Tag Archives: Tabletop RPG

Don’t fill up on bread!

When I was a kid and went out for dinner with my folks, the refrain was always the same, “Don’t fill up on bread!” That’s really hard because bread is delicious and when you add butter, who could resist? Also, … Continue reading

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Yes and roll those dice

I ran two sessions of Numenera for Free RPG Day this past Saturday and rather than using a pre-written adventure, I employed my improv skills to craft these adventures. Here are some thoughts on how to do that at your … Continue reading

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Small and yet full

One of the most challenging things about playing a tabletop RPG, Dungeons and Dragons being the most well know of them, is not learning all the rules. This is not to say that the rules are easily learned and completely … Continue reading

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What do you do with an empty dungeon?

So, you’ve cleared out a dungeon. All the monsters are slain, the traps disarmed and the treasure looted. Most adventurers move on to the next quest. Let me tell you this, those people are fools! FOOLS! They are leaving gold … Continue reading

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It’s not that kind of game

Is the game part of Role Playing Game ruining RPGs? Generally, games are meant to be won, from tic-tac-toe to Monopoly, there is a winner at the end. Of course, tic-tac-toe played by two people trying to win can only … Continue reading

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That Guy

I just spent the weekend at Pax Unplugged, the first tabletop convention sponsored by guys at Penny Arcade. It was a lot of fun, but the organization needs a lot of work, until my friend Richard showed me where the … Continue reading

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Rudigar’s Journal 16th Entry

October 1st, 2946 Things have taken an unexpected turn. Let me detail what occurred. We had resupplied and were heading north towards what is called the Elf path. Rather ironic given my companions distaste for all things Elven. Apparently, there … Continue reading

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