I can’t believe the end of the year is on us already. It’s been a good year for me and I hope for you, too.
Here’s the eleven most popular posts this year:
- Character Questionnaire: Just what the name says–it’s a character questionnaire to help GMs and players alike flesh out important characters. This has been the number one favorite page since Evil Machinations began in 2009.
- “Where are we again?” Creating Unique Fantasy Cities and Towns: List of on-line resources that can help you create cities and towns for your game world.
- February Blog Carnival: Worldbuilding: Check out the comments of this post for great links to blog articles about worldbuilding. This was the introductory post for when I hosted the RPG Bloggers blog carnival in February of this year.
- Building Better NPCs III: Character Webs: What are character webs and how can you use them to help bring your NPCs to life. Also a perennial favorite post.
- X Marks the Spot: 11 Map Making Tutorials: Another list of on-line resources, this one on making great maps for your game.
- And *Then* What Happened?: Using Adventure Seeds/Hooks/Starts/Ideas: Ever come across an adventure seed you really wanted to use, but you couldn’t figure out how to turn it into a full adventure? This post is the first in a series that can help.
- Creating the Adventure Outline: Using Adventure Seeds/Hooks/Starts/Ideas, pt. 9: Another post in the above series, this one on how to develop you idea into game outline or flowchart to make running that adventure a little easier.
- Handling Problem Players: A list of web resources with great ideas on how to handle problem players.
- Finding Events: Using Adventure Seeds/Hooks/Starts/Ideas, pt. 8: How to come up with the encounters and challenges that make up an adventure.
- Campaign Worksheet: The campaign worksheet I use when creating a new campaign.
- Beyond ‘Fred’: Russian Names for Characters: A list of Russian names for PCs and NPCs.
There they are: the top eleven posts for 2011. Thanks to all my readers–you’re the reason I’m still here and looking forward to a great 2012.