Tag Archives: Star Wars

How I prepare for a Star Wars one-shot

By | 7th February 2016

Sam posted in the Tide of Change group saying that it would be useful to see how some of the GMs prepare for their sessions, so over the course of the weekend I’ve maded this video outlining the process that I go through to create a Star Wars one-shot.

Ending on an (almost) TPK

By | 27th January 2016

All joking aside my RPGs tend not to be that lethal when it comes to character deaths if I am perfectly honest, this is normally due to a mixture of factors, including me erring on the side of caution when it comes to creating encounters and also because I mostly play in systems that are… Read More »

Complete Secrets of the Desert Sands

By | 24th January 2016

I recently ran a very enjoyable Age of Rebellion game where the players were a group of rebels who were attempting to recover a prisoner with important information, unfortunately he has been taken prison by Jabba the Hutt’s forces, all of the videos connected with this session can be seen below. Intro Crawl Session Actual… Read More »

Red Hand of the Empire – Dark Side Remix

By | 22nd January 2016

After my posts earlier about Star Wars intro crawl creators I was chatting with Richard Wentworth on Facebook, he showed me some interesting writing about colour theory and made some great suggestions on how I could make a more darkside looking version of the Red Hand of the Empire (my upcoming trilogy of games where… Read More »

Star Wars Crawl Creators

By | 22nd January 2016

One of the things I’ve really been enjoying about running a load of Star Wars RPG games recently is that I’ve been making intro crawls for each of the episodes and putting them on my Youtube channel, if you don’t know what an intro crawl is then it’s the bit at the start of a… Read More »

What if the prequels were good?

By | 18th January 2016

One of my blog readers posted me a link on my ‘What if the lava didn’t do it?‘ post asking whether I’d seen a series of videos about how the prequel trilogy could have been re-done to make them good? At the time I hadn’t seen them, but given my recent interest in matters of… Read More »

The Red Hand of the Empire

By | 17th January 2016

A few people in the Tides of Change facebook community have asked about playing darkside character (especially with the release of Force & Destiny) and, whilst in a normal Star Wars game, I don’t really think that characters to embrace the darkside fully have a place it did get me thinking about how a short-term… Read More »

What if… the lava didn’t do it?

By | 17th January 2016

A few days ago I was reading an excellent blog article by Runeslinger on his blog Casting Shadows, you can find the original post here: https://runeslinger.wordpress.com/2016/01/16/recasting-canon-star-wars/ In this blog article he discusses how both he and his players have treated the canon in Star Wars, essentially they have taken the bits of the canon that… Read More »

Whatever happened to the Fate guy?

By | 14th January 2016

Chatting with Rob Davis last night, helping him sort out a character for a forth-coming Star Wars one-shot that I’m running and generally shooting about roleplaying games, past campaigns and the normal sort of stuff that RP enthusiasts tend to do when they get together (or chat via the medium of the internet as we… Read More »