Month: July 2017

50 Fathoms: Session 30

I like to do things in ways that the writers of these campaigns probably didn’t anticipate. I mean, any decent RPG writer knows that players go off the rails – that’s just a given. But even the most experienced GMs…

Rose and Thorn: Session 15

I’m not gonna lie, I had no idea how to prepare this session. I’ve never really run a heist before, and moreover, I haven’t exactly played in any D&D sessions I’d describe as heist-like. I was kind of stressing over…

50 Fathoms: Session 29

Here’s a problem with long-running campaigns: even with the blog to help me remember what we have and haven’t done, there is a pretty high number of subplots and ongoing threads to keep track of. I basically have a laundry…

Rose and Thorn: Session 13

Things I love as a DM: when my players ignore encounters, assuming they know what’s going to happen when they are, in fact, incorrect. When my players assume facts about the world based on previous games they’ve played when they…