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Where to Draw the Line on Horror Gaming

Please consider the following content warnings before proceeding forward with the article. I will touch upon real-life trauma and tragedy as I explore “the line” in horror gaming.     In this think piece, I’ll be exploring “the line.” What’s the line? You know the line. That line in horror...

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Orun: Post-Apotheosis Afro-Centric Space Opera Review

When I first started playing roleplaying games, I learned a lot of words from context. The longer I engaged with the hobby, the more I started to look up the words I was encountering, especially when multiple words seemed to be similar from context. I wanted to understand the origins and...

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Picking the Next GM

In my last article, I talked about jumping into the GM’s chair in case of emergency. This time, I’m going to talk about a more planned approach at selecting the next GM. There are a few approaches that can be taken, so let’s dive into it! Volunteering The best scenario is when a...

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Gnomecast #115 – Being Mean to Your PCs

Join Ang, Chuck, and JT for a discussion about how GMs being mean to their players’ characters can be done responsibly and make the game more fun for all. Can these gnomes be nicely mean enough to avoid getting thrown in the stew? Download: Gnomecast #115 – Being Mean to Your PCs Check...

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Be Prepared to Take the GM Leap

If you’re a player in your RPG group, but also have the ability to run a game, I suggest you be prepared to run a game at the drop of a hat. Your current GM can suffer from burn-out, overload from Real Life, work stresses, or just might run out of ideas as to what to do next with the game....

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