Tag Archives: features

26
Feb

RPG Bachelor Party

A few days ago, I was invited to attend a unique bachelor party idea – an all-day roleplaying game! It was fantastically fun and if you’re looking for a quirky conclave or a gaming get-together for your own nearly-nuptialled nerd, I encourage you to add it to your I-Do To-Do list.

22
Feb

Group Beta #13 — Muscle Men

19
Feb

Absences Excused: How to Explain Vanishing Characters

Real life is chaos. We fake being organized and we pretend that we’re in control, but no one actually lives that way (do they?). And in spite of all our valiant efforts – sometimes the worst comes to pass. Dread it. Run from it. Sometimes, a player has to skip game night. But how do you explain away the sudden disappearance of Chestgirth, barbarian lord of Clan Bicep? Read on and master the art of vanishing a character who’s player can’t attend.

12
Feb

3D Pen Mini’s

As the world of tabletop roleplaying games evolves into what feels like the future, I discern a desperate, mid-life-crisis-ish urge to stay abreast of the cool new tech that came out several years ago (I’m slow to adapt).  3D printing is one such cutting-edge contrivance… but I’m not willing to risk a large investment (read: I’m cheap) in a desktop 3D printer to make miniatures.  Not yet, anyway.  Instead, I bought a 3D Pen to see if I could wield divine power upon the (small-scale) realm of plastic!

5
Feb

Low Level Loans: Begin by Borrowing?

Can a player taking a loan at character creation be good for a game? Should the GM even entertain the idea? Yes! (But only with the right player, for the right character, and for the right kind of campaign and setting.) In truth, when carefully managed, a loan can pay out huge gameplay returns.

1
Feb

Group Beta #10 — Roleplay to Your Strengths

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