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Nov 15

Tales of the Dice 134: Planning

    Oh yes, we are another week closer to Dragonmeet. Unlike blue, I will be busy trying to arrange to meet up with internet friends old and new.   Might I see you there?   Issue 133, Waiting, can be found here If you like Tales of the Dice, then you might like this collection …

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Nov 14

Updated: Making Failure Interesting

  I enjoy reading RPGs in search of ideas I can use in my game. Inside Little Wizards, I found excellent advice about turning failure in RPGs into an interesting story point.     Little Wizards Little Wizards is an RPG aimed at children. It was written by Antoine Bauza, and translated by Franck Florentin …

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Nov 13

Forgotten Scrolls 60: Week 223

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my four 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, …

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Nov 12

Writing Goals, 12th November, 2017

  Hi Everyone,   Despite the best efforts of the builders, we remain without heating for another weekend. First, the flue would not fit and then the gas fitter was not available. However, we are so close to having it working that I am sure it will be sorted soon.   Previously at Tales of a …

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Nov 10

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 10

  Actual Play report posted Struggling to focus Walter Ways plot     Game prep through the middle of the week was as limited as ever. As the building work rumbles along, I find it harder each week to focus on my writing. Thankfully, the prep needed for The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth is not …

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