Active from 2005 to 2007 and dedicated entirely to system-neutral GMing advice, Treasure Tables was one of the earliest RPG blogs. It was also the precursor to Gnome Stew
, so we decided the best way to keep all of its content -- over 750 articles and more than 7,500 comments -- accessible to as many GMs as possible was to move it here, which we did in 2012
. Comments are turned off, just they as were when Treasure Tables closed in 2007. The GMing material and discussion archived below was originally featured on TreasureTables.org. Enjoy! --Martin Ralya
Roleplaying Tips #301 follows up on the 150 non-combat urban encounters presented in issue #299 with 120 non-combat wilderness encounters for your fantasy game. Many aren’t actually encounters, though — instead, they’re meant to be fuel for impromptu descriptions, and for adding flavor to wilderness travel.