For the last two weeks, I have been working on a short review of newer podcasts for ENWorld. This basically grew out of the fact I was looking for a new RPG podcast to listen to and was overwhelmed by how many of them there were to choose from. I figured that there would be other people in… Read More The All New Podcast Review
Paperwork is a big part of my DM game. I tend to plan way in advance and add layers of complexity to my worlds that, I’m happy to admit, they don’t really need. The trick to this is keeping the fine balance between the layers of detail that bring the game to life and the realities… Read More How I Digitized My Game – My Top 5 Digital DM Tools.
Dungeons and Dragons has a famously poor reputation when it comes to appealing to women. Society has a go-to picture of roleplayers as misanthropic man-boys, hiding in their parent’s basement, pretending to be an elf. A picture not helped by generations of fantasy game-art that depicted women with improbable proportions, chainmail bikinis and what I have… Read More An Interview With Carla Harris: DM Of The “All Female, All Awesome!” DumDumDie Podcast
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For most of us, gaming is a hobby, meaning that actual life responsibilities can and often do take precedence over playing games. It is to be expected, then, that one or more players may not be able to attend a regularly scheduled D&D session for such reasons, leaving those…
Anxiety comes in many forms, for many reasons and is a very personal thing for anybody dealing with it. It’s something that a lot of people deal with but hardly anybody is talking about. I hope that by talking about these issues, I can contribute to a community where this stuff is normal, accepted, talked…
Nuthin’ ever goes smooth! The players had done the job, escorted the runaway rich girl to her secret elopement with her beloved. On the way, we had avoided agents of her villainous husband-to-be, Tempelton Colt Steele (not a name I came up with, I swear), mechanical malfunctions and the predations of frenzied, cannibalistic Reavers. They’d done the… Read More RPG Mega Mix, Round One Review: Firefly the RPG
“You’re led through city gates where armed guards train crossbows and ballistae at you suspiciously from every medieval wall hole. Your guide takes you through a vast metropolis into a huge castle, knights and men-at-arms train in the courtyard. You’re lead through the castle into the audience chamber of the King, now flanked by his… Read More The Airlock