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The RPG Beginner’s Guide to Microphones, Cameras, and Streaming

Here is how to look and sound great as a tabletop RPG player or DM. Choose the right microphone, webcam, and start playing and streaming!

January 13, 2021 · 3 Comments

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.

October 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

HeroQuest Returns! (and I’m a $3M stretch goal?!!)

Dreams do come true! I’m a guest designer on the relaunched HeroQuest boardgame!

September 25, 2020 · 2 Comments

Potential Energy: Making Random Encounters Consistently Awesome

Harness the power of potential energy to create compelling random encounters!

August 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mastering Dungeons? Absolutely!

I join Shawn Merwin as the new co-host on my all-time favorite podcast!

July 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Next Convention Offering Multilingual Gaming? Gen Con Online!

Following the awesome D&D Live, Gen Con Online will offer more than 4000 events in six languages!

July 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

D&D Live Ofrece Muchísimo – Incluyendo Juegos en Español

¡Este ano, el evento D&D Live tendrá juegos con actores famosos, revelará la nueva aventura de D&D, y nos ofrecerá la oportunidad de jugar D&D en español!

June 14, 2020 · 3 Comments

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.

June 2, 2020 · 5 Comments

Potential Energy: Creating Responsive Adventure Scenes

We continue to explore Potential Energy: how can adventures respond to characters, empowering and engaging players?

May 22, 2020 · 4 Comments

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!

May 14, 2020 · 2 Comments