Empathy Games—What they are and why we love them

November 8, 2019

There is a board game for nearly every person out there. Are you calculated and logical, with a great attention to detail and superior multi-tasking abilities? Then a resource generator game would be perfect for you. Do you like being …

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Abyss Modified—Session 28

October 30, 2019

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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Abyss Modified—The Story So Far

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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Making Dice—Day Two: Casting

October 10, 2019

Start making your own dice—from start to finish!

Check out Day One: Molds, if you missed it last week

Day Two: Casting

You’ve waited the appropriate amount of time before pulling your molds out of their containers and then …

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Where do you start an RPG campaign?

When you sit down to begin building an RPG campaign, where do you start? Do you start with a story that you want the players to follow? A Big Bad that you want them to defeat? Perhaps a map and …

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North Shore Friday Night Magic – Modern: new structure

October 3, 2019

Good evening, my fellow Modern players. We have some changes coming to the Friday Night Magic – Modern event at our North Shore location. These changes are limited to this event at this location.

Starting Friday, 11 October 2019, Modern …

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Making Dice—Day One: Molds

September 30, 2019

You’ve reached the point as a Dice Goblin that you’re out of viable choices for your next 7-set of dice. You have collected every set that calls to you, curated sets from random dice bins, matched sets up to every …

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Companions’ Tale: A Game of Storytelling and Map-Making

September 19, 2019

“I’ve met the Hero. He and I spent a month traveling together across the frozen north. I set camp, cooked the food, and tried not to get in his way. He was the one that took care of the bandits

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A Player is Not their Character

August 30, 2019

This is one of the biggest mistakes a fair number of DMs make. A character may have an Intelligence attribute of 18, and there is a good chance the player running them does not. None of your players can cast …

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Homebrew Resource: Languages

July 28, 2019

You may have gone too far this time. You’re so deep into creating your world that you’ve decided that it needs a language. Or several. And they need to be unique and fleshed out, so that you’ll actually be able …

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