Category Archives: RP Rambles

More one-shots for 2018

By | 11th January 2018

I generally don’t go in for New Year’s resolutions very much, in my opinion most of them get broken shortly afterwards so I’ve never really seen the point in enshrining them as a resolution, if you’re going to do something then just do it. That said there are a few things–gaming wise–that I would like… Read More »

Is OSR combat deadlier than 5E?

By | 20th November 2017

I’ve been running my Rose of Westhaven LOTFP campaign for a little while now, we’re running every other week (schedules allowing) and have just wrapped up session 4 (as of the time of writing this blog). Prior to running this campaign my experience of playing OSR style games was minimal and my experience with running… Read More »

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 »

RP Rambles: What I love about roleplaying

By | 28th July 2016

Telling Stories I’ve been giving a lot of thought recently to my future and what I would like to be doing with my life, and however I look at it I keep returning to the idea of writing–and in particular storytelling–as something that I find both very gratifying and extremely important to me. Storytelling is… Read More »

RP Rambles: Star Wars, the Dichotomy of New and Old

By | 18th March 2016

In these RP rambles posts I generally talk and chew the fat about subjects in RPGs that interest me or interesting situations that I’ve encountered in games but that don’t fit neatly into any of my other blog categories. Constructive comments and discussions are welcome, please feel free to put them in the comments box… Read More »