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.
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
Being a newbie adventurer is hard. You have crappy gear, junk stats and the world around you is a terrifying vastness filled with horrifying enemies. Now imagine the same, but you’re around three inches tall, the rock-bottom of the food chain and your standard house cat is basically death incarnate. Yup, being a mouse is… Read More Of Mouses and Men: Mouse Guard 2nd Edition Box Set Review
I’m a big fan of using props in role playing games. I know that the Theatre of the Mind has an infinite special effects budget, but we humans are an avaricious lot and there is something special about getting treasure, real hold-it-in-your-hand treasure, that really excites my players.
Alongside my love of RPG’s I am also an avid fan of tabletop wargaming, specifically, if not surprisingly, Warhammer. Games Workshop’s premier product is ubiquitous in the wargaming world and, regardless of what you think of the GeeDubs themselves, they do produce some lovely miniatures. One of the main draws of Warhammer for me was… Read More The Hidden Art Of Our Hobby
I’ll admit, I was initially a little wary of picking up a copy of Tales From the Yawning Portal. I’m familiar with all of the Dungeons it contains and I even own a copy of a few of them. So, what would motivate me to pick up this compendium when updating the originals isn’t that… Read More Tales From The Yawning Portal: Inital Thoughts.