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Gatekeepers in Astonishing ACKS

I was moving some old gaming books this week when I came across my Eberron hardcover. Back in my 3e days I played in a short Eberron campaign and liked some of the ideas (particularly… 249 more words


Designer Diary #6: Building and Maintaining a Vast Universe

As promised, I took a break from writing the blog, in part due to working 70 hours a week, but also in part because I went out of the country for half a month and was without internet for most of that time, having gone deep into the jungles of the Philippines (maybe I’ll tell you about it sometime—it wasn’t a leisure trip or a vacation, but it was rather exciting!) 1,551 more words


Astonishing ACKS

I’m calling my current gaming obsession Astonishing ACKS. It’s an old-school RPG mashup set in the Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea (AS&SH) campaign world using the… 105 more words


Vhuurmis in Astonishing ACKS

I posted a while back on the Hyperborea Boards about Vhuurmis and Ape-Men. As presented in AS&H, I don’t see much difference between the two species, and I asked whether… 186 more words


A Dungeon Master's Guide...

What do we need to play Fate in the Forgotten Realms? Well, firstly if you haven’t already done so familiarise yourself with the game – fate-srd.com. 482 more words

Anima: Beyond the Dreams Vol. 1 Review - Part II

Part II

Hello fellow players, if you like my material and would like to donate any amount, I have a Patreon page. Any amount will help out and there are many different rewards for my patrons! 23 more words

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Designer Diary #3: RPG Classes or Not?!

Welcome to our 3rd Designer Diary in which we go behind the scenes on the Cosmothea Blended-Genre Roleplaying Game. Today I’d like to discuss classes (careers, professions, archetypes, affiliations, whatever you want to call them) and what we ultimately decided to do about them in… 1,180 more words