Tag: Microscope

Apr 02

Forgotten Scrolls 28: Week 191

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three-and-a-half 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 little …

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Jan 11

Songs of Ulubrae: The Prologue

  A Terrible Beauty is Born   Foundation of Ulubrae – L What troll holy relic was discovered? A small, black dragon figurine – L Shrine to Kyger Litor hidden by the Dwarven Founders – D   The First Great War, between Dwarves and Trolls – D Siege of the Castle of Lead – D …

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Jan 10

Brainstorming Ulubrae, Part 4

  Seven Players Collaborative History DramaSystem Prep   The game last Saturday was the Microscope brainstorming session for our Shadows of Ulubrae story arc. An incredible seven Players turned up, making this our largest game in years. Hopefully the two new Players will turn into regulars. I have my fingers crossed.   The history we …

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Jan 05

Brainstorming Ulubrae, Part 3

  A Clearer Schedule Pantheon handouts Campaign Reference Sheets   The boys returned to school today, which frees up the middle part of the day for me. I continued preparing for the Microscope game this afternoon, and made good progress. I printed out extra handouts for the expected high turnout of Players. I am about …

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Jan 04

Brainstorming Ulubrae, Part 2

  Microscope Folder Printing sheets Background Campaign prep   We are gaming again next Saturday, so the brainstorming is moving forward. Our plan is to run another game of Microscope, with more Players in attendance than last time. Over the weekend I dug out my folder of Microscope sheets. Thus, I have a better idea …

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