Why I’m doing a 24 hour non-stop RPG marathon to raise money for Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity.
One page dungeons are a great way of creating quick adventures to run with your group. I look at what they are, how they came about, and the best way to approach writing one.
I take a look at B/X inspired retro-clone Labyrinth Lord. Does it scratch the B/X itch? Or does descending armor class make me itchy all over?
5 tips on becoming a better Dungeon Master. How to make your game more enjoyable for both your players, and yourself.
A review of Basic Fantasy Role Playing Game. Moldvay Edition D&D for the 21st Century.
Back in the 1980s, Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks were where it was at.
Finding good players for your online D&D game can be hit or miss. I explore some hints and tips for finding and sticking with a great party.
A look at 13th Age, my favourite Dungeons and Dragons descendant.
The commonly held view now seems to be that milestone levelling is the way to go during long campaigns. However, is milestone levelling really just a millstone round your neck?
The “funhouse dungeon” is straight out of the old school and is much maligned but does it still have anything to offer the modern gamer?
I recently hit a major milestone in my return to DMing. 200 hours of games run. I reflect on the last 200 hours amd look forward to the next 200.
Some thoughts on speeding up the Wizard of Wines combat with the Twig Blights in Curse of Strahd.
How to write a character backstory that your DM might actually read.
How to prepare for your upcoming D&D session as a Dungeon Master. Some tips to make sure the session flows smoothly.
I reflect on the past year as a Dungeon Master and look forward to even more adventures in 2018.
I’ve been reading a fair bit of the core Dungeon World rulebook recently. I like the fact that it feels both old and new at the same time. As if … Continue Reading Back to Basics: Where My D&D Journey Began