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.

Jul 28

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 23, Part 2

  Prepping the temple Finding a map The 10 Scene Plot   Inevitably, my game prep on Wednesday only progressed slowly. Working in the summer holiday was always going to be an issue. My challenge is heightened this week by the need to prepare a towering temple complex. The last session ended with the Heroes …

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Jul 25

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 23, Part 1

  Unexpected temple raid Managing Player expectations Increased game prep   The game on Saturday was an interesting one, as the Players pulled hard on a plot thread. I am not sure they really know what they are getting themselves into, or how the setting will push back. This situation is all too familiar to …

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Jul 21

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 22, Part 2

  Limited prep Story elements for a rotating cast Seven Wonders storygames   Wednesday proved to be a poor one for me. Stormy weather through the night, followed by a school beach trip in the morning, both took their toll. I finished the actual play report, and posted it to the blog. Sadly, this was …

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Jul 18

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 22, Part 1

  Rotating cast A puzzling plot Advancing the campaign timeline   The rotating cast of Players brought a change of focus to the roleplaying last Saturday. I enjoy how this helps create an episodic feel to the campaign. I took the opportunity to shift the spotlight onto one of the newer Heroes. The story lead …

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Jul 14

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 21, Part 2

  Basic prep complete Handout troubles Competing plots   I made good progress with my chores this week, but somehow my schedule was knocked out of sequence. Wednesday was not as focused on the game prep as I hoped. I found extra time at the end of the week, and the Session Outline Sheet is …

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