Tag: Campaign

Dec 14

Songs of Ulubrae: Chapter 33

  Keep Faith for All     Morning, Marchday, Secret Week, Delve Season, 1017.   The Heroes united in Sartokna’s office to discuss recent events. Arrluk was praised for his efforts diverting Umiaq from raiding the Proculus Tower for the artefact. Sartokna then consulted with the Ambassador, who confirmed news of the planned invasion. Sartokna …

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Dec 12

Updated: Yes/No, but Little Wizards

  This article is a synthesis of two previous posts. Both looked at ways to make the outcomes of skill checks interesting, and ease the process of narrating the results. First, there was Totally Yes/No and But which expanded the graduated outcomes in HeroQuest. The second post was Little Wizards and Making Failure Interesting.   …

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Dec 08

Songs of Ulubrae: Chapter 32

  What Voice more Sweet     Morning, Quarryday, Secret Week, Delve Season, 1017.   Arrluk and Umiaq met in the embassy to update Adlartok about what they learnt at the Dwarven Ladies Tea Circle. There was so much new information to consider. Umiaq resolved the best place to begin was to speak with his …

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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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