The Evening Star (Adventure Idea)

The Evening Star (Adventure Idea)

Story Setup One hundred years ago, a new, bright star appeared in the sky. This new star tends to be the first star seen every evening; thusly named The Evening Star. Over the last year, astrologist and other scholars have noticed the star growing seemingly brighter and larger. The Evening...Read more
Courageous Feats

Courageous Feats

Continuing with pieces from my scrapped “Project: Courage”, I present to you a collection of feats centered around the courage/bravery theme. Feats Back to the Wall When there is nowhere to run, you stand your ground. Prerequisites: Courageous Resolve or Fearless Curiosity, bravery class feature Benefit: Whenever you are in...Read more
How to Deal with Murder Hobos? (So You Think You Can GM Part VIII)

How to Deal with Murder Hobos? (So You Think You Can GM Part VIII)

How do you deal with a murderhobo player? The simple answer is to change your adventure format. That does not mean to avoid combat. You need to entice the players to solve issues without killing everyone. The long answer? Well, The DM Doctor has your prescription. So, you have one...Read more
RPG for Charity

RPG for Charity

How can you help charity and disaster relief efforts? Buy RPG products and donate artwork and homebrew content! Due to all the disasters (as of this posting: Hurricane Harvey), RPG community members needing help, my family’s fight with cancer, and just all the issues/diseases/disorders going on around the world, I...Read more

GM Tips: What’s the Most Important Skill to Have?

When it comes to running a game, there are so many things to worry about (especially if it’s your first game). “Have I prepared enough?” “Do I know the rules for this?” “Will the players need to be railroaded?” etc. And on top of that, you then have to worry...Read more
Puzzle of Persistence (RPG Logic Puzzle)

Puzzle of Persistence (RPG Logic Puzzle)

Need a new puzzle to drop into your next D&D, Pathfinder, or other RPG system session? Remember last year when I first released my Primary Wall of Force Puzzle and been dying for a new one? Many D&D DMs and Pathfinder GMs, and players alike went berserk trying to solve the answer...Read more
So You Think You Can GM? (GM Tips Part VII): Reskinning Monsters

So You Think You Can GM? (GM Tips Part VII): Reskinning Monsters

Making Old Monsters New Again Your players have successfully navigated the treacherous network of caverns in search of [insert name of Famous BBEG #37]. Kicking down the door, they think he is caught by surprise. His laughter echoes among the cavern walls. The ground ripples beneath their feet. The expanse...Read more