Most commented posts

  1. Whispers of a GM: A Newsletter — 105 comments
  2. January Blog Carnival: Gates & Portals — 49 comments
  3. January Blog Carnival: Prophecies & Omens — 47 comments
  4. FebShoMo Launch — 45 comments
  5. June Blog Carnival: Summerland — 42 comments

Author's posts

Sep 02

Prep in Progress; Chapter 36, Part 1

  The Prep in Progress entries are short summaries of my prep for my on-going campaign The Tales of the Hero Wars.   I was pleased with how the HeroQuest Session played out on Saturday.  Yet again, there was no direct opposition from me, in the sense of NPCs to be defeated.  However, the Players found …

Continue reading »

Aug 30

We all need Intrusions

  Managed interventions in the Narrative Playing with the Plot Why do I want an Intrusion? In a recent game of HeroQuest 2, I experimented with having Wyrd cards to use as a GM. Wyrd cards are our House Rules variant of Bennies, Fate Points and the HeroQuest application of Experience points, all rolled into …

Continue reading »

Aug 29

Prep in Progress; Chapter 35, Part 2

  The Prep in Progress entries are short summaries of my prep for my on-going campaign The Tales of the Hero Wars.   Wednesday was also productive for the game.  I sorted a lot of admin in the morning, along with the Wiki updates.  This morning I ran through the Citations, so the Wiki should be …

Continue reading »

Aug 28

A GM All Rolled Up

  A clever, new piece of gaming equipment. This weekend I treated myself to an early birthday present and opened up the All Rolled Up that I had been saving for Christmas. I just could not wait all the way to Christmas. One gift-giving occasion is just as good as another, right? The All Rolled …

Continue reading »

Aug 27

Prep in Progress; Chapter 35, Part 1

  The Prep in Progress entries are short summaries of my prep for my on-going campaign The Tales of the Hero Wars. Overall, I felt that the game on Saturday went well. Highlights for me were the Hero vs Hero fight that erupted when Ascanius tried to decant off some of the “war potion” from …

Continue reading »