Tag Archive: The Scholars’ Game

Dec 19

Forgotten Scrolls 13: Week 176

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three years of blogging. Before the usual look through the archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an essay from my archives.   This article has been dusted down, given a fresh …

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Jan 03

The Scribes’ Game: Keeping it Simple

  A simpler method of collaboratively generating background details for a Campaign. The Scribes’ Game will require the use of a Wiki, or other online tool.   This is a development of The Scholars’ Game I wrote about previously.   Origins The original version of The Scholars’ Game was inspired by my recollection of Lexicon. …

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Oct 10

Marginalia: The Scholars’ Game Revisited

  Last month I played in a version of The Scholars’ Game moderated by Jeff Miller. This ended up being a five-player game, plus Jeff wrote several entries using three different characters. It was a lot of fun, even though I found the pace too quick for my schedule. Playing under a slightly different version …

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Jun 27

June RPG Blog Carnival: Brainstorming the Hole

    My previous contribution to the RPGBA Blog Carnival was a contribution to the April Carnival, a post about the GM’s binder.   The June Carnival is being hosted by Fitz at Moebius Adventures.   Fitz describes the current Carnival topic on his site as follows:   During the month of June, Moebius Adventures …

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Apr 29

Prep in Progress; Chapter 14, Becoming Interlude, Part 1

  The Prep in Progress entries are short summaries of my prep for my on-going campaign The Tales of the Hero Wars.   The HeroQuest 2 Session on Saturday was a little shorter than normal, but no less intense. Due to time pressures, I had to hurry through the climactic encounter a little, but I do …

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