Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: An Interview with Alex Schroeder from 1PDC

Since 2009, the One Page Dungeon Contest (or 1PDC for short) offers designers a chance to describe a dungeon, village, or cave to be used during a roleplaying game session, but only using one side of an A4 sheet of paper. Over time, many of the submissions described standalone adventures more than a single map. . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: An Interview with Alex Schroeder from 1PDC

Local Event: Family RPG Day at Petrie’s Family Games

In October 2011, the great folks at RPGNow/DriveThruRPG sponsored a “Teach Your Kids to Game” week that I was very enthusiastic about. There were a ton of great articles around the ‘net from people and organizations big and small.

So I was equally jazzed to hear from Cameron Crawford at Petrie’s Family Games, my favorite . . . → Read More: Local Event: Family RPG Day at Petrie’s Family Games

News from Around the Net: 7-OCT-2011 (Sponsored by Crafty Games)

It’s been a long week already, but I can’t let it go by without at least mentioning the passing of Steve Jobs. I’m not an Apple guy, yet I own two iPod Touches and an iPad and use my iPad every day. Way back when, we owned an Apple ][+ and I worked in a . . . → Read More: News from Around the Net: 7-OCT-2011 (Sponsored by Crafty Games)

News from Around the Net: 9-SEP-11

Are short weeks more brutal than long ones? Sometimes it sure seems that way!

Part of it must be the somber reminders of 9/11 on it’s 10th anniversary this Sunday. Hard to believe it’s been that long. But it’s something I know I’ll never forget. Some images you just can’t unsee. But it’s fitting that . . . → Read More: News from Around the Net: 9-SEP-11

The Gamerati Tour 2011 is Coming to Colorado Springs!

Though their name may make you think of the Illuminati, the Gamerati is not a super-secret organization bent on world domination. Well, maybe they are. But they’re not interested in taking over the *whole world* – just the roleplaying communities. To that end, Gamerati member Ed Healy has been on a nationwide tour of game . . . → Read More: The Gamerati Tour 2011 is Coming to Colorado Springs!

The Gassy Gnoll: Free RPG Day 2011 and Ruminations on Rules-Light Roleplaying

Did everybody have a chance to participate in Free RPG Day at their local game retailer? I managed to tear myself away from my daughter’s softball double-header to briefly drop by Petrie’s Family Games, my closest game store. Though I wasn’t able to participate in any of the events, they had a full calendar throughout . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Free RPG Day 2011 and Ruminations on Rules-Light Roleplaying

Event Report: Colorado Springs City-Wide Gaming Event 2011

On Saturday, 21-May-2011, I had the opportunity to attend the 2nd Annual Colorado Springs City-Wide Gaming event and had a blast. Though it wasn’t quite what I expected, it was tons of fun and showed off the diversity of gamers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

For an overview of the event, you can check out my . . . → Read More: Event Report: Colorado Springs City-Wide Gaming Event 2011