The Gassy Gnoll: Summer is Coming (July RPG Blog Carnival)

This month’s RPG blog carnival topic is hosted by Dice Monkey and it’s wide open. All we have to do is talk about summer and how it pertains to gaming. Sounds easy enough, so let’s see what we can come up with…

Summer can be interpreted a few ways. There’s the warm season of the . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Summer is Coming (July RPG Blog Carnival)

The Gassy Gnoll: My Favorite NPCs (June RPG Blog Carnival)

As a GM, it’s your job to populate the world the PCs inhabit. This means not only defining the “where” that they live in, but also the “who” they interact with. A land with no people is deadly quiet and boring. And so our NPCs are born…

This month’s RPG Blog Carnival topic is all . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: My Favorite NPCs (June RPG Blog Carnival)

The Gassy Gnoll: New Beginnings (January RPG Blog Carnival)

This month’s RPG blog carnival, running over at Kobold Enterprise, is all about new beginnings.

New beginnings are tough for this Gassy Old Gnoll. Once upon a time I was young and failure never entered my mind. Somehow as I’ve gotten older, a fear of failure has crept into my world view when I wasn’t . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: New Beginnings (January RPG Blog Carnival)

The Gassy Gnoll: Why Write About Games? (November RPG Blog Carnival)

This month’s blog carnival focuses on writing for games, for yourself or others. Specifically why we write and for what… (November RPG Blog Carnival: Writing the Game @ Triple Crit from Kat)

Honestly it’s not one of those things I’ve really thought about, so I thought it was a good opportunity to do so. By . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Why Write About Games? (November RPG Blog Carnival)

The Gassy Gnoll: The Orb of Light and Dark Is Missing! (Winter is Coming II Blog Carnival)

This is just an idea… A bit of setting, a bit of plot, and a situation brewing for the PCs to find themselves in the middle of somehow, written for the “Winter is Coming II” blog carnival set up by Dice Monkey.

Overview

In the Northward town of Bruma, town leaders have a very good . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: The Orb of Light and Dark Is Missing! (Winter is Coming II Blog Carnival)

The Gassy Gnoll: Oh, the Horror! Hard Lessons Learned from Self-Publishing (October RPG Blog Carnival)

Courtesy of the great folks at Troll in the Corner, the RPG Blog Carnival topic for October is downright horrible! No, the topic isn’t horrible (not like the time this Gassy Gnoll got too near the fire and singed his furry eyebrows!)… It’s about the horrible things that happen during gaming sessions or around gaming . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Oh, the Horror! Hard Lessons Learned from Self-Publishing (October RPG Blog Carnival)

The Gassy Gnoll: Running Games in Established Settings (September Blog Carnival @ Dice Monkey)

Somehow the Gassy Gnoll got busy this week, so he’s going to respond to the Dice Monkey’s topic for the September RPG Blog Carnival – “Running Games in Established Settings” – with a couple of lists.

Points FOR Established Settings Common ground. If you use one of the big settings such as Forgotten Realms, Greyhawk, . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Running Games in Established Settings (September Blog Carnival @ Dice Monkey)

The Gassy Gnoll: What’s in *your* backpack? Summary (August 2012 RPG Blog Carnival)

Now that August is over, that means the August 2012 RPG Blog Carnival is too (it kicked off here) and I thought I’d do a summary of all the posts:

Erik Jensen @ Wampus Country came up with an amazing d100 table for coming up with random backpack contents. (Some VERY creative bits in . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: What’s in *your* backpack? Summary (August 2012 RPG Blog Carnival)

The Gassy Gnoll: ‘Twas the Night Before Krampus

We interrupt your usual Gassy Gnoll opinion piece today to celebrate the Merry Krampus blog carnival begun by Jonathan Jacobs at Nevermet Press.

(A word to the parents reading, this really isn’t for most kids (I read it to mine, but they’re twisted like I am), so share with caution if you choose to read . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: ‘Twas the Night Before Krampus

News from Around the Net: 04-MAR-2011

Yes, it’s Friday and that means it’s time again for a quick turn around the Interwebz to find some great content.

Before I start that, Happy GM’s Day! To honor the occasion, the great folks at RPGNow and DriveThruRPG have teamed up with a variety of great publishers to offer discounts on a wide selection . . . → Read More: News from Around the Net: 04-MAR-2011

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