Dec 19

Forgotten Scrolls 13: Week 176

 

The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three years of blogging. Before the usual look through the archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an essay from my archives.

 

This article has been dusted down, given a fresh edit, and reprinted as a guest post on the Ennead blog. This weekend, the article looked at using teaching theory to understand how Players learn a game. Applying these methods to your campaign can help Players pick up a new set of rules:

 

Player Learning

 

 

 

Last Month: Week 172

Four weeks ago, I was deep in my laptop problems. This was very disappointing. Week 172 also featured an updated essay as the long post, as I was unable to access my files. I reprinted an updated version of my essay exploring setting creation with the Players:

 

Updated: Brainstorming Locations with Players

 

 

Six Months Ago: Week 150

Further back, in June I completed another of my 2016 Reading Challenge titles, this time it was an old favourite: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch. The long blog post for week 150 was a brief review of my UK Games Expo swag:

 

UK Games Expo ‘16: The Swag

 

 

Last Year: Week 124

Stepping back to December 2015, my long article for week 124 was the inevitable review of my Dragonmeet purchases:

 

Dragonmeet 2015 Swag

 

 

Two Years ago: Week 72

Winding back another year to 2014, I highlighted the excellent gaming advice found in Play Dirty, by John Wick. My long blog post for week 72 was an overview my purchases at Dragonmeet:

 

Dragonmeet 2014 Swag

 

 

Three Years ago: Week 20

Finally, we reach 2013, where I promoted Ken and Robin at Dragonmeet. It makes all the difference when the room is large enough. The feature article for week 20 presented an outline for the Scholars’ Game, a collaborative method of setting generation through an online Wiki:

 

The Scholars’ Game

 

 

Once again, I hope you liked this journey through the archives of Tales of a GM. Did you find any lost treasures this week?

 

 

Happy Reading

Phil

 

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