Redux: RPG a Day 2017 – Day 7

Originally posted on Google+ in August of 2017: #RPGaDay2017 - Day 7 - What was your most impactful RPG session?The game was Monsterhearts. To describe it in detail would be to open a door to a very private, very intimate sequence of scenes. The significant details are an NPC, a PC who did not deserve … Continue reading Redux: RPG a Day 2017 – Day 7

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Redux: RPG a Day 2017 – Day 5

Originally published on Google+ in August of 2017: #RPGaDay2017 - 5 - What cover best captures the spirit of the game?I discovered I had a ton of thoughts about covers this morning while responding to this hashtag on twitter. I can't pick one, so I went nuts.Godbound captures the violence and futility of the war … Continue reading Redux: RPG a Day 2017 – Day 5

Redux: The Young Centurions in… Fear of Flying!

Originally posted to Google+ in July of 2018: Ran a game of Young Centurions for my local group today in honor of my dear friend KJoy's birthday. It was specifically a "supercut" game that remixed characters and elements of our other campaigns into one delicious self-indulgent party, at the birthday girl's request. :)We had four … Continue reading Redux: The Young Centurions in… Fear of Flying!

Redux: John Wick(ed)

Originally published on Google+ in March 2017: Been thinking Sorcerer thoughts again lately. Specifically thinking about John Wick as an action-heavy campaign. He could easily fit the model of "a character, a sorcerer, a sorcerer with a kicker" that +Ron Edwards advocates for character creation (a retired assassin, who has Contained his demon guns in … Continue reading Redux: John Wick(ed)

Redux: Blades in the Dark Theme Song

I really loved playing Blades in the Dark, and maybe one day I'll get to return to it. Until then, I'll always have the music put together by one of my amazing players. Originally shared on Google+ in May of 2017: https://soundcloud.com/schafer-gray/blades-in-the-dark-theme Created by one of my players specifically for our campaign. https://soundcloud.com/schafer-gray/the-scoundrel-blades-in-the The final … Continue reading Redux: Blades in the Dark Theme Song

Situation Burning: “Breaking of the Storm”

The Hanging Tower, written and illustrated by Sam Bosma Years ago, at this point, I read Sam Bosma's excellent comic, The Hanging Tower. It's so very good that it has never left my mind, since - for real, go buy this. You absolutely won't regret it. The wild west-like setting excites me, especially as the … Continue reading Situation Burning: “Breaking of the Storm”

Redux: Check your own Hashtag, Custom Move

Originally posted to Google+ in July of 2017: I've got a story arc going on where public perception of the team is as complicated as its ever been and I'm having fun playing around with a custom move that emphasizes the caprice of popularity and the fragility of teenage egos.When you check your own hashtag … Continue reading Redux: Check your own Hashtag, Custom Move

Redux: Socially Responsible Gaming

Originally posted on Google+ on January 4 2018: Somebody in a G+ RPG community was asking about being a more socially responsible gamer: specifically, game recommendations that were more socially conscious, and actions that could be taken by gamers to positively impact the world. I made a big giant post!But everyone else in the thread … Continue reading Redux: Socially Responsible Gaming