- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 225 days ago
Clang! Crash! Pow! Game Mastering The Pulp Genre
If all has gone according to plan, you are now looking at the final part of what’s been a massive series on the Pulp Genre. This article is mostly afterthoughts and GM advice that I’ve culled...
- Posted 783 days ago
For A Limited Time Only, “The Empty Chair” on special
Filling The Empty Chair by Johnn with Mike Anyone who has visited Campaign Mastery over the last few months will have noticed the advert for our book “ Filling The Empty Chair “. Written by Johnn...
- Posted 812 days ago
We All Have Our Roles To Play: Personality Archetypes, Part 3
The Premise Archetypes for RPGs are usually defined either by the psychology of the character or the abilities of the character, but other classifications systems are possible. These can yield a different perspective, which can be...
- Posted 916 days ago
We All Have Our Roles To Play: Personality Archetypes, Part 2
The Premise Everything that I’ve ever read on the subject has defined archetypes for RPGs either in terms of the psychology of the character or the abilities of the character, and there’s nothing wrong with that....
- Posted 923 days ago
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 933 days ago
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 954 days ago
Interviewing Potential Players
How to find local gamers You have a vacancy in your gaming group and decide to advertise for a new player. Because there are many places online and offline potential players might look for groups you...
- Posted 961 days ago
Ask The GMs: Puzzles In Your Games
William Wiese asks the GMs, “I’ve been trying to think of different ways to implement puzzles into the game and to find some that are not riddles.” Johnn’s answer: Puzzles are tricky beasts, William. And thanks...
- Posted 989 days ago
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 1003 days ago
Ask the GMs: What we have here is A Failure To Cooperate
Campaign Mastery was asked, GM Izzy: “I am a very green GM running a pulpy run around campaign set in modern day London, everyone has a laugh each session but it is impossible to progress with...
- Posted 1007 days ago