Primary Wall of Force Puzzle: Simply Complicated or Complicatedly Simple RPG Puzzles (GM TIPS)

Sometimes games and sessions can become stale and monotonous. All the skill checks, hacking and slashing through enemies that don’t measure up to min-maxed characters— you name it, sometimes you’ll get bored with it. So how can you create a challenge without creating an arms race? Today’s GM Tip is...Read more

How to Make a Good Story (A Hero’s Journey) – So You Think You Can GM? (GM Tips Part VI)

The Art of Storytelling (The Hero’s Journey) (Post may contain affiliate links). How do you make a good story for your adventure? Your campaign? Do you have great original ideas, but players get bored before they ever reach them? Whether you are a novelist or just a guy wanting to...Read more

Simple Ways to Introduce a New Character – So you Think You Can GM? (GM Tips Part V)

Simple Ways to Introduce New Characters I know this is straying from where we left off on the “So You Think You Can GM?” series (long overdue update coming soon), but it is a fair GM tip nevertheless. Today’s GM tip is all about how to introduce new characters to...Read more