Jul 02

Forgotten Scrolls 41: Week 204

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

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Jul 02

Writing Goals, 2nd July, 2017

  Hi Everyone,   Running a little late today, as you can see. Less disruption from troublesome eldest son so far today, but as he is yet to complete either his homework or his chores, there remains plenty of time. Once again, my family gaming plans may suffer.   Previously on Tales of a GM: …

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Jul 01

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 20, Part 2

  Another cancelled session Juggling the story elements Game variant research   As noted earlier in the week, there was no roleplaying this Saturday. This is a shame, especially as I enjoyed the return of HeroQuest so much last week. A couple of boardgames with Gerrard is not quite the same. Sadly, this has coincided …

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Jun 30

Warlock’s Journal Contest, Storm & Shield 8: Doomsday Devices

  The blog-hopping Warlock’s Journal contest now runs bimonthly. July is my turn to host again. I am very pleased to announce the details for the eighth Warlock’s Journal contest held at Tales of a GM.   The previous Journal contest, Mothers, was hosted by Vicki over at Tabletop Adventures. See here for a full …

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Jun 29

Songs of Ulubrae: Chapter 19

  From Cloud to Tumbling Cloud . Noon, Lawsday, Communication Week, Delve Season, 1017.   The Heroes had rested from their long quest in the Underdark, and were back at work in the Embassy. Adlartok’s trollkin followers expressed their displeasure at losing two of their number during the quest. Adlartok continued to deflect blame towards …

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