Month: March 2017

Discovering Courage: A Small Snippet

Art: Campfire by Carl Buell   Hey everybody! To kick off the new “Fiction” category of the site, this is a bit of a story I’m working on called Discovering Courage. Sindarin is a simple elven woodworker who gets sucked into an epic adventure to…

Ald Sotha: The Seed of Deception

A steely silence hung in the air like a fog whilst the party digested what they saw. Crysx cleared his throat and turned to go back up the stairs. The weight of that curse mark was a lot for him, he just couldn’t stand…

Incremental Advance

Leveling up has been, and probably always will be, a hugely exciting experience in role playing games. You get a cool new spell and/or feat that makes you feel that much closer to being invincible. GM’s have a way of giving you a reality…

PAX East 2017

As Gen Con was my first last year, PAX is my first this year. Funny, I know, since I live up here near Boston, you would think that PAX was my geekly haven for years and years. Not the case, in fact, PAX was…

Favoring Dice

Recently I ran Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars: Edge of the Empire. It was not my first time using FFG’s dice system, but it was my first time GMing a game within that system. Nearly needless to say, it was a little clunky for multiple reasons;…

Improvisational Gaming

You show up to the table, with a large binder of notes and plot hooks. Your adventure is fully fleshed out, you know every nook and cranny, every person and their motivations/goals. Then you sit down to play, and one of your players decides to…

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