Adventure Skeleton, Build Adventures From the Bones Up

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 Adventure Skeleton, Build Adventures From the Bones Up

Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW

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 Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW

Five Fingers of Fear

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 Five Fingers of Fear

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 Master Disaster

Character Generation – A Look at the New D&D Player’s Handbook

This is a joint exercise with Ryndaria.com. In the next few blog posts on both sites we will be generating characters, speaking about the process, the choices we made, and through that our reflections of the new Dungeons & Dragons Continue reading Character Generation – A Look at the New D&D Player’s Handbook