Tag Archive: Game Prep

May 25

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 18, Part 6

  Return of roleplaying Planning the Dungeon World finale Weak HeroQuest plot thread   We are back to roleplaying this week, so I was returned to the game prep yesterday. The Dungeon World finale only needs to include three encounters, and the basics for these were outlined previously. I am concerned about managing the flow …

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May 23

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 18, Part 5

  Cosmic Encounter Planning the Dungeon World finale Main plot threads   Instead of playing an extra session of Dungeon World, the Players wanted to try boardgaming instead. Thus, on Saturday, three of us played Cosmic Encounter. This was the Fantasy Flight edition of a the game I recall seeing in the pages of White …

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May 19

February ‘17 Carnival: Improv Encounters 9, No Contests

  The 2017 travelling RPG Blog Carnival is in full swing. The February host was the team at Tabletop Terrors, where they nominated a staple of RPG scenarios: the encounter.   This broad term gave me a lot to think about, and my initial essay needed to be broken up into this series. Thus, I …

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May 18

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 18, Part 4

  Reduced Prep Structured HeroQuest Plots Shortage of Tiime   There is no roleplaying on Saturday, as the Players preferred the option of playing a boargame instead. This translates as a reduced game prep burden for me. Sadly, I had many chores remaining from the weekend away, so the past week has been busy. Simply, …

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May 16

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 18, Part 3

  Weekend Road Trip Reading HeroQuest Glorantha Rules Update   There was no gaming for me last Saturday, as I had a weekend break with my wife. We had an early start, and a long day, so were not in the mood to even play a card game in the hotel. The closest I came …

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