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Potential Energy: Making Random Encounters Consistently Awesome

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

August 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Code of Conduct for RPG Projects

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 · 3 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 · 2 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

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!

April 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

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.

March 5, 2020 · 3 Comments

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.

February 20, 2020 · 3 Comments

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?

May 17, 2019 · 17 Comments

Playing D&D in Latin America

I was fortunate to be a guest on Dragon Talk, the official D&D podcast, to talk about growing up and playing D&D in Latin America.

March 27, 2018 · 3 Comments

What is an Adventure Worth? (Part 2)

How highly do we value the benefits an adventure provides? We look at adventures such as Jungle Treks and Tomb of Annihilation to examine what they are worth to us, and what it takes to achieve financial success as an adventure author.

November 21, 2017 · 13 Comments