Tag Archives: fantasy

Sword Noir Rising

This weekend I’ve had a couple of moments in between preparing for a move in early August. It’s mostly been in the morning along with my coffee, so it’s been pretty productive. At this point, I’ve completed updating the mechanics … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Hadrapole Burn

This continues a revisit to a series of game ideas based off the game show Burn Notice. I hope it’s of interest. Originally posted 7 Sep 2008 Earlier, I wrote about Burn Notice and creating campaigns using it as a … Continue reading

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Broken Tiger: Tales of a Divided Throne

So far, I’ve been calling my planned setting/system for a second-world Korea Choson, which was the name I was using for a previous game set during the Imjin War that I ran at Gen Con 2008. That is no longer … Continue reading

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Systemized Choson

I have many ideas for the new Choson RPG – new name forthcoming – and much of that is tied to system. Like Centurion, I’m starting this from the ground up, with no inspiration spurring me on. I have an … Continue reading

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Choosing Choson

I am resurrecting Choson. Not the nation/dynasty, but the idea for an RPG. And I’m a little bit excited about it. Let’s hope the enthusiasm lasts. Here’s the thing, I have never really created a setting for publication. Well, that’s … Continue reading

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Hadrapole Darkness

I have returned to fantasy RPGs. I previously mentioned how I had to split the Ottawa Warband. I now have two groups for which I run games. One group picked the post-apocalyptic offering and the other picked the fantasy one. … Continue reading

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#RPGaDAY2015 Day 21: Favourite RPG Setting

This one is actually quite easy for me: Iron Crown Enterprise’s Middle Earth from the 1980s. Man, did we play the shit out of those supplements. We didn’t use the Rolemaster rules or the later MERP. It was all D&D all … Continue reading

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RPGaDAY2015 the Catchup

Okay, so I saw a bunch of people doing this and it looked kind of fun, so I totally lemming’d onto the bandwagon. RPGaDAY2015 is the brainchild of game designer Dave Chapman. Basically, each day in August there is a … Continue reading

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Someone’s Axe is Getting Kissed

I’ve been running a D&D 5E game with my daughters, and they’ve been enjoying it, but when the dice are not kind, they can get frustrated – my youngest especially. I bought them their own dice at Gen Con, and … Continue reading

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Gen Con – Gangwar

As you may have heard, I’m running a couple of games with a system I was calling Fancy Pants but now has two names – F#ck You Up and Face ‘Splosion. I’m running F#ck You Up: Gangwar on Thursday morning. … Continue reading

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