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Why I like low-powered games

I wanted to take a few moments to try and explain why I enjoy lower-point campaigns. Perhaps that is the wrong way to start. What I actually enjoy are campaigns where real-world style threats are actually threatening, like a pistol, or even a knife. 288 more words


The Redoubt of Hades at Manhattan Minicon

Today I ran my first Face to face DF game set in my home campaign setting of Northport!

Cultists, Horde Zombies, New and Improved Wights! Critical Hits! 8 more words


GURPS - Lost World Idea

One of the things I wanted to try when I repurchased my GURPS books was a land of the lost/lost world type setting. I believe there is a chance we get to visit this in the future however I am not sure yet. 231 more words

Role Playing

Kickstopper: What a Long Fantasy Trip It's Been

This is the story of a Kickstarter which many in the RPG community had thought would never be possible, or at least wouldn’t be possible until at least one stubborn rights-holder had ended up in the grave. 7,185 more words

Tabletop RPGs

So It Seems That I Will Be Running GURPS

After some consideration and being reminded of a promise I forgot it has been decided that I will be running GURPs. This is a great thing for the crew as it means free content for you. 172 more words


Character: James Jameson, Assassin (150 points)

Boilerplate preface (feel free to skip to character description!): This character is another example in the a set of completed characters I’m posting for the… 1,506 more words


Ubi dubium... | Skeptical Inquiry in a Fantasy Setting

There’s a thing that seems to me to result from sloppy storytelling and a deep failure of the imagination in many genres of fiction: the so-called “skeptic in a mystical world” trope I’ll call it. 723 more words