I see this year #RPGaDay2018 questions are starting off strong. So,”What do you love about role-playing games?” Well, honestly there’s a lot to love about role-playing games. When you get right down to it we are part of a hobby that in some ways centuries old if not far older. Consider that Merlin, or Jason and the Argonauts. These Tales are collaborative stories that were … Continue reading What do You Love About role-playing games?
Setting a good scene can be one of the more rewarding parts of running a good game. Ask yourself how often do you recall great encounters your players have been in but you can not recall where those encounters have been set? A good scene location can lay the foundation of a great encounter. A Tourney can further that and provide us with the foundation … Continue reading Setting the Scene, Tournament Session!
The other day I found myself at one of the local big box stores and discovered that once again it’s that time of year where three sessions of holiday items are on the shelves. Now as annoying as I find this in regards to the total commercialization of my favorite holidays. The gamer in me loves it. This is that one time of the year where I … Continue reading Monday Musing, Bringing a touch of Halloween to your table.
The best advice I have ever been given was not for my game of choice. But my roll of choice as a Gamemaster. That lovely piece of advice was. Run the games you enjoy, and tell the stories you would want to be in. Playing RPGs is a hobby and it’s fun and if your not having fun then stop! This is vice enlighten me … Continue reading #RPGaDay2016 Day 31 Best advice you were ever given for your game of choice?
This will more be a series of pictures. Right out the gate, I would like to have a very sharp looking room that would still reflect a Fantasy Inn or Tavern. I love my Sci-Fi but if I want a game room this has got to be the look. So I think this is the closest to what I would like to have. So with … Continue reading #RPGaDay2016 Day:30 Describe the ideal game room if your budget were unlimited?
This one is pretty easy for me. If I wanted to give a game to others my fist choice would be Cypher System, Why? Handing a gamer the Cypher System is literally handing them a system that is designed to run anything or any genre one can imagine. So by giving them one ruleset I have also given them a game with the ability to run any … Continue reading #RPGaDay2016 Day:24 What is the game you are most likely to give to others?
I have a good one, But it is not an in-game event. This one has been happening for years and years of my gaming lifetime. It is my one pain that the digital world has finally stepped in to solve. Or so I thought. Just when I thought I was free of this event. Yet once again this weekend at our groups Shadowrun game. It happened again. … Continue reading #RPGaDay2016 Day:22 Supposedly Random game events that keep recurring?