Godslaying (Part 1)
In the month of March (before it was called by that name), the Greeks celebrated Anthesteria. During Anthesteria, the dead were believed to cross over into our world and traffic... Read More ⟶
All wands and staves have a number of charges, which is rolled when a character takes possession of the item. Typically, a wand has 1-8 charges and a staff has 1-12 charges. Discharged wands... Read More ⟶
(From the B/X hacks department)I am very fond of Moldvay B/X, as well as its latecomer descendant ACKS. What I don't like so much is the old-school way D&D handled wands and staves. The ones with... Read More ⟶
I know what you're thinking! "Geez, man, this has already been tried by like a dozen people and it always kind of sucks." Yeah. Well, here we go again.
First off, let's clear up this bit of... Read More ⟶
I do tons of session reconstruction in my head for a day or so after a game. I am becoming totally convinced of a session strategy that I call "Type B."
Type A play is where nobody talks about... Read More ⟶
I recently got wildly inspired to work on a spy game, principally because I listened to Adele's "Skyfall." This game, tentatively called The 53, is an RPG that tries to recreate the feel of the James... Read More ⟶
Sayla knew that the idea of noncorporeality, of bits sans grit, bodiless data, was an illusion, the construct of a mind that was itself a construct. The divide between simulation and reality was... Read More ⟶