They Can Sleep When They’re Dead

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What do you do when your players rest after every encounter? Crikey! That upsets game balance and makes you reconfig encounters on the fly because the PCs are fully healed, buffed, and spelled. Here are several ways to beat one-encounter days.

4 Tips If You’re Thinking About Going Pro

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By B’omarr Punk, creator of Pure Steam Here are some things I tell people when they ask me how to approach the business side of game design. 1. Assess Yourself, Fill The Gaps Assess your strengths and weaknesses. Find people to fill your skill gaps. I recruited a mixture of friends, acquaintances, and strangers to […]

RPG Movies For Game Masters

Interested in movies for game master and RPG inspiration? Today you’re in luck! Below is a list of movies submitted by RPT readers as perfect for GMs to watch and get ideas from. The List: RPG Movies For Game Masters 11:14 13 Ghosts 13th Warrior Must-watches for any viking campaign. Gritty combat with pseudo-fantasy elements. […]

Eight Tips For Using Real World Locations In Your Games

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By Jesse C Cohoon You probably know your hometown well. Its streets, landmarks, people. So why not use it as an adventure location? It’s easy drawing from memory and picturing the details to make descriptions vivid and mapping easy. And there’s a lot of inspiration there to draw from based on your experiences and stories […]