Running a Big Table

October 24, 2014 from Dice Monkey
Filed under: Actual Play, Advice/Tools, RPG Hub 
Back when I was running D&D Encounters for 4th Edition (The Borderlands season), I ran a large table. We had anywhere between 7 and 10 players, many of them middle school boys. With 4e, it was difficult, but I was ab[...]
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“100 Oddities for a Creepy Old House” Now Released!

October 24, 2014 from The Savage Afterworld
Filed under: Advice/Tools, gm tips, RPG Hub 
Just in time for Halloween and your Cryptworld games, Skirmisher Publishing LLC has released the first of a new line of game-related mini-resources. The first, 100 Oddities for a Creepy Old House, is intended to aid GM[...]
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Links to Canon. Links to the Past

October 24, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: advice, GM, RPG Hub 
When a game has run for a long time it develops its own sort of canon. By that I mean the "official timeline" that fans would use when debating points about what is going on. In the case of a long running game though, th[...]
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There’s Something About Undead – Blog Carnival Oct 2014

Halloween, things that go bump in the night, and all things spooky, creepy, scary, or just plain haunted. This month’s Blog Carnival, hosted by Scot Newbury at of Dice and Dragons is devoted to the subject… [...]
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RPG TV: Panels from VirtuaCon

October 22, 2014 from Age of Ravens
Filed under: Advice/Tools, Podcasts, RPG Hub 
VirtuaCon had an amazing array of panels this year. I only ran one, but I participated in four others. The inexhaustible Rich Rogers moderated a crazy number of them. If you're not following him on YouTube or[...]
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Attacking Past Victories

October 22, 2014 from Reality Refracted
Filed under: GM, RPG Hub 
This Friday sees my L5R game once again being played and the conclusion to the first major political event in the game - the party to announce the PCs to the Courts in the Imperial city the game is set in. The first part[...]
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