This Means War…

Welcome back to the Front. Have you ever notice that when open up a history book or browse a multitude of news media sources odds are that it tends to be filled with wars and conflicts? The reasons for war (or “conflicts”) are very diverse. A few that come to mind are 1) that they . . . → Read More: This Means War…

The Gassy Gnoll: Long Strange (Musical) Trip to a Religious War

The Gassy Gnoll has one heck of an eclectic taste in music. And sometimes those tunes lead to bizarre ideas for stories I can use in games. I often wind my way through Spotify on wild journeys through various musical realms.

Yesterday I checked out the soundtrack for Guillermo Del Toro‘s latest film Pacific Rim, . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Long Strange (Musical) Trip to a Religious War

The Gassy Gnoll: Musically Inspired Stories

Last weekend this Gassy Gnoll caught up on the latest Dr. Who episode – “The Rings of Akehaten” – I was struck by how well a plot based around music soothing the savage beast worked. In the episode, a religious order was formed to continually sing a series of soothing melodies to keep an old . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Musically Inspired Stories

Resource Review: Walls Can Talk: Castle legends & adventure seeds by Robert Oglodzinski and Library of the Ancient Scroll

Where do you get your fantasy adventure ideas? I tend to find ideas all over the place, but most commonly from watching television and movies, reading books and magazines, and even listening to song lyrics. For example, one of these days I’ll manage to turn parts of the song “All Along the Watchtower” into a . . . → Read More: Resource Review: Walls Can Talk: Castle legends & adventure seeds by Robert Oglodzinski and Library of the Ancient Scroll

News from Around the Net: 15-APR-2011

How can it possibly be Friday already? That means it must be time for some links, news, and reviews from around the interwebz!

Reviews, Tips and Food for Thought Over at the Diesel DM blog, there’s a great review of Sly Flourish’s Dungeon Master Tips from the Diesel DM himself. This may have to be . . . → Read More: News from Around the Net: 15-APR-2011

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