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Three Mapping Options

Over the years, I’ve tried a number of different options for drawing maps — both tactical (for combat using minis, counters, etc.) and overview (world maps and the like). The three options below are the ones that have worked the best for me — and if they’re new to...

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Running a Campaign Website

I’ve been running a campaign website for a couple of years now, and I’ve learned quite a bit in the process. I thought it would be worth sharing some of the highlights — specifically, the 5 most important things I’ve learned during that time. (I’m not going to talk...

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Every Campaign is an Experiment

There’s a great issue of the Roleplaying Tips newsletter, “6 Tips for Starting and Planning a Campaign” (#97), that proposes making 20% of your new campaign different from your previous games. Let’s call this the “20% rule.” The 20% rule — apart from being a great concept in its...

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