Cairnholm – Episodic Gaming

Tomorrow evening I’ll be running the first session of our IKRPG game and for this campaign I’ve decided to take some cues from action television shows. I’ve mentioned this briefly before but I thought I’d outline a structural idea which I think will make this campaign really fun. Each session will be split up into three sections, the first of which is called:

Last Time On…
This is the section where, just like on tv, the narrator reminds the viewers/players of the events which have led up to this moment. This gives me a chance to draw the players’ attention to those macguffins they picked up four sessions ago. That coded message that has been sitting at the bottom of a backpack, or the strange dream the party shared last full moon, might become vitally important to the mission at hand. Once this section is complete we carry on with:

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