Roll for Initiative: Chapter 1

Hey everyone! This is a "Fluff" series that I've started. It's written to be a little less heady than some of our Philosophy of Gaming articles. If you need a break from how to incorporate realism, how to wield the empathy hammer, or straight up Epistemology, look no further. The style is a (loving) rip-off of the brilliant Chris…

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Gettin’ all Epistemological up in this dungeon

Epistemology is one of those words I have to use occasionally, but rarely enough that I still have to look it up. It boils down to the Theory of Knowledge, or “How we know what we know”. If anyone here slogged through an International Baccalaureate program, lightbulbs may have just turned on. But then again,…

Session Management

Role-Playing games are a time-consuming affair. My sessions are full of people looking to hit the ground running and be out the door quickly (since we all work/have papers to write). That being said, a short night for us is two hours. Some folks like marathon sessions that can last a whole night (Given the…