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Carnival Row RPG

Carnival Row RPG is a good sign!

Carnival Row RPG is out. The series doing its rounds in Amazon video to the delight of a lot of people who have told me it is a truly excellent show albeit a complicated one to watch. But what does this RPG mean for the hobby? The series written by Travis Beacham (Pacific Rim) has…
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critical role: good for us?

Critical Role’s role – an unpopular opinion

Critical Role has been going for a number of years now and its presence has had a tremendous impact on the hobby. But, why do some people think this is bad? Well… I tell you all about it in the video. The role of Critical Role in the hobby is getting stronger by the season.…
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gms academy in media res

In medias res: The G*M*S RPG Academy

In Medias Res is a very well known and used term that can make a huge difference to how your games are received. But, what is the best way to use it? I tell you in this video. When we use In-medias-res in an adventure, we are doing something powerful because we are taking some…
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necronomnomnom review

Necronomnomnom review

Necronomnomnom is a Lovecraftian cookery book that was released last year thanks to a very successful Kickstarter. But, does it cut it as a cookery book? Borrowing from the Lovecraft mythology, the Necronomnomnom brings a cofetable size book in padded hardcover with some truly, insanely gorgeous art inside and the promise of some recipes out…
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Adventure creation: Endings are beginnings. The G*M*S Academy

Adventure creation: Endings are beginnings

Adventure creation can be tremendous fun, but sometimes we find ourselves without inspiration to get our mojo flowing and starting from the end can give us that little bit of spark to get our adventures going. In this video I want to explore adventure creation starting at the end, and how to make that end…
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