This week, the folks over at The Illuminerdy posted the finalists to their RPG Hook contest, and we’re on the list! Head over there and vote for your favorites, and if one of your favorites happens to be the one by @bandofmisfits, well, we won’t complain… but really, we just want to see LOTS of votes!
This week, The Learning DM listed a few ways to use poker chips in your game. Leave something in the article’s comments about how you use (or would use) poker chips in your games.
Newbie DM had some great ideas for getting poster maps printed on the cheap. Also, there is an online printer listed in the comments that you don’t want to miss.
Some Space to Think had an excellent article analyzing why you don’t see enough role playing in your game. You may be surprised at the answer.
Reality Refracted raised some interesting points about social combat in RPGs this week. While we wish there had been more of a resolution to the problems presented, there were a lot of issues that we were nodding our heads to. Especially check out the “There Are No Social Hit Points” paragraph.
Finally, if you’re one of the 3 RPG players that have never heard of Obsidian Portal, check out the advantages of using it from Geek Ken this week.