Mad Brew shows you how to create a custom Wild West Logo for your campaign using Illustrator and Photoshop.
Mad Brew is on the hunt for terrain and cardstock to build engaging locations to adventure in. Adding three dimensional dressing to the table can do a lot to enhance immersion during gameplay, but it is also time consuming and bulky.
As its 100th post, Mad Brew Labs contributes to this month’s RPG Carnival: Monsters & Map Madness. Mad Brew shares a map he created using a fantastic tutorial found on the Cartographers’ Guild forums.
MadBrew reveals the pattern that all Heroes of Myth fall into and provides the framework to forge your game into an epic of Mythic proportions. From Gilgamesh to Harry Potter, all great heroes share the same Monomyth.
Inspired by his entry to win Pen & Paper Portal’s KotOR contest, MadBrew shows you (if you use Windows) how to make your own Star Wars Crawl with less than ten minutes of work.
You may have used music as background noise for a game session, or maybe just a scene or two, but have you used music to orchestrate the design of an adventure or campaign? MadBrew discusses the technique here.
Today, the grandparents had our little one, so the wife and I went to the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Lilly House. The Lilly House is also known as the Oldfields estate, and is the legacy of the Lilly family, heirs of Civil War general Eli Lilly and the Lilly pharmaceutical giant based here […]
Everything you need to know about creating an adventure you can learn from Dora the Explorer. I know, you think I must be jesting. But I am not. Well maybe I do jest, a little. But have you ever watched an episode of Dora? My wife recently picked up about a dozen Dora videos on […]
Do you have dozens, if not hundreds or thousands, of loose notes? Are they floating around on old bill envelopes, post-its, scrap paper, and bathroom tissue? If you are like me, or at least the me a year ago, you probably write down your inspirations and ideas on whatever is handy and nearby. Crayon and […]
I just finished watching the premiere of Sons of Anarchy and I was pretty impressed. In fact it has now officially become part of my weekly line-up. The boys over at FX has assembled quite the ensemble cast including Ron Perlman. The down and dirty is about a Californian Motorcycle Club that serve as gun […]