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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

Day 13 & 14: #RPGaDay 2018 – “Evolution + Failure”

Week 3: Describe             Prompt 13: Describe the evolution of your gaming Things will take time to right themselves after the sad events of the weekend for my family. In time, I may return to this prompt for a proper answer. In lieu of that answer, I present a partial answer … Continue reading

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Do to a sudden death, there will be no #RPGaDay2018 post today.


Day 12: #RPGaDay 2018 – “Not Alternate”

Weekend 2: Wild Things             Prompt: Wildest Character Concept I went back and forth on the decision to use the official prompt of the day or not as the most suitable response for a ‘wild-est’ tag is a character I have talked about twice before during previous RPGaDay years. In the … Continue reading

Day 11: #RPGaDay 2018 – “Alternate”

Weekend 2: Wild Things       Actual Prompt: Wildest Character Name I follow fairly tame naming conventions for my characters with the amusing exception of a Star-faring hero by the name of Nova Ragelaser in a campaign where ridiculous names were required. I reused this name a few years ago, this time making him a … Continue reading


Day 10: #RPGaDay 2018 – “Changed”

Week 2: ‘How’ Questions Prompt: How has gaming changed you? We are getting a bit personal with the prompts as the week winds to a close, but that is okay in this week about making our games better, and having that pay off in more and more engaged players. Anything worth doing is worth doing … Continue reading

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