Tag Archive: Sagas of the Icelanders

Sep 05

Updated: Empowering RPG Relationships

  No Man is an Island, Entire of Itself John Donne   So many Heroes come to the table as if they were an island. I am sure we have all encountered orphan or loner characters. While a lone Hero may work in prose fiction, it is less engaging in the social environment of a …

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Jun 01

Invoking Destiny: Wyrd Cards as a Player-controlled Resource

  In order to run a collaborative game, it is necessary to provide opportunities for the Players to influence the game. All RPGs give the Players the chance to make decisions which will impact the story at the table. Yet, such decisions are often merely a reaction to the situation created by the GM. Certainly …

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May 11

Friends & Neighbours, Empowering Relationships at the Table

  No Man is an Island, Entire of Itself John Donne   And yet so many Heroes come to the table as if they were an island. I am sure we have all encountered orphan/loner characters. While a loner may work in prose, it is less engaging in the social environment of a roleplaying game. …

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Feb 20

Prep in Progress; Chapter 4, Part 8

  The Prep in Progress entries are short summaries of my prep for my on-going campaign The Tales of the Hero Wars.   Yesterday was supposed to be my primary day for game prep, but somehow it did not quite work out that way.   Instead of preparing encounters for the forthcoming Session, I ended up …

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