Streaming In A New Direction: I Want Your Feedback!

Chateau Modoc has survived the great torrential rain in South Carolina. Well, mostly! We did end up with a few obscure water leaks and now we have to wait for an insurance mitigation company to be able to come out and assess the damage and determine repairs. I am happy to report the games are…

Are You Up For The Challenge?

Fellow blogger and game designer, Thomas Novosel has challenged himself to read one or two of his RPG books each week and then run a session of each. That’s one hell of a challenge! So, to help him out, I have volunteered to be one of his subjects players. If you’re interested in checking out his…

Expanding Your RPG Options – Gaming in the Digital World

I have been asked on more than one occasion about the resources out there for the uninitiated online RPG gamer so, this essay will highlight some of the many resources that I have used over the last few years. I will make every effort to highlight the good and bad, the gorgeous and the ugly….

Difficult to Maintain Online Gaming Groups?

I am curious, do you find it easier or more difficult to maintain a long term VoIP online gaming group? I have  been seeing an increase of posts on Facebook and G+ about players and GMs alike showing up for an online game and not enough players show up to run the game. Ultimately the…

Virtual Gaming, Oh How I love Thee

I was talking to Shane Runkle of Runkle Plays Games Blog the other day and we were talking about how many games we have each played over the last year. It was during this conversation it dawned on me that I did very little face-to-face RPG playing this year. Oh hell, I have played so little…

VoIP Gaming – Gaming on a Global Scale

I’ve been contemplating writing a series of short posts relating to Voice Over IP (VoIP) gaming. I am still trying to formulate the best way to present the tips and tricks I have learned, but more importantly, gaming on a global scale. Let’s start with expanding your horizons shall we? VoIP gaming utilizes the same…

Connecting the World – VoIP Gaming

Ever since October 2013 and Virtuacon I have fallen in love with playing RPGs over Voice of IP (VoIP). VoIP gaming is not new by any stretch of the imagination. I can recall attempting to play through very crude live chat programs with inferior equipment and not ever really getting into the gaming mood because…