Tag Archive: Narrative

Feb 17

Fiasco Interludes

  Over the last two months our roleplaying sessions have focused on brainstorming the setting for the forthcoming Shadows of Ulubrae story arc. My process involved conventional brainstorming sessions where we all throw out ideas for the setting.   However, I also like to weave gaming interludes into this stage of the story. This article …

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Dec 27

Updated: What is in a Name, Part 2: GMCs

  In a previous article, I proposed the term PC was no longer relevant to the hobby. Instead, the word Hero should be used instead, as it gives better goals to the Player.   See the updated version of the first What is in a Name   Today I turn my attention to everyone else: …

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Dec 13

Updated Ebb & Flow: Pacing Game Sessions over a Campaign

  The Updated series of posts are articles taken from my archives, given a fresh edit and generally rewritten in light of my current GM style. I doubt I can update every post on the blog, but I am pleased to give a least a few of my essays a new lease of life. To …

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Nov 28

Updated GMCs as Onions: Building Personality in Layers

  The new Updated series of posts are articles taken from my archives, given a fresh edit and generally rewritten in light of my current GM style. I doubt I can update every post on the blog, but I am pleased to give a least a few of my essays a new lease of life. …

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Nov 25

November ‘16 Carnival: Mixing Gaming with Life

  The months have turned, and November brings the travelling RPG Blog Carnival to Mike Bourke at Campaign Mastery.     Mike nominated an intriguing theme for the month.   The Campaign Mastery site outlines the topic like this:   The theme is Ordinary Life. This is a deceptively plain brown wrapper for a variety …

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