Dec 27

The Art of “Winging it”

From The Mandragora, a post on the art of “Winging It” – how to deal with those pesky players once they’ve strayed off your lovingly prepared path!

Some of my most fun games have been run off a few notes and maps, and both myself and the players have enjoyed them immensely. It’s actually quite straightforward to run an improvised game, although you paradoxically need to plan ahead to a certain extent. Make sure that you’ve got a pile of stock NPCs or monsters to use and that you’ve a few encounters that you can throw in to break things up.

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