- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 227 days ago
Fastest Pathfinder Combat Ever – How We Did It
Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth Two weeks ago I reported on my combat timing and discovered I was taking the longest turns at the table. I vowed the fix this, and Friday’s session bore great results. Here’s...
- Posted 717 days ago
Speed Up Combat By Building Your Own Combat GM Screen
Photo courtesy of sdobie What is the number one way to make combat go faster? For D&D type games, it is mastering the rules. When you can make decisions based on accurate rules knowledge, not only...
- Posted 722 days ago
How To Fall In Love With GMing Again + iPad App Review of Daily Notes
Write down your ideas when they come to you. This core GM tip gets repeated often in the Roleplaying Tips newsletter for good reason. If you do not record your ideas, they could get lost or...
- Posted 726 days ago
My Group’s Time Thief Revealed – Chronology iPad App Review
Chronology for iPad helps me time combats I was curious to see how long combat encounters last in my Riddleport campaign , and how long my group takes on each turn to do our actions. I...
- Posted 732 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Land
What forces govern your city? In many societies, landowners have great power. With all the economic, defensive, military, and strategic benefits land provides, most governments use this as a starting power base for their regimes. For...
- Posted 740 days ago
City Government Power Bases – Religion
What forces govern your city? Religion, spirituality, and ideology make excellent government power bases because they are powerful sources of influence, prestige, and affiliation. Religion and cosmology varies from campaign to campaign, but it’s likely gods...
- Posted 754 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 760 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 767 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 788 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 795 days ago