Why Adventures with Flowcharts May Offer No Choices
Just like a classic “choose your own adventure” book, a flowchart may offer no actual choices. Here’s how to change that.
How to Run a Great Rime of the Frostmaiden Campaign: A Mastering Dungeons Index
An index of all the advice on how to run the Rime of the Frostmaiden adventure, from the Mastering Dungeons podcast.
Ambitious (Dark Sun) Adventure Design
My favorite adventures are bold and innovative. We look at how to take risks, using an Ashes of Athas adventure as an example.
HeroQuest Returns! (and I’m a $3M stretch goal?!!)
Dreams do come true! I’m a guest designer on the relaunched HeroQuest boardgame!
Potential Energy: Making Random Encounters Consistently Awesome
Harness the power of potential energy to create compelling random encounters!
Code of Conduct for RPG Projects (Codigo de Conducta Para Projectos RPG)
Announcing a customizable Code of Conduct both project owners and contributors can use in RPG projects to create a safe and positive work environment.
Potential Energy: Creating Responsive Adventure Scenes
We continue to explore Potential Energy: how can adventures respond to characters, empowering and engaging players?
Potential Energy: How to Write Engaging Adventures
How do we write engaging adventures? We add potential energy in our scenes so the action and improvisation will follow!
How to Write an Adventure With Your Child or Teenager
It’s the perfect time to help someone young learn the joy of writing. Here’s how to make the project a success!
Why Eberron’s Oracle of War Was the Best Organized Play Program at Winter Fantasy 2020
Eberron’s Oracle of War excited and pleased players and DMs. Here is how the organized play campaign achieved excellence.
The Best and Worst of Adventure Formats at Winter Fantasy 2020
In the search for more open play, D&D has made changes to adventure format. At the Winter Fantasy convention we saw how it worked.
How to Deal With Feeling Down in the Golden Era of RPGs
It’s a golden era, but many people feel left out. Why is it happening? What do we do about it?