Tag Archives: NPCs

GM Tips: 5 Tips to Help Describe a Scene

By | 12th March 2016

GM Tips articles offer advice and ideas for gamesmasters to help hone their techniques and run their games, these lists are not exhaustive but provide some tips to point a GM in the right direction. In this article we offer five tips to help with that most important of all GM skills: describing a scene.… Read More »

[RPG] Using Rory’s Story Cubes as an Idea Generator for RPGs

By | 30th January 2015

Using Rory’s Story Cubes as an Idea Generator for RPGs I’m sure we’ve all been in this situation at one point or another in our lives, you’ve got a game to prepare for the end of the week, you’ve been staring at your notes while the seconds tick by and waiting for some sort of… Read More »

[Handout-RPG] Jadepunk NPC Journal

By | 4th January 2015

In addition to providing a newsletter for my players (as detailed in my last post here) I also wanted to create a sort of NPC journal that would store details on major NPCs that have been encountered and that would act as an aide memoir for both my players and myself; i’ve created a rough… Read More »

[GM Tools-RPG] NPC gestures/body language

By | 31st December 2014

Below is a link to a great document detailed potential different body language signals for various emotions, it was shared on the G+ Tabletop Roleplaying Community by Giuseppe Antonelli and should be of great use to anyone looking to get a bit more drama and emphasis into their NPCs. (I also found out from Guiseppe’s post that… Read More »

[RPG Blog Carnival] Campaign Idea: Putting a twist on transport circles

By | 4th December 2014

Campaign Idea: Putting a twist on transport circles Continuing the December Blog Carnival idea of putting a twist on things (the original post can be found here), this blog post is an idea for a campaign setting that puts a different spin on the transport circle; this idea will work best in a fantasy-style campaign… Read More »

[RPG Blog Carnival] With a Twist

By | 4th December 2014

This post is for the RPG Blog Carnival about December’s subject of ‘With a Twist’; the original post (written by Mike Bourke) can be found on the Campaign Mastery website here. In his original article Mike discusses how often the methods of introducing plot twists in literature and other forms do not work so well… Read More »