While looking through some of my old writings, I discovered some notes that I had written about gnomes. I think I’ve dismissed way more of my old ideas than I have kept at this point, but I mostly like what I had written down for gnomes, so I thought I would go ahead and reproduce … More Retroactive Workshop Wednesday: Gnomes
What do you do when only two out of your four players show up for your bi-weekly Dungeons and Dragons game? After arranging for the characters of those players who did not show up to meet an untimely and humiliating demise during the next session, you sit down with the two players who did make … More And Now For Something Completely Different – FATE Core Fallout: New New York
Part of the story of my campaign world is that it was nearly destroyed in the not terribly distant past. This destruction was due in no small part to the reckless wielding of powerful magic. In this world I’ve taken the stance that life and magic are intertwined, and in essence equate to the same … More Workshop Wednesdays: Druids
I had been working on a completely new map for my campaign world that I had hoped to post today. After finally getting a good fractal world map I zoomed in to do some detail work on the continent that I wanted to flesh out. Many diligent hours of mapping later there was an error … More Workshop Wednesday: Mapping Disasters Abound
(Note: If you are one of my players, you should stop reading now.) We didn’t get a whole lot accomplished this week in terms of progress into the caves, but there were some interesting developments. Firstly, a new player has joined the group and decided to take over the role of Brother Jaeric, the priest … More Keep on the Borderlands Session #3: Wherein Some Hobgoblins are Handled Handily by Our Heroes
We’ve all been there, describing the new store or tavern that the party has just rolled into, saying things like: “The proprietor is a portly fellow, balding, short. His name is…” *Ruffling through some pages, reaching for your phone that has the random name generator on it…* “William.” Everyone knows that you don’t have a … More What’s in a name? More than you might think.