Thief Call-ins & Discussion

Great response to my recent episode about thieves stealing from the party in D&D/group-orientated style RPGs, inn this episode I respond to some call-ins that I received about it. Have an opinion or thoughts on this topic? Leave us a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/the-red-dice-diaries/message If you’d rather email or have a voicemail that’s a little long for […]

Red Dice Re-organisation

So, UK Games Expo 2019 is over, I had a great time GM-ing for Games on Demand with my wife, Lloyd Gyan and all the other excellent GMs (and of course players), now I’m sliding into that post-Con funk stage of existence. However–one of the side benefits of attending the Con–is that it always fires […]

RPG Review: B/X Essentials Core Line

In this RPG Review I look at the five books in the B/X Essentials core line: Core Rules Class and Equipment Cleric & Magic-user Spells Monsters Adventures & Treasures The books are written by Gavin Norman of Necrotic Gnome and are available on Drivethru RPG as both PDF and print on demand versions. Title Music […]

Podcast Episode 40 – Over-production in RPGs

The edited version of our recent podcast recording “Over-production in RPGs” is now available on Anchor, I’m joined by Johannes Paavola, Mathew Bryan, Andre Martinez and Dennis Bach. Music on Podcast Title Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Wild West Wizardry Prep Notes

Last night I ran a game of Dresden Files Accelerated for five great players, it was a one-shot and–to put a bit of a twist on it–I’d decided to set the game in the wild west rather than the more traditional modern setting of the game. Looking for an iconic town I settled on Tombstone, […]

Kickstarter: Dead in the West

Dead in the West: A Tabletop RPG set in the Mythic Old West I received an email via the website from Will Donelson author of Dead in the West, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Will writes: Thanks for bringing the project to my attention Will, always happy to give a shout-out to interesting new games. […]

GM Tips: Expand your reading material

One of the aspects of the roleplaying that I really enjoy is producing campaign wikis/blogs, etc that provide more of an insight into currently running games and campaign worlds, it lets me keep my writing-hand in, keeps up my enthusiasm between games and also helps refresh my (unfortunately poor) memory concerning the salient details of […]

Storm and Sail Update

For those of you who aren’t aware, myself and Lloyd Gyan have been working for some time on creating a Storm and Sail campaign book for the Fate RPG, this spun-off a campaign that I kludged together using the Fate Accelerated rules and a few ideas that I had, you can find the videos for that […]