Monthly Archives: November 2011

[Applying Theory] Worldbuilding: Top Ten List for your Game/World/Campaign

MULTI-PLATFORM BLOGGING CHALLENGE!!! Read the post and see the challenge at the bottom. This applies to all rule sets and game systems. THIS MEANS YOU. It should be no surprise to recurring readers of The Action Point that I am … Continue reading

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A Final Gathering… a Suicide Mission… and a Farewell (PART 1)

This is a flash-forward to the last battle of an Age– a time when the forces of darkness have massed together and allied themselves to crush the last remaining points of light and civilization in this part of the world. … Continue reading

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Having Players Roll the Dice

Last night I ran an experiment. I think it turned out remarkably well. I have another test group on tap for tonight, and we’ll see how that goes. About a month ago, Greywulf posted a theory over on his blog … Continue reading

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Afghanistan D&D (Red Team)– Into the Dark, Dark Night

[this session recap written by Erin, the player of Janeva Arbor] Tonight the group learned that the shadow world, called the Shadowfell, can shift into the real world with the aid of a powerful curse. Sometimes the shift is permanent … Continue reading

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D&D Encounters in Afghanistan: Beyond the Crystal Cave…Help?

Well, we’re two seasons behind here in Afghanistan, and while we’re running a more traditional campaign right now, it would be great to have the resources available should the playstyle of the folks here in A-stan change. So here’s my … Continue reading

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Afghanistan D&D (Red Team) Update– Duponde + The Shadowfell!!

(recap written by Erin, the player of Janeva, with much and many thanks from her GM)  Since there’s nothing like a good interrogation to get the blood pumping, that’s how Red Team started off the evening. As soon as the … Continue reading

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Bagram D&D Update (Gold Team)– Kennet’s Trading Post

After their individual missions were complete, the party returned to Barradin’s Hold and assembled for the funeral of the fallen hero, Xanathan.  Among those in attendance were both King Connor and the Lord Chamberlain.  Lord Tremayne gave a heartfelt and … Continue reading

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