Tag Archive: Geek Dad

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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Jun 18

Writing Goals, 18th June, 2017

  Hi Everyone,   HAPPY FATHER’S DAY   As you can see, I am running late again this week. Today is very hot and sunny in our corner of the UK, so the boys wanted the paddling pool out in the garden. Inevitably, this meant more work for me, both setting up the pool and …

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