Checkpoint Zulu: The Characters

OK, I’ve put off blogging about Checkpoint Zulu for about as long as I could.  I know there are still…

The Silk Guild

OK, as long as we’re talking about improv at the gaming table, let me tell you of the time the…

Improv and RPGs

I am certainly not the first person to mention how much roleplaying games benefit from the improv concept of “yes…

HelgaCon XI

HelgaCon has come and gone — it seems to go by quicker every year. This year we had a nearly…

Dice

Like most gamers, I am a bit of a dice junky. The bizarre contradiction is that while I enjoy buying…

A Touch of Insanity

I’m starting to hear some feedback from GMs using insanity cards in their games, and one of my favorites was…

Two DMs and a Convention Game

Yet another topic that has spun out of GaryCon for Dan and I is this – how would you run…

Be the Referee

Large player count D&D games and games focusing on investigation have a common problem, and I think, a common solution….

Managing Downtime

Dan wrote a great post about natural healing through various editions of D&D, and as usual his research is thorough…

Big Parties

There were a lot of interesting things going on in the Bill Web game Dan and I played at GaryCon,…