Last weekend, my regular weekly gaming group managed to play our first in person session in 17 months. We’ve not gone short of gaming, having continued to play online throughout … Continue Reading Review: Shadow of the Beakmen (Dungeon Crawl Classics)
One of the real high points of the various lockdowns over the past year and a bit has been the fact that it’s freed up more time for gaming. With … Continue Reading Savage Worlds: The System I Wish I’d Discovered Years Ago
In this latest update, I talk about AlbaCon, a new charity convention which I’m involved in, as well as my continuing shift to playing OSR games. I also talk about Gen Con Online.
Reflecting on a fun night of running DCC funnel adventure “The Portal Under the Stars” at Con of Champions.
A look at the weirdness that is 2020 so far, what I’ve been up to in gaming and general musing.
I recently ran The Wild Sheep Chase by Winghorn Press. It’s a quirky little adventure with a zany story line and an interesting protagonist (namely a talking sheep). In this article I provide some hints and tips for anyone thinking of running it.
Old School Essentials is a fantastic reimagining of the B/X ruleset. While it doesn’t change the rules, it restructures them and presents them in a more user friendly format. I take a look at it in this post.
I reflect on three years of experience with Childhood Cancer and a great gaming project raising funds for Friends of Kids with Cancer – namely Matt and Harper Corley’s “Harper’s Tale”.
What do you need to consider when running a D&D game at a convention. In this post, I share some hints and tips that I’ve picked up over the years.
I take a closer look at the nostalgia bathed alternative 80s RPG, Tales from the Loop. Roleplaying in a world inspired by 80s movies and Stranger Things.
My thoughts on my recent foray into Dungeon Crawl Classics and how it compares to D&D 5th Edition from the Judge’s/DM’s perspective.
I’ve launched another adventure on the DM’s Guild. This is the second adventure I’ve published there and this one is designed for use with only the freely downloadable Basic Rules. … Continue Reading Another Foray Into the DM’s Guild
I look at “The Devil of Murder Cliffs”, a 5th Edition adventure from Frog God Games.
As my gaming group approach Castle Ravenloft for the beginning of the final chapter of Curse of Strahd, I look back at how the original Ravenloft adventure struck fear into me as a novice DM back in 1983.
I take a look at AAW Games latest release for the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop – Mini-Dungeon Tome – a collection of 128 short adventures for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons.
A look back at Christmas, and a look forward to 2019 and more gaming fun.