#RPGaDay2022 Day 5 — Why would they like this game??

DAY FIVE WHY WOULD THEY LIKE THIS GAME? I chose DM Scotty’s EZD6 for as an introductory RPG. It’s written for all-ages, with smooth, easy gameplay that works great and is intuitive. The Karma mechanic is a fun addition that allows for greater successes, even when failing. All in all, it is structured to move…

#RPGaDay2022 Day 4 — Where Would You Host a First Game?

DAY FOUR Where Would You Host a First Game? Atmosphere is everything and I can think of some amazing venues to introduce roleplaying to someone, but rather than go to the extreme and fantastical, I think we’ll keep this practical and possible. Two choices come to mind, but I think I would go with Ye…

#RPGaDay2022 Day 3 — When were you first introduced to RPGs?

DAY THREE WHEN WERE YOU INTRODUCED TO RPGs? I have a clear memory of this, thankfully, as I’m short on time today. The year was 1978. I was in Coles. You remember Coles, right? The Book People? They would later be bought out by Waldenbooks, who, in turn were a part of Borders. All now…

#RPGaDay2022 Day 2 — What is a Great Introductory RPG?

DAY TWOWhat is a Great Introductory RPG? There’s a lot of great introductory games out there. Heck, I started with the Holmes D&D book and it worked great for me. But I thought I would take the opportunity to showcase a new game on the scene that is pretty darn slick and a lot of…

#RPGaDay2022 Day One

DAY ONEWHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO INTRODUCETO ROLEPLAYING GAMES? RPGs are tailor-made for everyone. And I mean everyone. RPGs come in all flavors and in a wealth of different complexities. You can find a system and genre that would suit anyone willing to sit down at the table. So I guess this day’s question is…

Lonely House by Michelle Belanger

Michelle Belanger is an occult expert and author of more than thirty books on paranormal topics. You probably know Michelle best from appearances on A&E’s Paranormal State and the Travel Channel’s Portals to Hell. In addition, Michelle also creates tabletop games. Michelle’s Ouila Board Scramble is a lot of fun (and a great tool for…

RPGaDay Returns on August 1st

Happy Gary Gygax Day, friends. It’s been rather quiet around here, I know, but I wanted to pop in and spread the word about RPGaDay. The annual event, now in its 9th year, begins August 1st. We’ll be taking part all month long and hope you will too, either on your own sites and/or social…

Mirrorscape is redefining the tabletop experience

Mirrorscape has brought to Kickstarter an exciting innovation in the tabletop experience, by merging in-person roleplaying with interactive augmented reality technology. ARcana: Augmented Reality Platform is a 3D tabletop map builder and interface that will play well with all the accompanying technologies that are growing out of the latest advances in the cyberverse. “We intend…

Redmon’s Requiem: Sessions 21 thru 23 — Rime Again at Campaign’s End

Discovering they had been trapped in a fever dream onboard the cthonic Deathwish, the Lionshields regrouped, reacquainting themselves with what had last transpired — the death of the wizard Herron at the hands of their nemesis Dirk Flisten, who had acquired the Ring of Summer Flame. Flisten met a cruel end, however, when he was…

Redmon’s Requiem: Sessions 19 & 20 — Fire & Blood

Gaston Delacourt laughed, “You bear my mark,” he said to Kari, “thus do my bidding!” Nodnal called upon the Demilich, Jim Darkmagic, and used a wish spell to remove Kari’s lycanthopic curse. “Fool,” Gaston cackled. “Kari… kill the cat.” The mark was not the curse, but the torc Kari wore to control the beast within….