Category Archives: RPGs

HeadCrushers in the Wild

Sometimes you just need to crush a head to show you mean business. Kick down that door, kick butt, don’t bother taking names, that’s what I’m talking about. When you find out you are in over your head, distract, dodge, … Continue reading

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Adventures Taking the Fifth

Over at my Patreon, the vote is in and October’s release will be the newly christened “Cult of the Abyss,” which is the renamed “A Day’s Work,” an adventure for Fifth Edition – in following the OGL, one cannot indicate … Continue reading

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HardCASE: a Sword’s Edge Adventure

The newest release from SEP is now available. On a mission to hunt down an arms dealer connected to several high profile assassinations, operatives in the Contact Team, the kinetic, direct action arm of the secretive CASE – the Clandestine … Continue reading

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An Opening In the Wall

The Wall is now available through Drive Thru RPG. You are the occupying soldiers of a foreign power garrisoning a city far from home. You do not share a culture with the citizens, and your state has decided to use … Continue reading

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The Wall

This month, the release through my Patreon is the Wall, a new role-playing game in which you play members of an occupying force in a foreign city. You are the occupying soldiers of a foreign power garrisoning a city far … Continue reading

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The Wall: Coming in 2018

You are the occupying soldiers of a foreign power garrisoning a city far from home. You do not share a culture with the citizens, and your state has decided to use the existing political structure to maintain its rule. You … Continue reading

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Lawless Heaven Now Available

Four cops. One hundred criminals. Countless broken bones. The Sword’s Edge adventure, “Lawless Heaven” is now available through the Composed Dream Games RPG Marketplace. You can also find Sword’s Edge there. In this homage to modern Korean action cinema, Three … Continue reading

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Mechanics Informing Spotlights

About a month ago, I wrote about sharing the spotlight among characters in RPGs, why it’s important players get a chance to have a character in the spotlight, and how you can make sure that happens. But since the spotlight … Continue reading

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Someone Else’s Great Big Wall

So I’m giving another listen to Dr. Kenneth Harl’s Barbarian Empire of the Steppes series from the Great Courses. This is maybe my fourth listen-through. Especially with Dr. Harl, I can listen to these series over and over again. In … Continue reading

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Getting In the Spotlight

One of the challenges for designing an adventure is to have it both appeal to the players and insure their characters have a chance for the spotlight. Even when one know how to provide a character with a spotlight, the … Continue reading

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