Category Archives: Rose of Westhaven

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 »

Podcast Episode 40 – Over-production in RPGs

By | 23rd September 2018

The edited version of our recent podcast recording “Over-production in RPGs” is now available on Anchor, I’m joined by Johannes Paavola, Mathew Bryan, Andre Martinez and Dennis Bach. Music on Podcast Title Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Live & Uncut Podcast Recording – Over production in RPGs

By | 20th September 2018

We’ve recently been experimenting with live-recording group podcasts on Twitch so that people can watch an “uncut” version as it’s being recorded and get involved via the chat box. These recordings are available on the Red Dice Diaries Twitch Channel. Last night’s recording was about over-production in RPGs, although–as usual–we rambled and got off topic… Read More »

Podcast Episode 36 – Combat in RPGs

By | 13th September 2018

In this episode, Johannes Paavola, Lloyd Gyan and myself talk about combat in RPGs, it’s role, the dynamics of combat and the dreaded topic of dice-fudging. Music on Podcast Title Shinigami by XTaKeRuX:http://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX/Empty_Grave/Shinigami Used under creative commons licence:https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ You can find the live & uncut version of this recording on Twitch: Watch Podcast Live & Uncut from… Read More »

Random Things: Nautical Tattoos

By | 13th July 2018

The home-base of my Rose of Westhaven campaign is a small(ish) port-town called Porthcrawl, recently we had a game where most of the people in the town had turned up to a funeral, in thinking about what the various inhabitants would look like I was scrolling through various pictures on Google Image search and noticed… Read More »

Amended LOTFP spell mis-cast table

By | 20th May 2018

In today’s session of Rose of Westhaven we’re trying out using an adaption of the LOTFP supplement Vagina’s are Magic, we’re not going the whole hog with the weird spells and such-like in there (since that would entail a massive alteration of the magic level of our campaign) but I’ve been discussing with one of my… Read More »

Adapting LOTFP for Midderlands

By | 2nd May 2018

I’m currently running an OSR game using the Lamentations of the Flame Princess rules, using the excellent Midderlands campaign setting created by Glynn Seal of Monkeyblood Design & Publishing (https://plus.google.com/+MonkeyblooddesignCoUk). In Lamentations there are three non-human race-classes available, Dwarves, Elves and Halflings, that aren’t covered in great detail in the Midderlands books, but that I… Read More »

Rose of Westhaven Sideview Map

By | 17th April 2018

If you’re a player in my ROSE OF WESTHAVEN campaign, please stop reading now. As some of you may be aware, I’ve contracted map fever whilst running my OSR Midderlands LOTFP campaign; one of the things we discussed in our session zero is that the players wanted to do plenty of dungeon-crawling during the campaign,… Read More »

How like the Midderlands is Rose of Westhaven?

By | 23rd January 2018

As I’ve mentioned in my main campaign page, our Rose of Westhaven campaign is heavily influenced by Monkey Blood Design’s Midderlands OSR campaign setting and bestiary, I wanted to jot down some notes about how far that inspiration goes. Campaign Genesis The Rose of Westhaven first started germinating as a campaign idea after I picked… Read More »