When I first heard about Star Realms, I wondered what all the hype was about. I already owned deck building games. The basic mechanics looked almost identical. When I saw it on sale for less than ten dollars, though, I figured it was at least worth a shot. I had no … Continue reading
Grant and Peter are back, and talking about creatures great and small! Inspired by M. J. Young’s 2004 Faith and Gaming article “Animals” (written for the Christian Gamers’ Guild), Grant and Peter discuss the wide variety of animals seen in roleplaying games and the real world. Then, we talk about how to use them effectively in your story and setting, and some pitfalls to keep in mind when the focus shifts to pets and other creatures at the table. Plus, we’re going to Fear the Con 8 and you should too!
Scripture: Job 12:7-10,
Every time I sat down in a classroom in the pursuit of learning how to do the work of ministry, there was a recurring theme the teacher would bring up. It was impossible to avoid. Regardless of context, no matter who was teaching – at some point in the semester we were … Continue reading
Derek Knutsen, co-host of THE ESTABLiSHED FACTS and the mind behind Palegain Press, joins us to talk about charitable activity happening at Fear the Con 8 and some tips on running convention games! Derek has run Fear the Charity events at Fear the Con for several years now, and this year he’s also running Fear the Fruit. He’s also running a canned food drive, an alternate reality game (ARG) for Fear the Charity donations, a charity dungeon crawl at Fear the Con, and more! In short, he’s very busy helping everyone at Fear the Con give back to the broader community, and he’s awesome. While we have him on, we also pick his brain for some advice on running good convention games—basic advice on handling peopl […]
Game Masters & Players Unite! Through the halls of Role Playing Game history, dating back to the first time dice were used to decide fate, the oft echoed lament of Game Masters can be heard… “My players are ruining my game!” Miniatures and character sheets go flying and the GMs … Continue reading