My thoughts on making your Role-playing Game come alive.
Good tips that I think a dungeon master could use outside of text games as well. I like what you emphasized about NPC involvement throughout the game and not just at the beginning.
A pause from Engaging Text RPG Storytelling to share infobreak from yesteryear:
Today is: 17th July (GMT), in history on the 17th of July, 1918 AD the following death happened:
Botkin: Personal Physician of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death