Tagged: sandbox campaign

You’d Better Watch Out: Santa Claus in My Campaigns 1976-2012

You’d Better Watch Out: Santa Claus in My Campaigns 1976-2012

I was running a fairly large college game of D&D in 1976. December comes around and we get one last session in before finals and everyone heading home for the holidays. As the party returned from the dungeon, they noticed a lot of strange activity in town. People were excited. Shops were closing...

Microlite74 Extended Play-by-Blog Looking for Players

Microlite74 Extended Play-by-Blog Looking for Players

Sully over at A Pack of Gnolls is looking for players for what sounds like a fun sandbox-style campaign: This will be a player-driven, hex-crawl, sandbox type of game. While the standard fantasy races described in Microlite74 Extended will all be available for PCs, the setting will be low-magic, and with the same...

North Battlement Sector for Terminal Space (Free)

North Battlement Sector for Terminal Space (Free)

Here a nifty free module I just discovered… North Battlement Sector. It’s is a free sector for the Terminal Space supplement to OD&D/Swords and Wizardry, written by Chris Robert. A free sandbox for the Terminal Space supplement to OD&D. Sahuagin in space, Phase Spiders nesting in asteroid mines, and battered hulks infested with...

Epic “Save the World” Fantasy In The Sandbox

Epic “Save the World” Fantasy In The Sandbox

I finally got around to setting up my RSS feed reader this week. I lost it when my old PC died in January — I’m now using Feedreader which syncs with Google Reader so this should not happen again. As part of this process I went out into the gaming blogsphere and found...

Advice on Sandbox Play

Advice on Sandbox Play

There’s been a lot of talk about Sandbox play on RPG forums and blogs in the last year — and not just among old school players. In its pure form a Sandbox GM sets up a (usually small to start with) area of the world with encounters, dungeons, and NPCs of varying power...