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.
A look back at Christmas, and a look forward to 2019 and more gaming fun.
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.
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?
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.
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
I’ve not posted here for quite a while. This is both a bad thing and a good thing. Bad because obviously I want to maintain an audience and I think … Continue Reading Return of the Return of the Dungeon Master
June the 10th will mark a year since my Lost Mine of Phandelver campaign began and as such a year since I started actively gaming again after a 23 year … Continue Reading Reflections on a year back in gaming
Since returning to tabletop roleplaying games, I’ve only once played at a real tabletop. That was at a convention. Most of the time I play using virtual tabletops – either … Continue Reading Being a digital Dungeon Master
Roll20 now offers GMs the ability for GMs to create “Pay for Play” listings. Is it really as great an idea as it seems?
Reflections on my first year back as a Dungeon Master.
Welcome. In this first post, I wanted to acknowledge the reason for this blog even existing, as well as document the journey to where I am now in terms of … Continue Reading Returning to Role-Playing after 20+ years away