Tag Archive: Geek Dad

Jul 28

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 23, Part 2

  Prepping the temple Finding a map The 10 Scene Plot   Inevitably, my game prep on Wednesday only progressed slowly. Working in the summer holiday was always going to be an issue. My challenge is heightened this week by the need to prepare a towering temple complex. The last session ended with the Heroes …

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Jul 27

Summer Gaming Challenge ‘17: Day 6

  The long summer break is here, and I need something to help me through the empty days. Much as I love the boys, I need additional motivation to cope with the combined heat and boredom. My solution for this year is the Summer Gaming Challenge.   This was announced on the blog here.   …

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Jul 26

Tales of the Dice 118: Beaching

    Yes, a return to the Green King, as I promised earlier. I want to make the most of this gag, to encourage me to explore using more props with the dice. There are many more options rattling around the boys toy drawers.   This is also my first webcomic of the long summer …

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Jul 25

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 23, Part 1

  Unexpected temple raid Managing Player expectations Increased game prep   The game on Saturday was an interesting one, as the Players pulled hard on a plot thread. I am not sure they really know what they are getting themselves into, or how the setting will push back. This situation is all too familiar to …

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Jul 24

Forgotten Scrolls 44: Week 207

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during 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 little more …

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