Tag: Campaign

Oct 13

Oct ‘17 Carnival: GM Superstition

  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 October, the traditional Carnival host is Scot Newbury at Of Dice and Dragons. The …

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Oct 12

Songs of Ulubrae: Chapter 30

  Changed in His Turn . Noon, Marketday, Secret Week, Delve Season, 1017.   For a moment, the Heroes just stared at Arrluk, slightly shocked at the intensity of his violent response to the thugs. Umiaq’s cloak crooned approval. Arrluk’s practical nature reasserted itself and he asked Chunky to take care of the remaining corpse. …

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Oct 11

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 31, Part 1

  A Writ of Execution DramaSystem & Iron Council relationships  A missing actual play report   It was great to roleplay again on Saturday. The early part of the session involved the Players engaging in a fascinating sequence of character scenes. I stirred the pot a little by spreading a few inflated rumours around the …

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Oct 10

A GM Reads: The Moon of Gomrath

  My revised reading challenge for 2017 is to focus on what a GM can take from the books I read. I lift out characters, events, creatures, plots or themes from each book. As a GM, you still need to read the book to gain the most benefit, but each review brings a few ideas …

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Oct 09

Updated: Building the Villa Catacombs

  In the previous Updated essay, I walked through the process of brainstorming the background to the catacombs beneath a villa. The next step was to look at all of the ratings we created together, and pick out those elements to include in the tombs. Working from the larger areas down to the catacombs themselves, …

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