Jan 09

End of an Era

  Hello Friends,   I write this today with sad news. I have decided to retire my blog. Thank you so much for visiting, I really appreciate your support.   The demise of the blog comes from a number of reasons. It took up a large chunk of my time but attracted relatively little traffic. …

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Dec 14

Songs of Ulubrae: Chapter 33

  Keep Faith for All     Morning, Marchday, Secret Week, Delve Season, 1017.   The Heroes united in Sartokna’s office to discuss recent events. Arrluk was praised for his efforts diverting Umiaq from raiding the Proculus Tower for the artefact. Sartokna then consulted with the Ambassador, who confirmed news of the planned invasion. Sartokna …

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Dec 13

Tales of the Dice 138: Crazing

    Yet another seasonal issue of the webcomic.   This issue suggests I should take photos of the elf dice in all sorts of strange places. My house is too much of a mess for that at the moment, with the builders here. Maybe next year.   Issue 137, Colouring, can be found here …

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Dec 12

Updated: Yes/No, but Little Wizards

  This article is a synthesis of two previous posts. Both looked at ways to make the outcomes of skill checks interesting, and ease the process of narrating the results. First, there was Totally Yes/No and But which expanded the graduated outcomes in HeroQuest. The second post was Little Wizards and Making Failure Interesting.   …

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Dec 12

12 Days of Dicember: Q12

    Here at Tales of a GM, I am running the 12 Days of Dicember project, a way for us to share our love of dice. Each day this month, until the twelfth, there is a new question to spark a conversation about the dice we love. We are now rolling towards the end of the project, …

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