Category Archives: Campaigns

When Anton Met Pepper

Players love messing with NPCs. That’s kind of their thing, perhaps even more than petty crime and distributing loot. Whether the DM presents a haughty nobleman or a vicious warlord or even a curmudgeonly shopkeeper, the players feel it’s their … Continue reading

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The Vampire Ambush

I’m something like a recovering simulationist. I’m happiest with a campaign when it makes sense, when causes leads naturally to effects, and when I don’t have to leverage my willing suspension of disbelief too much. I do understand that we … Continue reading

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The Principle of Explosion

DMs are wary of giving power to players, partially because few DMs can prepare for or react to players with too much freedom and partially because players are guaranteed to abuse it. This is why wishes are granted so rarely, … Continue reading

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Slyghen the Unfortunate

Sometimes I forget just how much DMing I’ve done. I have loose numbers in mind, like the number of campaigns I’ve run, but the weight of all the time and effort I’ve spent usually escapes my notice. I only think … Continue reading

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Faith: Character Portraits

A quick note: there’s been an update to the character page for Faith. Our partist party artist has drawn character portraits for everybody, so now we have art I’m allowed to post online.

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