How Google+ Failed ConTessa's Online Conventions

Back in November, Google+ rolled out a new 'Preview' of Google+. It featured a new layout, and a new focus on collections and communities, but it removed dozens of features common to G+. Features had been disappearing little by little for a while, but this changed presented some rather enormous changes. The worst of which, and what ultimately may do in ConTessa's ability to hold online conventions, was that they removed Events entirely.

NTRPGCON: My Game

I just returned from North Texas RPG Con, where I ran my first face-to-face convention game. I used a dungeon made using the prototype of a 'random dungeon' set of tables I've been working on for a little while. 

The game was fun, the company was excellent, and they even made it to the end! There's very little that I'd change about the session, but there are a few things... which just means I'm going to have to run it again some time!

The First Random Dungeon Tournament Drop Table

I couldn't get drop tables out of my head all weekend, so Illustrator and I spent some quality time finalizing the first of the random dungeon tournament drop tables. This allows me to roll 6 tables with one roll, and since I'm using a full compliment of 7 dice, that's 42 rolls in just one drop table. It's really letting me build a detailed random dungeon generator without the tediousness of rolling over and over and over and over...