Tag Archive: Geek Dad

Jun 23

Legend of Dragons, Chapter 6, Part 1

  Improvising D&D Fighting Fantasy RPG Prepared Adventures   As roleplaying returns on Saturday, my thoughts also turn to the Legend of Dragons campaign I run for the boys. My time is limited, but I still want to develop the boys’ love of roleplaying with our Basic Dungeons & Dragons game.   My aim is …

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Jun 22

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 19, Part 7

  Game day pressures Story elements Speedy improv prep   As Saturday nears, the pressure to have a game ready to run increases. Yesterday was supposed to be devoted to game prep, but too many chores intervened. Yet, it was not a total loss, as I worked through the various rules updates I need to …

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Jun 21

A GM Reads: Dawn of Amber

  My revised reading challenge for 2017 is to focus upon 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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Jun 20

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 19, Part 6

  Yet another lost gaming weekend RPG day progress Preparing rules presentations   Sadly, last Saturday was yet another weekend with no roleplaying. However, the previous Wednesday was dedicated to game prep. I therefore worked through much of my backlog of gaming tasks. All of the session outlines for Shadows of Ulubrae have been scanned, …

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Jun 18

Forgotten Scrolls 39: Week 202

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

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