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Oct 17

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 3

  A surge of chores Prepping to brainstorm the theme park  The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth character generation prep   After my success Saturday morning printing out the sheets for The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth, I ran out of steam. The sustained stress of the building work has not been good for my energy levels. The …

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Oct 17

Updated: The Mechanical Limitations of Interludes

  As regular Readers of Tales of a GM know, I frequently run interlude sessions in my Tales of the Hero Wars campaign. An interlude works very much like a flashback sequence in a film, as it focuses on another set of characters or time frame. I typically use a fresh set of rules to …

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Oct 16

Forgotten Scrolls 56: Week 219

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during 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, and …

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Oct 15

Writing Goals, 15th October, 2017

  Hi Everyone,   The builders are now four weeks into the project and at least one room is coming together. Last week also brought heightened stress for me as school was closed on Wednesday. I am really missing my quiet time and the writing is showing the strain.   Previously on Tales of a …

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Oct 14

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 2

  Another skipped session Interlude prep  Printing The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth   Once again, there is no roleplaying today. This always makes me sad. Yet I have other responsibilities and today I am caring for the boys. This scenario is not a good one for my writing, so I am using this time for …

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