Roleplaying City Map Generator

Some time ago I read about an awesome freeware city map generator for Windows. But alas the creator’s site  is down for quite some time now and it’s pretty hard to find a...

February 27, 2009

My first CC3 map

Yesterday I finally sat down to create my first map in Campaign Cartographer 3. I bought the software and played a bit around, but never actually made a proper map with it. Now...

February 19, 2009

Stargazer’s RPG Stuff

Inspired by fellow RPG blogger Zachary’s post “Using Google Sites For Your Campaign” I created a Google Sites site of my own that I will fill with everything that goes beyond the scope...

February 12, 2009

Create custom fonts for free

Yesterday I stumbled upon an article on Lifehacker that could be of some interest to all GMs out there. The service YourFonts allows you to create your own TrueType font for free. Most...

February 3, 2009

So you want to be a GM?

Every now and then a mere player decides he has to rise above his fellow men and become a gamemaster. And trust me, being a GM is not as hard as it sounds....

January 30, 2009

Five tips to improve your roleplaying

In my opinion there are a lot of people who mistake roleplaying games for miniature combat games. But what makes RPGs so much fun is the roleplaying part. When you do your job...

January 26, 2009

Powerless player

There are situation in roleplaying game sessions when players are totally powerless because their characters are unable to act because they are incapacitated, separated from the group or in any other situation where...

November 24, 2008

Roleplaying music: Elyrion Soundtrack

Elyrion is an upcoming german steampunk fantasy roleplaying game. It will be released in the coming days, probably on SPIEL ’08 in Essen. There will also be an official soundtrack composed by Erdenstern....

October 20, 2008

Every GM needs this!

Every GM should play this when he leaves the game table to go to the bathroom or get some more soft-drinks and snacks from the fridge: You can get the original mp3 from...

October 15, 2008