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  1. Knowladge Checks

    Knowledge checks. Knowledge checks can sure cause some problems in the game, such as:

    1.Rolling all the time. While knowledge skills are made to be used, too many players go overboard. As soon as anything happens, five different players are rolling five or more knowledge checks attempting to know everything. This disrupts the flow of the game. The DM is attempting to set up role-playing encounters, not simply writing a text story. Knowledge checks make adventure boring. A player ...
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  2. Solo Quests

    So started writing my first solo quest. I have three play testers. This is of course along side the 3.1 mechanics update. Solo quests are very different from the dynamic interactive GM. As a GM, i want to preserve that same sense of depth and immersive experience buts its impossible to do without addressing so many options at each decision point. My first set of play testing feedack was not to over complicate. I'm taking that to heart and scaling back things to make it easier and more fun for players. ...
  3. My First Blog Post: Feng Shui: Lost Island

    I'm trying out this whole "blog" thing, on this here site here, and for my pbp I'm trying to get started.

    It's FENG SHUI, the action movie game! I need at least another player or two - fun in the sand and surf, be a reality show contestant, vote people off the island, fight for your life in the South Pacific ... uh I mean.... I always give things away when I write stuff! D'oh!

    Come check it out! Feng Shui: Lost Island
  4. River Rats! EEeeeewwww

    Tonight we will be adventuring! Donn has returned to FallCrest with dragon hide in tow and will return it to the Smith Teldorthan. We will then move to the market square where Donn will have a chance to replenish his stock of sunrods, healing potions and other travel items before having to run a street chase encounter against a thief in the market. He will then petition his friend Serim Saluzar to help him find out more about these thieves and their wiles. Here is a snippet from the flavor text ...
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  5. Dieing is easy

    Comedy is hard. I've been working on a comedic fantasy story, which by now is more of a fantasy story with comedic undertones, if their is a difference. I hereby offer the first page of what will eventually be a trilogy, and then hopefully a setting of random books. The title of the book at this time is classified, because it's moronic:

    In a mystical land separated from our own, as these fantasy stories usually are, that mystical land was on the brink of war, chaos, turmoil, and horrible ...