The Function of Beauty in Middle-Earth: I'm not
shy about my thoughts on how Tolkien's world has been expanded upon in recent years,
but the trailers for Middle-Earth: Shadow of War spurred me to channel that
outrage into something constructive.
How I Use Trello: Trello has become my go-to tool
for generally keeping track of things, and I've put quite a bit of effort into the
system I use with it.
Player Buy-In: GMs have a lot of expectations placed
upon them, but players aren't free of responsibility.
Leading A Horse: Social mechanics is easily one
of the most contentious aspects of RPGs. Here's my two cents on how to handle them.
Working with Scale: Scale is one of those elements
of narrative which goes criminally under-utilized in RPGs. But when done correctly,
it can bring a lot to the table.