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  1. Pre-Play

    Hello again!

    In my last entry I discussed that training new players into the FG system is a bit of additional work for text-only games. I laid out a few things to make it easier (videos and such), but the work is still there when trying to get the freshmen through that first difficult hour in FG.

    Dulux-Oz mentioned the idea of making a training module for teaching new players. Basically everything that I planned on typing anyway, pre-typed and ready to go. Linked pictures ...
  2. Details ... Details ... Details

    "The devil is in the details ... but so is salvation."

    If you have been reading this blog, you should know I have started running "The Lost Mines of Phandelver." We have made it through Cragmaw Hideout and must say the players did a great job. But I caught one of my players Jim, connected to my Fantasy Grounds making up characters. I had been a little slow in shutting it down. So we began talking.

    I told him that if he wanted to run a second character, ...
  3. How to use TEXTs in FG

    "DM's corner or something for better imagination how works texts in FG".

    03a - How to use TEXTs in FG v.3 ENG.png

    When I was start learn how this nice software works I marks few notes about text possibilities.
    Maybe could be useful for somebody, especially if you are preparing on new adventure and need speed
    up process.

  4. Storm King's Thunder - Repercussions

    Title - Repercussions
    Location: Bryn Shander

    Session Summary

    The party made it the rest of the way to Bryn Shander where discovered that the name "Icewind Dale" was very appropriate. We road in on the horses of the dead Seven Snakes assassins and were greeted pleasantly by the local Deputy, a young female Dwarf who kept winking away at Travok. We expressed that we had a personal message for the Sheriff and that we would like to procure lodging and some ...

    Updated February 20th, 2017 at 17:40 by ddavison

  5. A text-only weakness

    I have discovered a weakness in the text-only realm! I can usually type as fast as voice, and with just as much imagery. Plus, FG grounds makes us for anything else lacking.

    The weakness is in training people for Fantasy Grounds. I trained 14 people this week. And it is a bit hard to show the ropes via pure typing. I do send people emails with advice to watch the videos and include some early tips. I do get each player proficient, but seems like it would be so much faster if it wasn’t ...
    Tags: text-only
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