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19
Jun

Weekly Update – June 19, 2019

Hey Portal People,

Obviously, I’ve gotten behind schedule on doing my update posts, but I’ve been reading tons of feedback emails, and working to get the next phase of development sorted out – so hopefully you guys aren’t too upset with me. That said, let’s get into some updates.

18
Jun

Write a Breathtaking Cyberpunk Game

With all the hype surrounding CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 video game , your table-top players may be craving some chrome-plated, roleplaying goodness. If you’ve never run or played in a cyberpunk-style world, I’ve put together a little primer to get you and your group plugged in and hacking the Gibson in no time. And if you’ve been running the shadows since the old days (before half the predictions in the books came true), then check out some of the inspirational material below to get you back on that creative subway into Night City.

 

11
Jun

Nerd News — Summer Gaming Conventions

Summer has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, and some of the big game conventions are about to open their doors to roleplayers, cosplayers, video gamers, and lovers of all things in the nerd-o-sphere. We’ve compiled a giant list of venues for your vacation ventures around the globe, big and small. Look for one near you and go out to support the gaming community!

 

 

4
Jun

One-on-One RPGs

One Game-Master. One player. Two gamers enter, both gamers leave… after having had fun playing an RPG! A one-on-one game is unconventional for some, but becomes the perfect solution for others who need flexibility, focus, and customization for their dicey diversions. It’s a chance to take center stage and tell a story between two people. How does it work and what pitfalls await a pair of performing game-players?

 

30
May

Soundtrack Smorgasbord

You want to add a little musical magic to your games in the form of background tunes, but you don’t know where to start? Stay a while, and listen! The Obsidian Portal Research Department (one guy who spends way too much time online) has you covered! Below are all the basics to boost your Lo-Fi games into immersive experiences, in stereo.

 

 

 

21
May

What’s In a Market?

Usually, a trip into town during a roleplaying session means downtime, scouring the books for the next item to buy, and maybe a quick snack-break before the next leg of the adventure. But what happens when you or one of your players wants to explore the bazaar before battling on? A little primer into such a profitable precinct is in order!

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