Category: Blogging for GMs Project

Blogging for GMs Roundup

The Blogging for GMs project has ended, with 19 posts by 10 different RPG bloggers, and 9 additional posts from me, for a total of 28 posts. A wide range of topics of interest to GMs were covered — you can check out the Blogging for GMs Project category to view all of the posts that were...

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Blogging for GMs, Day 31

Today is the last day of the Blogging for GMs project, day 31! I received two entries over the weekend: • Jonas Karlsson contributed God Proposes, Man Disposes. • Frank Filz wrote An example of prep for Cold Iron. Both Jonas and Frank have written posts for the Blogging for GMs project...

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Getting Inspired by LARPs

Every year at GenCon, I try to make it a point to play in at least one LARP (Live Action Role-Playing game). The main reason, of course, is that LARPs can be a lot of fun — and since they’re production-intensive, I don’t tend to get too many chances to play them. LARPing is also...

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Blogging for GMs, Day 25

The Blogging for GMs project is in its final week, and we’ve got 3 posts for day 25: • Frank Filz contributed Game Master Characters. • Arref Mak posted Amber: high school age startup. • Brannon Hollingsworth has started a new series of posts, with GM Inspiration, Week 1. This...

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Blogging for GMs, Day 21

The Blogging for GMs project is on day 21 — there are only 10 days left for you to contribute! Here’s today’s entry: • Frank Filz has posted an essay entitled Frustration with non-combat abilities in a gamist combat RPG. In addition to being a regular commenter here on TT,...

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Blogging for GMs, Day 20

It’s day 20 of the Blogging for GMs project — here’s today’s post: • Cayzle has contributed Torture in role play games. Cayzle’s post is actually from a few days ago, and we must have crossed wires somewhere — I only just learned about it, in the comments...

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Creating Ambience

Halloween is coming up (along with the end of the Blogging for GMs project, currently on day 18), so this seems like a good time to offer up 5 tips on creating ambience for your game. Along with where you play, the nature of your surroundings can — however subtly — have a lot of impact...

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