Category: Something for the Weekend

Oct 13

Oct ‘17 Carnival: GM Superstition

  The travelling RPG Blog Carnival continues to jump from one blog to another. I try to contribute every month, although a topic can catch my imagination and lead to a long series, such as the 2017 February topic.   In October, the traditional Carnival host is Scot Newbury at Of Dice and Dragons. The …

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Oct 06

The Story Arc Campaign Structure

    My Tales of the Hero Wars campaign has been running strong for 200 sessions spread over at least seven years. In that time we played six story arcs which weave around the central plot of the setting. This layered campaign approach is different from the conventional linear campaign, which follows the same band …

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Sep 29

The Dream Heroquest of Unknown Kadath 4: Historical Figures

    After a long break, the dreamquest returns with another six people to join me in a fictional game. I also nominate the dream GM and determine which system we play. As noted in the first post in this series, the idea came from other blogs.   The first dream heroquest featured a mixed …

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Sep 22

Sep ‘17 Carnival: Riddle Rooms

  The travelling RPG Blog Carnival continues to jump from one blog to another. I try to contribute every month, although a topic can catch my imagination and lead to a long series, such as the 2017 February topic.   In September, the Carnival has a home fixture as the host is Johnn Four at …

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Sep 15

Social Engineering, Part 2: Mechanics

  As a Geek Dad, one of my goals is to raise my young sons as gamers. An early game I ran for the boys was a BETA copy of Heroes of the Falling Star (HoFS) by Jay Steven Anyong.   The pdf describes the game as follows: Heroes of the Falling Star is an …

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