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RPG a Day 2020, Part Eight – Shades and Other Props

I was running a campaign of the Cubicle 7 Dr Who Adventures in Time and Space RPG when my group started to get a real habit of using props to represent their characters. It started with a hammer, as we … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2020, Part Seven – Couple’s Roleplaying

My partner doesn’t really do roleplaying games. She’s played The Quiet Year once with my writing group, although she reckons that’s not really a roleplaying game. Then most recently there’s Fall of Magic which again is RPG-adjacent enough for me … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2020, Part Six – The Endless Forest

In the troupe D&D 3.5 game my group ran, I hit a turning point when I realised I was back to being a Forever GM and the sole person running the game. I had to do something more with the … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2020, Part Five – Touching Tributes from Players

I’m going to preface this by saying there’s no reason for players to give gifts, it’s not something I encourage or demand, but it’s really lovely when this kind of thing happens. I started hosting fortnightly community RPG nights for … Continue reading

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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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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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