Category Archive: Prep in Progress

The Prep in Progress entries are short summaries of my prep for my on-going campaign The Tales of the Hero Wars.

Mar 24

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 12, Part 2

  Magic draft prep Limited roleplaying prep Busy weekend   Despite a relatively successful week with my writing, the game prep was not equally productive. The good news is I am just about ready for the Magic draft tomorrow. I compiled the 15 “pauper” boosters from my old box of spare cards. These are mostly …

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Mar 21

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 12, Part 1

  Splitting the party Story-rich city setting Hero cheat sheet   The HeroQuest session on Saturday was as much fun as ever. The Players remain determined to split up as they explore the city in pursuit of their various goals. This intense play is characteristic of our city-based story arcs. Next time I will push …

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Mar 16

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 11, Part 2

  Successful prep Bonus Basic D&D Planning my spare time   After a run of difficult weeks, I am pleased to note how much smoother this week has been. This is true of my writing in general, and also of the game prep. The session outline is complete, the actual play report is posted here …

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Mar 14

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 11, Part 1

  Building Story Momentum Reduced Prep Burden Planning a Five Room Dungeon   The session on Saturday was a lot of fun, and may have marked a tipping point. Enough plot elements have been added to the story for it to gain a momentum of its own. Add to this the way the Heroes are …

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Mar 10

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 10, Part 2

  Successful prep Bonus scanning Planning a rules review   The game prep on Wednesday progressed very well. Aided by my efforts earlier in the week, I kept the momentum running through Wednesday. Thus, the session outline is complete and I made notes on the other factions I want to add to the story arc. …

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