Enter The Combat Swipe File Contest – Deadline Feb 27

Roleplaying Tips reader Adam made the following Tips Request recently: “The other issue is coming up with descriptions that aren’t repetitive after the 3rd combat.” I have the same problem. And it’s time to fix it for everybody. Let’s do a new contest. The prizes will be MyInfo software and some PDF GM books. You […]

22 Terrain Hacks For the Low Budget Game Master

Frugal terrain for rpg

Last week featured minis tips on the cheap. This week, the series continues with ideas for doing terrain without breaking your budget. For scenery, keep some rocks, pebbles, lichen and large chips of bark in a shoebox. You can increase the atmosphere a lot with simple terrain. Junked tire. Cut an old tire from a […]

Contest: What do you want in a GM questionnaire?


by Silveressa Player questionnaires, we’ve all seen them in various incarnations, used by many a GM to gauge  a prospective players’ gaming style, plot interests and overall experience, yet no such tool exists for the GM. What sorts of questions would be ideal to ask a prospective GM, be it about their gaming style, campaign […]

Minis giveaway winners selected and contacted

I just finished contacting all the randomly selected winners of the minis giveaway. I had to word the emails carefully to avoid them getting flagged as spam. Words like contest, winner, free and others are killers on deliverability. Here is a list of winners to check just in case you were selected and my email […]

Minis Giveaway Contest

Arcane Heroes

Time for a new Roleplaying Tips contest. Gator Games has kindly offered an amazing 12 packs of D&D Heroes minis as prizes. There will be four winners in all, each will receive two or more packs of minis. Thanks very much, Jean! How to enter To enter, email me a tip related to minis or […]