Tag Archives: fluff

Review: Emerald Empire

It’s good to dust off old books and give them a new shine sometimes and that’s what Alderac has done — they first came out with a source book called Emerald Empire for the 3rd edition of Legend of the Five Rings RPG in 2008. It has stayed popular in the ensuing years, so when the new 4th edition of L5R came out, well of…

[meta] Fun & Buttons

We’ve been playing D&D together for almost four years and it that amount of time, you develop inside jokes, themes and traditions. Many of our jokes come from our first campaign, the 2.5 year adventure of Shackled City, which took place in and around the city of Cauldron. We still have those characters — now 15th level — and I hope…

[Meta] Want Legos! Want Legos Now!

Legos. I had no idea how much fun I would have with them. I never played with Legos as a kid. We had Lincoln Logs. And an erector set, but I thought that was boring. I had friends with Legos and I played some at their houses but usually we played race cars or cops and robbers instead. It wasn’t until we started playing Serenity that the …

[meta] Game Master Me

We’ve been rotating out our Game Master duties. Between Angel and Michelle, they kept us rocking and rolling for two and a half years with Shackled City, so it was a great chance to learn a new system and give everyone a chance to be at the helm. With Legos as our mainstays for props, I