Podcast Episode 44 – Getting a Campaign Started

In this podcast episode, Lloyd, Dennis, Mathew and myself discuss some of the potential issues and pitfalls surrounding getting a new campaign off the ground. You can find the uncut version here: Watch Podcast Live & Uncut: Getting a Camaign Started from RedDiceDiaries on www.twitch.tv The edited (audio only) version is also available on Anchor: […]

How like the Midderlands is Rose of Westhaven?

As I’ve mentioned in my main campaign page, our Rose of Westhaven campaign is heavily influenced by Monkey Blood Design’s Midderlands OSR campaign setting and bestiary, I wanted to jot down some notes about how far that inspiration goes. Campaign Genesis The Rose of Westhaven first started germinating as a campaign idea after I picked […]

Want to make campaign creation easier? Make like Doctor Frankenstein

JosIn-case anyone is planning to point it out, I’m aware that the featured image for this post in Frankenstein’s monster rather than Frankenstein himself ­čśë Any of us who’ve created and ran a campaign world–whatever the game may be–you know that it can be an awful lot of work. Not only are you having to […]

Dungeon World Prep – The Holy City of Amarana

Given that I’ve been talking about prep recently, thought I’d share a page of my prep for Amarana, a holy city in my Dungeon World campaign. ´┐╝ You can find out more about Amarana–and the rest of the campaign–here: http://www.reddicediaries.com/DW_Wiki/#Holy%20City%20of%20Amarana      

Dungeon World Map Making

For those of you who aren’t aware I’m currently running a┬áDungeon World campaign for my Sunday group, charting the progress of a group of heroes who have discovered a strange sickness or blight that seems to be plaguing the land. I wanted to try out the┬áPerilous Wilds┬árules supplement for this campaign, which deals with hazardous […]

Cheats guide to making simple outline maps in Photoshop

Please note: There are some excellent and very professional cartographers out there producing great maps for games, this article is not designed to create a map to compete with them, it is for someone who wants to quickly put together a simple map that they can use during a RP campaign with minimal struggle. Producing […]