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Gleemax: MySpace for Gamers?

Via Gaming Report, I saw that Wizards of the Coast has just launched Gleemax, a social networking site for tabletop gamers (think MySpace, Facebook, etc.). It’s black, green and confusing — or maybe I’m just getting old? According to WotC: “It’s a massive expansion of...

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An Experiment: Gaming Spaces Flickr Group

Yesterday, two ideas that had been floating around for awhile finally banged together in my head: Why not create a public photo group where gamers all over the world can share photos of the places where they game? So I did. It’s called Gaming Spaces, and it’s a photo group on Flickr, a...

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Plot Storming Community

Plot Storming is a new community geared towards helping writers and GMs brainstorm, develop and workshop plots. From their intro: Suffering from a creative block? Enjoy plot development or world building? Have a skeleton, but need the meat? Love swapping ideas with other writers? Then Plot...

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Steampunk GMs, Meet Brass Goggles

Brass Goggles, which I learned about from Wired, is a steampunk GM’s wet dream. It’s stylish, fun to read and packed with just plain nifty stuff — much like the steampunk genre itself, really. The author, Tinkergirl, draws on all sorts of sources, writing about (as the tagline...

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GameCraft Forum: Focused on Play

Founded by Levi Kornelsen, the GameCraft forum is an interesting community. Describing his vision for the site, Levi says: “Tabletop RPGs are basically this giant pile of stuff people do, which they have all these different views of. They talk about the views a lot. We’re here to talk about...

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Run Club and Revelations

ars ludi continues to deliver quality GMing ideas, this time with Run Club and Revelations Run Club is the formalization of a round-robin GMing arrangement, where every player takes turns GMing one-shots. Ben goes into depth about why you might want to try this out (to give a first-time GM a boost...

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Game Crafters’ Guild of Ireland

The Game Crafter’s Guild of Ireland describes itself as “an open, non-commercial, voluntary organisation through which all those involved in creative pursuits associated with gaming can find a place to share ideas, discuss their work and find collaborators.” Sounds like it has...

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GM’s Workshop LJ Community

I was on the All Games Considered podcast this past Tuesday (the show isn’t out yet), and Mark Kinney, one of the two hosts, mentioned the GM’s Workshop LiveJournal Community. I’m not wild about LJ as a format, but YMMV — and so far, it looks pretty good, with a nice mix of...

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