Category: Game Mastering

Engagement Force & Inertia

I have for the past few months been running a one-on-one game with my co-host, and all-around lovely human, Senda, and recently our gaming session got disrupted for a few weeks in a row due to life, kids, etc. These things happen. At first, we were both nervous about missing sessions but realized...

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I Have A Secret

Shhh…! I have a secret. But I’m going to tell you about it anyway. I hate intra-party secrets. Despise them. I think a secret being held back from the rest of the party by a fellow PC should cause that PC to burn in the 18th pit of fire on the 147th layer of the Abyss while being...

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Gaming Advice From Cats

This spring, we thought it was time to vary up our content a bit. While we all still love roleplaying games and all that comes with it, it was decided we needed a fresh look at the hobby. After all, who better to bring their opinions to us than the loveable furballs so many of us belong to. After...

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All For One

This article is partly for the players and partly for the game masters out there. The Musketeers from Alexandre Dumas’s book, The Three Musketeers, had a motto that goes, “All for one and one for all.” The intent behind this motto is that when one Musketeer needs something, all...

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No Combat No Problem

Recently, my gaming group has been trying out Cortex Prime. We made our own setting, a sci-fi setting where super-geniuses travel around the galaxy preventing disasters and helping people (think Scorpion meets Thunderbirds), called Aux. As we were creating the skill list for the characters, we...

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