Tag: GM

Performance Check

Injustice 2 and the RPGification of Other Genres

A look at how Injustice 2 uses RPG elements, and what that means for the future of tabletop. ...
Performance Check

The Joy of Evil Twins

A look at types of "evil twins" and how to use them in table top games. Now with ...
Performance Check

Van Helsing and Anti-Stories in Games

A look at the Syfy show Van Helsing, it's nature as an anti-show, and how to turn that ...
Performance Check

Rotating Rosters, Stables, and the Fabulous Freebirds

A look at running tabletop games with flexible rosters through the lens of professional wrestling teams.
Campaign TrailGM Resources

5 Ways to Save Your Campaign from Summer Vacation

This week on the Campaign Trail, I’m looking at vacations and how to make sure your campaign survives ...
Campaign TrailGM Resources

6 Ways to Save Your Campaign from the Holidays

This week is Canadian Thanksgiving and my campaign is taking a week off. Halloween, U.S. Thanksgiving, Christmas and ...
Columns

4 Lessons Learned by a Rookie DM Before My First ...

This column is for rookie DMs by a rookie DM. As I’ve been scouring the Internet for tips ...
GM ResourcesThoughts & Things

Exploding Dice!

I’ve been play-testing adding Exploding Dice as a house-rule to my game. Exploding dice are when a player ...
AdventuresCampaign Trail

4 Tips for Running Published Adventures

If you are playing D&D, Pathfinder or any of the many other tabletop roleplaying games, there are some ...
Campaign TrailGM Resources

5 Ways to Save Your Campaign from the Summer

This week on the Campaign Trail, I’m on vacation and writing from the family cottage. Summer is awesome, ...