Back from the Grave (#RPGaDay 2017, Day 11)

August is RPGaDay month. Yep, a month solid of RPG-related posts, answering these questions: Today’s question is this: Which ‘dead game’ would you like to see reborn? This is an interesting question, and, for me, an odd one. I’ll try provide some answers I think are helpful for thinking about this. 

Cover Me! (#RPGaDay 2017, Day 5)

August is RPGaDay month. Yep, a month solid of RPG-related posts, answering these questions: Today’s question is this: Which RPG cover best captures the spirit of the game? I’m not sure my response is particularly useful or interesting, though I find it interesting to think about what I came up with. Here’s a shot at […]

Gamma Planet: Zooming in and Zooming Out

This is a continuation of my earlier post about the Gamma Planet game setting I’m slowly thinking over and building, in the hope of running a game sometime in the future. If you’re not interested in tabletop RPG setting design, this is one you might prefer to skip.

Two Great Tastes… Wait, Three Great… Er, Four?

Before I left on holiday, I was reading through Geoffrey McKinney’s Carcosa and wondering what in the world I would do with it if I were running the game with my own group. It’s a dark, bizarre, fascinating mashup of odd subgenres. Carcosa squashes together: Sword & Planet adventure (think Barsoom, say) The Lovecraftian Cthulhu Mythos a […]