4 Reader Tips — RPT#248

A Brief Word From Johnn Tips Request: Player Tips Last issue I posted a topic ideas request for Issue #250. Thanks to everyone who replied! I haven’t decided yet what the issue will be about, but Cris Jolliff sent in this idea that I’d like your help with for an upcoming issue: “I have an […]

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Bad Gamemasters I Have Known And Loved: The Workaholic GM – RPT#234

A Brief Word From Johnn XFN 1.1 Good For Gaming? XFN (XHTML Friends Network) is a standard that lets you represent human relationships using hyperlinks. It’s commonly used in blogs, for example. However, its properties, imho, are useful for RPGs and NPC relationship design too. Check it out at: XFN 1.1 Relationships Meta Data Profile […]

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Story Sparks Part II: More Ways To Begin An Adventure & Bring The PCs Together — RPT#229

A Brief Word From Johnn The Warlock of Firetop Mountain I recently got the d20 module conversion of the classic Fighting Fantasy Gamebook by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingston. Before I cracked the cover though, I wanted to experience the book again before the module laid open the mountain’s dark secrets. http://www.advancedfightingfantasy.com/ff1.htm So, I went […]

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RPT#228 – The GM As Master Of Ceremonies

A Brief Word From Johnn Contest Winners Thanks again to everyone who entered the Roleplaying Quest contest. Entries are being edited as we speak for your future edification. The winners are: M Clay [alki…@hotmail.com] M Anderson [michaelf…@yahoo.com] A Voelker [Dragons…@mchsi.com] Orbfire Ristipolku [orbfire…@hotmail.com] Jean De Blacque [jean…@yahoo.com] Jeff Lucarelli [bhun…@juno.com] Chris Young [shade_…@hotmail.com] Ross Tony […]

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RPT#225 – 6 GM Organisation Tips

A Brief Word From Johnn List Generation Project #2 And Contest List Project #1: Roleplaying Locations was very successful. Hopefully everyone got some use out of the ideas the Tips community generated. It’s time now for List Project #2–and there are prizes this time too! “Roleplaying Plots and Quest Ideas” The last two issues have […]

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