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Interesting Combats With Themed Skirmish Groups – Part 2

From Johnn Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0332 Interesting Combats With Themed Skirmish Groups – Part 2 Click here to read Part I: Interesting Combats With Themed Skirmish Groups – Part 1 Themed skirmish groups make combats interesting. Players enjoy challenging, unexpected, and unusual foes. As an added bonus, having a theme to design with makes […]

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GMing Car Chases

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0335 A Brief Word From Johnn Request For Feedback On GM/Player Surveys Today’s feature article is all about chases, and I think there’s a great range of advice that should appeal to many different GMing styles. We are on a bit of a roll helping readers with their tips requests. Thanks for […]

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GM Table: 222 Rumours

From Lord Skudley Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0339 A Brief Word From Johnn Last Issue Until 2007 The holiday season has arrived. I hope you keep safe, have a stress-free couple of weeks, and do lots of roleplaying. If you have no RPG plans, maybe you’d have time to call one or two friends and play […]

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10 Monstrous Tips

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0340 A Brief Word From Johnn Making Magic Items Interesting Supplemental Now Available Over the holidays, I posted Making Magic Items Interesting: Supplemental #22. It contains reader tips and articles about making that lowly +1 sword a roleplaying and campaign gold mine. Thanks to Matt Craft, Dave Schaefer, Karo Laakso, Shahed Sharif, […]

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Player Survey Tips

From John Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0342 A Brief Word From Johnn Need Some Article Editing Help With some wonderful help from Steve B. I’m getting caught up on a few article submissions for the website. If you have editing skillz, enjoy editing, and have time left this month to edit an RPG article or […]

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Maintaining An Online Game

From Leslie Holm Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0343 A Brief Word From Johnn Would You Visit RoleplayingTips.com Forums? I’m on the fence about installing forums at http://www.roleplayingtips.com/ There are a few logistical challenges, such as finding moderators, but I think a place to discuss e-zine issues, chat about GMing, and posting tips would be great. There […]

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Unusual Hiding Places

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0347 A Brief Word From Johnn Getting Things Done Last year I found a book called Getting Things Done. It’s turned out to be a gem and has helped me get on top of a lot of things at work and with roleplayingtips.com. While the book won’t do the work for you […]

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7 Ways To Be A More Entertaining GM

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0350 A Brief Word From Johnn 350! Roleplaying Tips Weekly started up over 7 years ago. Thanks for reading! Thanks also for all the great tips submissions, past, present, and future. We GMs thrive on improving our craft, and your tips, techniques, links, and advice help everyone enjoy our hobby to the […]

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11 Monstrous Tips

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0355 A Brief Word From Johnn World’s Largest Dungeon One Sandwich At A Time Next week I starting running the World’s Largest Dungeon D&D adventure at lunch. We will play twice a week, and with roughly 45 minutes core gameplay each lunch, I calculate we’ll be done in 10 years. I’ll let […]

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