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Top 8 Tips for running a Western Style Game

(Author’s note: I have a free self-published book, P5 Westerns: People, Places, Powers, Possessions, Powers, & Plot. If you would like a more in depth breakdown, feel free to contact me and I’ll send you a copy.) Playing a campaign ...
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Ways of Using Sounds in Your Tabletop RPG

(Author’s note: I am not affiliated with, nor do I own any of the products I am providing reviews for. All product information is adapted from their respective websites) Before we begin, we need to have some idea as to ...
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Using Tokens in Your Game, Part 2

What do the Shovel Knight’s magical shovel1, “Scrooge McDuck’s” lucky dime2, Thom Merlin’s colorful cape3, the barbarian’s totem, and your lucky “get laid” underwear all have in common? They’re symbols of a characters personality, tokens of who they are, what ...
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I Was Travelling the Planes and I Found Dragons, Part ...

Hi again. This time we are looking at the Elysian Dragon, one that is often looked down upon by other dragons. Is their reputation as alcoholics deserved? You be the judge. Drunks. Elysian dragons are known as gluttonous drunks, or ...
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Using Tokens in Your Game Part 1

What do Presto’s magic cap1, “Dollar Bill’s” sword necklace2, Linus’ blanket3, the rogue’s lucky dice, and your lucky rabbit’s foot keychain all have in common? They’re symbols of a characters personality, tokens of who they are, what they stand for, ...
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Dealing With Difficult Topics in RPGs

(Author’s note: this article will be a bit different than the ones that I have written in the past because it is explicitly aimed at the group dynamic, not the ones running the game per se. Also, please pardon the ...
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One Dozen Ways to Make Familiars More Memorable

Before we begin let’s define what a familiar is. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a familiar is: a spirit often embodied in an animal and held to attend and serve or guard a person According to the Collins dictionary: an evil ...
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I Was Travelling the Planes and I Found Dragons

Hello and welcome to the first planar dragons article. This article is planned as the first of a series. In this post I’m presenting the 5e stats for adamantine dragons. Please leave comments below on how to improve this article ...
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How to Run a Circus in your Game, Part 4

(Author’s note: unless someone tells me about a subject that I missed, this will be the last article of this series. Also, keep an eye out for the many links in this article. Enjoy!) Last time we talked about events ...
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How to run a circus in your game part 3

Last time we talked about the travel, finding locations, time needed to set up the circus, battles within the circus, sound in the circus, and circus games and rides, as well as circus food. This time we’ll talk about events ...