In which Chatty finally shares part of what his small press pilgrimage taught him and describes his new method for dealing with skill checks in classic RPGs like D&D (easily adaptable to most other classic games too)
In which Chatty finally reveals what happens to Yan’s Snake-woman PC when our unified group of adventurers decide to attack her. Will the alliance stand? Will the snake woman survive? Come and read about it!
In which Chatty starts relating a play-by-play account of the Burning Wheel scenario “The Sword” as played by his long-standing gaming group.
In which Chatty explains what brought him to finally try Burning Wheel with his players and how he prepared for running the game’s introductory adventure, a short Dungeon Crawl scenario called ‘The Sword”
In which, Chatty Phil wanders the street of Astoria, looking for Burning Con and a chance to play some truly engaging Burning Wheel scenarios.
Luke Crane tells us what GMs can learn from Gen Con, Mike Shea of Sly Flourish talks about epic-level play, and Chris Perkins defends his reputation as a killer DM.
During Origins 2010, I dropped by a packed seminar run by Luke Crane and Jared Sorensen. Luke Crane is the designer of Burning Wheel and Mouse Guard RPGs, of which we (mainly ChattyDM) have spoken of on many occasions. Jared Sorensen is the game designer behind a number of games including Action Castle and the […]
In which Chatty DM comes out of the Full-Spectrum gaming closet and announces great news for Burning Wheel/Mouse Guard fans.
Late night board gaming, meeting Wil Wheaton, running the DM challenge, and much more in the Chatty DM’s trip to Pax East.
Oh, and Silver Bulettes that crap gravitational anomalies.
See parts 1 and 2 here and here. Seminars, The Tricks of the Successful 4e DM, English There’s a French expression I coined one day to describe how different my brother and I were. It goes ‘Nous sommes comme le jour et la pluie” which translates less poetically into “We are like day and […]