Playing with Youngers: Pets

From Adventure Hour!: To use animals as loyal pets, make them friendly, smart, or powerful, but not all three. Let's give some meat to these words: Friendly Likes owner, likes strangers, empathetic.Opposite: Jerk, doesn’t care, needs to be motivated Smart Independent, adaptable, courageousOpposite: Clumsy, afraid, needs to be told what to do Powerful Skilled, effective, … Continue reading Playing with Youngers: Pets

Focus on the World: The players are tourists

In this article, the Angry GM answers questions from folks. This question stuck out to me and it's something I've been thinking about for my own games: I like published settings with rich, detailed histories. Like Eberron. But my players won’t read the sourcebooks. Consequently, they don’t really understand the setting. How do I handle my … Continue reading Focus on the World: The players are tourists

Adventure Hour! – Release

Well folks. It's here. Adventure Hour! is upon us! Many, many, many hours of development. Pulling on now hundreds of hours of running games for younger folks. Editing to the most potent minimum possible. Increasing usability wherever possible. Maze Rats gave me a sense of what makes toolkits and printable booklets so excellent. Electric Bastionland … Continue reading Adventure Hour! – Release

Laws of the Dungeon: Procedure for Creating Free Association Adventure Sites

Inspired by this post from Was It Likely on Free Association Monstrosities. Pulling also from Electric Bastionland. Everything (dungeons included) has three purposes: OriginalCurrentTangent Each of these places we'll be creating today will have the "Current" purpose of Dungeon. It's meant to be explored, survived, and looted! We'll roll for the Purpose that it was … Continue reading Laws of the Dungeon: Procedure for Creating Free Association Adventure Sites