Tag: Campaign

Nov 20

Updated: Random Narrative Dungeons

  I rarely use dungeons as the primary adventuring location for my story arcs. However, there remains space for an underground complex in a narrative game. If drama comes from conflict, then there is sure to be plenty of drama in a dungeon packed with antagonists.   Here is one method for a narrative GM …

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Nov 17

Nov ‘17 Carnival: Betrayal Revisited

  The travelling RPG Blog Carnival continues to jump from one blog to another. I try to contribute every month, although a topic can catch my imagination and lead to a long series, such as the 2017 February topic.   In November, the traditional Carnival host is Mike Bourke at Campaign Mastery. The chosen topic …

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Nov 16

Songs of Ulubrae: The Walter Ways

  +++++TOP SECRET++PLANET ALBION BOARD ONLY+++++ +++++NONE OF THE FOLLOWING NEVER HAPPENED EITHER+++++   The ill-advised renovation of the Walter Ways gondola ride in Tudor Town did NOT result in an unfortunate incident. Loyal Management was NOT prepared for the inevitable backlash after the animatronic sequence kidnapping the Governor’s Daughter was removed for being “wildly …

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Nov 14

Updated: Making Failure Interesting

  I enjoy reading RPGs in search of ideas I can use in my game. Inside Little Wizards, I found excellent advice about turning failure in RPGs into an interesting story point.     Little Wizards Little Wizards is an RPG aimed at children. It was written by Antoine Bauza, and translated by Franck Florentin …

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Nov 10

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 10

  Actual Play report posted Struggling to focus Walter Ways plot     Game prep through the middle of the week was as limited as ever. As the building work rumbles along, I find it harder each week to focus on my writing. Thankfully, the prep needed for The Happiest Apocalypse on Earth is not …

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