Roleplay Will Eat Itself

The title of this article is intended to be a tongue-in-cheek reference, based around the name of the band Pop Will Eat Itself, I am not seriously suggesting that recent scandals are going to destroy roleplaying or anything needlessly dramatic like that. However, it has been pointed out to me that the humour may not […]

Star Hex

Star Hex   Given my recent love affair with James M Spahn’s White Star–you can see my video review of it here–I’m thinking of running some OSR style sci-fi when when Dungeon World campaign wraps up in a few weeks or so; I’ve been looking at the concept of hex crawls and have even taken […]

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      

Tiddlywikis

I’ve waxed lyrical about the virtues of Tiddlywikis before, small programs that you can use to host and reference the information for your campaign, well I’ve recently started them to for two campaigns that I’m running and they’re now hosted on my website: Dungeon World Campaign Tiddlywiki Heart of Darkness: Star Wars Campaign Tiddlywiki

Letting People Down

I’ve often bemoaned the fact that real-life has an increasing tendency to interfere with roleplaying; gone are the times when I could RP more than a couple of times a week, my gaming activities now have to be fit around other important activities with Tetris-like precision and, as is often the case with Tetris, all […]

Added calendar to site

In an attempt to stick to a more regular schedule of blogging and video delivery (as per my previous post) I’ve added a calendar to the blog in the right hand menu area, at the moment this has a series of regular, general entries in designed to help remind me what I should be focusing […]

Committing to a System

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about why I find certain new systems a little difficult to get into, it takes me a while to pick them up, whilst some older systems (like the OWOD system) are very firmly lodged in my mind; now this might not seem like much of a problem but it […]

A more regular video/blog schedule

As part of my commitment to really focus on my blog/writing and Youtube channel in the New Year I’ve already started making some alterations to the blog and content produced, tweaking our logo and the layout of the blog to make it quicker to load on people’s computers was the start of this and I’m […]

Using live-chat on Youtube Actual Plays

With BrigadeCon 2015 I started to watch a few more videos live on Youtube as they were being recorded, unfortunately I don’t get as much time to do so as I’d like but I enjoyed using the live-chat feature on the videos I was watching. For those of you who aren’t aware of the live-chat feature […]

RPGs with young people

For anyone who has read my previous post and is interested in helping young people get into RPGs or has young people amongst their players, there was an excellent panel hosted by Nate of WasD20 for BrigadeCon2015, check it out 🙂