Category Archives: Roleplaying with Kids

The Amber Pendant

A new fantasy artist on the block … I’ve posted before about the 4E solo campaign I’m running occasionally (very occasionally as it happens…. doesn’t life just get in the way!!) for my son, called the Amber Pendant. His character … Continue reading

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4E Fun, 13th Age Spice

        As is (I hope) obvious from this blog, 13th Age has definitely caught my fancy! It has definitely inspired a re-working and expansion of many aspects of the World of Tolrendor. I mean when one of … Continue reading

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The First 13th Age Session

As highlighted in a previous post, a couple of weeks ago I ran my first ever session of the 13th Age Roleplaying Game. We’d had a blast creating new characters, with all the interaction and shared story creation promised by … Continue reading

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Winter is coming …

It’s been a good summer, with plenty of sun and BBQs, but with 3 months of parents-in-law, holidays and then parent (Mum) staying, not much time for anything else!! As you can see from the fact that this blog has … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: Remember, they’re still kids…

So summer is pretty much over now here in the UK as the evenings draw in rapidly, and temperatures start to fade. The kids are back at school after a great holiday period, so life has returned to the school/homework/sport/activity … Continue reading

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RPG Blog Carnival: Campaign Creation

It’s a while since I participated in a Carnival, but this looked like a fun topic! Creating a new campaign is one of the most exciting things you can take on as a GM. All those ideas, all that potential: … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: Session Prep

So the first session of my Summer Holiday (Monday) Weekly Game Night challenge has been and gone. As I previously mentioned, I only had one session pre-prepped before I began the challenge, and there are 5 more potential sessions before … Continue reading

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Ahhh, Summer…

In actual fact, as I steal 10 minutes in the office to start this post, rain is beating against the windows!! Summer in the UK I guess … although to be fair the weather has been pretty awesome for the … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: The Weekly Game Challenge!

I’ve never run a weekly game! There, I’ve said it! It’s unfortunately the honest truth. My DMing experience back in college/university days was always in ‘burst mode’: we’d have a few sessions in a short space of time, followed by … Continue reading

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Cartographer’s Annual Challenge: June 2013

So we’re six months into the year, and that means the sixth entry in my personal Cartographer’s Annual challenge: to use every issue of the Annual in the same month for a meaningful map. This months Issue┬áis another overland style, … Continue reading

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