What to do when a tabletop rpg slows down

I saw an interesting question on a tabletop rpg forum I look at occasionally.  What do you do, as the DM, when the game slows down and your players are milling about without anything to do? How do you avoid saying, “What do you want to do now?” Personally, I never have to say this to … Read moreWhat to do when a tabletop rpg slows down

Lord of the Lost Live (Matrix, Bochum)

September 2011 I stumbled upon a video on YouTube that was labeled as the band Pain.  In actuality, the song Sex on Legs wasn’t from Pain but from a German band called Lord of the Lost.  Since the video looked like something straight out of Vampire the Masquerade (and the music wasn’t bad either), I … Read moreLord of the Lost Live (Matrix, Bochum)

Video Game Tax – Yay or Nay?

Where ever there’s a mass shooting orĀ grievousĀ violence, the end fault always seems to land on the shoulders of “violent” video games. Not graphic violence on TV. Not graphic violence depicted on the news, or in the newspaper and other news media. Not graphic violence depicted in songs…we can still beat them bitches and hoes to … Read moreVideo Game Tax – Yay or Nay?

Evernote App – A great Game Master tool

Today I want to talk to you about Evernote and the Evernote App.  Why? Because one of the things that a lot of Game Masters (DMs) seem to find daunting is tracking the information in their games.  Even as a DM who has been running games and con one shots for about 10 years now, … Read moreEvernote App – A great Game Master tool

Demon Hunter Kiting Build for Diablo 3

I don’t pretend to know anything more about Diablo 3 than the next player, however, I played a druid in Everquest.  Because most Everquest druids who played solo were masters of kiting, I decided that I could do the same with my demon hunter.  So here is my Demon Hunter Kiting Build which I’ve done … Read moreDemon Hunter Kiting Build for Diablo 3

Demon Hunter Cosplay from Diablo 3

It’s always nice to see fantastic cosplay when you wake up first thing in the morning.  So, this is what I woke up to…some very awesome Demon Hunter cosplay on DeviantArt. As someone who plays a demon hunter in Diablo 3, I fully approve!  The costume maker said that the costume isn’t done at the … Read moreDemon Hunter Cosplay from Diablo 3

Diablo 3 (Blizzard): Thoughts on Patch 1.0.5

Like everyone else, I pre-ordered Diablo 3 (by Blizzard) and received it back in May.  However, unlike everyone else, I didn’t get to play until early June due to being in the states on business. I’m not going to muse upon the game, mostly because if you put Diablo3 into Google you’ll find a liturgy of … Read moreDiablo 3 (Blizzard): Thoughts on Patch 1.0.5

12 Year Update to Diary of Dreams Tremere Song Blind in Darkness

In March 2000 the Succubus Club CD was released for Vampire the Masquerade.  On that CD was the Clan Tremere song that was produced by Diary of Dreams.  Now, 12 years later, Diary of Dreams has re-released Blind in Darkness on their brand new acoustic album called Anatomy of Silence (19 October 2012) under the … Read more12 Year Update to Diary of Dreams Tremere Song Blind in Darkness