Alas for the Awful Sea: Session Notes

On Saturday 13th January I ran a one-shot of Alas for the Awful Sea, a Powered by the Apocalypse game from Storybrewers Roleplaying. The game focuses on the strife and struggle for survival in 19th century coastal towns. If you’re interested in watching the actual-play video you can find it here: One of the things that […]

Rose of Westhaven: Session One Write-up

Date: Primaday, 9th of Moon Month. 1490 AU A few nights after a terrible storm has lashed the nearby coastline, four people–wearing wet weather gear–arrive at the foot of the ancient lighthouse known as the Beacon, situated a couple of miles to the west of Porthcrawl village: Edwin Locke: a man who has recently returned from fighting […]

3Brothers D&D 5E Campaign Episode 4: GIVE ME MY WIFE!

In the fourth episode of our 3Brothers Campaign the heroes are confronted by an angry nobleman intent on retireving his fled wife, they also listen to a sermon in the Church of Abraham and discover some information about a villain from the past, who may be linked to Ordious’ present.

The Great (Sky) Train Robbery – Planning a Wild Blue (Fate) One-off

Since reading the Wild Blue setting in Fate Worlds, Volume One: Worlds on Fire (written by Brian Engard, you can find my video review of the book here) i’ve been dying to run a one-off session using the ideas and rules from the setting; given that i’ve had a few questions via the blog and my Youtube […]

Reflections on the Hunter the Vigil

Recently, as those who read my blog may have seen I played in a very enjoyable Hunter the Vigil game run by my friend Barry, previous IC write-ups can be found here: Session 1 – http://wh40krpg.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/hunter-vigil-session-write-up-agent.html Session 2 – http://wh40krpg.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/hunter-vigil-session-write-up-2-agent.html Session 3 – http://wh40krpg.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/hunter-vigil-session-write-up-2-agent.html Session 4 – http://wh40krpg.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/hunter-vigil-session-write-up-4-agent.html Session 5 – http://wh40krpg.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/hunter-vigil-session-write-up-5-agent.html In the game […]

One-shot games vs Campaigns

A few months ago myself and some friends (some of whom don’t have the time to game as much as they used to anymore due to family and other real-life commitments) decided that we would run a series of one-shot games on a Wednesday evening every couple of weeks or so, so far we’ve had […]

Game generation for a game that you're already playing

As people who are reading this blog are no doubt aware, we originally began my Rogue Trader game the House of Black (the original post about the game is here) using Fantasy Flight Games rules for the game however we later switched to using the FATE core rules for the game for a number of […]

Music for my GMC session

Although tomorrow’s (21/06/13) session is for the players to run through the generation process with me and help create links between the characters, NPCs and other setting elements I have already been thinking about appropriate music that could be played in the background of the generation session and then continued through into the game proper. […]

Recording Game Sessions

As stated in my previous posts, I made a recording of my previous session; just to clarify for anyone who may be concerned NO video recording of the players was made Once the recording had been made the audio file was stripped out and the video (which mostly showed me since the laptop was facing […]