RPGaDay2020 Day 28: Close – close shaves in BECMI and 5e

The RPGaDay2020 prompts in a map by dunroaminpress Yesterday in RPGaDay2020 we looked at the flavour of potions and differences between versions of D&D. Today the theme is Close. Let's look at another difference between editions of D&D. Specifically the close shave. Those moments when characters almost die, but manage to survive. Back in the … Continue reading RPGaDay2020 Day 28: Close – close shaves in BECMI and 5e

RPGaDay2020 Day 25: Lever – do you dare pull it?

The RPGaDay2020 prompts in a map by dunroaminpress Yesterday in RPGaDay2020 I discussed humour at the table. Today the prompt is Lever. When I started playing D&D, the emphasis was very much on dungeons, which had all sorts of mechanisms and features to keep the players on their toes. It seemed that a lever was … Continue reading RPGaDay2020 Day 25: Lever – do you dare pull it?

RPGaDay2020 Day 21: Push – a popular sport in Akorros

The RPGaDay2020 prompts in a map by dunroaminpress Yesterday in RPGaDay2020 I prepared for an investigation in my campaign. Today the theme is Push. Push is a popular sport in Akorros. The name is unimaginative, the rules are simple, and in theory it can be extremely genteel and well-mannered, although it seldom is and there … Continue reading RPGaDay2020 Day 21: Push – a popular sport in Akorros

RPGaDay2020 Day 18: Meet – during lockdown – a review of VTTs we’ve tried

The RPGaDay2020 prompts in a map by dunroaminpress Yesterday in RPGaDay2020 I looked at comfort zones. Today the theme is Meet....which is something Covid-19 has put paid to with lockdown... Our last round-the-table session was in March, and since then we've been kept apart by the pandemic. So we've had to explore other options to … Continue reading RPGaDay2020 Day 18: Meet – during lockdown – a review of VTTs we’ve tried

RPGaDay2020 Day 17: Comfort – how often do/should you push yourself out of your comfort zone?

The RPGaDay2020 prompts in a map by dunroaminpress Yesterday in RPGaDay2020 I discussed making your descriptions dramatic. Today the theme is Comfort, and I'd like to look at Comfort zones. Everything is challenging to start with - think about your first day at school, or your first driving lesson, or your first time creating a … Continue reading RPGaDay2020 Day 17: Comfort – how often do/should you push yourself out of your comfort zone?