Swords & Wizardry

You wouldn't think I'd get writer's block for these tables, but their sheer randomness leaves me without anything for my imagination to grasp. I've literally got nothing... more
I was inspired by the recently released 50 Shades of Vorpal enough to write this review and create the following d30 random table. Once per combat, a warrior (or any fighter-... more
Why do they do it? Have you ever thought about why wizards follow the brash warrior and foolhardy thief into the dungeon? When a peasant's mind is full of questions, that is... more
I was reading some of the RPG reviews on my friend Thilo's endzeitgeist site, particularly this one... and I had an idea. Why not create a multi-category random table to... more
The majority of NPCs in fantasy RPGs will be peasants - poor, cowardly, degenerate, covered in shit, and nearly worthless when it comes to mighty deeds, conjuring firestorms, and... more
Ok, here's another truly random table. Check out the previous entry. Remember, there are no handy guidelines, parameters, or boundaries. This d6 table can result in pretty... more
Even though I don't currently make any money directly, I consider myself a professional Game Master. However, running games is an extension of my writing, designing, and self-... more
The Game Master should try to be as objective as possible (most of the time). Specifically, when he has knowledge that the characters he's managing, the NPCs, don't have. An... more
This is the start of a weekly article where I (and hopefully others) will post something whimsical you can use in your tabletop fantasy roleplaying game. Because D... more