Tag: Campaign

Nov 04

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 8

  Total lack of progress Eased writing schedule Planning to return to Planet Albion   Despite my best intentions, I achieved very little game prep during the end of the week. To be fair, I struggled to write anything as the weeks of building stress really take their toll. My new schedule moving forward is …

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Nov 03

Top Five Abilities Sheet

  One aspect of being a GM is the need to manage the assorted paperwork surrounding the game. At times, I feel more like an administrator than a storyteller. Yet, easy access to the right information greatly helps the GM run the game. This is equally true for the low prep style of gaming I …

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Nov 02

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 7

  First The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth session Rules issues Successful GMCs   The game of The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth last Saturday was a lot of fun. Planet Albion proved as weird and sinister as I had hoped. The Players leaned into the strangeness and even interfered with the achievements of other Heroes. I …

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Oct 31

A GM Reads: Chaos and Amber

  My revised reading challenge for 2017 is to focus on what a GM can take from the books I read. I lift out characters, events, creatures, plots or themes from each book. As a GM, you still need to read the book to gain the most benefit, but each review brings a few ideas …

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Oct 30

Updated: Film as RPG Research

  Another of my pastimes is watching films. Like many of you, I have a growing DVD collection. Mine has a selection of Geek classics, along with a few non-genre titles. As well as watching for pleasure, a good film is also research for both my writing and gaming. The parallel between film and fiction …

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