Enjoy your day and night and don't do anything too spooky!
My final thoughts on my time at Con on the Cob.
Via Reddit.com/r/rpg, I just discovered a great new gamer web series called Metagame, that focuses on the out of character comedy that transpires at a typical game table.
Pete Figtree is a teacher with a mission. He is bringing gaming in to the classroom in a way that will positively influence his present and future students. He is doing something real and important with real students. I get a neat, shiny and warm feeling whenever I think of this.
So I had a pretty awesome opportunity this week, and I've been trying to decide just how to share it.
In which I direct your attention to some amazing new artwork, and talk about creating a high fantasy zombie apocalypse.
Making an interesting, scene that invokes the senses of your players is the holy grail of GMing, and it can be made a bit more achievable by following what I call the "Rule of Three."
Ben from Ben's RPG Pile (no relation) has a fantastic idea. Create a character deck in the style of M:tG for players to quickly reference their character, powers, items and whatnot.
You let your sword arm droop as you look at your companions. Three of you are still standing. The Cleric lies immobile and feverish, surrounded by rotting corpses. Wiping sweat from your eyes, you shudder as you hear the moaning challenge of the undead coming from the wood to the East.. This days work is not done yet.