Naming the Nameless

We all know that names have power. As GMs, we leverage names to invoke feelings of dread, comfort, and security… A few examples… Ravenloft evokes images of dark, Poe- or Lovecraft-inspired evils. The Forgotten Realms evokes the ideal of a storyteller’s paradise, full of places to discover and explore with a history. And the Shire……

Design Musings: Let’s Meet Haki…

So one of the things I’ve been curious about is the idea of doing not just GM-related tools but player aids as well. One of the things I know I struggle with at times is coming up with a signature look, item, or behavior for a new PC. Something I can build some history around…

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