Vampire:Darkages – An Introduction to my Tremere Chronicle

This is something I’ve been meaning to do for awhile now, journal the Vampire:Darkages game that I’m running as Storyteller (Dungeon Master).  Even though we’re about 6 months in, I’ve decided it’s never too late.  Especially since the old Vampire the Masquerade really has been revived through the V20 books! The Chronicle This chronicle is … Read moreVampire:Darkages – An Introduction to my Tremere Chronicle

New Game! Geocaching!

Official GeocacheI heard about geocaching a few years ago, but paid it absolutely no mind.  It sounded overly complicated and I didn’t have a GPS.  That was the last time I thought about it, until the other day when my other half brought it up that we should try it.

“But we need a GPS,” I said.  “And besides that, how do we know where to look for them? Isn’t it a club type thing?”

“No.  They’re all over and there’s apps for it.”

There’s an app for it.  Well, that one sentence was too much of a temptation and I started looking into it.  Sure enough, there’s tons of geocaching apps on Google Play and they have all sorts of user levels and prices.  So I downloaded one that looked user friendly.

Once it was downloaded, I searched for caches.  There are TONS in my area.  So yesterday I picked one that was about 1.5 km away from my house, hopped on my bicycle and went out geocaching with my father who’s in the country this month visiting.

So the geocache I picked has “playing” in its title.  I

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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

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

Zombies,Run! for Android! Pt1

Last week (I think), Six to Start released the Android version of Zombies, Run! I FINALLY got to download it. Of course, I was only able to go out and mess with it once or twice last week since it was raining. Not unusual for summer in Holland, but never the less, annoying. Well, now that … Read moreZombies,Run! for Android! Pt1

Hydra Dice – Necron (Kickstarter Project)

This morning I was browsing through the games section of  I really love this site because some great projects are born, such as Zombies, Run! (I’m currently writing a review now that I’ve been able to go out cycling a bit with the Android version). So this morning I came across a guy who’s … Read moreHydra Dice – Necron (Kickstarter Project)

A Spooky 1 Year Gaming Anniversary for Me

i had NO idea that when i posted my last post about gaming alone that it was officially my 1 year anniversary as a D&D gamer! and.. its gets spooky.  check this out:   here is a picture of my very first game on 1/29/11 and heres my last game early this morning i was … Read moreA Spooky 1 Year Gaming Anniversary for Me