Posts Tagged ‘game mastering’

Rollin’ with it: Piratical feats ‘n’ treats

Posted on April 3rd, 2011 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Image by Joriel “Joz” Jimenez via FlickrYarr!  My Freeport game for Pathfinder is gathering speed – in my head at least.  I’ve been reading through the Pirate’s Guide and getting a handle on the wheels rolling behind the setting.E6 games need…

[Guest] GM Screen: Why You Should(n’t)

Posted on March 24th, 2011 under , , , , . Posted by

Image via WikipediaI’ve been playing RPGs for 26 years, and in that time I’ve seen all kinds of GM screens.  Some really cool (a castle wall, complete with towers and crenellations), and some not so cool (a cardboard box).  In all that time I…

Rollin’ with it: A place to call home…

Posted on March 23rd, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Maxmini Orc heads – for flavour!First decision made:  I’ll be running Pathfinder in Epic 6 mode because at least I know what I’m doing and I know my players like the system.I’ll also be going miniatureless – which is unusual for me, but worked wel…

Rollin’ with it: The Zero-Prep GM Challenge!

Posted on March 20th, 2011 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Image by mediafury via FlickrThe plan, following my jaunt into free-flowing GammaWorld goodness, is to structure my game-mastering so that:There is no “Adventure Path Railroad” my players have to follow, but there is still structure and plot.The heroes…

Rollin’ with it: Lessons learnt from GammaWorld…

Posted on March 12th, 2011 under , , , , , , . Posted by

…or: The ongoing Misadventures of Murtt and Bugeye.My GW campaign is on hiatus – we’ve rotated DM, which means I get to play. Yay!  We’ll be playing Pathfinder, but that’s irrelevant…  I’ve been thinking about this for a while, as GW has …