Are you a GamesMaster for a fantasy role-playing game? Do you struggle to make your settings feel real? Do you need a castle home base? Or a castle for the players to attack? Or a refuge from the dangers on the road? Maybe some NPCs in a wilderness stronghold? Ragnar's Keep is a detailed castle … Continue reading Ragnar’s Keep – a mediaeval castle setting for fantasy RPGs
In February 2019 when I whiled away a train journey by sketching a castle, little did I know what I was letting myself in for. I had done it to work out what the castle on top of Heroic Maps' Mydstep Keep dungeon might look like before I ruined it, to try to make sure … Continue reading Ragnar’s Keep is coming!
Yesterday was Unique. Ready to Engage? That's the inspiration for day 3 of #RPGaDay2019. Over the last 2 years since starting GMing D&D in earnest again, I have been on a journey learning what engages me and what doesn't. I started running a regular campaign again just under two years ago - September 2017 - … Continue reading RPGaDay2019 Day 3 – Engage
After the very obvious "First" yesterday, today's #RPGaDay2019 prompt is "Unique". I'm going to talk about the setting I use for my campaign, and why I think it's unique in the Dungeons and Dragons milieu. It is the world now known as Mystara, but which was just the section of the continent called "The Known … Continue reading RPGaDay2019 Day 2 – the Unique Mystara