How can players make the stakes important? Personally, I find today's question goes hand in hand with yesterday's question as well. Because, no matter what a GM does to make the stakes feel more important in the game. If the players have not bought into the story, there is nothing you can do to make… Continue reading #RPGaDay2018 Upping the Stakes in game
How Can Players Make a World Seem Real? I think the answer to the question of how can players make a world seem real starts with player buy-in. When we run games we often hear about gamemasters needing to create player buy-in for the players. But today we will chat about the fact that buy-in… Continue reading How Can Players Make a World Seem Real? #RPGaDay2018
Sea Lion Today's' figure is a Reaper Bones sea lion. I've started painting monsters lately and am interested with aquatic creatures. I made this a darker colored figure so it can camouflage itself in the deep and at night. This is a Reaper Bones plastic version of this figure, they do sell a few variations… Continue reading Figure of the Week: Sea Lion
Favorite Recurring NPC? When I run games I love to build a stable of NPC's for my players to interact with. That said, it is interesting I a hard time deciding who my favorite recurring NPC currently is in my game. In this campaign, I have several recurring NPC's giving me a cast of characters and… Continue reading Favourite Recurring NPC? #RPGaDay2018 Day 5
#RPGaDay2018 Most Memorable NPC? So far so good, we are heading into day four strong. Let's tackle today's question. Most Memorable NPC? Wow, I have a few so I think I am going to instead tell you about Two of them. Ironically both of these NPCs never saw as much table time as… Continue reading #RPGaDay2018 Most Memorable NPC?
#RPGaDay2018 What gives a game staying power? I like this question because in games I both play and run this is actually important to me. So let's take a few minutes and talk about a couple of things that make us excited to keep playing a game week after week. Level Advancement I think when games have… Continue reading What gives a game staying power? #RPGaDay2018
Day Two's #RPGaDay2018 question, What do you look for in an RPG? When it comes to RPGs these days there are a few things that I look for. There are three things I consider when it comes to looking at a new PRG. Now please understand none of this will keep me from… Continue reading What do you look for in an RPG? #RPGaDay2018