Monthly Archives: May 2010

Video History of Brittanis, Part I

For a long time I have looked around Youtube and seen a great many “fan trailers” for their favorite movie that may or may not ever be made. Then a few months ago I saw a “campaign trailer” movie done … Continue reading

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Replacing Alignment Part 2 & In-Game Astrology

In my last post, I talked about replacing the Alignment system in D&D (or my campaign setting of Brittanis, at least) with a list of Character Values that resonate through the entire setting. Keep in mind this is a setting … Continue reading

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Replacing Alignment with Character Values

I admit it– I’ve never liked alignment. All the way back to my gaming origins 20 years ago, I have done my best to sidestep, downplay and at times blatantly ignore the idea that there are these gigantic metaphysical boxes … Continue reading

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D.B.A.D Episode 2: Setting Party Expectations

This is the second installment of a series I’m going to be calling “Don’t Be A Dick,” after the awesome Wil Wheaton saying of the same name. In this post, I commented on some basic gaming etiquette and vented some … Continue reading

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