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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 2017: Day 21

Our question for today might be longer than some games out there; I guess we will find out! Today’s #RPGaDay prompt is to share one or more games with expansive capabilities, and a low page and word count. It doesn’t have to be a micro-game, though. Rest easy. To qualify, it just has to punch … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2017: Day 20

What is the best source for out-of-print RPG books? That is today’s question, and I will be very interested in how others address it. We are about to enter the last third of #RPGaDay for 2017 and it has been good to see the mix of old and new gamers, as well as the interest … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2017 Day 19

Today’s question for the 19th day of 2017’s #RPGaDay is: Which RPG has the Best Writing. The question can be looked at from several angles, and in the video below, I do just that, offering up suggestions for inspiring writing, explanatory writing, blue-blazes great writing, technical writing, and a mention for incredible consistency in writing. … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2017: Day 18

Question 18 for August 18th’s dose of the daily event #RPGaDay for the Year of Our Gaming, 43 (Old Gameless Calendar, 2017) asks us to declare which game we have played the longest. It does not have to be contiguous, but what ultimately has ended up being the game with more hours of actual gaming … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2017: Day 17

Question 17 for August 17th for #RPGaDay is trying to make a discreet inquiry into which of the games we have on our shelves or in our digital archives, but have yet to play. Which among them has waited for us the longest, but remained unused. Imagine the sadness and sense of abandonment… it is … Continue reading

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