Main Topic Tropes and cliches represent two related ideas that often are confused with one another. Each can be used to great effect, but often the former is considered positive while the latter negative. Each…

Main Topic The Evil Overlord is an iconic stereotype of games and books. This one leans into the fantasy realms more so than some of the other villains. At least I feel that way. This…

Main Topic Technology is ubiquitous in Sci-Fi. As a matter of fact it is actually one of the defining elements to the genre. Is this something you are going to make major or minor as…

Main Topic Magic is often one of the defining pillars of a Fantasy Game or Setting. When you are either designing your own, or describing an existing setting’s magic, make sure to capture what sort…

Main Topic  With a varied and rich background, B. Dave Walters brings a unique touch to the characters and games he runs, plays, and writes. A well recognized panelist for conventions, streamer, and writer, Dave…

Main Topic   Sitting down with the guys over at BattleLords to chat about what they have been working on recently, as well as the new Kickstarter that should go live by the end of October…

Main Topic So you are going to be running a game. All GM’s do this but what is the first thing you do once you have pitched the basic idea to your players? Maybe you…

Main Topic So over the last couple of episodes we did character creation for a FATE game. We are at that time of the year for another round of Statblockopolloza. All of us thought it…

Main Topic In this episode we finish up these characters Skills and Stunts, plus a few more campaign setting items to touch up. How do you build out your FATE character skills? When you have…