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    The focus of the posts you will find here is strictly on face-to-face and play-by-post 'tabletop' gaming. Further details on what to expect, how things are arranged, and the schedule for posting different types of entry may be found in the 'What to Expect' sticky-post below~

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What to expect from Casting Shadows

Using either the pull-down menus at the top of the page, or the various means of tag and category search tools arrayed along the sides, readers can explore a growing collection of commentary and comments about roleplaying games and techniques for both players and adjudicators. The focus of these posts is strictly on face-to-face and play-by-post ‘tabletop’ … Continue reading

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Gather for the Gathering

In a month’s time, I would like to run an unusual campaign involving different media and players from all over the world. Players would have several characters: one for the main events of the campaign, and the others as witnesses and associates caught up in an investigation of those events. Game events for the main … Continue reading

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Mythic Britain: Summer Blood & Winter Snow – session 4

Since the last recap of our Mythic Britain campaign, there have been a few changes. The biggest change, I suppose was that the name of the game has changed. From this point forward, RuneQuest 6th is being rebranded as Mythras.  This is good news. The same great game will continue, but from now on it … Continue reading

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Recasting Canon: Star Wars

Whenever someone considers running a Star Wars game, or a game in a setting as beloved and expansive, the question of how to handle canon tends to arise. This can be a pleasant experience, or it can lead to arguments…. like pretty much everything else in life. Unsurprisingly, I hope, I come out in favor … Continue reading

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Mythic Britain: Summer Blood and Winter Snow – session 2&3

The first three sessions of Summer Blood and Winter Snow took place during our usual Saturday playing time. The fourth session has been delayed due to the amazing travel plans of one player, and the less amazing work obligations of yours truly. The group will try out some other games, such as Tunnels and Trolls … Continue reading

Types of GM…?

Thanks to the monster that is the Facebook news feed, I stumbled across a post today about Types of GM. If you do not feel like following the link, the post boils down to citing two methods for running a game and creating  three groups of GM from that. The author’s bias seems to support a … Continue reading

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