Jul 29

Improv Gaming, Part 5: Using Story Elements

Improv 5 Q

  This essay is the latest in the series exploring my approach to the liberating practice of improvised gaming. I hope you can take something useful from my techniques, and ease your progress towards faster prep.   See my Improv GM page for more articles on this topic.   In my approach to improv gaming, …

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Jul 29

Fortress of Crows, Chapter 9, Part 2

  Session outline Designing the runes Fresh recruitment drive   Juggling game prep with childcare duties is not so easy. Quiet time through the day is in short supply. Despite these obstacles, I completed the session outline on Wednesday. As I can re-use my prep from last week, this is sufficient to run the game …

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Jul 28

Huginn’s Fables: Fortress Locations 3

  Of the Scene   The Fortress Bridge, aka The Crows Nest: Defensive Shield of Air @ Medium Unstable Lightning Mast @ Medium Communication Links to Xanthe’s Room @ High   Dengane Blue Bow Cat-headed Spider @ High Power Source: Glowing Webs @ Extremely High Conflict: Desire to Escape @ High Associated GMC: Talkative Captured Toucan …

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Jul 27

Tales of the Dice 77: Summering

77 Summering

    Second week running with a new Tales of the Dice. I think we are back in business.   Incredibly, no pun this week, either. Just another instalment of the seasonal-themed comics.   Issue 61, Wintering, can be found here Issue 68, Springing, can be found here Issue 76, Stoning, can be found here   …

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Jul 27

Countdown to Dragonmeet 2016: 4 Months

  Summer in England is in full-swing, which of course means it is raining this morning.     It also means we are creeping closer to December and another Dragonmeet.     My favourite convention is held this year on Saturday 3rd December. The venue is changing again, making it three locations in four years. …

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