Tag: dungeon-master

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Roman Reigns and the Perils of NPC Course Correction

A look at how the career trajectory of Roman Reigns parallels players rejecting NPCs in tabletop games.
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Planescape: Torment and Personal Stories in Tabletop

A look at how one of the best video games of all time used a cosmic setting to ...
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Aging Adventurers and Bubba Ho-Tep

A look at how the cult classic Bubba Ho-Tep can provide inspiration for running games with aging adventurers.
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John Wick and Mythology

A look at the repurposing of myths in the world of John Wick, and how to leverage them ...
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The Group that Stays Together, Slays Together

“Bar none, I am the most humble-est Number one at the top of the humble list My apple ...
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6 Wintery Mythological Creatures That Aren’t Yetis and Giants

Winter is officially upon us. Long live Queen Winter. May your reign by long, merciless, and localized to ...
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5 Lovecraftian Game Ideas that aren’t Tentacles

I’m not a smart man, Jenny, but I do know what “Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn” means. ...
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e-D&D and Parallel Experiences

In a lot of ways, I’m a curmudgeon of a luddite who is afeared of technology. I mean, ...
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Get to Know the Crossroads

After a diversion into some discussion of Nemesis, I return this week to encourage people to get to ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Encounter Building Breakdown

Huh, new UA today, and on what is for some of us a holiday. I guess WotC doesn’t ...