DIY Gaming

Looking At Zak Smith's A Red & Pleasant Land

By Christopher Helton Red & Pleasant Land is a combination of a setting and adventures, ostensibly for early editions of the Dungeons & Dragons game but adaptable by a clever GM to just any tabletop roleplaying. Tabletop roleplaying games deal heavily in clichés or rehashing old tropes or adapting other people's ideas to the RPG […]

Self-Publishing Roundup: Three Fantasy RPG Supplements You Won't Find In Game Stores

By Christopher Helton Tabletop roleplaying has always had a strong self-publishing/DIY streak to it. Even the massive industry leader Dungeons & Dragons started out as a booklet made by some guys who wanted to share the game that they had been playing. Today blogs and publishing sites like and take the place of […]