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From Mark of the Pixie Age of Sail Battles My general rule is to go with whatever the players suggest. The description is however they want to describe it, but the mechanics stay as normal. So, if they declare they are going to “cross the T of the other ship and broadside its mainsail,” I […]Continue reading
From Logan Horsford Blind communication protects the identity of the message sender. This offers the perfect tool for villains in your campaigns. Here are a few blind communication methods: Dead letter drop I make a chalk mark on a building that you go by on the way to work. That means, “you have a package […]Continue reading
From Loren Lassiter Use a blank wall, preferably in sight of the table, to mark the characters’ relative heights. It’s a great way for everyone to truly picture how tall their characters are – and how they size up next to their co-adventurers. We use the wall behind the DM to affix signs that include […]Continue reading
From Bob Nolan Hi Johnn, I like to use Google Documents to upload character sheets and to track notes with during my RPG session. In addition to providing to a great way to store information, Google Documents allows you to send information back and forth to specific characters using the discussion pane on the right […]Continue reading
From Mark of the Pixie Sometimes I will stat up a terrain (i.e. the swamp of nightmare) as a monster to make travel interesting. Over the hours, days or weeks it will harass the PCs with its attacks (swarms of insects, thorns) and use its special abilities against them (bog pits, gas fires, nightmares, paranoia). […]Continue reading
From Mark of the Pixie Equipment I don’t sweat the little stuff. Characters have signature items (gear they have paid XP for), wealth (a bonus they can use to get little stuff as needed, see below) and possibly a few personal items (which may give a +1 or +2 bonus to one thing). Otherwise, I […]Continue reading
By Mark of the Pixie “How do you use ROLL-playing to add to the fun of the ROLE-playing aspect of your game?” Passions Biggest aid I have for this is Passions. I let each player pick a single Passion, such as “protect the innocent.” When that passion is in play, such as when the PCs […]Continue reading