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.

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 19

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 30, Part 1

  Dangerous tavern More new information Limited prep plans   After the enforced break, it was fantastic to game again on Saturday. Helped by my new handouts, the Players easily picked up the threads of the plot. After an uncomfortable dinner date, the Heroes pursued an old lead to find a gnome thief. The leaky …

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Sep 13

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 29, Part 3

  Campaign calendar Iron Council members Final story elements   Last weekend was one of those where I had to cancel the roleplaying session. Heading into the weekend, I hoped I would invest at least some of the time normally spent gaming back into fresh game prep. As so often happens, this was not how the …

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Sep 08

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 29, Part 2

  Reduced productivity Skipped weekend Limited progress   A lack of game tomorrow has not meant a lack of game prep. Inevitably, the lower pressure through the week has translated as lower productivity. I really must find a way to stop this happening every time. The actual play report was written and posted, and much …

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Sep 06

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 29, Part 1

  Consequences Childcare problems Clear prep goals   Roleplaying on Saturday was one of those sessions where the previous recklessness of Players returned to haunt them. I love weaving those stories back into the game. Watching Players squirm as they try to comfort the widow of a gnome they probably killed was an interesting character …

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