Cyclopaedia 21: Pirates

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 21: Pirates. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Getting Started series. While growing up, I was introduced to classic books by my grandfather, including Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island. It was there I was first introduced to the villainous yet adventurous world of pirates. Since then … Continue reading

Cyclopaedia 20: Survival

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 20: Survival. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe was one the first books my grandfather loaned to me from his library. He was an avid reader of the classics and when I showed interests in reading more serious books, that was … Continue reading

InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 5 (Hype-r-drive)

Engage Hype!! Uncle Jeff wrestles with the age old tradition (or curse) of the Geek Hype!! How long does it take from the point you emerge from a nerd-tastic experience to the point you’re already contemplating a game? I’ll bet I’ve got you beat… Tonight’s episode deals with turning your … Continue reading

InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 4 (Richer NPCs)

NPCs to Remember Ever came across an NPC in your RPG of choice that really stuck with you? Chances are they had a bit of back story to them…maybe a unique twang in their speech…or perhaps a story that drove them to peculiarities. Uncle Jeff delves into one of his … Continue reading

InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 2 (New GMs)

Tangential Fun Uncle Jeff and guest host Brian delve into the seedier side of marxist Jawas and how an encounter with a tribe of Cannok worshipers isn’t a monkey wrench in the works, it’s a Tangent! It’s all about game prep for those players who specialize in the unexpected and … Continue reading

We Want You – why ‘non-gamers’ are crucial for gaming ministry

We’ve had a number of churches inquire about having us out to run a game day. Among the first questions I ask them are “What are your plans for follow up?” and “How are you going to get your congregations involved?” There’s no lack of one-time experiences designed to get people in … Continue reading

IRP D&D: Session 12 of the Broken Road pt 2

The Undead in Our Midst, pt 2 Zombies, dead bounty hunters, and now statues dedicated to a horrific deity. What could possibly go wrong? Session 12: Part 2 The Cast DM – Jeff Romo Silas the Wizard – Luke Navarro Baerd the Cleric – Mike Perna Kindrik the Rogue – … Continue reading

Narrative Threads

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