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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

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 4: Vision

I have been stacking poker chips to represent Brownie Points and slide a stack over to Diego’s player then drop one extra on top. He was the first to really buy-in to the scene, his engagement has been contagious, and he is putting elements together in a way that draws on the source material. Lemmon … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 3: Thread

Now suddenly and unnervingly plunged into total darkness, with only the dying electric hum of the no-longer-powered Coke machine to explain what had happened it takes a moment for the ghostbusters to really get it. “The power went out! The Coke machine was working when Dunhill used it to get a Coke – no Kim … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 2: Change

Following the intense whir of Diego Spencer’s PKE meter, keeping a wary eye out in case the spindly arms on its sides sit up and take notice, the ghostbusters find themselves drifting into a loose and single-file line as they slowly cross asphalt toward the complex. One by one they step cautiously onto the crumbling … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2020 – Day 1: Beginning

DAY ONE STUFF: It has been RPGaDay in my time zone for 34 minutes as I begin this entry – the witching hour, if the witches have a flair for dramatically late entrances which will seem very early to some. As today is Day 1, I will devote some of this entry to a review … Continue reading

Heroes Save Villages

Yesterday, I sat down to chat (in the video conference sense) with Kevin Madison who hosts the Dungeon Musings YouTube Channel and Podcast. I contacted him because each year I notice him doing a fundraiser called Heroes Save Villages, and I thought it was long past time that I asked for (and shared) details about … Continue reading

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