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Lars, D&D and Chrome Dystopia

So I have some good news to share. On the 13th January 2017 my son Lars was born! Consequently the YouTube channel has been a bit quiet. I have substantially less time for such things these days, but we’ll get back to filming our Five Cities D&D 5e next week and our DM roundtable should […]

A New Year

Happy New Year, Garblaggites! We hope that 2017 will be a prosperous one for you all. 2016 has been an interesting year, with a lot of effort going into the Garblag Games YouTube channel. We’ve gone from the Shed to the Dungeon. We’ve been to conventions. We’ve discussed war, board, card and roleplaying games. There’s […]

Pub Play Season 2 has begun!

After the success of season 1, our brave adventurers have set out on an all-new series of roleplaying sessions… in the pub! So grab yourself a container of beverage, sit back and join them on their journey into the realms of Planescape! Pub Play Season 2 and if you haven’t viewed season 1 then don’t […]

Special Announcement

Hello Garblaggites! We’re extremely pleased to announce that we will begin a live play of Third Order on our twitch channel in three weeks on Sunday 8th November. Head over to our Youtube channel to hear Pete talk about it. Keep an eye on our twitch channel as well. We hope you enjoy the show! […]

Five Cities Characters

Hello Garblaggites! So, the new campaign begins on Monday at the St Albans Roleplaying Club. In preparation for this I have been working on the Character Creation and Equipment sections as well as the Character Sheet. There have been a few subtle changes, nothing fundamental. These days it’s a refining process and getting it all […]

Five Cities Magic

Hello fellow Garblaggians! So I’ve been working on Five Cities a bit, mainly to support an upcoming campaign I’ll be running at the Monday Night Club. Chiefly I’ve been concerned with Blackbridge the city, equipment and trappings and Magic. I’ll be updating on the first two shortly, but I just wanted to share the current […]

GM Preparation – Part 3

Hello Garblaggites! So finally part 3 of GM Preparation. Events. These are things that the GM wants to achieve to create a story. I like to think of them in two types: Story Events and Session Events. Story Events. These are the big scenes of your campaign, the set pieces that frame the main story. […]

Borax Trade Union

This is the Boraxi language pictographic character that loosely translates into the overarching concept of the Borax Trade Union.

GM Preparation – Part 2

Hello, So, Part 2. There are many tools a DM/GM can use to help them prepare their adventures. More importantly, these tools help the GM deal with the destruction a determined set of players can bring to a campaign simply by going of on a tangent, splitting up or generally acting stupid in the face […]

DM Preparation – Part 1

Hello, I’ve been roleplaying for almost 25 years, ever since my dad brought home a certain red box set. For a few years I was a player, learning from my DMs without realising. It’s too long ago to remember every session, but I do remember one chap I’ll call PW, who ran the definitive AD&D […]

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