I practically missed it last week, but the blog is two years old! Yay! I hope you’ve enjoyed reading the articles as much as I’ve enjoyed writing them. And here’s to another year!
If you’re looking for a good horror RPG to try this Halloween, try picking one off this list from RPG Native. From Call of Chuthulu to Eclipse Phase, you’ll be sure to find something you like.
And speaking of Halloween themed - The Dungeon’s Master had a great article on making undead more creepy. And it’s not with mechanics, not really. Check it out.
Sly Flourish updated his great article on Tips for New Dungeon Masters. This is a great subject worth revisiting over and over. We need to keep training new DMs into the hobby.
DMG 42 pulled back the curtain on how he house-ruled items in his home campaign. From mundane items to rituals to magic consumables, these all have problems he needed to fix.
IntWisCha gave us “a parent’s history of role playing games” with some historical examples of things that could loosely be called such.
How do you deal with burnout? Geek’s Dream Girl might just have the answer.
Michael asks Gaming As Women, “Is it ok for a guy to roleplay a female?” See what they had to say.
Finally, RPG Research pointed us to a Danish school that teaches its curriculum using LARP. Yes, all of it.
Blast From The Past (Weekly Roundup: Play A New RPG Month Is Underway Edition)
The ID DM discussed how to use scarcity to add tension and engagement in your game. As they always say… less is more.