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Last time, I promised that I’d write about how I define various genre terms, and I intend to make good on that promise. In doing so, I’ll have to talk a bit about the murky beast named genre, so we’ll hit that up first.
Continue reading “Definitions and “Genre””
Expanding on the last post, I’ll be providing an example of the Decision Tree campaign model today. No player characters were harmed in the production of this post, I promise.
Continue reading “The Decision Tree”
So today I’m going to talk about a couple of the different models of how a campaign can be plotted out.
Continue reading “Campaign Models”
So today I’m going to talk about how video games often “gate” content, how it gets done badly and how it gets done well, and how to use it in your own games. (As a reminder, if y’all like what I write, I have a Patreon! The more people tip me each month, the easier it is for me to find the time and focus to write!)
Continue reading “Content Gates”
So today I’m going to provide a little bit of useful information for people looking to run a Starfinder campaign, who want something a little more complex than “wizards and artificial gravity took care of all the problems” in locations.
Continue reading “Starfinder: A Little Bit of Knowledge”
Today, I’m going to talk a little bit about designing a dungeon or other adventure location, and what needs to go into it to get a good experience out of it. This won’t cover details like mapping the area or designing encounters, just the basics of the design work.
Continue reading “Dungeon Design: The Basics”
Today I’m going to talk about Guild Wars 2, the latest game my spouse and I have been playing, and something it offers that can be put to effective use in our tabletop games that usually doesn’t get tried.
Continue reading “Guild Wars 2 and RPGs”