- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 228 days ago
Top-Down Plug-in Game Design: The Perfect Recipe?
Click on the image to see a larger version As someone who writes about RPGs
- Posted 744 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 750 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 778 days ago
Clang! Crash! Pow! Game Mastering The Pulp Genre
If all has gone according to plan, you are now looking at the final part of what’s been a massive series on the Pulp Genre. This article is mostly afterthoughts and GM advice that I’ve culled...
- Posted 786 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 820 days ago
Pow! Bam! Crunch! Story 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 grown so substantially that it has become necessary to split it...
- Posted 828 days ago
‘Tis The Season: A Christmas Scenario
Christmas Tree by Enimal A few years ago I ran a Christmas-oriented scenario in my superhero campaign, and it was pretty successful on a number of fronts – so much so that I thought it worth...
- Posted 884 days ago
We All Have Our Roles To Play: Personality Archetypes, Part 2
The Premise Everything that I’ve ever read on the subject has defined archetypes for RPGs either in terms of the psychology of the character or the abilities of the character, and there’s nothing wrong with that....
- Posted 926 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 933 days ago
All This And Psionic Spam: Examining Psionics, Part 4 of 5
Last time out, I started examining the concept of The Internet as an analogy or metaphor for Psionics, especially telepathy – but ran out of time after looking at only 7 web phenomena of a planned...
- Posted 940 days ago