CSI Midderlands: Session 2

In the second episode of our #CSIMidderlands game, our four heroes travel to the Grand Library in Tomegate, attempting to determine what actually happened to Gwenneth, the young girl they rescued from the Witch-hunters. Music is Hidden Truth by Rael Krux, used under Public Domain licence, check out their site at: https://www.orchestralis.net/#/

CSI Midderlands: session 1

In the first episode of our #CSIMidderlands game, four heroes from various different parts of #GreatLunden come together to try and prevent a young girl being burnt as a witch and tumble onto a more sinister plot connecting with the #LaughingPlague.

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 […]

2000 YouTube Subscribers

I’m pleased to announce that a few days ago our YouTube channel passed the 2000 subscriber mark, I’m pleased that people find the videos I put out entertaining and/or useful enough to subscribe and stick with our channel and blog. To mark the occasion I filmed a combination intro/thank you video for the channel.

Useful link: British Pathé

The British Pathé youtube channel collects archived footage about particular topics from the days when news reels used to be shown in cinemas, some very interesting stuff and also shows the biases and thoughts of the time when the reels were made, could be very useful to GMs running period games: https://www.youtube.com/user/britishpathe/

Future layout/theme ideas for website and Youtube Channel

I’ve recently read some very insightful posts on the various online roleplaying communities that I am a member of, some of these have made me give thought to how good a job my own channel and this website do with communicating my aims to the audience, and what those aims actually. So I sat down […]

Future Youtube Videos

* RPG BUGBEARS – Excessive searching and obsession with detail. * GM tips – Make sure your players understand the goal/aim of your game. * GM tips – accents & vocal mannerisms * Player tips – collaboration & selling * RPG Questions – Importance of maps * GM tips – The entirely improvised session * […]

1000 subscribers on Youtube

I’m pleased to announce that my Red Dice Diaries Youtube Channel has now reached 1000 subscribers (it actually reached it last night, as of time of writing i’m slightly over); I do intend to record a proper thank you video incorporating some suggestions from members of the RPG Brigade (previously the Youtube RPG Brigade, the […]