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RPG a Day 2020, Part Thirty-One – Alternatives to Experience Points

When I ran Dungeons & Dragons, experience points were often a pain. Third Edition had too much maths in working out encounters, as you’d have to calculate challenge ratings, you were recommended a set amount of encounters and were encouraged … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Seven – How can a GM make the stakes important?

How can a GM make the stakes important? You make the stakes important in two ways: Make it personal. An RPG isn’t a long con, nor is it one to be incredibly subtle about, really. This is the story of … Continue reading

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RPG a Day, Part One

For the last four years there’s been a thing on social media called “RPG a Day”. I’ve been trying to keep up with it this year on Google Plus and thought it would be good to compile my answers here. … Continue reading

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