Phil

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Date registered: August 8, 2013

Latest posts

  1. A GM Reads: The Grognard Files 2017 — September 25, 2017
  2. Forgotten Scrolls 53: Week 216 — September 24, 2017
  3. Writing Goals, 24th September, 2017 — September 24, 2017
  4. Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 30, Part 2 — September 23, 2017
  5. A GM Reads: The Difference Engine — September 23, 2017

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Sep 25

A GM Reads: The Grognard Files 2017

  My revised reading challenge for 2017 is to focus on what a GM can take from the books I read. I lift out characters, events, creatures, plots or themes from each book. As a GM, you still need to read the book to gain the most benefit, but each review brings a few ideas …

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Sep 24

Forgotten Scrolls 53: Week 216

  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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Sep 24

Writing Goals, 24th September, 2017

  Hi Everyone,   Well, the builders rolled up on Monday and made short work stripping downstairs back to an empty shell. They are making fast work demolishing a wall and digging up the floor. It has been a noisy, dusty week.   Previously on Tales of a GM:   1 hour – Primary Goal …

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Sep 23

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 30, Part 2

  Cancelled session Preparing for the Halloween interlude Prep around the building work   A Saturday without roleplaying is always a little sad. Today I had childcare commitments, and the need to be at home for the builders. The disruption caused by the building work means we are living very inefficiently, ensuring the usual chores take …

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Sep 23

A GM Reads: The Difference Engine

  My revised reading challenge for 2017 is to focus on what a GM can take from the books I read. I lift out characters, events, creatures, plots or themes from each book. As a GM, you still need to read the book to gain the most benefit, but each review brings a few ideas …

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