Hey – It’s Your Turn Again

Player attention – sometimes it can be a bit difficult to maintain at the game table.  Players aren’t always in the game 100%.  There are unavoidable interruptions – pets or children want attention and sidebar discussions take place.  That is okay – real life matters.  When a group sits down to play though, there’s the expectation that adventuring and role-playing will take place.  Stories are meant to be told, after all.  Stay with me on this… Continue reading “Hey – It’s Your Turn Again”

Your Dice Will Betray You – The Flashlight Incident

Sometimes Lady Luck turns her back on you.  If you’ve ever played a tabletop RPG that uses a dice-based rule set, then you know how quickly a dice roll can cause events to go to hell for a character or group of characters.  This is a dedication to those events and the poor characters who strive to make it through the awful situations that we, as players, subject them to.  Maybe it hasn’t happened to you.  Maybe it’s happened to someone you know.  One thing is certain – eventually, we all discover our dice don’t have our best interests at heart.  It’s not a question of if it happens to you, but when it happens to you… Continue reading “Your Dice Will Betray You – The Flashlight Incident”