Category Archives: RPG Technology

Tech at the Table

Prep time for sessions is always at a premium. Even right now, when I’m on sabbatical leave from work, it seems to take a big chunk of elapsed time to get myself ready for a new session. Of course, this … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: Realm Works – the Future?

Realm Works, the new campaign and world management application by Lone Wolf Development (creator of the very popular HeroLab character creation software) was finally released out of a (very) long Beta/Early Access programme at the end of March 2014, about a … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: 3D Virtual Tabletop Kickstarter

There’s a very interesting Kickstarter in the works, with 6 days to go: 3D Virtual Tabletop: Visually Stunning RPGs on iPad, Android. I’ve become a backer, and I’d recommend you check it out … In summary, it’s an app that … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: Prep Tools

In my last DM for Kids post, I talked about the challenge of preparing for a weekly game session, something I’ve never really done on a regular basis. My work and home life schedule doesn’t really seem cut out for … 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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RPG Tech Talk: Waiting patiently…

In my last RPG Tech Talk column I talked about Realm Works, the new ‘Campaign Information Manager’ being developed by Lone Wolf Software, who also make the Hero Lab character creation software. As a backer, I have access to the monthly … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: Realm Works

Just got an update email to say that the Kickstarter for this project by Lone Wolf Development has funded! Great news! It’s a different style of project from some, in that the software is pretty much already developed, and has … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: Taking Notes

I recently picked up a book Never Unprepared: The Complete Gamemaster’s Guide to Session Prep. An interesting read, and one which I’m sure will bring some changes to my game prep activities. The link to this column, however, is that there … Continue reading

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Map of the Month: Mapping Worlds

This month, take a look at another great site for fantasy cartographers: Mapping Worlds, by Swedish mapper Pär Lindström. On this site he showcases a number of his maps, especially those of his fantasy world of Etrakien. You can find  large-scale … Continue reading

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Midgard Goodies

This post almost made it as my Tech Talk column of the month, or my Map of the Month … but in the end it stands on it’s own 🙂 The Midgard Campaign Setting is the upcoming product from Open … Continue reading

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