Friday Grab Bag: Karfreitag Edition

Solo Role-playing Mike Overbo has released a new version of ranDM solo, the solo app that runs in your browser. It has new solo engines and a “prep blog post” feature. He also has a short overview about the different solo engines. The awesome Android app Adventuresmith now has solo engines! Adventuresmith is free and […]

Friday Grab Bag: Dungeon Drawing, and more

Security Nothing RPG-related, but there was a huge security breach for sites using Cloudflare. For example, patreon and reddit could be affected. More info here. Change passwords and enable 2FA for important accounts. Dungeon Drawing Elementary Principles of Dungeon Drawing is a short article by David McGrogan worth your time: […] I don’t think I’ve […]

OSR Sci Fi GM Screen (Mini-Review)

Let’s take a short break from my Whitehack series and look at a different old school gaming product. The OSR Sci Fi GM Screen is a production in the wake of the White Star (aff) hype. While White Star isn’t perfect, it still has lots of fans in the old school community. The GM Screen […]

3 Line NPCs (Review)

I’m always looking for tools to make my games run better. I’m still a fledgling GM and somehow my gaming group never wants me to run the games I like, so I’m mostly gaming online. I’ve only run 10 or so games, but I want to get better. Having compelling NPCs is always nice to […]

The GameMaster’s Apprentice (Mini-Review)

The GameMaster’s Apprentice? A funny name for a little card-based tool. I playtested this yesterday had a lot of fun. It is a set of 60 poker-sized double printed cards with tons of random generators. At the same time, it’s a “GM-emulator” which you can use for solo role-playing. Each card contains 14 different randomizers […]

The GameMaster’s Apprentice: Playtest

Today I want to playtest one of my recent RPG tool arrivals, The GameMaster’s Apprentice. The GMA is a set of 60 poker-sized double printed cards with tons of random generators and at the same time it’s a “GM-emulator” which you can use for solo role-playing. The Kickstarter page has two videos showing how this […]