Posts Tagged ‘ teamwork ’

Respect the Metagame

22
May 12, 2014
For Players

Last week, I was listening to one of my favorite gaming podcast, The NPC Cast. If you’ve never heard it, you should listen to it. Aaron and Del are really interesting and present diverse viewpoints on gaming and Chris is also a person who is on the show. And even though I’ve ended up...
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Popcorn Initiative: A Great Way to Adjust D&D and Pathfinder Initiative with a Stupid Name

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September 13, 2013
Setting the PCs Up to Fail

All right, kiddos, I am breaking from my usual game of writing thousands and thousands of words tell you how to run a game in exhausting detail (deliberate word choice, don’t correct me). Instead, I’m going to throw a house rule at you. Use it. Don’t use it. I don’t care. I’ve been using...
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The Memory Game

8
January 16, 2013
For Players

Writing an extensive back story is not for everyone. For every player that revels in writing a back-story, it seems there are two that absolutely hate it. Sometimes, getting acceptable back-stories from players is like pulling teeth. And the truth is, most of the stuff in a back-story is utterly useless crap. Writing a...
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Everyone’s A Leader In Their Own Way

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July 31, 2010
For Players

A few weeks ago, the Angry DM ran his virtual mouth off on Twitter, calling D&D a 'competitive team sport'. But if D&D is a team sport, where is all of the teamwork and sportsmanship?
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