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13 Nov GM Tips #22: Do the Unexpected

I've been running an epic fantasy campaign with one of my mates via Virtual Tabletop for about a year now, and it has reached truly crazy-epic proportions. The game has become insanely fun. And one of the most fun things about it is that I...

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Use Your Best Ideas - Immersion RPG with The Mighty Gluestick TMG

12 Aug GM Tips #19: Use Your Best Ideas

AJ Pickett is one of the most ingenious and imaginative GMs that I've ever had the pleasure to game with. His legendary Rifts and Heroes Unlimited games have long lingered in my mind and his imaginative notebooks was one of the inspirations for me to...

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Character and Context - Immersion RPG

19 Dec GMing Tips #16 Character and Context

I've been stumbling around slowly learning how to make great adventures. You'd think it'd be easy, but it's not. Particularly if you don't take stand alone modules but instead let a story grow organically, based on the problems the players are faced with, and then...

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14 Oct GMing Lessons #14: My Gaming Revolution

I have been gripped by a gaming revolution. It’s not mechanics (though they help). It’s not setting (though this, too, makes a big difference). Rather, it’s playing style. Namely, I have totally changed my concept of action, and what’s interesting in a story/scenario/adventure. Instead of action taking...

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07 Nov GM Lessons #5: “Secondary” Characters

An article for Role Players not Roll Players Jet Liberson is one of the original playtesters of Immersion RPG, and has helped coax it along since its infancy. Passionate about RPGs, he is well known for his love of playing unusual (or sometimes outright bizarre) characters that...

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25 May GM Lessons #2: Running An Open World RPG

What is an Open World RPG? Quite simply, it is an RPG world that is unrestricted, unlimited, completely and utterly flexible and real to the players. By this we mean that the players aren't restricted by any set path. Sure they will follow a storyline, but that storyline is...

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