The Companion Set of the BECMI D&D boxed sets contained rules for Mass Combat, called The War Machine, which are still the best set of mass combat rules to fit into D&D which I’ve come across.
RPGaDay prompt 6 is “favourite game you NEVER get to play”. I’m going to pick Bruce Heard’s Calidar here, a massive new world in three installments (so far).
RPGaDay prompt 5 is “OLDEST game you’ve played”. I take this in three senses - overall game, role-playing game (DnD unsurprisingly), and module.
RPGaDay Day 4 - the most recent game bought - a review of Kobold Press's Wastes of Chaos
Today’s prompt for RPGaDay is First RPG bought this year. This is a tricky one. My first reaction was “I don’t buy new RPGs. I have enough and more to interest me and keep me busy with my D&D campaign.” And then I remembered the whole OGL fiasco which blew up over Christmas and prompted … Continue reading RPGaDay Day 3 First RPG bought (this year)
Today’s prompt for RPGaDay is First RPG GAMEMASTER. Maybe I’ll answer this in two ways. My first dungeon master, as I said a few years back, was a friend who had the classic B2 Keep on the Borderlands. This was the mid 1980s and it was one of my first sleepovers on my own (without … Continue reading RPGaDay day 2 – First RPG GAMEMASTER
#RPGaDay 2023 Day 1 - FIRST RPG played (this year) - D&D 5e a table tale from Akorros
It’s the summer coming up, and that means there are two seasons of blogging inspiration on the way, both of which I have found very useful for my worldbuilding and thinking over the past few years, and also very interesting to read. Follow along, join in – you may as well. Yes, I publicised it … Continue reading Summer Blogging approaches!
RPGaDay 2022 prompts RPGaDay is back for the 9th year. After the previous couple of years being fairly abstract prompts, this year they have returned to very directed questions. You can see them all in the graphic. I’m not sure how relevant some of the questions later are to me, but I’ll make a start … Continue reading RPGaDay week 1
Now in its eighth year, RPGaDay is an initiative encouraging people to join the online conversation about roleplaying games by sharing something every day in August. Check out the Facebook page and read a variety of posts. Last year I managed to keep up with it, and posted every day, starting with RPGaDay2020 Day 1: … Continue reading RPGaDay2021