Cantrip Comparison

I recently posted an article (you can check it out here) about how much I enjoyed Cantrips in D&D 5E and how it was one of my favourite parts of that system. One of my long-time online gaming-buddies Dennis Bach posted on Facebook that he thought there might be some duplication of existing spells if […]

Podcast Episode 77 – CSI Midderlands

In this episode of the podcast I discuss what I’ve been up to recently and the upcoming Midderlands game I’m going to be starting in July: 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

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 […]

Podcast Episode 43 – Google Hangouts is Trash

In this podcast episode I get some of my dissatisfaction with Google Hangouts off my chest: 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/

Google+ Migration

Well, unless you’ve been living under a rock–or at least very isolated from social media–for the past few days you’ll have no doubt heard the news that apparently Google+ is officially circling the drain. I woke up this morning to a flood of stories like this one https://thenextweb.com/google/2018/10/08/google-plus-dead-security-flaw/ It would appear that–due to a security […]

Podcast Episode 36 – Combat in RPGs

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 […]