Agency and the Amusement Park

Introduction There have been many discussions about Player Agency and the differences between Sandbox and Railroading. I believe these topics are intertwined and it is nearly impossible to discuss one without the other. My blog has been silent for far too long and its high time I get my fingers going again. I’m going to […]

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My First Publication on DMsGuild

Today I made my first submission to DMsGuild, which is part of DriveThruRPG. The contribution is small – only eight pages. And, it’s free. Here’s the link: NPC Conversations So far, it’s been “sold” 4 times and one person left a very positive review with a 5-star rating. This is encouraging! Start small, and grow, right? […]

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D&D Inspired Limericks

D&D Inspired Limericks (c) W. Scott Grant December 13, 2018 11:30 am Today on Facebook, someone posted a limerick based on D&D. This inspired me to write my own: Allessia was a dwarven cleric of life Who refused to fight with sword and knife She called upon her god “Freya, please give me a nod” […]

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Dungeon Master Strut

Y’all get a rare two-fer from me… This parody has been brewing in my head for a few days so I finally sat down and wrote it out. Enjoy!!!!   Dungeon Master Strut (c) W. Scott Grant July 16, 2018 9:35 am Parody of Stray Cat Strut by Brian Setzer (Stray Cats) Ooh, ooh, ooh, […]

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25 on 6 d4 (Song Parody)

25 on 6 d4 (Parody lyrics by W. Scott Grant/To the tune of 25 or 6 to 4 by Chicago) Waiting for late Saturday Got my dice, we’re gonna play In the dungeon, I cast my spell Magic Missile, I know it well Splattered orcs across the floor Twenty-Five on Six D Four Marching boldly […]

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Culture in RPG

While vacationing in Maui, Hawai’i, I spent an afternoon at a local game store and participated in that group’s D&D session. Swan, the DM, created a homebrew world that I believe to be somewhat unique and clever. Basically, in a post-apocalyptic Earth, an alien force has “gathered together” many of the Pacific Islands, including Hawai’i, […]

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My Take on Session Zero

There are a lot of discussions about Session Zero and what should be discussed. You can find numerous blogs, articles, and pages. I did a quick Google search on “Session Zero RPG” and it says there are about 172,000 results. And I’m going to add one more? How is mine going to be any different […]

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