Wednesday, July 24, 2013

[Preview] How-to-Play Guide

This is a sample page from the quick-start guide to my game. It's designed for an audience of people who have never gamed before, with a focus on family gaming. "How do you explain RPGs to casual- or non-gamers?" is a design hazard upon which many ships have foundered over the years. I know gamers will skip it, but this is a bananassassination attempt and I'm taking a stab at it.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Friday, July 12, 2013

[Free Map] Swashbuckler's Delight

What I did today when my daughter kicked me off the computer to play Minecraft. Enjoy!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Story So Far... A Blue Boxer Rebellion Primer

Golly, has this blog really been up for about 3 years? Scary. If you're joining us late, here are some highlights from the blog you might enjoy without having to wade through 200+ posts.

A Suggested Taxonomy of Holmes monsters: Including the crucial taxa "Goo", "A Wizard was Bored", and "Turns Your Ass to Stone."

1e Character Creation as a Dungeon Map: Can you find the secret passage to non-standard classes?

2e Character Creation as a Dungeon Map: Recycling of my original character creation as dungeon map idea.

3e Character Creation as a Dungeon Map: Really milking the concept at this point.

Grognard. Yeah.: Why I reserve the right to snicker when you call yourself a grognard.

The Best RPG I Ever Played in, Wasn't One: Wargames didn't stop being awesome when D&D came along.

D&D vs. The Suits: A D&D fable, starring me.

The Forest Oracle: The Best ENWorld Thread Ever: In which we make a stupid dungeon in the style of the Master.

The 8 Gamer Alignments Chart: Reasonable Actor? Dickhead Thespian? You decide!

The 8 GM Alignments Chart: Is your GM a True Enabler? Rat Bastard Judge? Find out!

Fantasy Realm Mixing Board: It goes up to eleven.

Thirty-Minute Template Dungeon: For lazy GMs and their enablers.

Chitty City Worldbuilding Tool: Cut and paste city map.

Chitty Realm Worldbuilding Tool: Cut and paste world map.

Dungeonmatic Chits: Cut and paste dungeon map.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

[Preview] Maw (monster book entry)

Chugging along with some new monster entries. Enjoy responsibly! And if you play dungeonteller, feel free to take it for a spin against your party of heroes and tell me how you did.