Online or In-Person?

Dear Readers, I have told you about several of my games: My Tuesday Ingrates, my Sunday Adventurers League (currently running Spelljammer; lots of fun there!), my Monthly in-person game (this Wednesday, actually), my monthly Roll20 game, and lastly, my weekly Discord game. Whew! With all of those games, two are online and the rest areContinue reading “Online or In-Person?”

How to DM: Last-Minute Planning for a Session

Dear Readers, particularly my DM/GM readers, we’ve all been there before. You look at your schedule and there it is, in black and white: your upcoming session. And you haven’t done squat to prepare. Worry not, as I have some things to help you! First, identify how much time you do have to prepare! IsContinue reading “How to DM: Last-Minute Planning for a Session”

When Party Cohesion is at Risk

Dear Readers, it goes without saying that a party’s effectiveness relies on effective party leadership. Trying to not give anything away, the following statement was said at last night’s game (the Ingrates): “Dammit! _________’s been gone for not even one whole session and everything is already falling apart!” Or something to that effect. The partyContinue reading “When Party Cohesion is at Risk”

New Favorite Halloween Adventure!

Dear Readers, I have been truly blessed with several things while running this blog. I get some exposure on other blogs, I get to post articles from other blogs, and I sometimes get asked to review a product or, in this case, adventure for folks. Now. I want to put a disclaimer on this today:Continue reading “New Favorite Halloween Adventure!”

A DM’s Perspective: More Ingrates Quick Catch Up

The party found themselves looking at a pirate base, with two ships docked, one inside the cave complex, and one in the cove. Deciding to assault the base, the party sniped the lookouts, and then entered the base. Seeing that most of the pirates were in the tavern inside the cave complex, the party blockedContinue reading “A DM’s Perspective: More Ingrates Quick Catch Up”