995 reputation
816
bio website digitaljoel.nerd-herders.com
location Utah
age 39
visits member for 3 years, 8 months
seen Dec 26 '13 at 19:48

Professional Java programmer since 2000 working with JPA, hibernate, maven, spring, jsf, ant, and other related technologies. Also an AKKI Kenpo black belt.


Aug
24
comment What’s an organized storage solution found for miniatures?
+1 if for nothing other than the price.
Aug
23
comment Where's my share of the loot?
If they fight for more than a couple minutes, then make it cursed, just to teach them.
Aug
23
answered What is an effective 3-character 'Core' party?
Aug
23
revised Do “On Critical Strike” effects continue to chain off of each other?
edited tags
Aug
22
revised What tools are useful to organize a GM's campaign notes?
edited tags
Aug
21
comment What qualities are important when creating a fantasy RPG campaign?
Good points. I've seen that difficulty with newer players just recently. Do you have them write down three sentences at the beginning of each session, or only at the start of the campaign? I think I'm going to steal that idea. Have them start with three, and then at the beginning of every session have them give me one more and let them accumulate into a richer history.
Aug
21
comment Experience for Role Playing
I can't take full credit for this idea. I got it from someone on Johnn Four's gmmastery mailing list 5-6 years ago.
Aug
21
comment What tools are useful to organize a GM's campaign notes?
never heard of dmsecretary before. looks interesting.
Aug
20
awarded  Scholar
Aug
20
awarded  Nice Question
Aug
20
comment How do current D&D 4e DMs deal with loot?
upgrading based on use. Something you see all the time in computer games, but for some reason I never thought of doing in my tabletop game.
Aug
20
awarded  Commentator
Aug
20
comment What tools are useful to organize a GM's campaign notes?
+1 for simply getting in the habit of documenting, whatever the location.
Aug
20
comment What tools are useful to organize a GM's campaign notes?
I think wikis are hard for most campaigns because, as rjbs said in his answer, most players just aren't motivated enough to put content into it. I can totally see it on the private side though.
Aug
19
awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
19
revised How do I roleplay an intelligent character?
edited tags
Aug
19
revised Are there any good websites which have story hooks and plots points for campaigns?
edited tags
Aug
19
revised How to handle a rules-lawyer player?
edited tags
Aug
19
revised How to handle knowing more than your character does
edited tags
Aug
19
asked What tools are useful to organize a GM's campaign notes?