Advice

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Newspaper Clippings

I always love to use props and one of my favorite prop are newspaper clippings. Usually I used a word processor like Word or Open Office to create a mock-newspaper. But there’s an...

September 25, 2008
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Roleplaying music – “The Witcher”

Recently CDProjekt has released the Enhanced Edition of its roleplaying game “The Witcher”. The game uses a heavily modified Neverwinter Nights engine and it’s based on the novels by Andzrej Sapkowski. One part...

September 22, 2008
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GM Advice: How to handle “GM’s block”

GM’s block is a problem you’ve probably experienced yourself in the past. It is the inability to run or prepare roleplaying sessions due to lack of creativity or inspiration. I have had that...

September 17, 2008
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Roleplaying music – Bioshock

The award-winning computer game Bioshock takes place in an underwater city called Rapture, where the dream of scientists and artists turned into nightmare. The soundtrack of Bioshock not only featured songs form the...

September 15, 2008
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Canned Monstrosities

While checking some websites this morning I stumbled upon some great tutorials for Halloween props. These props could make excellent props for use at the gaming table especially when you run some horror...

September 4, 2008
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Music for the adventure in your mind

I am pretty sure that a lot of GMs are using music to set the mood during their gaming sessions. I prefer epic soundtracks from computer games and/or movies. But using the music...

August 26, 2008
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iPhone app “Mach Dice”

Since the AppStore opened its doors, hundreds of applications where released for the iPhone and the iPod touch. There are a lot of dice applications that simulate dice rolls on the iPhone but...

August 25, 2008
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The HPLHS Props & Fonts CD

Some days ago I stumbled upon the website of the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society. I have already heard of this group before because they made that awesome “Call of the Cthulhu” silent movie....

August 13, 2008