- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 221 days ago
The Nth Level Of Abstraction
During the last week, the RPG Bloggers Network brought an interesting post to my attention: “Discussion: Time Gaps” at Reality Refracted . This got me to thinking about the hierarchy of abstraction, and how often we...
- Posted 751 days ago
8 Easy Ways to Organize Your Dungeon Tiles
This month’s RPG blog carnival is about cartography and mapping. So, I thought I’d talk about D&D tiles, of which I have several sets, and I like them a lot. If you own more than a...
- Posted 753 days ago
The failure of …urmmmm… Memory
The thing that I hate most about being a regular blog writer is that your best ideas come to you when you have absolutely no chance to write them down and no hope of remembering them....
- Posted 758 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Magic and Psionics
What forces govern your city? We resume the city design series this week with thoughts about how to use magic and psionics to build interesting city government power bases. For the purposes of this article, magic...
- Posted 760 days ago
How To Cast A Spell On Your Campaign And Polish Till It Gleams
The dead will not always give you clear answers In part one, you saw how spell details can inspire encounters . In part two today, we continue to walk through the plight of poor Halcos and...
- Posted 768 days ago
On The Nature Of Flaws
Disclaimer: This article was prompted and inspired by my receipt of a free copy of Player’s Option: Flaws from 4 Winds Fantasy Gaming, but it is largely based on my experience with the Hero System. 4...
- Posted 772 days ago
Life & Death in RPG Blog Carnival Wrap-Up
March 2011′s RPG Blog Carnival covered Life and Death in RPG . Full XP to everyone who participated with insightful and inspirational articles, and thanks for your contributions. Readers, you are in for a treat as...
- Posted 775 days ago
How To Cast A Spell On Your Campaign And Make It Sparkle Like Gold Dust
One spell can change the complexion of a campaign If two people are casting Speak With Dead on the same body, does one get a busy signal? In my Riddleport Pathfinder campaign, an NPC named Halcos...
- Posted 782 days ago
Bang! Blat! Whoomph! Character Conventions In Pulp (Continued)
This article is being co-written by Blair Ramage, with whom I co-referee a Pulp Hero campaign. Although it started as a single item, it has grew so substantially that it became necessary to split it into...
- Posted 786 days ago
Undead Foe Generator – and Skull Dice Giveaway
Win a set of these Who says undead can’t have personality? While rank and file skeletons and zombies will get mowed down faster than you can roleplay, you can turn any single undead into a remarkable...
- Posted 789 days ago