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Design Notes: Spirit Master

Hello. Sorry for the unannounced hiatus last week, I was gearing up to something big (for me, at least). Today, I have submitted my first piece of content to the… 1,205 more words


Ben talks roleplay: The Great Journey (Part 4)

Welcome to the roundup of part four of my New World of Darkness game. Before we begin, here is a reminder of our cast:

Willow- the amicable dog-sledder… 941 more words


Workshop Wednesday - World Building Ideas

Lately, I’ve been toying with a few different world building ideas. The concepts are pretty nebulous right now, but I felt like I wanted to go ahead and get some things written down. 600 more words


Apocalypse World Ep 9: Mutants of the Frozen City

The grim chill of the Frozen City lays its claim on yet another victim, and Pedro the Marmot leaves our stage. Those who remain, then, are stuck with the unsavoury job of coping with the legacy of chaos he left behind. 112 more words

Actual Play

Naming the game

A fun part: the title! It could just be the Mad Max Pen and Paper RPG (mmpprpg, which is sort of funny to pronounce). I decided that it had to be flashier than that – This blog needed a real title,  even though mmpprpg sounds like the sort of murmurs that Max makes through the movie.  62 more words


[New Spell] Alter Light Source

Alter Light Source

‘The peasants will never see us coming with these torches,’ the dwarf mumbled to the elf.

‘Quite true, yet we can already see them sniveling in their hovels,’ replied the elf in a quiet tone. 118 more words

Swords & Sorcery

Roleplaying : Fleshing Out

There is a very special time in every roleplayer’s life that sends them into an absolute whirlwind of conflicting emotions. In the moment immediately following the end of a session, a player must simultaneous feel satisfied with the played session, eager for the next, curious about the story, regretful of missed opportunities, wishful for more frequent sessions, overjoyed about exp, and intimidated about the weighty numerical decisions to be made. 545 more words