Nine Tips for a Legendary Campaign

Posted on Fri 02 April 2021 in Dispatches • Tagged with gaming, gm tips, rpg, writing • 16 min read

So you’re getting ready to kick off a campaign for your gaming group? Before you even get started, ask yourself: are you looking to create a campaign that will simply be fun, or one that your players will be talking about for years to come?

If your answer is …


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Introducing Explorers Wanted

Posted on Wed 08 April 2020 in Dispatches • Tagged with announcements, numenera, personal, podcasts, projects, rpg • 2 min read

It isn’t news to anyone that I’m a big fan of Numenera. It is my favorite game to run and I will shamelessly hype for it to anyone who will listen. About two years ago, I started a campaign for some friends and it was truly a wonderful …


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Running Invisible Sun: The Shadows of Her Eyes

Posted on Sun 31 March 2019 in Dispatches • Tagged with gaming, invisible sun, rpg • 7 min read

Last Tuesday, I wrapped up a two-month introductory adventure for Invisible Sun. It was my first time running the game, and all my players were new to it as well. One other had also backed the original Kickstarter, but this was his first opportunity to play. As with any first-time …


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Saddle Up! We’re on our way to the Ninth World.

Posted on Mon 21 May 2018 in Dispatches • Tagged with gaming, geeklycon, numenera, rpg • 2 min read

This July, I’ll be running my first convention game of an RPG at GeeklyCon. I’ve been a DM for many years, but my focus has been running long term campaigns for my friends. I recently wrapped up a 5+ year 4E campaign, and we kicked off our replacement …


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The Strange: Monte Cook Keeps It Weird With New RPG

Posted on Mon 28 October 2013 in Dispatches • Tagged with gaming, kickstarter, monte cook, numenera, rpg • 2 min read

I’ve recently written about Monte Cook’s game Numerera, and by all accounts, the game appears to be enjoying some success, or at least significant buzz. Many creators would be content with that and simply double-down on that product. That being said, Monte Cook doesn’t seem to be …


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Exploring the Ninth World: A Few Thoughts on Numenera

Posted on Thu 24 October 2013 in Dispatches • Tagged with gaming, monte cook, numenera, reviews, rpg • 6 min read

Numenera Cover

Welcome to the Ninth World

As I’ve been running my D&D campaign, I’ve become interested in the alternative role-playing systems that came about after my initial foray into gaming. It all started because I was looking for inspiration for fun rule tweaks I could incorporate into my …


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