Monthly Archives: April 2017

End of a campaign

By | 24th April 2017

Well that’s it – my Dungeon World campaign that has been running on a weekly basis for the past few months has reached it’s end, our heroes confronted and defeated two of the great evils menacing the land, the necromancer Jaspar Sirsk and the gestalt intelligence the Thinker, incarnated in the body of a great… Read More »

Initial thoughts for Star Hex

By | 19th April 2017

We’re coming up to the finalé of our Dungeon World campaign this week, my plan afterwards is to have a couple of weeks off and then make a start on the next campaign. I’ve been very much enamoured of all things OSR (except THAC0) recently and used some elements of the good, old-fashioned hex crawl… Read More »

Matters of Fate – Creating Advantages for Beginners

By | 18th April 2017

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5277633/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/legacy/tdest_id/275322″ height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] This video was requested by Alice Vidrine via my Youtube channel, she asks how to encourage new players to Fate to make use of the Create Advantage action. Check out this episode!

Engage Smug Mode

By | 17th April 2017

Or “why are so many people unwilling to play anything but D&D”?   I’ve just been reading a post on one of the online Facebook roleplaying groups that I’m a part of, where someone asked what seems like a fairly simple question: “What are the reasons that so many people are unwilling to play anything… Read More »

Sliding Towards Simplicity

By | 16th April 2017

Disclaimer: When I’m talking about crunchy, rules-heavy or simulationist games in this post, I’m not implying they’re bad–hell, play what you want–but they’re just not for me. As you might gather from the disclaimer above, I’ve never really been a fan of simulationist games or ones that have vast tomes of increasing complex rules, TBH I’m… Read More »