Mar 19

Forgotten Scrolls 26: Week 189

 

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

 

This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, and reprinted as a guest post on the Ennead blog. This weekend, the article presented an overview of my methods for building Player engagement with my campaign:

 

Building Player Engagement

 

 

Last Week: Week 188

Another weekly series of relevance us where I post an Updated article to the blog. This previously appeared at Ennead Games, but now returns home. Last week’s Updated article explored the way I use interlude games in my campaign:

 

Updated: Campaign Interludes

 

Last Month: Week 185

Four weeks ago, I reviewed my writing progress during January. Week 185 featured another essay about interludes, this time focused on playing Fiasco as a method of creating background details:

 

Fiasco Interludes

 

 

Six Months Ago: Week 163

Further back, in September 2016, the deadline for the bi-monthly Warlock’s Journal contest was looming. The long blog post for week 163 moved away from the long-running Improv Gaming series. This week I responded to customer feedback, and posted a list of ten plots generated from my Villainous Plots pdf:

 

 

 

Last Year: Week 137

Stepping back to March, I announced the winner of my Agents of Order contest. My long article for week 137 was the first contribution to the March Blog Carnival. The chosen topic was accessibility, so I wrote about the social barriers preventing a novice becoming a regular Player:

 

 

 

Two Years ago: Week 85

Winding back another year to 2015, I was still celebrating Shakespeare week here at Tales of a GM. My long blog post for week 85 was on-theme, an attempt to convert the fairies in A Midsummer Night’s Dream into story elements for an RPG:

 

A Midsummer Night’s Game: Shakespearean Faeries in RPGs

 

 

Three Years ago: Week 33

Finally, we reach 2014, where I reviewed the Kickstarter for Posthuman Pathways by Jason Pitre. The feature article for week 33 was a thought-piece about juggling time as a GM:

 

Lost Time: juggling a GM’s schedule

 

 

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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