When I run my D&D games in Roll20’s virtual tabletop, I put my room descriptions, trap info, or secret doors in hidden notes on the token layer — not the GM layer. Only I can see them. That way, I can double click on the note token and read my notes when the players get there, and it’s a nice visual reminder for exact trap locations.
Now, Roll20 does offer a GM layer, which is one place to park monster tokens and you could also put your notes there instead. But when running the game, why switch layers if you don’t have to? This approach gives me the options I want right where I want them: the token layer.
One-Time Setup Instructions
First you set up your master note token using these steps. Thankfully you only have to do this part once. Continue reading
I don’t usually post session summaries, but people on Twitter seemed amused by the commentary, so here you go…. the heavy-rotation anachronism starts after breakfast. Heh, heh, heh. I love DMing this game!
The Guild of Makers of Toys and Animated Curiosities
- Aleph has offered to ask her Guild to send the message to Daggerford. She’s also eager to see her home, the Guild, again.
- At the Guild, however, they aren’t directed to Doctor Wondersmith’s lab. Instead, the hallway bells lead them to another senior member of the Board of Makers….
Good news, I am ready to start accepting requests for custom art commissions. Learn more and see examples on my brand spankin’ new Commissions page.
I couldn’t resist. Thanks to the magic of green screen, now my shirt can change colors while I’m painting. This is a really awful idea and I love it anyway!
Watch the video:
Very cool! Megan Miller of Nerdarchy wrote a June 14, 2017 article, “Pixelscapes gets psychedelic with D&D monster art,” about my art and the video chat we had recently.
Here’s the new layout I’m testing for my Twitch videos. I put my webcam inside a token frame, made the working area larger, etc.
I’ll be the guest on Nerdarchy’s YouTube Live Chat #52 this Wednesday 5/31 at noon Eastern time. Tune in then to watch it live, or if it’s done already, watch the archive using that link.
As previously noted, I’m also Playing in Nerdarchy’s Scarlet Sisterhood D&D games on YouTube.
Nerdarchy.com offers daily chats, a forum, and other goodies for tabletop RPG players, so definitely check them out.
I have joined Nerdarchy.com‘s D&D game featuring an all female party, the Scarlet Sisterhood. Thanks for the invite, Nerdarchy; as a ForeverDM(tm), it’s nice to be a player. The group is fun, too.
The Scarlet Sisterhood games stream live on Nerdarchy’s YouTube channel every
Wednesday Tuesday at 7 pm Eastern time.
You can watch the Scarlet Sisterhood video archive. I started playing in Episode 13.
Nerdarchy.com also offers daily chats, a forum, and other goodies for tabletop RPG players, so definitely check them out.