Tag Archive: HeroQuest: Glorantha

Jun 23

June ‘17 Carnival: Chasing Gonzo

  The travelling RPG Blog Carnival continues to jump from one blog to another. While I devoted a lot of time to the February topic, the monthly host continues to change. I try to contribute to the monthly carnival as best I can.   In June, the latest host is Mark Craddock at the Cross …

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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 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 19

Updated: Shakespearean Faeries in RPGs

  This essay examines Shakespeare’s most fantastical play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1596). It is an example of a Shakespearean comedy, and features an almost farcical set of circumstances when some mischievous faeries interfere in matters of love. Does this 421-year old play have anything of interest for the GM of today?     Game …

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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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