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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

SLA Industries: Session Zero

Even though I am playing with an established group, whenever we change games I still have a first session where we do not play the game as our characters, we get to know the game as players. We already know each other, have gamed with each other, and are friends, so we know what to … Continue reading

SLA Industries?

After a very long time, SLA Industries has made a return to my table – and an actual (not virtual) table at that. The last time I ran the game was in 1994 or ’95, and we did not play the game for long or very deeply. I have wanted to get back to it … Continue reading

Conscientious Gamers

When given a tool to solve a problem, it makes good sense to learn how to use it properly. One way to learn is to ask questions – including whether that tool is the right one for the job. Recently, Monte Cook Games released a free PDF and that normally innocent act has sparked off … Continue reading

Zweihander: Grim & Perilous RPG

A number of factors conspired to get me to look into Zweihander by Grim & Perilous Studios when it was new, and more have colluded to keep me interested in it as its story has unfolded. Starting with the size of the book and the attitude of the rules and then crossing over into the … Continue reading

The Once and Future Blog

This blog has been in near-hibernation as a means to generate RPG interactions for a long time. In the past few years, it has really only served as a staging ground for RPGaDay. I am not sure if that is going to change, but there is no change without change and so, voila, a post. … Continue reading

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