Guest Post: How to Describe a Room with an Encounter

Hi everyone I have another guest post for you. This one is from Stephen of Stephen's Hobby Workshop. He has a goodly number of blog posts about subjects of interest such as sandbox campaigns, megadungeons and low fantasy gaming. He has published an article by me as well and you can find that here. I …

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How I Incorporated Theme Into My Sandbox Game

In RPG's generally and sandbox games especially, theme can be very hard for the game master to create. I do not control or attempt to control the actions of the player characters in the game. If the player characters are the protagonists of their own story and game master has little to no control over what the characters attempt, then how do they become the embodiment of the theme?