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RPT#187 – My Experience on The Picture Side of The Screen: 6 Tips for Players

A Brief Word From Johnn Posting Full “From” Names Since the ezine’s inception in 1999, I’ve always posted Reader’s Tips “from” name as full first name and last name’s initial. Unless anyone objects, I’m switching to full name because I feel tips submitters will get a little more satisfaction that way. I certainly would, and […]

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RPT#186 – 8 Campaign Starter Tips

A Brief Word From Johnn Reader’s Tips Contest Winners Here are the randomly selected winners of the Reader’s Tips contest. Congrats and thanks again for the great entries– they’re already starting to appear in ezine issues. Bob W [Bob_W…@irco.com] Staves of Ascendance Charlie B [charlieb…@charter.net] Roleplaying Tips CD D G [tedk…@hotmail.com] Roleplaying Tips CD Dale […]

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RPT#176 – Role-Playing And Giant Robots

A Brief Word From Johnn Supplemental #15 Now Available: Wilderness Encounters Yippee! The wilderness encounters contest entries have been compiled and are available free by autoresponder. Just send a blank email to: [email protected] The doc is plain text, 100k. Enjoy! Cheers, Johnn Four [email protected] “Featherball! I mean, featherrrr……..” BRING YOUR NPCS TO A NEW LEVEL […]

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RPT#174 – The Ten Commandments Of The Gamesmaster

A Brief Word From Johnn Minor Rewards Doc Updated Thanks to Eddy Lawrence for doing some great editing on Supplemental #6: Minor Rewards Ideas. The content hasn’t changed, but some spelling, grammar, and other touch-ups make it an easier read. Thanks Eddy! To receive the Minor Rewards Supplemental, send an email to: [email protected] Cheers, Johnn Four […]

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RPT#170 – Creating A Sci-Fi Setting With Depth: 5 Tips On Creating Sci-Fi Locations

A Brief Word From Johnn New Contest: Wilderness Encounters & Conflicts Up for grabs in this new contest: 2 Print Books: “NPC Essentials” By RPG Objects & Johnn Four http://roleplayingtips.rpgshop.com/product_info.php?products_id=32181 3 eBooks: “Swords of Our Fathers” by The Game Mechanics Swords of Our Fathers 4 eBooks: “101 Arcane Spell Components” By Spider Bite Games & […]

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RPT#167 – The Principles Of Gaming Etiquette: A Real Document That Helped A Real Campaign

A Brief Word From Johnn Use This Week’s Tips To Create Group Contracts Last week I posted a request for example Group Contracts to help encourage and promote player co-operation. This week’s tips by Forrest fit perfectly into this category and I hope those GMs with player conflicts find them helpful. The Savage Caves A […]

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