Tag Archives: campaign ideas

How like the Midderlands is Rose of Westhaven?

By | 23rd January 2018

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‚Ķ Read More »

Want to make campaign creation easier? Make like Doctor Frankenstein

By | 19th January 2018

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 ūüėČ 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‚Ķ Read More »

Dungeon World Map Making

By | 24th January 2017

For those of you who aren’t aware I’m currently running a¬†Dungeon 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¬†Perilous Wilds¬†rules supplement for this campaign, which deals with hazardous‚Ķ Read More »

Cheats guide to making simple outline maps in Photoshop

By | 28th June 2016

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‚Ķ Read More »

Storm & Sails: Reference Document

By | 23rd June 2016

Okay, so I’ve started the planning for my forthcoming Storm & Sails campaign, I’m currently working on a gazetteer style Google Doc that will contain setting information and character creation for the campaign so that my players can peruse it. Although it is not complete the document can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rKn4veeiiylh69GJUmuL8Q_516A6ZEpVj04CngiUto8/edit?usp=sharing I’ll be updating‚Ķ Read More »

Random Things: D&D 5E trinkets for a savage world

By | 16th June 2016

These random things articles are designed as quick idea generators for time-pressed GMs who want to inject some additional details into their game, in this article we look at trinkets. Trinkets were one of my favourite things about character generation in D&D 5th Edition, each character starts with at least one, a small item or‚Ķ Read More »