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Annalise - Trying Not To Hijack the Game

So, hoping to get a session of Annalise together with my group (if I can corral those cats). Looking over the rules again, I’m trying to figure out how to avoid defining characters in a way that blows up the game. 316 more words

Figuring Out Rules

Importance of Visualization in Sports

Every athlete has been through stages where they are performing well in practice but can’t transfer it to the game, or they are in a slump and just can’t figure out what it is that needs to change. 269 more words

Champion's QUEST

Ars Magica - German Timeline 1220-1231

I was asked a long time ago, when I mentioned that I include timelines in my Ars Magica adventures, to post some online. Below the fold is cut-n-paste from an adventure set in what  7,393 more words

Historical RPGs

Ars Magica - Timekeeping

So, although I don’t run a campaign right now, my favorite roleplaying game for the past decade has been Atlas Games’s Ars Magica. I started playing it when the Fourth Edition was free, and now I’m deep into the weeds in the Fifth Edition. 1,047 more words

Historical RPGs

Brian Cushing: "I Want To Be Out There"

Brian Cushing says he feels “really good”, but no decisions have been made about whether or not he will play versus the Eagles on Sunday. Admittedly, Cushing said the possibility of resting his knee for three weeks with the upcoming bye week is a factor in his return date. 306 more words


Crennel: Mercilus and Clowney "Can Be Unbelievable" Together

With the Return of JaDeveon Clowney all but certain when the Texans travel to Nashville to take on the Titans this Sunday, the question for defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel is what to do with Whitney Mercilus. 596 more words


The Enemy GM

In my RPG Musings page/document, I list one of the good habits of the GM as being “A fan of the player characters.” But alas, the question must be asked, “Is the GM the Enemy?” The answer is of course, Yes and No. 209 more words

Dungeon Master