Tabletop Posts

Tabletop RPG Posts

  • Pinterest CollectionsPinterest – A GM’s Handy Tool
    I ran across a cool character portrait that I could use as inspiration for an NPC in my MUD game, Lands of Oneiro.  I found an awesome little dungeon that I could use the next time I run a D&D session.  Thanks to my little browser’s Pinterest button, that character portrait and the map of [read more]
  • A mountain of evidenceMelissa’s Customized Session Cheat Sheet for Game Masters
    In my experience, having a 1 page cheat sheet for each session has benefits that far outweigh the time that it takes to build it.  I recommend creating a unique sheet for each session, a new cheat sheet for that specific game. Plot Hooks – You should create hooks for every session, not just [read more]
  • x-wing crash3 Warning Signs that Your Campaign is about to Crash and Burn
    We’ve all stuck to a campaign that was well into its death throes. It can be hard to give up on a story that had a lot of work put into and characters that took time to create.  Sometimes shooting a dead horse is a mercy. No One Shows Up – if your group meets together regularly and suddenly [read more]
  • Picard Face Palms5 Things Every GM Wishes You Wouldn’t Do
    My most recently played game was a Call of Cthulhu boxed adventure being run for a large group of eight players, most of whom I was meeting for the first time. We had a fantastic, patient and knowledgeable Game Master but the game was disappointing. There was one player whose behavior almost ruined [read more]
  • Call of the WildMorgan – Werewolf & Deadly Assassin
    Obsidian Portal Character Sheet Blood: The Fox Bone: Lone Wolf Auspice: Irraka Tribe: Hunter in the Darkness Attributes Intelligence 2 Wits 3 Resolve 2 Strength 3 Dexterity 3 Stamina 2 Presence 2 Manipulation 2 Composure 2 Skills Medicine 2 Occult (The Hosts) 2 Athletics 3 Brawl (Bite) 3 Larceny 1 [read more]