Getting Started with Call of Cthulhu

Call of Cthulhu, first published in 1981 by Chaosium, is one of the classic roleplaying games. Call of Cthulhu is a game that rewards cowardice and missed perception checks. It is brilliant. Continue reading “Getting Started with Call of Cthulhu”

The Rise to Power: Create a Dragon Age Inspired RPG Campaign in Three Acts

One of my favorite computer games, or stories really, is BioWare’s Dragon Age II. This may not come as a surprise to readers of this blog, the series means a lot to me, but Dragon Age II may be an odd choice. Continue reading “The Rise to Power: Create a Dragon Age Inspired RPG Campaign in Three Acts”

How To Write the Perfect Roleplaying Game Starter Adventure

Starting a new roleplaying game campaign is one of my favorite things in the world. Anyone who is even considering starting a game should get moving, it is a great feeling and so much fun. Continue reading “How To Write the Perfect Roleplaying Game Starter Adventure”

Fantasy World Factions

Good stories need conflicts and rivaling factions, so you want to create a solid roster of factions for your fantasy world. Protagonists, antagonists, heroes, antiheroes, alliances, and organizations. Continue reading “Fantasy World Factions”

Rise of the Demon Lord

The Demon Lord is rising. You know this. Whenever your campaign is in trouble, a demon lord could rise somewhere, and you’ll know you’ll be alright. Not necessarily great, but at least alright.

Let’s dig into the building blocks of a Rise of the Demon Lord fantasy roleplaying game campaign: the Demon Lord, the cults and the cultists, the bargains, the vague texts, the End Times, and all the good stuff. Continue reading “Rise of the Demon Lord”