Category Archives: Campaign and Story Elements

Plans for CROWN OF THE DEAD

We’re into 2016, and coming up on a year that I have been running CROWN OF THE DEAD.  While I have enjoyed the project and how my friends have fared in the campaign, there are other creative projects I wish … Continue reading

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CaSE #29 : Character Sheets.

How a player writes up their character sheet is not something a DM can or should legislate.  Many ‘Organizational Behaviour’ seminars push the latest fads in structure, efficiency, and effective display of information in written form.  Alternately, there is the … Continue reading

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CaSE #28 : Character Sheet Audits.

As mentioned before, there is a level of trust between the DM and the players.  The players expect their DM to be a fair and honest broker.  And the DM expects the same of his or her players – their … Continue reading

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CaSE #27 : Character Replacement.

Character death is the most common reason a player will write up a new character for use in your campaign.  But it is not the only reason.  Sometimes a player will choose to retire their character in order to role-play … Continue reading

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CaSE #26 : The Party-Wipe.

The permanent death of a character may have an impact on the party, and on the players.  The death of the entire team in an encounter (affectionately called a Party-Wipe) will have profound implications for your storyline, your campaign as … Continue reading

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CaSE #25 : Death of a Character.

How permanent Death is in your campaign will set the tone for how seriously and how carefully players must run their characters. If death is an unquestionable final end to a character with no hope of Raise or Resurrection, players … Continue reading

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