Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: My Road to RPGs in Poland

Hi folks!

Sorry for my lack of an article last Saturday, but everybody needs a little vacation from time to time. And thanks to Brian for his patience. [Editor note: No worries, I need a vacation too!]

Today I’d like to share with you some of my thoughts about roleplaying games and how they’ve helped . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: My Road to RPGs in Poland

Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: The Dwarf, The Elf, and The Onion

Welcome to the New Year dear readers! I hope 2012 will bring you more great game sessions and plenty of inspiration for new campaigns. Along those lines, hold on tight as we head into a new adventure…

This time I want to share some of my ideas about building a party of PCs. One question . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: The Dwarf, The Elf, and The Onion

Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: One Hundred Meters Left or War is a Dirty Thing

As you’ve probably noticed, I like to talk about difficult subjects for roleplaying games. Thanks to Brian, I’ve had a chance to share my views on three topics so far – retiring adventurers, interrogation methods, and slavery.

Today I want to discuss another hardcore but common RPG issue – War.

We all know and love . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: One Hundred Meters Left or War is a Dirty Thing

Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: On Magic (or How Easy Solutions Can Spoil Your Game)

Slowly, a group of characters moves through the darkness of a dungeon. Blackness surrounds the PCs, someone stumbles, and the mage whispers “Let there be light.” Two seconds later a bright blue light bursts from his magic wand…

Have you seen this before in your own games? I know it very well. And every time . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: On Magic (or How Easy Solutions Can Spoil Your Game)

Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: You Are Under Arrest!

How many times have you, as a player or GM, had characters face the long arm of the law? Usually this isn’t a happy meeting, since most characters have (at one time or another) broken the law at some point. Yes, you might say “My group’s conscience is clear like a Paladin’s heart,” but even . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: You Are Under Arrest!

Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: Slavery as a Moral Trap

Today I will provoke you with an issue that goes completely below the line of sight of most Game Masters and players. What’s that issue? Slavery.

Slavery is common for most fantasy RPG systems. In fact, many fantasy worlds are some variation on medieval or ancient times, when slavery was more or less accepted. Slavery . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: Slavery as a Moral Trap

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