So, I wrote up an encounter a while back that was pretty fun for our group. As a post here at Stuffer Shack, it was also generally well-received by our readers. However, I won’t post a link to that Brawl encounter, because I’ve revised it – so it’s a million times better!
How many times have you watched a bar room brawl on TV and thought, “Cool. Too bad it doesn’t happen like that in real life.”? Well, I usually say, “Cool. Too bad it doesn’t happen like that in RPGs.” Now it does! Introducing the Friendly Bar Room Brawl! Use this encounter any time your players are in a bar, and you want some good old-fashioned [Read the article]
When I sit down at a gaming table, I want to crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women… err I mean, I just watched Conan the Barbarian and felt tingles in my wingles. What a great movie, right? And the music, inspiring. Anyway, as I was saying, when I sit down at the gaming table, I want to [Read the article]
So, I was reading a great article over at Dungeon’s Master about adding Henchmen to your 4E game, and I was reminded of a game I played in a while back… Our PCs had gathered henchmen followers and used them to help us in a large battle – not a “thousands of soldiers endlessly hacking away at each other,” but a “these prisoners are asking [Read the article]
So, have you done your good deed for the day? If not, how about you donate $25 to Doctors Without Borders? You’ll get $700 in downloadable RPG products, but more importantly, you’ll be helping those who are in a lot worse condition than yourself. Can you imagine not having electricty in your home? Can you imagine not having running water in your home? Can you [Read the article]
Written by Charisma Keller and Dixon Trimline. To quote an article by Dixon Trimline that I love very much (the article, not Dixon Trimline… ok, and Dixon Trimline), “The power gamer is earnest in his approach to the game, in the same way that an evangelical is earnest about saving souls.” Such a player will look at the stat for Charisma and ask, “What good [Read the article]
I have not played in many groups. That stands to reason that I have also not experienced many GMs. However, even with this shortfall, I feel that I have learned, like tons, from my current GM, which has made me appreciate “the game” more and more. One thing that is just such a breath of fresh Alpine air is that I never have to worry about not trusting [Read the article]