Tucker's Kobolds


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Tucker's Kobolds

Let me say, this isn’t written by me. It’s from Dragon Magazine, issue 127 (Nov, 1987). I just thought it was a perfect example of […]

GM Assigned Roles


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GM Assigned Roles

How bothered would you be if you arrived at a new game, and the GM informed you that you would be able to choose one […]

Star Wars Saga Edition: Am I doing this right?


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Star Wars Saga Edition: Am I doing this right?

So, I’m beginning a new one-on-one Star Wars campaign with my wife. Yesterday, I was putting together her first encounter, in which she, a 1st […]

Dynamic group changes


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Dynamic group changes

Every so often, a group will go through some dramatic shifts in players. At first, there’s only one person who can’t make it, then they […]

Liquid Gaming


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Liquid Gaming

I know there are a variety of “food gamers” out there.  There are some of you who are Cheetos and Mt. Dew Players.  Some are […]

We Used to Be Humans or Elves or Dwarves… Now We're Just Parents


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We Used to Be Humans or Elves or Dwarves… Now We're Just Parents

Gaming once you have children is, well not to be trite, ‘quite an adventure’.  It’s a whole dimension of gaming on it’s own.  Because if […]

Friday Link Day: Gaming Accessories


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Friday Link Day: Gaming Accessories

   Campaign Coins: Campaign Coins are actual metal coins designed for use in an RPG. They are a little pricey, but if you’ve got the […]

Gaming With Significant Others


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Gaming With Significant Others

Almost every RPG player has faced it: either playing a game with your significant other, or playing in a game where a couple was playing. […]

First and third-person perspectives


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First and third-person perspectives

  It varies from group to group, and often, simply player to player: do the players in your game speak in first or third-person? It’s subtle, […]

Player Involvement in the Plot


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Player Involvement in the Plot

How much player involvement should be expected in the plot of your RPG? In some games, such as Universalis, there isn’t even a DM, just […]