Tag Archives: character creation

Interview with Lortas programmer of the Earthdawn Character Editor

The following interview is the first real interview since a long time and of course the first for the year 2011. The title of the post almost says it all, for all those who missed the Earthdawn…

School of Hard Knocks – Dresden Files game set in Kaiserwerth, Germany

Character Creation We finished up most of the characters today for the after-school club’s Dresden Files RPG game today and I’m really impressed at how well the characters, setting, and the various aspects are gelling – there are a bunch of connected elements we’ve managed to reincorporate across various characters, locations, and threats which has  created a pretty cool…

Earthdawn Legends and Earthdawn 3rd edition framework v1.0 [MapTool] released

Earthdawn 3rd edition framework? MapTool? Well, I heard of MapTool, but never used it and as Telarus released his v1.0 for use with the latest Earthdawn 3rd edition, I was irritated until I had a…

Smallville AP: The Mandrake Session #1

In the last report I talked about how we came up with the basic premise for our campaign and created the characters. I took these details to try and create an adventure. After a little thought I’ve decided on a name for the campaign:- “ The Mandrake “. The Mandrake (or La Mandragola ) is a satirical play by Italian Renaissance writer Niccolò Machiavelli. It’s a tale of corruption within…

Smallville AP: The Mandrake #0 (Brainstorming)

Our gaming group is just about to start the third session of our “Mandrake” game. I’m really impressed by how the first couple of sessions have gone. I think we are really pushing the system and I’m proud of the game we’ve started, so I thought I would share a few details… Our gaming group has recently suffered the loss of several players. One…

Javascript based Earthdawn Character Generator

The German Tanelorn forum has also an Earthdawn section and sometimes I have a look at the topics and discussions there. Recently a guy called Kaspi called for help to update his online Earthdawn Character Generator to the RedBrick 3rd Edition. I had never heard of his generator and so I had a look at it. Kaspi wrote the generator for his …

Character Creation

Character creation has always been a point of minor contention amongst gamers. “What method do you use?” has always been one of the first questions out of players mouths when getting together with a new group. So I ask you, what method do YOU use? The most basic method I think has to be the straight forward 3d6 in order The most popular…

Bikes and Broomsticks: Character Creation 2

Download the full PDF! Skills Now, why do you think I made that whole first page all about background. Because you would think “Hey, maybe I should do this background thing.” Well, if you did, Good! You did awesome. If you didn’t, sorry……