About redraggedfiend

Red Ragged Fiend is a tabletop RPG player and GM. He has experience with a number of gaming systems including D&D 4e, forum PbP, D&D Next, Exalted, Pathfinder, Savage Worlds, Psion, and Dragon Age. Outside of role playing he enjoys reading, writing, world history, guitar, and playing video games.

Adventure Skeleton

There’s only one original story that’s ever been told: Someone wants something badly and is having difficulty getting it. First, burn that idea into your brain. Second, realize whatever adventure you create will suck. The quicker you realize and become Continue reading

Explore the Dungeon because I DON’T KNOW

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While exploring dungeons because REASONS is popular in the cartoon Adventure Time you will probably need your plots and adventures to be coherent. Like the Tom Clancy quote, “The difference between reality and fiction? Fiction has to make sense,” you Continue reading

Five Fingers of Fear

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Fear seems like an appropriate topic for the season. But how do you utilize fear in your games? I’m not speaking about running horror specifically, which takes a lot of work to keep the tension up between game sessions. But Continue reading

Master Disaster

Sometimes you need to break up the monotony of the flavor of the week Big Bad Evil Guy, shadowy cabal, evil empire, or dastardly cult. Other times you just want to hit the reset button on something in your campaign Continue reading

5e Character Generation pt III

We are bringing this character builder look at the new Player’s Handbook to an end. When I build a character my first focus is on the mechanics, I want an adept character. Naturally this last post will be about skinning Continue reading