Category Archives: RP Rambles

Google+ Migration

By | 9th October 2018

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… 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 »

Wild West Wizardry Prep Notes

By | 24th June 2018

Last night I ran a game of Dresden Files Accelerated for five great players, it was a one-shot and–to put a bit of a twist on it–I’d decided to set the game in the wild west rather than the more traditional modern setting of the game. Looking for an iconic town I settled on Tombstone,… Read More »

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 »