Tag Archives: play

Extrinsic Game Costs

I like puzzles in my games. I’ve mentioned before, however, that they present a challenge of design for to their reliance on player ability and not so much character ability. In my previous post, I gave some tips based on … Continue reading

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Play Report: Umdiliat, the Soft Shore (Stormguard Session 5)

The party and their charges have teleported, arriving in a swamp, hoping it is the Northern swamp. The party is: Hilbrent Firebrand: Human Magic-user, Level 2 (Fire Spellbook) Talia Stromborne: Human Cleric of Vardor, Level 2 (Healing Spellbook) Benquil Barrison … Continue reading

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Play Report: Dreams and Battle (Stormguard Session 3)

Our intrepid adventurers have been shipwrecked in the orc controlled Stormguard wilderness for two days now. They have just leveled up. The party is: Hilbrent Firebrand: Human Magic-user, Level 2 (Fire Spellbook) Talia Stromborne: Human Cleric of Vardor, Level 2 (Healing … Continue reading

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Progress Update-More Playtest and Getting Back

I’ll be brief, this week the new-to-tabletop players made it into Mhyrinport and that storyline is well underway with them breaking a political prisoner (at random) out of the dungeons under the tower. They are now faced with the prospect … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words-Encharge, AoE, Anti-lumen, Anti-decibel

Encharge-As you may have noticed, many of the spells we discuss use this term to describe what kind of spell they are.  Since its meaning is unclear to some, it should be clarified that an encharge is a spell (generally … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words-Game and Dungeon

Game-A game is initiated by a would-be Master Weaver.  It is associated with a given Campaign or Dungeon to be played and has a description including directions and play times for potential players.  Players apply to Games by creating a … Continue reading

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