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Welcome to The Bloodstone Apocrypha, a website dedicated to improving the role-playing skills of Dungeon Masters and Players alike.

The resources on this site serve two purposes:

  • First, the left hand links are designed to help Dungeon Masters and Players develop their games and improve role-playing skills.
  • Second, the right hand side is devoted to the campaigns that I run and the players in them. Including a bit about myself, of course.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2005

Tenth Session Complete!
  • Congratulations to the group! The watershed 10th session is now complete and the entry added to the campaign journal. Check out the journal entries at theCampaign Journal section of the Site. Our next gaming session is scheduled for May 21st.
Looking for Input?
  • In the journal entries, if a player wishes to have something added or edit the narration, just send me the desired entry and I will update it.
Wednesday, April 27th, 2005

Tons of Updates!!!
  • Sessions 4 through 9 are posted and the Journal page is completely updated. Check out the journal entries at theCampaign Journal section of the Site.
  • As I continue to work on my Doctorate Degree in Dungeon Mastering at the University of Colorado, I will be slowed down a little because Exams are upon me. Please be patient with the rest of the Web Page Content. I intend to update it extensively after May 4th.
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005

Sessions 2 and 3 Posted
  • Sessions 2 and 3 completed excellently and have now been posted to the site. Check out their journal entries at theCampaign Journal section of the Site.
  • Site Housekeeping: The appearance of the entire site is undergoing renovation as I learn more about HTML and get more efficient at it. It seems that two new members to the group are HTML ninjas and I hope to learn a little more from them as time goes. Thus, be sure to check out the Character Knowledge portion of the site as there have been numerous improvements there as well.
Tuesday, January 18th, 2005

The Game is Afoot!
  • Session 1 of the Shadowstrife Campaign passed with great success! You can see the first journal entry in the Campaign Journal section of the web site.
  • Note: The third character summary for Clas has been added below the entry for Niclaus.
Monday, December 20th, 2004

Lots of Goodies!
  • The Character Knowledge section of the web site has been heavily updated, with new information in just about every sub-section. We are almost ready to get started, I just need your character summaries!
  • Note: The second character summary for Niclaus has been added below the entry for Simon.
Monday, November 15th, 2004

Today's Update!
  • The Character Knowledge section of the web site is updated, including an outline of upcoming gaming information.
  • Note: The first character summary for Simon Ayin has been added as well. Keep them Coming, I will continue to post as fast as I am able.
Saturday, November 13th, 2004

Added This Week:
    New Campaign Begins!
  • I attended the recent D&D Meetup for the Boulder Area. It looks like the new group will consist of six people, all of whom are considering character ideas. We should be starting in mid-december after finals.
  • The House Rules section of the web site is updated, with the updated links showing in Bold
  • In the near future, I will focus on tweaking the House Rules section and filling in the character knowledge portions of the site. Character Knowledge remains a mere outline at this time.
Thursday, October 14th, 2004

Added This Week:
    Finally! A Breakthrough!
  • As far as java goes, I am still only a mere padawon; but this site is finally on its way. Soon, I will be a "Java Master"...or is that Jedi Master...whatever.
  • Anyway, I have added the information to both the previous campaign and current campaign sections of the web site, as well as some pictures of miniatures.
  • Now that the framework of the web page is complete, I should be adding stuff to the site on a more regular basis.
  • To members of the old group, I need your suggestions and input. I cannot accurately remember everything about old campaigns. Also, please send me your character information, I would like to give each character a bio and history..especially how they died... ;)
  • Update: The first "Top Ten" gaming moment has been added:
    "To Kill a Hummingbird"

Friday, September 24th, 2004

Added This Week:
    New Page Layout!
  • I am slowly learning how to get these tables inserted and create my own Java scripting by reverse-engineering other web page sources. So far, this seems to be working.

Thursday, September 23rd, 2004

Added This Week:
  • I am adjusting the layout of the web page and trying to add a few new areas for others' interest. I think that I will keep the updates limited to just the last ten.

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