Tag: rpg

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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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Rabbit Season

Rabbit-themed D&D 5e player options just in time for Easter.
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D&D Adventurers League – Top 20 Adventures

This weekend I volunteered to run some games for a local charity gaming convention. The Save Vs. Hunger ...
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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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Five Strange, but True Facts to Inspire Your Game

Every now and then, I run across something strange and think, “that can’t possibly be true.” I spend some ...
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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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Crazyhead, Misfits, and Glorious Incompetence

Everyone wants to be awesome, but let’s consider - if even for just a moment - that ...
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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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Improvisation and Rolling Fate Dice

Last week on the Campaign Trail I looked at improvisation and using story cubes for ideas. This week ...
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Tabletop Action Scene Lessons from Professional Wrestling

Take lessons from professional wrestling to step up your tabletop action scenes.