Nov 20

Updated: Random Narrative Dungeons

  I rarely use dungeons as the primary adventuring location for my story arcs. However, there remains space for an underground complex in a narrative game. If drama comes from conflict, then there is sure to be plenty of drama in a dungeon packed with antagonists.   Here is one method for a narrative GM …

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Nov 20

Countdown to Dragonmeet 2017: 2 weeks

  December is just around the corner, so we are almost at Dragonmeet for another year. I am close to the point of drawing up my final plans for the big day.   My favourite convention is held this year on Saturday 2nd December. The venue is stable in 2017, with the second hosting at …

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Nov 19

Forgotten Scrolls 61: Week 224

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, …

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Nov 19

Writing Goals, 19th November, 2017

  Hi Everyone,   As predicted, the gas fitter arrived on Monday and we are blessed with a heated house. Well, the upstairs has heating which makes such a difference now the frosts have arrived. I am pleased to see the progress, but the builders are likely to be here for a few more weeks. …

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Nov 17

Nov ‘17 Carnival: Betrayal Revisited

  The travelling RPG Blog Carnival continues to jump from one blog to another. I try to contribute every month, although a topic can catch my imagination and lead to a long series, such as the 2017 February topic.   In November, the traditional Carnival host is Mike Bourke at Campaign Mastery. The chosen topic …

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