Dungeoneering: Bark at the Moon

If I wasn’t bound by time, space and money, I’d probably run every single published adventure I could get my hands on. Now I understand that there’s some pride to be taken from making your own stuff, and there are definitely a great many campaign and adventure ideas I’d like to develop myself. Still, I … Continue reading

An Interview with Metagame, Part Two

Metagame is a web series about a group of quirky role-playing gamers and the DM who suffers their psychological hang-ups and neuroses. I enjoyed the series so much, that I knew I just wanted to get an interview with its creator and the principal cast. Metagame is written and directed mostly by Matthew David,  and … Continue reading

An Interview with Metagame, Part One

Metagame is a web series about a group of quirky role-playing gamers and the DM who suffers their psychological hang-ups and neuroses. I enjoyed the series so much, that I knew I just wanted to get an interview with its creator and the principal cast. Metagame is written and directed mostly by Matthew David,  and … Continue reading

No Such Thing as Too Much Dice

What is the essential difference between a girl gamer and her male counterpart?  Is it their style of play?  Is it in character building?  Is it in crunch versus fluff? Nope boys and girls, it’s in the dice.  Or more specifically, how many sets one owns. “But how many sets of dice do you really need?” … Continue reading

Why Go To Polyhedral: Triple Crit?

With last month of 2010 rolling in, we at My Girlfriend is a DM are holding the third POLYHEDRAL, the only RPG-centric event in Metro Manila. With apologies to my friends from outside the archipelago, I must say that if you haven’t been to POLYHEDRAL then you’re totally missing out. So for today, I present … Continue reading

Video Wednesdays: Vampires: The Bisexualizing

When sexually frustrated goth-inclined deviants take the gamemaster’s chair, you can bet that there are worse things than LARPing in public.  

A Guide to Polyhedral: Double Damage

For all you first-time players, hardcore gamers and curious newcomers to roleplaying games: POLYHEDRAL returns with another all-day event of gaming. We’ve spent all these months working to guarantee that there’s going to be DOUBLE DAMAGE this time around.* And for your convenience, we’ve prepared a guide to all the events, prizes and fun to … Continue reading

Video Wednesdays: Caught In The Act

Oh no you didn’t… go rolling without the rest of the party that is. These and other acts of betrayal can break a player’s heart.

Poker Face: Even DMs Make Bluff Checks

I’ve never acquired a liking for poker. I’ve tried my hand at it once or twice, but never really had much fun at it. The use of bluffing as a core mechanic for a game dependent on numbers seemed strange to me. Now that I’ve DMed, I understand the meaning and importance of the ‘poker … Continue reading

Rolling With It: RPGs as Post-Injury Therapy

A couple of months ago, a close friend of ours dislocated both of her knees. A doctor and aspiring orthopedic surgeon, this accident has been, to say the least, a source of much frustration. If you’ve never suffered a similar injury before (even if just briefly) then I want you to imagine what it is … Continue reading