Tag Archive: Narrative

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 21

A GM Reads: Dawn of Amber

  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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May 19

February ‘17 Carnival: Improv Encounters 9, No Contests

  The 2017 travelling RPG Blog Carnival is in full swing. The February host was the team at Tabletop Terrors, where they nominated a staple of RPG scenarios: the encounter.   This broad term gave me a lot to think about, and my initial essay needed to be broken up into this series. Thus, I …

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May 15

Updated: Sample Plots for Heroic Growth

  This essay was written as part of my hosting of the January 2016 RPG Blog Carnival. My chosen theme was Gates and Portals, but I broadened out the topic in later essays.   I summarized the Gates & Portals Blog Carnival here   I then wrote a pair of articles about Personal Growth in …

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May 12

February ‘17 Carnival: Improv Encounters 8, Contests

  The 2017 travelling RPG Blog Carnival is in full swing. The February host was the team at Tabletop Terrors, where they nominated a staple of RPG scenarios: the encounter.   This broad term gave me a lot to think about, and my initial essay needed to be broken up into this series. Thus, I …

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