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 take a look at the new D&D 5e Essentials kit from Wizards of the Coast. A fantastic product which goes beyond the
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.
A change of direction as my 5e Curse of Strahd campaign comes to an end and we look forward to a short Dungeon Crawl Classics interlude.
A reflection on spending more time at the physical gaming table having spent the last few years as a digital DM.
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.