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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

#RPGaDay 2018 – Day 31 “Participation”

Last Day: Share why you participate in #RPGaDay The answer is easy today. It helps me feel connected. Each year I see more of how much we all have in common. Each year I see more detail in the ways we differ. Tomorrow If not tomorrow then soon, a commentary post and/or video on this … Continue reading

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#RPGaDay 2018 – Day 30 “Learned”

Week 5: Share         Prompt: Share something learned about playing your character Continuing on from my choice of alternate question about characters, today’s official question for #RPGaDay 2018 fits right in. Today’s prompt asks us something specific we have learned from playing a character about playing that character. While it might seem on … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2018 – Day 29 “Alternate”

Week 5: Share Prompt: Share a friendship you have because of RPGs I am going to choose an alternate prompt for this 29th day of #RPGaDay 2018. The official question is about RPG-related friendships. There are too many for me to mention that are a result of RPGs as this is, as noted at the … Continue reading

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#RPGaDay 2018 – Day 28 “Grateful”

Week 5: Share Prompt: Share whose gaming excellence you are grateful for There are many, many ways to answer this prompt for #RPGaDay2018. While all the answers will be people, the nature of those people can vary substantially. Designers, mentors, peers, friends, strangers, groups, individuals, people from the past, or people from the present…. so … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2018 – Day 27 “Actual Play”

Week 5: Share Prompt 26: Share a great actual play source Today’s prompt for #RPGaDay2018 was difficult to pin. While I wrestled with it, chaos reigned in my house and it took the whole pack to subdue to topic. What made it difficult was that I was undecided on presenting a single session (a great … Continue reading

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