April's hooks are in! Have a bite. They're on the house. As always, follow me on Twitter to get my hooks as they leave my mind and enter the internet. Previous Hooks July-October 2017 November December January 2018 February 2018 March 2018 After a humiliating defeat, your party regains consciousness under the care of a … Continue reading RP Hooks April 2018
After a hiatus of about six months, the Spirit Special Squad will resume adventuring. I wrote this recap from my character's perspective to get everybody back up to speed and hyped for next session. I figured I might as well share it with all of you. Enjoy! More from Glurf: Special Spirit Squad Chapter 0 … Continue reading
Here are March’s plot hooks, for your consideration. Previous Hooks July-October 2017 November December January 2018 February 2018 More Hooks April 2018 You find a Bag of Holding lying unattended on the street. Within you find a single note: "If you want your stuff back, meet me at the docks tonight." What do you do? … Continue reading RP Hooks March 2018
Someone recently asked me how to create a good character. Although crafting characters is more art than science, I think I can offer a simple answer that might be useful to some that struggle with it. I say that a good character is one that is able to respond to any scenario in an interesting … Continue reading Desires & Values: The Yang & Ying of Motivation.
Little Ice, the Warlock of the Whitehorn Corp, gets his powers from nightmares caused by his patron. The following nightmare is for Mirror Image. First, you can catch up on LI's nightmares here: Little Ice's Nightmares: 1-3 Little Ice's Nightmares: Darkness. There are several characters in this nightmare that my players have encountered during our campaign. Snow … Continue reading Little Ice’s Nightmares: Mirror Image
A few months back I shared three nightmares I wrote for my warlock player, one for each cantrip he got from his Pact of the Tome. The warlock liked it so much that he wanted me to write him nightmares for every spell he learned, and he refuses to use any new spells without first … Continue reading Little Ice’s Nightmares: Darkness.
During February I experimented a little with the format I present the hooks in. I began writing them in the second person in an effort to make them more engaging. They now also often have a question directed at the reader such as: "What do you do?" so folks can respond with how their character … Continue reading RP Hooks February 2018
My Bard, Jangles the Clown, annoyed a local duke so much that he got challenged to a duel. The magnanimous nobleman let me choose the weapon, so of course I went for music. I treated him to the following highly anachronistic rap. The name's Jangles The fool with the bells and bangles Here to musically maim … Continue reading Duping the Duke
January was an excellent month for my imagination. I cranked out 25 hooks, almost one each day. With so much content to cover, I propose we dive straight into it. I don't really have something to say about all of these hooks; I'll italicize the ones I comment on. As always, follow me on @questscribe … Continue reading RP Hooks January 2018
Here's December's plot-hooks! Nothing Christmas-themed, I'm afraid. Just as well; the season's passed, anyhow. This month I thought it would be interesting if I shared a little insight on each hook; if I have yet to cast it, I might tell what inspired it; if I have played through it, I'll add how it panned … Continue reading RP Hooks December 2017