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Developing a Setting: My Trouble with Dungeon Moon – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils In my experience the success of a campaign is inversely proportional to how much thought I put into the setting before play begins. When I’m gearing up for session 1 of a new game I have two basic priorities: To come up with a central conceit which is wild […]

Looking Back at “The Standing Stone” by John D. Rateliff – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils The early 2000s were not a great time for D&D adventure modules. Not many were even published compared to the volume of splatty rule supplements WotC was pumping out every month. Only a few left any kind of lasting impression on me. Of those which did, this is by […]

Play Reports for Fuck the King of Space – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils For the past year I’ve been maintaining private play reports for Fuck the King of Space, same way I’ve always done for ORWA. They’re dry, soulless things intended strictly for my own records. None the less, I’d always intended to create a section of the site where I posted […]