Redux: Romantic Dungeon World

Some idle, unfinished thoughts circa 2014, care of Google+: The Smile is the Gate to the Dungeon of the HeartBehind anyone's smile waits all that they believe and have to say. The smile can be drawn shut, driving family and suitor away -- or opened to invite you in with sincerity or as a trap, … Continue reading Redux: Romantic Dungeon World

d20 Modern World Playbook

Circa 2014, over on Google+, I tinkered around with a modern adventure rendition of Dungeon World -- something suitable for adapting d20 Modern over to the Power by the Apocalypse ruleset. The first thing I did was kick around a hypothetical playbook... the Strong HeroName: A down-to-earth name, a short nickname, a fighter’s title, a … Continue reading d20 Modern World Playbook

Fate of the Federation Cast members

Originally posted to Google+ in 2014: Continuing my Star Trek: Fate of the Federation NPC portraits, I step away from my reoccurring Klingon secondary cast and take a jaunt into one-off (for now) characters. This doodle is Captain Carmella al-Hubari, an example of the elusive (in the canon at least) female starship captain.Captain al-Hubari commands … Continue reading Fate of the Federation Cast members

Redux: Fate of the Federation

Originally posted to Google+ in September 2014: +Lex Starwalker asked me to talk about my Star Trek series that I'm running. So here's some info in general, on starships, on FAE, on crew, and scenarios.GeneralI'm taking a lot of inspiration from Fate of the Alpha Quadrant, a set of guidelines that have mysteriously vanished from the … Continue reading Redux: Fate of the Federation

Redux: Bedouin Lifepaths for Burning Wheel

Originally workshopped on Google+ in November 2016, inspired by reading No god but God: I'm looking for something to represent nomadic Bedouin clans where everybody would know how to Ride or handle horses and camels and otherwise work lots of pastoral/bodyguarding/mercenary/escort jobs, wherein "wealth" (resources, goods, etc) would be handled communally, and the closest thing … Continue reading Redux: Bedouin Lifepaths for Burning Wheel

Redux: Inherit the Earth

Originally posted to Google+ in December 2016: Inspirations: Nier Automata, Wall-E, 9, Battlestar Galactica's Final Five, Blade Runner's replicants, the Omnic Crisis of Overwatch, the survivor's guilt of the FreakAngels webcomicI'm jamming real hard right now on the idea of an Apocalypse World where rogue AIs have wiped out the majority of humanity, and our … Continue reading Redux: Inherit the Earth