Tag: game

Gaming in a New City

Moving to a new place is tough, especially when it’s on us and not our player characters! Today, I took a look at some possible solutions for both of those situations.

Allegorical Gaming: Weighing Reason

Analyze how some degree of understanding about human reason is important to build an RPG campaign as an allegory.

Campaign Prep: Trial of the Iron Bear Part 1

Image Source: Eric Belisle Hey folks! At the bottom of the article is a PDF, a piece of my reference notes for my Saturday 13th Age game. At the time of this adventure, the party was comprised of six 7th level characters, with an incremental…

Campaign Building: The Snowball Effect

Image source: Comics I Don’t Understand This one is a tough subject, as no two GMs are the same. From the ground up, building a campaign is a daunting task, even more so for the more aspiring GMs that want to do this as their…

Gen Con 50 Experience

My vacation is over. A week at Gen Con and a week in Scotland with only a day between the two, and now, I’m back to reality. Let me tell you, those two weeks were marvelous. There’ll be a post about Scotland later for…

Grounded Feet

Photo source: Pigs With Crayons   What’s the most common thing you see in an adventurer’s background? Killed parents? Lived off the land until they decided to adventure? Refugee from a fallen city? Players are incredibly good at giving their characters nothing to latch onto….

Total Rickall Card Game Review

It seemed a little odd at first, but crazy Grandpa Rick wrote the number six on the wall and you only conviniently noticed it now. Turns out the house has been infected by brain parasites and th number was so that he could remember…

Ald Sotha: Family Reunion

“There’s no reason for this!” Corbin screamed with fury, his voice echoing in the catacombs. Lisbeth’s mind was ablaze with fear and panic. The others looked on without idea of what to do. Silence returned to the crypt for a minute or two until the…

Themed Battles

image: Cover art of Pelgrane Press’ Battle Scenes: High Magic and Low Cunning   Carefully picking monsters for your encounters can do wonders for the theme and feeling of them. Whether it’s a fight with a hundred copies of one enemy, or a mixed…

My Gen Con 50 Schedule

Hey there everyone! So the event list is up for Gen Con 50 and I’ll be running some 13th Age games (duh). I’m not sure how fast these will fill up, in any case; If you want to play in one of my games,…

Ald Sotha: Resurrection

Image: art comission “Resurrection” by Benjamin Witunsky   Twilight had come. The rhythmic crunch of the hooves in the snow once more pulled Lisbeth into her own head. Her comrades were having a conversation as they traveled to the meeting house of the Ealdormen,…

Make Your Own Luck

So this is a couple years over due, no? Make Your Own Luck was 2014’s Free RPG Day offering from Pelgrane Press, foreshadowing the upcoming supplement at the time Eyes of the Stone Thief. It’s a prequel adventure to the massive campaign book that Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan so masterfully put…

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