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.

Apr 11

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 14, Part 1

  Vanishing Players Increased session pace Weaving the story   The game this Saturday suffered heavily from Player drop-out. Of the four who gathered at the table, one left almost immediately due to ill health. Another left a short time later, leaving us with the bare minimum turnout. I am quite happy to shift the …

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Apr 07

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 13, Part 2

  Relatively quiet Easter holiday Juggling prep time Story arc structure   Overall, the first week of the Easter holiday has passed fairly smoothly. Bickering was kept to a minimum, and nobody has had a proper tantrum. All of which means I found a decent amount of time for my game prep. The actual play …

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Apr 04

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 13, Part 1

  Cast rotation Surplus story elements Fitting prep around childcare   A smaller Player turnout helped the cast rotation for Saturday. This was one of those sessions where very little happened, essentially just a single scene in the troll shrine. Yet, the new Players had a chance to experience more of the rules, several contests …

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Mar 30

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 12, Part 3

  Roleplaying after a break Busy last week of term Adding Role vs Roll cards   After a weekend without roleplaying, we are back to the normal routine on next Saturday. In an ideal world, I would thus be properly prepared for the new session after so long to prepare. Naturally, this is not how it worked …

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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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