12 for 12th: Let Me Tell You About My Character

This installment of Twelve RPG Prompts for Twelfth Month is one that I thought I wouldn't be able to write about because I run games, not play them. It's also a thing that's interesting to the person telling the story and usually isn't to anyone else. It's the one statement that every player dreads hearing: Let me tell you about my character. Let's see if you decide to keep reading after the jump. Continue reading “12 for 12th: Let Me Tell You About My Character” »...
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#RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 28 – Scariest Game Played

Ah, for Scariest game I’ve played, there's not many to choose from -- I usually run the games. Last year, when coming up with an answer to this topic, I went with the Don’t Rest Your Head game that my friend Brian ran. When preparing to run it, he asked each of us for a recurring nightmare we had. We told him, because we trust each other. We knew that the nightmares were going to manifest somehow in the game, so it would be interesting to see how they would come about in that dream world. Brian went away and came back next week to run the first of two DRYH sessions. That first session was incredibly tense. He didn’t incorporate our nightmares in the game. All that game, we were wondering When? When is this going to happen? What is it going to be like? and it kept getting delayed and stretched out and… Suspense. That whole session was crazy spooky. Anything to follow-up...
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