All posts by Andrew Modro

Andrew M. Modro is a 36-year-old father of one living in southeastern Ohio. He has been a gamer since 1982. He is the editor of Warrior, Rogue & Mage from Stargazer Games and co-author of Resolute, Adventurer & Genius. His current favorite RPG is Adventure! from White Wolf.

Handmade Gamer Gifts

The holidays are upon us, and ’tis the season for the usual agonizing over what to get your favorite gamer as a gift. With the way the economy has been for the past few years, however, splurging on a brand new hardcover might not be as feasible as it once was. Low-cost PDFs and print-on-demand are wonderful things which I support whole-heartedly. But consider this: people like to receive handmade gifts from their friends. This is no less true for gamers. In keeping with Michael’s post from earlier this week, I want to present to you some ideas for handmade gamer gifts that you can create yourself. Continue reading Handmade Gamer Gifts

Examining High Level Play: Part One

A couple weeks back, I was reflecting on the D&D Immortals campaign I’ve been working with, and I got to thinking about “high level play” as a whole concept. I scribbled some notes, and then later that day I brought it up to our friend Jeff Uurtamo of the RPG Circus podcast. Jeff spoke to his co-hosts Zach and Mark, and the guys decided to dedicate an entire episode of their podcast to examining not just high level play, but low and mid level as well. Meanwhile, I’ve been thinking about high level play specifically. I’d like to add my thoughts to the discussion. Continue reading Examining High Level Play: Part One