Minis Tips Series Finale: Marking and Condition Tracking — RPT#542

Last year I held a contest for minis tips and lots of entries poured in. Out of your great ideas, five categories emerged: #1 Minis for frugal gamers http://www.roleplayingtips.com/url/frugalminis. #2 Non-tactical use of minis #3 Flying and invisible minis Text Version. #4 Tactical gaming Text Version. Today, we tackle the final category: marking and condition […]

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Shaking It Up – How to Fix Game Rut With These 3 Techniques — RPT#547

From: Owen K.C. Stephens Despite an endless range of possible of stories you can tell, sometimes you settle into a routine with your sessions. Your players learn to maximize the effectiveness of their characters’ abilities, and you grow accustomed to the reactions you’ll get from players. This isn’t a bad thing, but it can make […]

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Top 5 Mistakes of Game Prep – Part 2 — RPT#551

Last week we covered some great advice from the new Gnome Stew book written by Phil Vecchione. The book is called Never Unprepared: The Complete Game Master’s Guide to Session Prep. You can pre-order it now at: http://www.roleplayingtips.com/url/rpt550neverunprepared Phil talks about three mistakes we GMs make with preparation: Mistake #1: Writing Too Much Mistake #2: […]

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