Tag Archive: Gates & Portals

May 15

Updated: Sample Plots for Heroic Growth

  This essay was written as part of my hosting of the January 2016 RPG Blog Carnival. My chosen theme was Gates and Portals, but I broadened out the topic in later essays.   I summarized the Gates & Portals Blog Carnival here   I then wrote a pair of articles about Personal Growth in …

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May 08

Updated: Negative Growth in RPGs

  This article was written as part of the January 2016 RPG Blog Carnival I hosted. My chosen theme was Gates and Portals, but I broadened out the topic in later essays. This is the second of those essays.   Growth and transitions are embedded within RPG games. One of the core principles of D&D …

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May 02

Updated: Personal Growth in RPGs

  This article was written as part of my hosting of the January 2016 RPG Blog Carnival. My chosen theme was Gates and Portals, but I broadened out the topic in this essay.   Read the summary post for the Gates and Portals Blog Carnival   Personal Growth The topic for the January Blog Carnival …

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Feb 19

Forgotten Scrolls 22: Week 185

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three-and-a-half years of blogging. Before the usual dig through the archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been dusted down, given a fresh edit, and …

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Feb 12

Forgotten Scrolls 21: Week 184

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three-and-a-half years of blogging. Before the usual dig through the archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been dusted down, given a fresh edit, and …

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