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Paranoia: Shattering The Trust – Part II

From Ross Shingledecker (~Acolyte) Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0212 Paranoia: Shattering The Trust – Part II Part II: Major In-Game Events Click here to read the Paranoia: Shattering The Trust Part IClick here to read the Paranoia: Shattering The Trust Part III The use of these tactics can permanently alter your campaign, its setting, and potentially […]

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Paranoia: Shattering The Trust – Part I

From Ross Shingledecker (~Acolyte) Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0211 Paranoia: Shattering The Trust – Part I Click here to read the Paranoia: Shattering The Trust Part IIClick here to read the Paranoia: Shattering The Trust Part III “Hastur was paranoid, which was simply a sensible and well- adjusted reaction to living in Hell, where they really […]

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The Session Checklist: Ingredients To A Successful Game Session – Part II

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #1099 The Session Checklist: Ingredients To A Successful Game Session – Part II One Surprise Another good item to include on our session checklist is at least one twist, unexpected turn of events, or surprise. Players love being hit with the unexpected.By including at least one surprise each session, you also ensure […]

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The Ten Commandments Of The Gamesmaster

From Doug “Wraith” Lochery Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0174 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, […]

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6 More Techniques For Maintaining Player Interest

From Trevor Dreher Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0173 A Brief Word From Johnn Wilderness Encounter Contest Winners Thanks to everyone who entered the contest! I’ll be editing and posting the entries in an upcoming issue. The winners were: Alan M.Mark M.Derek M.Tim R.Mark K.Ashley H.Brian S.Joseph H. Cheers, Johnn [email protected] “He hasn’t a single redeeming vice.”–Oscar […]

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14 MUSH Tips

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0140 A Brief Word From Johnn Peak RPG Time – Try To Find Time To Play This is prime time for playing RPGs. School’s back in session, work holidays are usually over, and most family events have finished up till Thanksgiving. Your players should have no more excuses for missing game nights. […]

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