I wanted to test something with this WordPress post scheduler, and I decided to set it for 4am. So I gave this post a suitably 4am sounding title. Sorry, but I don’t actually know “one weird trick” that will make you a better game master. What works for me is running games and reading about … More Use This One Weird Trick To Become A Better Game Master!
A lot of the time when I’m working on something for an adventure I find myself asking: ” is this is stupid?” Or maybe I’ll be thinking that whatever I’m working on, for whatever reason, just isn’t “good enough.” I’ve thought these things about encounters or even entire game sessions or story-arcs that I’ve ran, only to be … More Trust Your Instincts, Most of the Time
A few days ago “Talisman: Digital Edition” was the free app of the day on the Amazon App Store, and over the weekend I’ve played it quite a bit on my phone and tablet. And I can tell you that with three AI opponents the experience is kind of like a cross between arbitrarily picking … More Talisman: Video Lottery Edition
The last time we played Dungeons and Dragons, we were in a situation where we were tracking the duration of a Bless spell, a sleep spell, how long a torch burns for, and maybe a couple of other things. We were talking about coming up with an easy system for tracking the various spell durations, … More RPG Tip: Buy an Abacus!