Tag: Reading Around

Mar 12

Reading Around: The Norse Mythology Blog

  The Reading Around posts are my attempt to help you follow Ken Hite’s advice and cross-pollinate your game with some clever ideas from history, science and elsewhere.   My previous Reading Around post reviewed the Low-tech Magazine. Myth and Religion Today I want to bring to your attention the excellent Norse Mythology Blog.   …

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Dec 11

Dragonmeet Report, Part 2, The Swag

Yesterday I published some thoughts on Dragonmeet, and as promised, here is a short review of my purchases. A Real Book The only downside of favouring pdfs is that they are not as tactile as a physical book. Thus, when I went to Dragonmeet I was determined to buy at least one physical book. The …

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Dec 07

Player Learning

  The Reading Around entries on Tales of a GM usually focus upon websites and blogs that I want to bring to your attention. However, today I am writing about the book Children’s Learning in Primary Schools: A Guide for Teaching Assistants by Mike Cowdrey, published by Routledge.   As GMs, we usually have to …

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Oct 02

Reading Around: Low-tech Magazine

  The Reading Around posts are my attempt to help you follow Ken Hite’s advice and cross-pollinate your game with some clever ideas from history, science and elsewhere. A Low-Tech World Today I have another magazine-style website for you, with the usual email subscription option. Low-tech Magazine talks about the potential of past and often …

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Sep 18

Reading Around: Wonders & Marvels

Introducing Reading Around In a recent episode of the superb Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff podcast, the erudite Ken Hite stated that all GMs should be reading history. Undoubtedly, every GM needs to read around their genre, and perhaps further afield, to cross-pollinate their game with fresh ideas. To help you achieve this, I …

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