I took a 20 year hiatus from D&D and around the time I was turning 40 I reconnected with a local D&D group playing edition 3.5. I was prepared to craft an interesting character and had a specific character concept in mind but quickly discovered that was not how the game was played. The expectation [...]
Archive for the ‘Game Aids’ Category
Today’s post was inspired by yesterday’s Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #577. I thought I’d share a couple of the great resources I’ve found recently. Roleplaying Tips The Roleplaying Tips Newsletter is put out by Johnn Four. You get 2-3 emails a week with various ideas and links to resources primarily aimed at GMs and designers. I’ve [...]
Just a random item table today. It never hurts to have random everyday items lying around to add life to your setting. Today’s list is things you might find laying around on-board a spacecraft, whether in an empty room, going through a closest, or just scattered in a corner. Some might be useful, some might [...]
Saw Pikes are weapons that cause gruesome wounds on their victims. Mounted on a pole 6′ to 8′ long, a saw pike has crescent blade that is serrated in the inside for cutting and sharpened on the outside for slicing.
Combat in a roleplaying game can be a difficult beast to manage. As I was cleaning the multitude of old links in my browser, I stumbled across this video for a gaming table. I thought initially, “Wow, this is awesome.” The clip gives a good demonstration oh how it is used. Reviewing the video, I [...]
For a while, I wanted to give kudos to the guys at Obsidian Portal. While the site began as a simple wiki for listing your game site, anyone who has created a website for a game knows the head-ache of not only providing content, but making sure the site is functional. While the site is [...]
I spend a good deal of time in resell shops. One of my favorites is Goodwill. At first I was against going to used good stores as I thought the items were poorly maintained and people were just looking for a way to get rid of their junk. There is a lot of things you [...]