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4 Easy Ways to Amp Up Your Combat (GM Tip #4)

Everyone who’s played RPGs (players and GMs alike) has been there: your characters are in the midst of what’s supposed to be a nail-biting melee—the climax of the adventure—but, for the players, it’s a dull routine of rolling dice and crunching numbers, interrupted only by debating strategy or flipping through rulebooks, until the last enemy falls over or retreats. 1,458 more words


Living with my Mercedes 190E: the fun, the faults and the fixes

You may remember when I bought my 190E? Well, I’ve owned it for a good few months now and I think it’s time I reflected a little on the purchase. 888 more words



I am the architect of my own destruction.

I am the mechanic of my own cell.

I am the nurse of my own construction.

I am the doctor of my own Hell. 36 more words


The Designer Diaries: Keep it Simple

Board games are exciting. And if you’re the type of person who wants to make your own, then you’re probably also the type of person who gets  196 more words


The Trouble With Triples

I’ve learned more about bike mechanics in the last two months than in the rest of the four or five years that I’ve been tinkering with them. 610 more words


Constructing an Open Table Campaign for D&D 5e part 3

Back to Part 2

The big day for the first public flight of this beast is Saturday, 25th of Feb, 2017. Two days away!

I have pregenerated 6 characters, leaving the role playing part of the character backgrounds (traits etc), the alignment and the character names blank. 1,473 more words

Game Structures

think that's foggy?

Try visiting a car mechanic, it’s another world altogether. What I know about cars and car repair would fit on the head of a pin. I know they need gas, oil, tires, and an engine. 344 more words