The Darkness Groans Into the catacombs to uncover the darker secrets of a culture thought long removed from the face of the world. In this episode, they find the first signs… Part One …stay tuned, Part Two coming up this week! The Cast DM – Jeff Romo Silas the Wizard … Continue reading
I remember the first time dove into the world of deep, strategic game play. The feeling that comes from thinking through moves that exist only in a hypothetical world of possible outcomes as the opponents’ decisions guide my own. At the end of a good session, it’s just satisfying to see … Continue reading
You’ve decided you want to start a new gaming group? Awesome! I’m going to give you what I’ve learned having started a few. For this article, I’m going to focus on how to start an RPG group. There are some small differences, but for the most part, what you read … Continue reading
Well, it’s official: We’re going to Fear the Con 8, and Fear the Con 8 is officially happening, so meet us there! That news aside, though, we’ve got a full episode for you: Grant and Peter reviewing their “gaming curriculum”. These are our suggestions for media of all sorts which you as a gamer should have for reference, read, play, or watch to be a better gamer (and especially a better gamemaster.) The full list of media (with links!) is below the fold for reference, so enjoy!
Scripture: Proverbs 18:15, 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Fear the Con 8 Grant and Peter, co-hosts of Saving the Game, are both going Fear the Con 8 in June. You should be there too. Here’s why. “Where two or three gather in my name, there I am with them.” —Matthew 18:20 Since its inception, Fear the Con has … Continue reading
Things continue to go well on the InnRoads Plays Estate … right up until they start going horribly wrong. Welcome to episode 2 … of the Darkest Dungeon. Continue reading
Grant and Peter are back to talk about making interesting conspiracies for your players to expose—or participate in! First, we plug the ongoing Fear the Con 8 Kickstarter—if you want to see us there, the con needs to hit its Kickstarter goal, so consider backing it if you haven’t done so yet! Then we get down to business, talking about the elements of a good conspiracy as an entity in your game, and only briefly diverting to talk about conspiracy theories. Like these, which claim the moon isn’t real.
Scripture: Psalm 41:5-9,
Deepest darkness, cold fire, dancing faieries, what’s not to like? Baerd, Kindrik and Silas delve into the catacombs to uncover why humans and goblins are so keen on excavating this site. In Part 1, the party descends into darkness, finding that sometimes a light in the pitch isn’t always comforting. … Continue reading