Tag Archive: Players

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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Feb 14

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 7, Part 1

  Another character creation session Half-term prep Bonus time for Story Elements   As so often happens, all my worry about the game session came to naught. The four Players spent the majority of the session working through their character generation. The character creation process has been streamlined, but remains an intensive process. The Players’ …

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Feb 14

Songs of Ulubrae: Heroes, Part 1

  Helper and Friend     Adlatok “The Weak” Embassy Head of Security Career diplomat and negotiator Initiate of Xiola Umbar The only troll son of Zorak Zoran   Arrluk Life Shield Public Relations for Troll Department of Cultural Affairs Retired adventurer Worships the Storm Pantheon The only human to marry a dragon   H09 …

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Feb 13

Updated: The One Ring Fellowship Formation

  The Lord of the Rings is arguably the ur-text for fantasy roleplaying, especially games in the high-fantasy mode. Therefore, it is no surprise that Middle Earth is a popular property for RPGs. I have fond memories of playing MERP, and still have a small collection of the incredibly detailed setting books from Iron Crown …

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Feb 09

Shadows of Ulubrae, Chapter 6, Part 2

  Busy schedule Stalled prep Need for Story Elements   The increase in school events through this final week before half-term has eaten into my prep time. After the promising start on Monday night, the middle of the week has not been so productive for my gaming. Yesterday I worked through the remaining tasks for …

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