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GM Organization – 5 Tips

From Johnn Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0359 A Brief Word From Johnn Finally Got My Post-It Index Cards I had heard rumour of mythical index cards that stick to surfaces like Post-It Notes do, but they don’t stick to each other, which makes for easy storing, shuffling, and sorting. A perfect GM tool. However, here […]

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9 Ways To Recruit New Players

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0360 A Brief Word From Johnn Role-Playing Games and Kids – New Article Teacher and RPG Club organizer Katrina Middelburg-Creswell treats us to a series of tips on how to convince parents that RPGs are fun, and how to run games in such a way that they stay appropriate for the age […]

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Supernatural Weather – Part 1

From Johnn Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0361 A Brief Word From Johnn You Can Search RoleplayingTips.com Last week I hooked up Google search to the website. This is a long-overdue feature to help folks find tips at the site. http://www.roleplayingtips.com/search.php Articles Section Updated Another recent site update: the articles section has been reorganized. Hopefully it’s […]

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Random Encounter Tables

From Charles Ciaffone Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0370 A Brief Word From Johnn Burning Void Now Errant Dreams Past e-zine contributor and supporter Heather Grove has opened up a new website and moved her excellent Burning Void newsletter and gaming advice content over to the new location. Errant Dreams – Book Reviews of all kinds! D&D […]

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5 Room Dungeons + Contest

From Johnn Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0372 A Brief Word From Johnn 5 Room Dungeon Contest This week’s tips are about a quick format template for making easy designs and entertaining game sessions. The 5 Room Dungeon is perfect for busy GMs with little prep time or those who dislike long crawls. In conjunction with […]

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Dungeon Themes and Tips

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0373 A Brief Word From Johnn Zuzzy Miniatures Gaming Mat This week I received a 2’x2′ Terra-Flex Gaming Mat in the mail from Zuzzy Miniatures for review. It’s an interesting gaming product, potentially useful for GMs who use minis. I received the Scourged Forest Mat, which features burnt and scorched terrain, ruined […]

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Personality-Driven Encounters

From Mike Bourke Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0374 A Brief Word From Johnn Review of Khaas Khaas is a massive game world bound within a single volume, published by Emperors Choice. It’s a huge product with big ideas, but it also has a wealth of details that will flesh out any fantasy / alternate universe campaign […]

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Why Do You Like Being A GM? Motivation and Inspiration for GMs

From Johnn Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0375 A Brief Word From Johnn New Articles Posted At The Site “Putting The Fear Back Into Disease” From Mike Bourke A detailed article about all aspects of disease. A great resource for world builders questing for realism. http://www.roleplayingtips.com/articles/putting_fear_back_into_disease.php “Tips from the Trenches” From Rana Loreus A spectrum of […]

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Tech Tools – Using Today’s Technology To Enhance Your Games

From Christopher “frpdm” Cho Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0378 A Brief Word From Johnn Recent Plain Text Issues Online If you’ve missed a recent issue, you can find HTML versions online at: http://www.roleplayingtips.com/archives.php And recent plain text issues at: http://www.roleplayingtips.com/issues/txt/ RSS might be a good way to check what the latest edition is: http://www.roleplayingtips.com/feeds.php 5 Room […]

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