Monthly Archives: August 2011

Game Night Blog Carnival: Monopoly

Welcome once again to another entry in the Game Night Blog Carnival organized by Roving Band of Misfits. This month, I will discuss one of my favorite games as a child, Monopoly. I realize that you may recoil when you … Continue reading

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Obey Omar: Authority and Player Choice

Earlier in the month, Scott Rehm spoke about the importance of player choice during the life of a campaign. While there is certainly nothing wrong with traveling to a dungeon and clearing out monsters just for the sake of doing … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

DMs have a variety of tools at their disposal to set a scene for players. First, there are the core rulebooks and other resources featuring campaign settings, story hooks, NPCs and monsters. The core books set the stage for the DM and … Continue reading

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Player Characters Are Gods

I was offline for the past week or two on vaction and busy with work. During that time, my brain was stewing on several upcoming posts related to experiences playing First Edition D&D last month. After some interesting discussion with my … Continue reading

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Ego Check: Scott Rehm of The Angry DM (Part II)

If you missed it earlier in the week, I posted Part I of my interview with Scott Rehm of The Angry DM. Today I present Part II of the interview. I’m going to preface this half of the interview with … Continue reading

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Ego Check: Scott Rehm of The Angry DM (Part I)

I have mentioned a few times that one of the first blogs I started reading when I turned online for DMing advice was The Angry DM. The articles made a big impression on me because they did not only offer … Continue reading

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