shooting Sushi In A Barrel: A Personalised Productivity Focus For Game Prep
While watching the special features from Numb3rs season 3 on DVD, I got to thinking about one of the phenomena of TV shows – that some episodes you really like, and some you don’t, and some...
- Posted 1087 days ago
Ask The GMs: An Inconsistency of Play
How do you fix it when inconsistent roleplay or interpersonal conflicts are killing the campaign? The more restrictions on gameplay you have, and the more expectations on play style you have, the more you need to...
- Posted 1088 days ago
Book of Dead Characters to Celebrate Your Gaming
My Book of Dead Characters from 1985 A friend I once gamed with was awesome at celebrating gaming. He made sessions into special events. He had props. He talked about games in a special way, like...
- Posted 1096 days ago