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
Lots of people are talking about 5th Edition, D&D Next, or just simply “Dungeons & Dragons” per WoTC, which is utterly confusing for a brand that has put out different editions and variations of the same product. Anyway, if you Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons: Free Basic Rules
This is a continuation. Read part one, Gotta Give Him Upside! Last time I spent a little bit talking about Fate Points and how they operate as a mechanical boon by offering up some specific leeway to the GM for Continue reading Transitioning from Action Points to Augmented Fate Points
Legend of Neil Season 1, Episode 4: Skeletons in Link’s Closet One of the most difficult things to do when running a campaign is getting your players to ‘buy-in’, leap the invisible gap that separates a player’s character as dictated Continue reading Gotta Give Him Upside!
“Man I really wish I could play this game!” If you’ve played pen and paper RPGs for a while you’ve probably heard this exact phrase from a DM/GM, uttered it yourself while running a campaign, or at least thought it. Continue reading The Secret Path