Tag Archives: PaizoCon2016

Bad Blood (Thoughts After the PaizoCon Panel on Evil Campaigns)

  We had the opportunity to participate in the panel from Stephen Radney-Macfarland and Amanda Hamon Kunz on running evil campaigns at this year’s PaizoCon. They made some excellent points and shared a lot of tips with us. With a recent Adventure … Continue reading

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Bonus Track (Tracking Initiative in the Pathfinder RPG)

Fresh back from PaizoCon, we got to game with nearly a dozen new GMs and played beside several more.We liked a lot of techniques we saw and wanted to share a few of the best practices we witnessed at our … Continue reading

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Emerald Spire, Year 2

After last year’s Emerald Spire slaughter at the hands of a gibbering mouther (and Owen KC Stephens), we went back for seconds! This year maybe RPG Superstar, Monica Marlowe and finalist Andrew Marlowe can help is survive! So far odds … Continue reading

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Play It Again (Rapid Shots: GMing in Organized Play)

Polling players at PaizoCon this week, we saw a lot of patterns for player satisfaction when playing in Organized Play scenarios. Below are the top 5 yays and nays we heard: Yays! (Good Tips for Organized Play GMs) Do voices … Continue reading

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Tuppence a Bag (Packing for Mobile Gaming & Cons, PaizoCon Countdown: 3)

If you are heading to PaizoCon chances are you are getting your bags of holding (if only) ready to go. Maybe you are just considering a trip with your gaming group for some Destination Gaming. What should go with you … Continue reading

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Work Song (Varied Experienced and the Alien GM, PaizoCon Countdown: 4)

Convention gaming has a distinct difference from home games in that the play group assembled is eruptive (coming into being with multiple full experienced viewpoints) versus organic (most often assembled by the GM willing to run a campaign). This difference … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Show (An Acceptance Story, PaizoCon Countdown: 5)

Given the climate this year socially, I figure its only fair to share to the importance from my perspective of the value of safe and welcoming tables at conventions. And I do have pretty strong opinions about it. You see, … Continue reading

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