Tag: Hooks

Oct 27

Character Generation is Play

  For the Players, the first stage of a story arc is to generate the Heroes. When the rules are familiar, this process may occur alone. Character generation feels like an exam for the Players to pass before the fun of roleplaying can begin. At other times, the GM may schedule one-to-one meetings to walk …

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Oct 23

Updated: An Invasive Species

  This essay was written for the travelling Blog Carnival. For this month, the carnival was hosted by Hereticwerks, where the chosen topic was invasive species.This essay was written for the travelling Blog Carnival. For this month, the carnival was hosted by Hereticwerks, where the chosen topic was invasive species.     Eight White & …

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Oct 21

Looming Deadline for the Oct ‘17 Warlock’s Journal Contest

  The Warlock’s Journal jumps from site to site, roughly every other month. October has brought a fresh host for the contest. Michael Christensen is the current host, over at Tiny Gork. The deadline for Michael’s contest is looming.   The topic for this round of the contest is a little different. For this month, Michael has …

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Oct 09

Updated: Building the Villa Catacombs

  In the previous Updated essay, I walked through the process of brainstorming the background to the catacombs beneath a villa. The next step was to look at all of the ratings we created together, and pick out those elements to include in the tombs. Working from the larger areas down to the catacombs themselves, …

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Oct 04

Launch of the October ‘17 Warlock’s Journal Contest

  The Warlock’s Journal jumps from site to site, roughly every other month. October has brought a fresh host for the contest. Michael Christensen is the current host, over at Tiny Gork.     The topic for this round of the contest is a little different. For this month, Michael has created an interesting image, …

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