In the last Gamemaster’s Art, I talked about how players must make a commitment to the game before play begins if they want to be an asset to the campaign instead of a liability. In this article, I will discuss… Read More »
These next two lessons in the Downes’ School of the Gamemaster’s Art are about how players can learn to stop shitting on this noble and glorious pastime. The first thing a player needs to do is to make a commitment… Read More »
Always remember the first rule: you are an entertainer. It is your task to craft an entertainment that the players will be served in episodes, and which will keep them interested for months and seasons at a time. Fortunately, you… Read More »
This lesson in the Downes’ School of the GM’s Art is about scheduling. With the exceptions of a well-designed game system, a talented GM, and Red Bull, time management is the single most important factor in the success of a… Read More »
This weekend at GenCon 2014 one of the biggest announcements in the gaming world was made, the return of the VS. System, the Upper Deck comic book collectible card game. If you don’t know about the VS. System,… Read More »
Gamemastering is a labor of love. Which is the same as saying that it is an obsession and a compulsion that should probably be reconsidered. But what this lesson in the Gamemaster’s Art is going to focus on… Read More »
The subject of this lesson from the Downes’ School of the Gamemaster’s Art is how to operate the interface between the players and the gamemaster during character creation, and how to get the most out of it. If you don’t… Read More »
Wizards of the Coast has finally announced the new fall set! It will be called “Khans of Tarkir” and will be released on September 26, 2014. Watch the full video here.
This is something cool for all the long time Pokemon fans out there. This is the first concept art for Pokemon by Game Freak Inc., back when the game would have originally been known as Capsule Monsters.
Always the true geeky Internet lurker I have found for the Florida Geek Scene and gaming audience some beautifully custom painted Magic the Gathering cards.
Last week, Microsoft held a press event to officially announce their next generation gaming console, the Xbox One. I say gaming console with a great deal of apprehension, because anyone who saw the reveal should know that the Xbox One… Read More »
These are all winners from the the 2007 Magic Invitational Tournament, all winners won the opportunity to create his own card. The cards and the winners can be seen below.
This is a play through series of the video game classic Megaman X2. Let me know what you think about what you see and hear in the comments section and be sure to follow me on Youtube at: PabsPerez… Read More »
It looks like Sony has announced it’s next big DLC for DC Universe Online “Origin Crisis” which launches on May 14th, but opened early for beta on May 8th, with all the hype with their newest title “Injustice: God’s… Read More »
How cool is this? Someone with a great idea and the know how to build some real neat things out of LEGO Mindstorms put together this disc changer together for the XBox 360. Let us know what you think about… Read More »