Today I am going to talk a little bit about one of the hardest things to do as a Game Master. Run what you love, I know it sounds easy. Yet ask a handful of GM’s and you will likely find that many of them are not running games they love. Often they are running games the group wants to play not what they themselves … Continue reading Mondays Muse, Run What You Love.
I can boldly say after 30 plus years of running games that I am pretty good at it. I can even go so far as to say that I have had other players and game masters ask me things like. I wish I was as good a storyteller as you? -or- I don’t try because I could never be as good as you. … Continue reading Monday Muse; Learn from Failure.
In the last few days, I have begun to find myself out of balance. I was beginning to get a little blogged out with my personal blog. We all have been there, we sit down we knew we want to write something for our blog and you just don’t feel inspired. It’s almost worse than writer’s block in a way. So I told myself that … Continue reading Monday Muse: Striking a Balance
Today’s inspiration for my Mondy Muse comes from my good friend over at Rolling Boxcars Blog. My good friend gave me a call and we were chatting about his upcoming Burning Wheel game that is looking forward to. This led us on to the discussion of how systems like Torchbearer are built around the foundation of things that often get overlooked and hand waved in D&D and … Continue reading Monday Muse hand waving Rules