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Campaign Journal – the Second Session

The long awaited session two summary. If you’ve listened to the “Story So Far” at the Adventures of the Ottawa Warband, you don’t really need to read this. So, our heroes had set off after Sven, in the hopes of … Continue reading

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Campaign Journal: Viking True20 Actual Play

If you’ve been reading my campaign journal, you know a little something about the Viking campaign I’m running for my RPG group in Ottawa. I decided I wanted to do an actual play, and the first steps have been completed. … Continue reading

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Campaign Journal: Conclusions from Session One

The first session didn’t totally sell me on True20. I realized this was partly my problem. I was still stuck in a d20 mindset. I missed the Minons rule, which would have made the combat with Hygelac’s warband fit to … Continue reading

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Campaign Journal – the First Session

The Campaign Journal has kind of stagnated, hasn’t it? Let’s get this puppy back on the rails. So, the first session. I had forced the players to provide character concepts without the mechanics. This was kind of a history meets … Continue reading

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Campaign Journal: The Meet

Before I went forward with the game, before I put more work than a basic outline and intro scenario, I wanted to meet the crew I had assembled. There was one reason and one reason only: I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Campaign Journal: The Research

In the previous post, I described how I got the group together. But once that group is together, then what? I gave lots of options as to what we could play. I was going away to Korea for a month, … Continue reading

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Starting the Campaign Journal About Starting the Campaign

So, I finally got a group together to game in Ottawa. It took some time and no small amount of effort, and I won’t claim complete success until we’re in the campaign swing, but I am optimistic. Given that I … Continue reading

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