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F. Douglas Wall
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Adventures of Consequence
The more time passes, the more I realize that Adventures in Oz needs a revised edition. Not that it's a bad game at all. Just that I've learned some things that I didn't even think about 6 years ago. While there are some tweaks to the rules I want to make, ...
The more time passes, the more I realize that Adventures in Oz needs a revised edition. Not that it's a bad game at all. Just that I've learned some things that I didn't even think about 6 years ago. While there are some twea...
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Kick Me, I'm Dreaming!
I've been far too quiet on this blog lately. I didn't even finish the RPGaDay thing, though I did only miss by 1. But some things have come up on Kickstarter that might appeal to some of my remaining readership. First of all, the GURPS Dungeon Fantasy Boxed...
I've been far too quiet on this blog lately. I didn't even finish the RPGaDay thing, though I did only miss by 1. But some things have come up on Kickstarter that might appeal to some of my remaining readership. First of all,...
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RPGaDay 2016 #28 What Film Or Novel Would You Be Most Surprised That A Friend Had Not Seen or Read?
I am always surprised to find out that people haven't seen The Wizard of Oz. While I know a lot of people haven't read the book, the film seems like one of those cultural touchstones. "Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh my!" "We're off to see the Wizard!" "Ding...
I am always surprised to find out that people haven't seen The Wizard of Oz. While I know a lot of people haven't read the book, the film seems like one of those cultural touchstones. "Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh my!" "We'...
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RPGaDay 2016 #26 What hobbies go well with RPGs?
I think the best hobby for gamers is reading. Whether you're reading fact or fiction, a good book stimulates and engages the brain. It's also a good way to pick up ideas, which are the currency of gaming these days. It is possible to get inspirations and id...
I think the best hobby for gamers is reading. Whether you're reading fact or fiction, a good book stimulates and engages the brain. It's also a good way to pick up ideas, which are the currency of gaming these days. It is pos...
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RPGaDay 2016 #24 What is the game you are most likely to give to others as a gift?
To be fully honest, the game that I have given as a gift is actually my own, Adventures in Oz: Fantasy Roleplaying Beyond the Yellow Brick Road . It was a Christmas gift for my niece, who I was also gifting with the Oz books at the time. So it wasn't totall...
To be fully honest, the game that I have given as a gift is actually my own, Adventures in Oz: Fantasy Roleplaying Beyond the Yellow Brick Road. It was a Christmas gift for my niece, who I was also gifting with the Oz books a...
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RPGaDay 2016 #22 What Are Some Random Events In Your Games That Keep Happening?
I don't really do random events outside of my D&D style games. When I am allowed to be my more story-centric self, I prefer that even the minor encounters have something to say about what's going on. Even if it's as simple as "This is dinosaur country!" I'm...
I don't really do random events outside of my D&D style games. When I am allowed to be my more story-centric self, I prefer that even the minor encounters have something to say about what's going on. Even if it's as simple as...
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Yeah. Just like how my wizard never orders drinks. Or how my brother's character orders kegs full of ale for the dwarves lol
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It's Teach Your Kids to Game Week and Adventures in Oz is there!
Any seasoned roleplayer knows that getting kids into roleplaying games is such a great way to help their development. It encourages children to work cooperatively, use their imagination, explore themselves through the lens of a fictional charcter, and even exercises their math skills (asking them to calculate outcomes of checks on the fly, adding rolls and modifying appropriately.) Thankfully the benefits to gaming with kids is obvious to the fol...
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RPGaDay 2016 #29
I don't think the question for today is particularly useful. For the record, it's " If you could host a game anywhere on Earth, where would that be? " The need to travel the Earth to game just feels odd to me. The "gaming Dream Team" question earlier this m...
I don't think the question for today is particularly useful. For the record, it's "If you could host a game anywhere on Earth, where would that be?" The need to travel the Earth to game just feels odd to me. The "gaming Dream...
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RPGaDay 2016 #27 Describe The Most Unusual Circumstance Or Location In Which You Have Gamed.
I would have to say the most unusual location I've gamed it would have to be a shed. There was a table in the shed, but not quite enough chairs or perimeter for everyone to sit around it. We were playing D&D, but didn't have our map and minis out. There mig...
I would have to say the most unusual location I've gamed it would have to be a shed. There was a table in the shed, but not quite enough chairs or perimeter for everyone to sit around it. We were playing D&D, but didn't have ...
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RPGaDay 2016 #25 What makes for a good character?
A great character is one in motion. They've got something to do, somewhere to go. And that doesn't just mean in the broad sense of having a quest, mission or goal to pursue. It can also mean that the character has something to contribute to every scene they...
A great character is one in motion. They've got something to do, somewhere to go. And that doesn't just mean in the broad sense of having a quest, mission or goal to pursue. It can also mean that the character has something t...
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RPGaDay #23 Share One Of Your Best 'Worst Luck' Stories
That would have to be the sad yet hilarious tale of Bentley, a gnome illusionist from the early days of the old school megadungeon game. Among the various rooms full of monsters, there was a 10 foot by 10 foot room with 3 or 4 skeletons in it. As we were pl...
That would have to be the sad yet hilarious tale of Bentley, a gnome illusionist from the early days of the old school megadungeon game. Among the various rooms full of monsters, there was a 10 foot by 10 foot room with 3 or ...
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RPGaDay 2016 #21 What Was The Funniest Misinterpretation Of A Game Rule In Your Group?
Off the top of my head, I don't think I have the precise story the question seems to be looking for. No strong memories of ""OMG! If I had known that rule worked differently, that thing never would have happened!" One recent amusing misinterpretation that h...
Off the top of my head, I don't think I have the precise story the question seems to be looking for. No strong memories of ""OMG! If I had known that rule worked differently, that thing never would have happened!" One recent ...
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    1992 - 1996
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