Category: RPG
An impression of the Great Library of Alexandria

But in-character justification for being off-brief is very much the “Bob doesn’t have to do P.E today because he is ill. Signed Bob’s Mum” of roleplaying design.

In our previous instalment, the party (and me) had gone through the Unknown Armies universe generation process, and come out of it with characters and a world, but not really a direction. Without an Objective, I decided the first session…

One of the reasons for the slowdown in blogging stuff has been the number of things I’m doing that I don’t really blog about. One of those things is that I’m getting more into Tabletop RPG, especially running games. Recently…

Work First weeks at work are generally a bit chaotic, new accounts, new processes, new people. This combined with a few other complexities (We had a Virgin Engineer around to fix the fact that every so often my ping times…

Every so often, it occurs to me that Dungeons and Dragons models an extremely schizophrenic variant of competence. “I use Vicious Mockery on the guard” “Okay, you fire off a stream of insults which [Clatter] hit him square in the…

Wizards of the Coast were really mean to Neverwinter when they released fourth edition. We’re talking full Sigil┬álevel, someone in the dev-team just doesn’t like you, burn to foundations and salt the earth, Robin Hobb protagonist levels of mean. With…

This post contains spoilers for Dragon Age. Do not read on if you do not want to read them. Specifically, it talks in some detail about the city of dwaves and some party members.

“You’re supposed to use Vicious Mockery on the enemy” “I run up to the guy and I hit him with a big sword” “Suit of chainsaws. Vulnerable to… the on switch”.

Yesterday, five people met in a tavern, and were recruited for an adventure by a tall man in black. I started LARP a few years ago while I was living in Bedford. It’s been pretty good for me in general,…

I went to Gamecamp. It’s becoming quite common in reports of this event to wax lyrical about the location for a little while first, so I’ll do that. It was held at 3Rooms (I’m sixth from the left in that…