Going beyond the twists and turns

Every group as their favorite characters, NPCs, and sessions they’ve played, of course almost every group as their least favorite thing about the game as well. In my group’s case it was mazes. Looking back on it I probably didn’t run the few I used as well as I could have and¬†Mediaprophet over at Run…

Favor role-play over roll-play

I come across a lot of interesting posts and pieces of information as I wander across the Internet and came across a post Simple is Good by Troll Lord of The Dens. It’s a short post that talks about the the fun he recently had with a weekend full of gaming, something I think all…

SMS and Evernote For Capturing On The Run

If you do a little digging you’ll find no shortage of apps you can use on your smartphone to capture ideas, in fact I mentioned a few myself in this post a while back. But, what if you don’t have a smartphone? What if you’re trying to conserve your data plan? What if you just…

I’m stuck, Abulafia help me!

We’ve all been in that place, you’re working along and you need some help with an item description, or the name of a location, or . . . . You get the picture. To get that help point your browser at Abulafia (www.random-generator.com) and pick an appropriate generator (there’s a link to all of them…

Getting Organized to Create My New Campaign

¬†Organization is the key to any successful campaign – not just in warfare but also in gaming. In the past I’ve always grown the organizational scheme for my campaigns organically but this time I felt I needed to take a different path. In my last post, Knowing when to say goodbye, I stated that I…

Build your campaign world with your players

Gamemasters everywhere enjoy creating their campaign worlds from naming people and places to coming up with maps. It’s considered by some a badge of honor, a rite of passage – but why should the GM have all the fun? What if there was a way to include your players when you sat down to build…