DM Tales, “Adventure’s Origin”

Why did I start DM’ing a campaign, and why in the world did I base the starting adventure on holiday movie tropes1? This week’s DM Tales reveals the origin for The Howlmark Holiday Adventures! There is a reason beyond me being rather strange. ↩

DM Tales, “A State of Mind”

What’s a DM to do with a party which like to think, “Oh look, let’s do this thing that will throw plans in a crevasse?” Play along.

DM Tales episode 4, Political Divisions

If you’re building a campaign world, spend some time on its politics. It’s a great source of drama and can trigger no end of adventures, even if the players are no where near world events.