I’m super excited! I’ve just received my Kickstarter stuff for the Midderlands: Great Lunden, I’m really chuffed to have played a small part in the writing of this excellent set and am grateful to Glynn Seal at Monkeyblood Design, both for giving me the chance to play in his sandbox and also for rushing me the books in time for my game on Friday.Continue reading Unboxing Video: Midderlands Great Lunden
In this #WeekendReview I look at the Gardens of Ynn, a delightful horticultural adventure for use in old-fashioned roleplaying game.Continue reading RDD Review: The Gardens of Ynn
In this episode I’m talking a little about the recent session 0 for our upcoming CSI Midderlands game, I’m looking forward to running it, thanks very much to my players:Continue reading RDD Podcast: CSI Midderlands Session 0
I’ve been updating my chart of Midderlands Names/Occupations to incorporate information from other sources, there is a list of inspiration sources at the bottom of this post.Continue reading Random Things: Updated Midderlands Name/Occupation Table
You can get ideas in the most unlikely of places, in this case it was when listen to the Thought Eater podcast, I misheard the host Froth when he said “Pick your OSR clone of choice” and thought he said “Pick your OSR cologne of choice.” I realised my error pretty quickly but–the more I thought about it–the more the idea of random colognes appealed to me, so I decided to put together a series of linked random tables.Continue reading Random Thing: Perfumes
I answer some voicemail messages received over the last week.Continue reading RDD Podcast: Mid-week Voicemails
In this episode I chat a bit about the difference between Setting Agnostic and Setting Specific RPGs:
Theme tune is Exotica by Juanitos, used under Public Domain licence.
When you’re wandering around the streets of Great Lunden in the Midderlands there are a number of important buildings marked specifically on the map, but what about those buildings that aren’t marked?Continue reading Random Thing: What does that Lunden building look like?
Since we’ve switched to using Castles & Crusades for our upcoming CSI Midderlands game set in Great Lunden, I wanted to tweak/re-skin some of the default races to better suit the setting (IMO).Continue reading CSI Midderlands – Races
In this episode I chat about our decision to use Castles & Crusades for our upcoming Midderlands game and some of the things that I like about the system.Continue reading RDD Podcast: Under SIEGE