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    Arrayed in the pull-down menus at the top of the page is a collection of commentary and comments about roleplaying games and roleplaying techniques for both players and adjudicators. The most recent entry specifically on running games takes pride of place in the headline above. The most recent entries on all topics can be found listed below in the Livre d’Eibon

    The focus of the posts you will find here is strictly on face-to-face, video conference, and play-by-post ‘tabletop’ gaming. Further details on what to expect, how things are arranged, and the schedule for posting different types of entry may be found in the ‘What to Expect’ sticky-post below~

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What to expect from Casting Shadows

Using either the pull-down menus at the top of the page, or the various means of tag and category search tools arrayed along the sides, readers can explore a growing collection of commentary and comments about roleplaying games and techniques for both players and adjudicators. The focus of these posts is strictly on face-to-face and play-by-post ‘tabletop’ … Continue reading

What is a roleplaying game?!

Have you answered for yourself what you think RPGs actually are? I have, and this post is about my answer, and some answers like it~

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 31: Experience

Well, in #RPGaDay2020 terms this is the End of Days. For me, the last post of each annual #RPGaDay event is a curious mix of feelings. There is satisfaction that so many people have been able to post each day, and that thousands of others participated to varying degrees. It is rewarding to discover each … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 30: Portal

I find that each of the #RPGaDay prompts every year offer a portal into a greater shared understanding of the roleplaying game hobby. All we need to do is sincerely step through them each day. #RPGaDay2020 is no different in this regard, and even though (or perhaps because) the prompts of the last two years … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 29: Ride

For Day 29 of #RPGaDay2020 we are back in sync with the majority of respondents to look at the prompt ‘ride’. For this year’s event, we have chosen to use the written posts here as a journey through a set of sessions of the Ghostbusters RPG from 1986. This has allowed a focus on some … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 28: Edge

Today’s post for #RPGaDay2020 marks the end, or rather the last trailing edge, of the detour through a variant prompt order. From tomorrow, we will be back on numerical track for the last three days of the event. I am quite pleased with how that all works out. Today, others get to enjoy my favorite … Continue reading

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