Scriptorium

Writing, reviews and tutorials by Chris Rosser

Camping and Solo RPG

4 min read

A recent camping trip to the Yarra Valley necessitates my first proper Solo RPG game session, armed with nothing more than a fist-full of dice, a notebook, pencils, and some random tables.

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D&D from an author’s perspective

3 min read

I give my perspectives on D&D as a fantasy author, and share what I like about the hobby and how I think it can make me a better writer

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Review: Josh Stolarz’s Map Maker for Procreate and Photoshop

7 min read

I review Josh Stolarz's Fantasy Map Maker for Procreate and Photoshop. A toolkit that promises to take the pain out of cartography for authors, world-builders and D&D dungeon masters.

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Gamifying story creation

2 min read

An experiment to plan out a short story with a rules-lite RPG system, some roll tables, and a fistful of dice.

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Alashiya update

1 min read

A brief update on how my new D&D sandbox is going.

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Nanowrimo 2020

2 min read

For Nanowrimo this year, I've decided to create the beginnings of a Classically-inspired world for playing D&D and writing stories.

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WWB #4: Mapping dungeons with Pixelmator

7 min read

On day 4 of my 30 days of world-building, I wrangle Pixelmator into a quick and dirty dungeon map creator for D&D or fantasy novel locales.

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