Tag: Listening Around

Nov 10

GM Story Beats

  The genesis of this essay was an unexpected connection between two roleplaying podcasts I listened to in quick succession last week. Both discussed narrative rhythm and the way the GM can subtly influence the mood at the table. We all know how a good story is composed of a sequence of successes and failures. These …

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Aug 10

RPG-a-day 2017: Day 10

  August means the #RPGaDay program is live. We are now in the second week of this month-long series. The RPG-a-day project is hosted again at Brigade Con blog, were you can find the full list of questions.   I included a few more details in my launch post on Day 1       Day 10 …

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Aug 03

RPG-a-day 2017: Day 3

  August means the #RPGaDay program is live. The RPG-a-day project is hosted again at Brigade Con blog, were you can find the full list of questions.   I included a few more details in my launch post on Day 1       Day 3 How do you find out about new RPGs?   Back in …

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Apr 28

40 Top Sites for Storytelling GMs

  The internet is a wonderful resource for our hobby. It seems the whole of human knowledge is online, where any piece of information is only a search term away. Yet, the sheer volume of data is overwhelming. When a search lists over a million results, it is challenging to find exactly what we need. …

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Aug 15

Listening Around: Lost Episode of Dice of Doom

  Last August I posted a short piece lamenting the completion of the Dice of Doom podcast.     This is one of my favourite RPG podcasts, where a chatty group of gamers discuss roleplaying. The language was often strong, but so was the humour. Listening to Rupert and co was like hanging out with …

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