What Does Evil Do
Episode 38 Wednesday May 26, 2021
The Positive Material Plane
Back to Sanctuary/SW game this coming weekend?
New Article Up: Orcs are Not Human
Main Topic: What Does Evil Do?
Definition of evil- profound immorality and wickedness, especially when regarded as a supernatural force
1) The 7 Deadly Sins
2) How to Portray Evil as a GM?
3.) Which Deadly sins map onto the various villain archetypes above?
4.) It is ok to use very simple/cliched villains or villainous plots to
5.) Avoid detailed descriptions of acts of Extreme/grotesque Evil
6.) Generic evil might be worthwhile to use early on in a campaign until you know what makes the PCs tick.
A Cabin Con Moment
The post cabin con sadness…is it a thing? I immediately start thinking about next year and what I will do/run.
Ideas: CC swap meet (blanket barter- Joe), Dungeon Mastery Workshop, Teaching a Game Workshop, & 20+ player RPG 1-shot.
Beat This Game (in the ground): Swords & Wizardry Whitebox
Pros and Cons
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Red Dice Diaries (with John Alan Large and his wife Hannah)
Radio Grognard (with Glen Halstrom)
The Tale of the Manticore (a unique dramatized quasi-actual play)
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Nerd’s RPG Variety Cast (Jason)
Shadow of the GM (Barry)
The Negative Material Plane
1. Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft again: (Raven-Woke)
Arron The Pedantic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1zvj2hIPDg&t=1043s
Prof DM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3qLgrt1kgk
2. Drow Lore retconned to stupid level (woke much?)
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