Traps, Puzzles, and Strangeness

I've been slowly working my way through the complete set of The Twilight Zone episodes on DVD. Obviously, it's great stuff. The Twilight Zone was an oasis of nightmare in... more
Here's another thing for your Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence campaign - purple pitcher plants. So, what do they do? I don't know, let's find out... 1. These pitchers... more
A year ago, I ran The Islands of Purple-Haunted Putrescence at a convention. Towards the session's end, the PCs encountered a giant machine inspired by the computer that could... more
An idea for a weird/niche table popped into my head earlier today due to a recent viewing of The Gate. It's pretty self-explanatory and there's a wide variety of results (freaky... more
Today, I've got a four-part table for finding out what kind of stupid hat that gnome is wearing. I'll include this in my forthcoming book How to Game Master like a Fucking... more
Somewhere in their travels, amongst the books and beakers full of strange colored fluids in a wizard's laboratory or lying on the floor in the corner of a dungeon room... is a... more
This is the start of a weekly article where I (and hopefully others) will post something whimsical you can use in your tabletop fantasy roleplaying game. Because D... more
This is one of the simplest yet most effective trick/traps I've ever used in my games. It can be dynamic and very effective if used by a creative Game Master. A band of... more
Lightning Berries Small, turquoise, and spheroid, these remarkably sweet and succulent fruit have only appeared in the last decade. Denizens of the Nether Realms have learned... more