Campaign Ideas · Dm advice · Dungeon Master

Thoughts on running a horror campaign.

With the release of the curse of Strahd I have recently turned my thoughts to how I would go about running a gothic horror based campaign. Prior to getting in to tabletop RPG’s I was a big fan of video game rpg’s (weren’t we all) and the Warhammer Fantasy setting. What defined the best games,… Continue reading Thoughts on running a horror campaign.

Dungeon Master · Interviews

Interview with Alberto Bieri: Head Visionary behind the Chronicles of Calibran

Being a rather new bod to this whole Twitter thing I have taken an unhealthy interest in my little band of around 150 followers. I read their posts, check out their sites and blogs and respond to their messages. I’m told this isn’t the done thing, as on Twitter one is generally expected to follow the… Continue reading Interview with Alberto Bieri: Head Visionary behind the Chronicles of Calibran

Dm advice · Dungeon Master

Krazak drinks the water: On how sometimes it’s ok to say no.

  Today’s blog post comes from the talented hands of my good friend Tom. He is an author, gamer, spinner of tails and all round gent. In this post he will be enlightening us on how it’s sometimes necessary to come down hard on players making downright stupid decisions to maintain the logical coherency of… Continue reading Krazak drinks the water: On how sometimes it’s ok to say no.

Cure of Strahd · Dungeon Master · Reviews

Curse of Strahd: A Review

  In modern culture vampires tend to be pigeon holed into what might be referred to as vampiric genres; the slick, eastern European aristocracy of the night, who murmurs “Gooood Evenink” as his smile shows his fangs. The bestial Nosferatu, all pale withered skin, rat fangs, grave stink and animal hunger.  The virus vampire, hordes… Continue reading Curse of Strahd: A Review

Dungeon Master · Princes of the Apocalypse · Reviews

Princes of the Apocalypse: A Review

Firstly a few things to note. Firstly, I paid for my copy of POA with my own gold, I’m super not important enough to get stuff for free so you can rest assured that I haven’t sold out to “Big Roleplay”. Secondly this is not going to be an exhaustive page by page review, that… Continue reading Princes of the Apocalypse: A Review

Dm advice · Dungeon Master

On standing up in front of people and talking.

  I came late to Dungeons and Dragons, I’ve always been a nerd, Tolkien, sci-fi, video games, Warhammer ect, in other words the usual slippery slope to role playing games, but D&D always seemed a step to far. It conjured images of fat sweaty neck beards sat in basements proclaiming “I’m an elf” in a… Continue reading On standing up in front of people and talking.