Tag Archives: verisimilitude

Begin Again (10 Dungeon Origins)

Classic fantasy gaming has a strong legacy of danger and death filled dungeons but sometimes the appearance of the third or forth dungeon can stretch what is believable and damage the verisimilitude at the table. A key concept in maintaining dungeons … Continue reading

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Rational Thinking (Simple Immersion Exercise: Trail Mix)

Whether its at a Organized Play Event or the precious four hours at a friend’s house sometimes in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game we want to get into character fast. Rapid immersion helps get a game moving, improves verisimilitude, and helps … Continue reading

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Same Old Love (Reprise in the Pathfinder RPG)

Verisimilitude, defined as “the appearance of being true and real,” draws on a lot of elements to enhance tabletop Roleplaying experience. From the simulated accents of NPCs to elaborately rendered maps, GMs go to great lengths to increase the reality of, … Continue reading

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Treasure Island (Simple Immersion Exercise: Trophies and Keepsakes)

Often after a long week of obligations, stresses and real-world distractions, game nights and events can be challenges to engage and slough off reality. Simple focuses can help increase the reality of our fantasy and help us slip into character … Continue reading

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Name Game (Simple Immersion Exercise: What’s in a name?)

With lives as busy and distracted as we have, there are times where getting into the game can be difficult. Whether it’s a bad day at the office or realities of life pressures it can be a lot to let go. … Continue reading

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Draw! (Simple Immersion Exercise: What exactly am I fighting with?)

Sometimes when we get together for a game and are “struggling” to get into it, it’s just because we are overthinking how simple establishing basic immersion can be… Immersion Exercise: What Exactly Am I Fighting With? The premise of this roleplaying … Continue reading

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For a Better Day (Calendars for PathfinderRPG Campaigns)

With a lot of people having just gained a ton of new resources (Humble Bundles, GM’s Day Sale picks, and the like) some folks will inevitably consider running a new campaign. A significant element to consider when setting up a campaign or … Continue reading

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