Friday Grab Bag: Play by Post, Game Mastering Tips and Free Swag
Play by Post
Joel Priddy has advice for PbP and a recipe that it worth your reading time. Find a discussion of this blog post at G+.
You can think about Angry GM’s attitude and writing style what you want but he knows how to break down game mastering. This article about the big picture is a must read. Feel free to skip the intro if you don’t like long-winded text.
Want to introduce new players to RPGs? Drunkens & Dragons have a YouTube video about Fluid Fundamentals with several tips. Ignore the drinking and burping, the content is good. I will post a summary of the video in a few days. The channel looks like it contains some gems. Check it out here.
There is a free Markdown editor which creates PDFs in 5e style here. Only works reliably on Chrome. Brent Newhall made a Stone Age 5e with this tool.
Free audio books from Appendix N authors from Librivox.
Codex Dark from Gauntlet , a free issue of an indie zine. Horror themed.
Ruination (A SCRAWL dungeon), a dungeon generator for Ruins. PWYW.
RND issue 4, the make-your-own-adventure zine! Features towns, ruins, wilderness, and fresh air for your adventurers to explore. Great for solo role-playing and Game Masters. PWYW at drivethru or at gumroad. Physical copies + pdf and previous issues at thunderbunnypress.com. I love this zine.