Author Archives: John Large

Podcast Episode 50 – Give & Take

By | 9th December 2018

In this podcast episode I answer some voicemails and talk a little bit about group creation of settings and also settings created entirely by the GM. Title Music Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Podcast Episode 49 – Downtime in RPGs

By | 5th December 2018

In this podcast I’m joined by Lloyd Gyan and Johannes Paavola to chat about downtimes in RPGs. You can find the original uncut version on Twitch: Watch Podcast Live & Uncut: Downtimes in RPGs from RedDiceDiaries on www.twitch.tv The edited version is now available on Anchor: Title Music Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons… Read More »

Podcast Episode 48 – Hannah talks about Star Trek & Behind the Walls

By | 3rd December 2018

In this podcast episode my wife Hannah and I talk about my upcoming adventure Behind the Walls Title Music Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Podcast Episode 47 – Midderlands, 5E, Sci-fi and other projects

By | 27th November 2018

In this podcast episode I talk about some of the projects that I’ve been working on and some stuff I’m about to start work on: Title Music Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Rose of Westhaven

By | 27th November 2018

Season 1 We’ve recently wrapped up season one of our Lamentations of the Flame Princess Midderlands Campaign, as of the time of writing we’ve already started season two, which has seen the timeline move forward by ten years and a switch to the For Coin & Blood rule set. Season One charts the rise and fall of the Locke Adventuring… Read More »

Podcast Episode 46 – Old school prepping and bullet journals

By | 11th November 2018

In this episode I discuss some ideas for manual prep and note recording methods going forward for my games: If you’re interested in the idea of Bullet Journalling you can find out more here: The main bullet journal websiteBullet Journal for RPGs tutorialBullet journals for GMs MeWe community Title Music Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under… Read More »

Podcast Episode 45 – Westhaven, Gomans and the dreaded TPK

By | 9th November 2018

In this episode of the podcast I talk about where we’re at with our Rose of Westhaven campaign and what the future holds for it:  Title Music Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

OSR Level Drain Alternative

By | 22nd October 2018

Disclaimer: This post and the mechanics within are based around the rules for aging that appear in LotFP, I’ve not tested it with other OSR systems, but I believe it would work with some minor tweaking. This post talks about an alternative I’ve started using for level-draining creatures in my game and why I chose… Read More »

LOTFP 2E Playtest Rules

By | 20th October 2018

My First Thoughts Okay, so you may or may not be aware–based on whether or not you’ve read Eldritch Cock James Edward Raggi IV’s FreeRPG supplement for Lamentations of the Flame Princess–that there is a second edition of LotFP in the works for some date in the distant future. The Eldritch Cock supplement features two… Read More »

Podcast Episode 44 – Getting a Campaign Started

By | 17th October 2018

In this podcast episode, Lloyd, Dennis, Mathew and myself discuss some of the potential issues and pitfalls surrounding getting a new campaign off the ground. You can find the uncut version here: Watch Podcast Live & Uncut: Getting a Camaign Started from RedDiceDiaries on www.twitch.tv The edited (audio only) version is also available on Anchor:… Read More »