- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 224 days ago
It’s Reality, Jim, but not As We Know It: St Barbara
Two of the most important skills that I added to the Hero System when I was writing my House Rules for my Champions campaign were Paranormal Physics and Paranormal Biology . The first explains how powers...
- Posted 747 days ago
Experience for the ordinary person
Johnn’s recent mention of the Ostrich-GM approach he sometimes takes to the question of how Administrators and Nobles get their character levels (comments, City Government Power Bases – Class and Level ) struck a chord. There...
- Posted 768 days ago
On The Nature Of Flaws
Disclaimer: This article was prompted and inspired by my receipt of a free copy of Player’s Option: Flaws from 4 Winds Fantasy Gaming, but it is largely based on my experience with the Hero System. 4...
- Posted 775 days ago
Life & Death in RPG Blog Carnival Wrap-Up
March 2011′s RPG Blog Carnival covered Life and Death in RPG . Full XP to everyone who participated with insightful and inspirational articles, and thanks for your contributions. Readers, you are in for a treat as...
- Posted 778 days ago
Bang! Blat! Whoomph! Character Conventions In Pulp (Continued)
This article is being co-written by Blair Ramage, with whom I co-referee a Pulp Hero campaign. Although it started as a single item, it has grew so substantially that it became necessary to split it into...
- Posted 789 days ago
Too Much Life for The Living: March 2011 Blog Carnival
One more article for the Blog Carnival! Next time, I’ll get back to the series on Pulp Genre Conventions, if everything goes according to plan… A Variant Combat System for D&D 3.x Is healing too easy...
- Posted 795 days ago
Wham! Clang! Kapow! Character Conventions In Pulp
The Story So Far… This article is being co-written by Blair Ramage, with whom I co-referee a Pulp Hero campaign. Although it started as a single item, it has grew so substantially that it became necessary...
- Posted 817 days ago
The Dark Side Of The Mind: Examining Psionics, Part 5
Last time, I continued examining the concept of The Internet as an analogy or metaphor for Psionics, especially telepathy. The examination of web phenomena is now in the home stretch – here are the final seven,...
- Posted 929 days ago
The Value Of Information: Examining Psionics, Part 3 of 5
This, and the two parts that preceded it, were all originally intended to be one post, and a relatively smallish article at that. The decision to incorporate material from the game rules that I had written...
- Posted 943 days ago
25 Cleric Character Hooks
Continuing the hooks series, today we have a bunch of priestly ones for your holy edification. Many came out as missions rather than internal character struggles or personality quirks. More actionable than character-revealing this time around....
- Posted 953 days ago