Musings on Our Fifth Session

Session 5 of our War of the Burning Sky campaign was the best session yet! Not only did we get six hours of gaming in, five of those hours were solid roleplay; the session’s combat only lasted one hour. We finally hit...

A Dark Sun Sandbox

A few weeks ago, I made a colossal DMing mistake—I had the players follow the DM, rather than let the DM follow the players. Here’s how the situation went down: In the War of the Burning Sky campaign I’m...

Musings on Our First Session

It’s been a long road getting to where I am now. So, a little background. First of all, my friends Brian and Cody returned from their trip around the world on a cruise ship. This event was what I needed to finally get...

Aural Encounters, Part II

This is Part II of a 2-part series that discusses using themed music for your campaigns. A few of the steps from Part I were distilled down to a beginners version of what I actually do for my own games. Part II details the...

Aural Encounters, Pa...

I’ve been asked a few times over the years to explain how I run music during...