Dec 06

12 Days of Dicember: Q6

    Here at Tales of a GM, I am running the 12 Days of Dicember project, a way for us to share our love of dice. Each day this month, until the twelfth, there is a new question to spark a conversation about the dice we love.   See the launch post here     Day 6 …

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Dec 05

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 33, Part 3

  Another great Dragonmeet Returning to the campaign Game prep in the busiest month of the year   My gaming focus last week was on the preparations for Dragonmeet. I had a wonderful time at the convention again, with a full report due on the blog at the end of the week. Sadly my trip did not …

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Dec 05

Updated: Totally Yes/No & But

  Describing the outcome of Heroes’ actions forms one of the major roles of the GM. Can the Hero hit the goblin, climb the wall or bargain with the merchant? For many games, this is a binary decision. To paraphrase, the Hero climbs the wall or does not climb the wall, there is no try. …

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Dec 05

12 Days of Dicember: Q5

    Here at Tales of a GM, I am running the 12 Days of Dicember project, a way for us to share our love of dice. Each day this month, until the twelfth, there is a new question to spark a conversation about the dice we love.   See the launch post here     Day 5 …

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Dec 04

Forgotten Scrolls 63: Week 226

  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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