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Some coding projects and notes. http://code.sagotsky.com

Opinions on RPG game mastering. http://gm.sagotsky.com


Feb
8
revised Measuring complexity in 4e characters?
spelling you->your purposes
Feb
8
revised Measuring complexity in 4e characters?
spelling: changed brake to break
Feb
8
answered Measuring complexity in 4e characters?
Feb
7
answered What can be done to encourage players/character to use rituals more?
Feb
6
answered How to get better feedback from players?
Feb
4
comment Which role-playing systems might be best suited for use over a road-trip?
@aramis, I disagree. I wouldn't suggest everyone roll dice. But if you have a designated roller he can keep control of them somewhere. Or you can roll one at a time (4-5 dice is few enough that that's reasonable). Or buy toys at the quarter machine, throw at the toy, put dice in egg, and make a Pop-o-matic bubble like my GURPS GM did. Or let the person with the iPhone download an app.
Feb
3
comment What are good techniques help remember the interrupts of DND 4e monsters?
@Brian, no problem :-)
Feb
3
revised What are good techniques help remember the interrupts of DND 4e monsters?
added 193 characters in body
Feb
3
answered Which role-playing systems might be best suited for use over a road-trip?
Feb
3
answered What are good techniques help remember the interrupts of DND 4e monsters?
Feb
3
comment Game design question. What sort of effect does HP as a resource have on a system?
There are different willpower pools for each stat. Different attacks target different stats. I'm hoping that combat will be about prodding your enemy until you can figure out where you have the better stat, but that will really depend on making sure the attack options are balanced with respect to each other. The other restriction is that a characters skill limits how many will points can be spent on any one check. I think it'll be interesting to see how someone with more points goes up against someone who can burn points quicker.
Feb
2
answered What technologies are useful to modern-day gamers and DMs?
Jan
31
awarded  Nice Question
Jan
29
accepted Tasks for a split party
Jan
28
revised Tasks for a split party
added 1157 characters in body
Jan
28
comment Tasks for a split party
#5 is actually a really good point that I should keep in mind. I don't necessarily have to come up with something for the rest of the party. I just need to remember to ask them what they did while the others were out sneaking all night.
Jan
28
asked Tasks for a split party
Jan
27
answered When GMing a game, how much should you prepare in advance?
Jan
27
revised When GMing a game, how much should you prepare in advance?
added 1396 characters in body; edited body
Jan
27
answered When GMing a game, how much should you prepare in advance?