Despotic or Anarchist GM?

Game Master

A cornelian choice for a GM and/or an entire group, will we have a guiding or a flexible GM?

Complex game systems are obviously well-suited for a guiding GM, while easy systems are better for a flexible one who will prefer to improvise. By chance, Savage Worlds can handle both!

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RPG and Music

Music and RPG

Manage music

Say Hello to the SonicSpider, I give you the stats for such a dangerous creature at the end of the article 😉


Music can be an important part of a role-playing game session.

Music helps a lot to set the mood either for an entire session or for a precise moment, for example when your players are entering into a tavern or a cold dungeon.

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Some thoughts about RPG 3

What means RPG

What is a roleplaying game ?

First, let define what is a game!

A game is an activity where you seek entertainment, but you can also seek competition, like in e-sport.
You can play Starcraft for fun or to win, even to live if you earn enough money.
So, you always learn something in a game because you try to achieve something.
But, a game can be more or less competitive depending on what is at stake.

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Dice & Role-playing game

Old Dice

After all these articles about roleplaying game, I had to make one about our favorite and most precious item (my precioussss), the die, all the dice with which we share our lives.

As you can see on the picture above, the dice are very old, they are part of the first tools of humanity. In those days, you were not rolling your dice with a glass of Coca-Cola in the other hand, in a warm room, with your buddies, no, you would have surely rolled it while looking around you to prevent the strike of a carnivore.

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Some thoughts about RPG 2

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I continue with my thought about role-playing games, this time about metagaming and the players.

Metagaming is more or less part of every role-playing games, whether you want it or not. You can’t ask your players (or only to really good players or to the ones who easily put themselves into their character and into the story) to forget their own personality and their relations with the other players.

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Some thoughts about RPG

RPG Games

Because I am a great fan of tabletop role-playing games, I wanted to share with you some thoughts about it.

Maybe I already said it, but I play RPGs for a long time, since 8, at that time I played only with a pen, a D6 and a sheet of paper. No books, no accessories, only my imagination and it worked great !

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Dungeons & Dragons 5th (En)

Dungeons & Dragons 5th

Dungeons & Dragons, the legendary roleplaying game, the compass of the gamer, the founding father…

For real, I first tried D&D with the fifth edition !

Not really, because I played for long hours Baldur’s Gate II : Shadows of Amn. I also played, less, Neverwinter’s Night.

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Savage Worlds (En)

Savage Worlds

Savage Words, this rules system made me like again the role-playing games, no less !

I play RPGs since my childhood and I only bought at that time the Shadowrun 2nd book. I never really liked the main RPGs books. Many complicated rules systems often promoting competition between the players and nitpicking about the rules

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