The Thousand Lands S01E00

Character Gen/Setting Discussion For those of you who aren’t aware, I’ve recently started running a campaign using the excellent B/X Essentials by Necrotic Gnome.  The game takes place as people slowly begin to emerge from the safety of the magically protected Last City to explore a world ravaged by a sorcerous war. If you want more details about […]

Podcast Episode 35 – V5 first impressions

Having just had an excellent time going through character generation with the people from André Martinez’ Grand Coterie group I give some of my first impressions on the last edition of Vampire:

Shadows of the Century Beta Playtest – Pitch Session

I was luckily enough to picked to take part in the Shadows of the Century Beta playtest by Evil Hat Productions, looks like a real cool game, I’ve just run the Pitch Session (or session zero) for my face-to-face group; obviously I can’t give anything away about the mechanics at this stage but thought I’d […]

Oggdude’s Star Wars Character Generator

For anyone playing FFG’s Star Wars RPGs, the following program (written by Oggdude) is a great time-saver when it comes to creating characters, it also allows you to create sheets in a couple of different formats, add custom information and provides some excellent GM-ing tools. The link below is to the web installation that auto-updates itself: http://bitly.com/1kjPjSk […]

Clarence J. Murdock – Dresden Files Character

As you’ll probably be aware if you’ve read my recent posts, we wrapped up my Jadepunk Campaign a short time ago, Thashif has stepped up to fill the timeslot and is going to be running a Dresden Files game, alternating with my FFG Star Wars campaign. I’ve played a little bit of DF but not a great […]

Terror on the Outer Rim [Edge of Empire]: Session 0

Character and Setting Generation Well we held our character generation and campaign creation session (christened session 0) for our Edge of the Empire game that we’re going to be running soon (now named Terror on the Outer Rim): you can see the intro crawl I made for session 0 here: This was the first actual session we’ve […]

Fate Core Character – Sebastian Crow

Playing in a Mad Max inspired Fate Core one-shot this evening hosted by Ian F. White, very much looking forward to it. We were given the following background info (please note I didn’t write the background info it was provided to us by Ian F. White the host of the game): Relevant points in my […]

[RPG] Kaiyu Yuuto

When I originally published my post showing the characters for our Jadepunk, we hadn’t yet received the background for Kaiyu Yuuto (played by theRogueDM) since Jenny was feverishly working away on the background, well it’s now arrived and it was definitely worth the wait; I thought it was worth putting in a quick post to […]

Character generation: starting at the other end

I don’t know how you guys out there in internet-land prefer to generate characters for the various different RPGs that you play in, I suspect everyone has their preferred methods and ways of approaching this, whether it is banging all your stats down first or coming up with a personality and building the stats around; […]