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RPG a Day 2020, Part Three – Plot Threads

Peter Molyneux, famous video game designer and hyperbolist, mentioned a kind of ‘trail of breadcrumbs’ when talking about Fable 2. The idea was that it would be a sprinkling of golden glitter which directed you ahead to your mission, so … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2020, Part Two – How I Changed a Campaign Many Times For Better or Worse

Change is today’s theme. I’m a fickle GM and there are a few systems which I’ve grown tired of. Mainly D&D, admittedly. I ran a troupe D&D Third Edition game for a little while. That sounds contradictory, but when I … Continue reading

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Roleplaying Games to Play While You’re Isolated at Home

In times like these when you’re possibly self-isolating, working from home more or just not seeing so many people, you might still want to roleplay. Sure, there are online tools and I might get into those at some point, but … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Thirty-One – Share why you take part in RPG-A-DAY

Share why you take part in RPG-A-DAY I take part in RPG a Day because it allows me to talk about some cherished memories and revisit them myself. I’d not thought about some of the things I’ve talked about for … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Thirty – Share something you learned about playing your character

Share something you learned about playing your character It’s going to sound odd, but go two-dimensional. I learnt this more from NPCs than player characters, just because that’s what I’m mostly playing. Still, I think this holds true for both. … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twenty-Nine – Share a friendship you have because of RPGs

Share a friendship you have because of RPGs I’ve already mentioned Steve and Alex in a previous post. Those are definitely friendships I wouldn’t have without RPGs, just like most of my non-work, non-writing relationships. Today I’ll drill down on … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twenty-Eight – Share whose inspiring gaming excellence you’re grateful for

Share whose inspiring gaming excellence you’re grateful for I’ve not been entirely sure how to tackle this one. There are a lot of people who have been inspiring in their gaming. In my groups past and present, there have been … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twenty-Seven – Share a great stream/actual play

Share a great stream/actual play I’ve mentioned two things a lot in this year’s RPG a Day; Monsterhearts and the Gauntlet. While I know I’ve been pretty heavy on them both, there’s one more mention of them I have to … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twenty-Six – Your gaming ambition for the next year

Your gaming ambition for the next year It’s time to get a bit David Cage. But first, a few smaller goals. I’m managing to roleplay a bit more these days which has been an ambition of mine for a while, … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twenty-Five – Name a game that had an impact on you in the last year

Name a game that had an impact on you in the last year I played Fall of Magic at a mini-convention and it was a sublime game. Games, especially con games, have people rush through things or dally and not … Continue reading

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