RPGaDay 2018, Week Two: HOW…

RPGaDay 2018 infographic

RPGaDay is an annual celebration of tabletop roleplaying.

Week Two: HOW…

  1. … can players make a world seem real?
  2. … can a GM make the stakes important?
  3. … can we get more people playing?
  4. … has a game surprised you?
  5. … has gaming changed you?

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RPGaDay 2018, Weekend One: NPCs

RPGaDay 2018 infographic

RPGaDay is an annual celebration of tabletop roleplaying.

This year, RPGaDay is combining the prompts in specific weeks and specific weekends into themes. It’s a cool idea. This weekend, the prompts are themed around NPCs. Downside of this theming is that the two prompts for this weekend overlap a lot. Since I’m combining my responses into a single post anyway, I might as well combine the prompts into a single response too. Here goes!

Weekend One: NPCs

  1. Most Memorable NPC?
  2. Favourite recurring NPC?

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RPGaDay 2018, Week One: WHAT…

RPGaDay 2018 infographic

RPGaDay is an annual celebration of tabletop roleplaying.

I’m back with RPGaDay again in 2018. It was a cool experiment last year, and I got some good posts out of it, so it’s worth another shot. However, I didn’t like that the sheer volume of posts seemed to take over my whole blog. They swamped the front page and even now it takes too long to scroll past them if you’re trying to look at my earlier stuff. So, this year, instead of one post per day I’m going to group my answers together into weeks and weekends.

First up is Week One: WHAT…

  1. … do you love about RPGs?
  2. … do you look for in an RPG?
  3. … gives a game ‘staying power’?

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Still here

Some people may have noticed this site has been down the last few days. I’m told it was incorrectly flagged by WordPress.com’s anti-spam bots. It’s now back up (as you can see from reading this), and hopefully it won’t be a problem again. If you’re one of the three people that have this site bookmarked, hopefully you didn’t delete those bookmarks when you saw the blank front page. I should hopefully have some sort of actual content up in the not-too-distant future.

32: A Step into RPGs Retrospective

Turtles, vanish... by Fatboy73 on DeviantArt
The piece of TMNT fanart I liked most but didn’t use in my TMNT RPG blog series.

This month is the 32nd since I started this blog. It is also, by a weird coincidence, the month of my 32nd birthday. I realised this too late to turn RPGaDay into “31 posts in month 31 while 31”, but nevertheless I’m feeling a bit reflective.

Here is a look back at some of my most popular blog posts, the top 11 posts on the blog based on average views per month (vpm) since publication.

There are a lot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in this list. You’ve been warned.

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RPGaDay 2017, Day 31: What do you anticipate most for gaming in 2018?

RPGaDay 2017 infographic

RPGaDay is an annual celebration of tabletop roleplaying. This is the first year I’ve tried to do it.

What do you anticipate most for gaming in 2018?

I don’t really think that far ahead when it comes to gaming. I guess I look forward to playing more games, hopefully running more games, and trying something I’ve never tried before.

It’s a bit of a weak answer for the end of the month, but I’ve made it. My first RPGaDay and I got through it. Maybe I’ll do it again in 2018 too.