• 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...

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  • Let’s Have A Good Clean Fight…

    I’ve written on this topic before, but only as part of a larger subject. But I recently had occasion to expand the EL-CR chart that I created for my own use, and decided to share it...

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  • 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...

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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...

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  • I’ve Been Framed

    Curse of the Crimson Throne Pathfinder dice Q-Workshop sent me some lovely Pathfinder Curse of the Crimson Throne dice. These dice are beautiful and they made me think of politics, which then made me think about...

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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...

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  • We All Have Our Roles To Play: A Functional Perspective on Personality Archetypes, Part 1

    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. Filling out a team roster is often a...

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  • Grow The Hobby With Great Game Mastering

    How to tell compelling stories about your campaign to non-gamers. This month’s RPG carnival , held at Mad Brew Labs, covers the topic of growing the hobby. Topics of new player recruitment and teaching come to...

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  • Eureka! – Some inspiring notions

    There is a cooking show in Australia (it actually started in the UK, and a US version was recently announced) called Masterchef Australia. The goal of the series is to identify and winnow through the best...

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  • Plot Stat Block For The Organized Game Master

    Eureka 501 Plots How do you organize your plot notes so you are on top of the details? In my Riddleport campaign, I have several plots hatching, and I would find tracking them difficult without using...

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