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: 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

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”

Tome to Table: Godsteel in “The Chalice”

This week I finished reading The Sword, The Ring, and The Chalice, a fantasy trilogy penned by author Deborah Chester; it forms the smaller part of her Mandria/Nether cycle, alongside the four Queen's Gambit novels. I enjoyed this series quite a bit! The lead character, Dain, is the elven heir to the throne of Nether, … Continue reading Tome to Table: Godsteel in “The Chalice”