Tag Archive: Setting Creation

Jun 25

Voting for the May ‘17 Warlock’s Journal

  The Warlock’s Journal jumps from site to site, roughly every other month. May brought a fresh host for the contest. Vikki Potter is the current host, over at Tabletop Adventures.   The topic for this round of the contest is Mothers. This concept is described by Vikki as follows:   Mothers have a large …

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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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Jun 19

Updated: Shakespearean Faeries in RPGs

  This essay examines Shakespeare’s most fantastical play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1596). It is an example of a Shakespearean comedy, and features an almost farcical set of circumstances when some mischievous faeries interfere in matters of love. Does this 421-year old play have anything of interest for the GM of today?     Game …

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May 30

Updated: Building Player Engagement

  This essay began as a contribution to the wandering Blog Carnival. Every month a host chooses a topic, and interested RPG bloggers contribute an article. The topic for this particular month was inspiring the Players, suggested by host Johnn Four at Roleplaying Tips.   To learn more, and read all the entries to the …

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May 29

Deadline for the May ‘17 Warlock’s Journal

  The Warlock’s Journal jumps from site to site, roughly every other month. May brought a fresh host for the contest. Vikki Potter is the current host, over at Tabletop Adventures. The topic for this round of the contest is Mothers. This concept is described by Vikki as follows:   Mothers have a large place …

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