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Running Combats Without A Game Master

When my gaming group and I see that a game is going to fall through because some people didn't show or the Game Master wasn't feeling it that night, we default to a card game called Sentinels Of The Multiverse. One of the biggest draws of this…

As The Player Turns – When PVP Is Fun, And What To Do When It Isn’t

At Origins this year I ran a lot of games. Most of them went according to plan, many of them weren’t planned until the group sat at the table (which resulted in fighting Nazi Showgirls From Las Vegas), and one of them somehow turned into…

Johnny's Five - Five Ways To Overcome Combat Haus Characters In Combat

  Sometimes being a Game master feels like being in a five on one bar fight, with every other person in the fight having had time to workout and prepare for it for the last 3 months. Games are often weighted towards the players, providing…

Johnny's Five - Five Reasons/Ways To Get Out of A Not fun Combat

I recently ran a game that had a far too long and not fun combat in it. The party size is a little bloated, and I had planned out a combat with lots of combatants (mostly mooks who got taken out very easily, but a few actual threats) that became…