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The Potion Factory for Fun Faction Finagling

The Potion Factory for Fun Faction Finagling On theme with this month’s RPG Blog Carnival, here’s an idea for arming your next faction without destroying campaign balance. We began my Murder Hobos campaign as a playtest of the D&D 5E rules using the adventure Lost Mine of Phandelver included in the Starter Set box. In […]

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Cheesecake Stakes

Sannu %FIRSTNAME% My favourite Blizzard from Dairy Queen is strawberry cheesecake. Sweet berry flavour with soft-serve ice cream lovingly delivered to my screaming taste buds on a red spoon. It’s my fave because of the soft, chewy chunks suspended in the dessert. In a salad, they’d just be croutons. But in a Blizzard, their marvellous […]

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How To Create Your Own Plot Factory, Part III

With 5 Room Dungeons as our core short-adventure building technique, we can introduce and intertwine multiple plots running at once in our campaigns. We do this so we put the odds in our favour that every session a climax or major milestone will trigger. This keeps our players engaged. And it gives you more control […]

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How To Create Your Own Plot Factory, Part II

We add more NPCS to your campaign to create more gameplay options and interesting situations (you don’t jealously cling to and railroad NPCs when you have a wonderful abundance of them). We should add more plots or storylines for the same reason. Imagine if every session a plot thread was about to reach an exciting […]

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How To Create Your Own Plot Factory, Part I

Unending plots become a grind. Encounter after encounter with no resolution or reward in sight causes players to lose enthusiasm. And when they lose their drive, game sessions fall off the wheels. When Players Sabotage Your Game For example, why roleplay hard to squeeze clues out of reluctant enemies when it’s not going to get […]

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