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Eleven Pillars: Player’s Map and More Pillar Details (Part V)

Friday, 26 July, 2013

This is the fifth post in my setting-creation series, wherein I am creating a new setting before your very eyes. Here are the links to the previous posts; Part I: 20 Questions about the Eleven Pillars, Part II: Eleven Pillars Map and Notes, Part III: The Fraywood and its Dominant Creature, and Part IV: Cinereal Marsh and the Bog […]

The Eleven Pillars, Part IV: Cinereal Marsh and the Bog Frill

Monday, 22 July, 2013

This is the fourth post in my series exploring the creation of my new campaign setting, The Eleven Pillars. The first post answers some important questions about the setting, while the second post provided a map and some general terrain notes. Post 3 looked at a specific terrain/region of the Lowerlands and described the dominant […]

Planning the Start of a New Campaign – My Process

Tuesday, 21 August, 2012

I was having a conversation about campaign planning with a friend the other day. Soon afterward the GM Question of the Day on RPGGeek addressed the topic of adventure planning. While I was reading some old notes I came across some adventure planning tidbits. I took this all as a sign that I need to discuss […]

Welcome Me to the Sandbox

Sunday, 4 March, 2012

I’m not usually a sandbox-style DM, but darn it, I am now.   I wouldn’t call what I do railroading, either, so much as tailored storytelling. Railroading implies that I have a story, it’s my story, you’re going to experience it, and then it will conclude with either your success or your failure.   This […]

Opportunity Actions: Dwarves of Shallowgorge – Campaign Builder

Monday, 10 January, 2011

Deciding that it’s never too soon to turn a compelling story into a game, I’m moving forward with a campaign model involving miners trapped in a collapse. I’m going to walk through my process, detailing elements that inspire me. My next post about this will be an actual campaign outline going from start to finish.

Opportunity Actions: Campaign Builder – Is It Too Soon?

Sunday, 12 December, 2010

I’m turning something over in my head lately. I watch a lot of news. It’s easy sometimes to fictionalize what we see, if there’s a great story there. I’ll be telling this through my campaign idea.