My friend Bob was the first player to take a character across The Veil in the realm of Hiraeth last night. The fact that he was the only player and we had a duet session made it no less exciting or enjoyable. Along the way, I learned a few more things about running an Open Table.
Run With Whoever Shows Up
The biggest learning point was to run the game with whomever shows up. To make the session viable, I decided to place Donart (Bob’s character) into a small scouting party tracking down the dog-like humanoid creatures who had desecrated a nearby burial cairn. With one player character, a scout leader, and three scouts – that’s four NPCs – the expedition felt reasonable. I think making it possible for the players who show up to have a session is…
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