Steal This Idea: Broken Squares

I’ve been through more team-building classes and leadership development seminars than I really care to count. While I’ve taken some valuable things from them, I’ve never really stopped to think how the lessons I’ve taken away might be applied to my gaming life. This changed recently when I was describing an exercise from one of…

Challenge Compendium: Archmage Bitwise’s Binary Trap

Background The Astral Brotherhood is a secretive order of wizards focused on furthering their discipline through sheer cogitation. Their towers are invariably trapped with deadly puzzles that take quick rational problem-solving to bypass. They believe that only a fellow in their order (or one potentially worthy of joining) will be able to bypass the trap….