Tag Archive: Hooks

Aug 14

A GM Reads: The Eclipse of the Century

  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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Mar 17

March ‘17 Carnival: The River Ogre

  March means the travelling RPG Blog Carnival has jumped to another blog. The latest host is Brian Fitzpatrick at Moebius Adventures.     The chosen subject for this month’s contributions to the Blog Carnival is “Things in the Dark.” Brian outlines the topic like this: This month we invite you to write about those …

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Apr 08

Table Tools: Two Story Overlays for Traps

  My long article for this week is another reprint of one I wrote for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter. This weekly email is required reading for GMs, combining some great articles with frequent tips from readers. Subscribers share their experiences, allowing you to learn from the collective experience of so many GMs world-wide.   …

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Mar 11

Table Tools: The Villain-Based Plot Engine

  My long article for this week is a reprint of one I wrote for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter. This weekly email is required reading for GMs, combining some great articles with frequent tips from readers. Subscribers share their experiences, allowing you to learn from the collective experience of so many GMs world-wide.   …

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Mar 01

Warlock’s Journal Contest, Storm & Shield: Agents of Order

  The blog-hopping Warlock’s Journal contest is up and running. March is my turn to host again. I am very pleased to announce the details for the sixth Warlock’s Journal contest held at Tales of a GM.   The previous contest, Unknown Underground, was hosted by Vicki over at Tabletop Adventures. See here for a full …

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