So, I’m running behind again, but I figured I’d write this up anyway. Free RPG Day 2017 happened a the weekend before last. A few of us made the trip of to Dice Latte in Seoul for the event. I didn’t take any pictures—I’m terrible at taking pictures of anything but the kid, these days—but I can say a good time was had.
We arrived late, expecting my friend Justin to run Blades in the Dark rather than joining in on any of the official tables (because none of us had thought to sign up for anything—if I had done, I would have probably ended up at the LotFP table, but it and every other table ended up being fully booked). However, it turned out that there was a Numenera game for which a number of players had not turned up. The GM, someone named Wendy Jeong who apparently works at the shop, ran the Numenera adventure that was part of the Free RPG Day’s offerings, so we joined her table to round out the group.
I was pleasantly surprised: I expected to be confused by the system, since I’ve never read the rulebook or anything, but it was actually really easy to get the hang of it. After the one session, I felt like I had enough of a handle on it I could probably bull-in-a-china-shop my way through running a canned module with the system, and maybe write new stuff for it and run it after playing it a few more times. Continue reading