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

Redux: Quentin’s Bloody Scabbard

Originally posted to Google+ in December 2013: Quentin's Bloody Scabbard(minor magical item, weight 0)Generations ago, there lived a renowned bard. His stories were irreverent, even crude, and well-known for their graphic content. This adventuresome bard lived a life of over-the-top violence until his dying day, and in that time nothing -- no armor, no magic … Continue reading Redux: Quentin’s Bloody Scabbard

Redux: The Lever, a Compendium Class

Originally posted to Google+ in February 2014: The LeverA compendium classWhen you successfully make off with a load of purloined coins, the next time you level up you may take this move:MastermindWhen you spend time in preparation for an important heist (your call), tell the GM what you're trying to do and roll+INT. On a … Continue reading Redux: The Lever, a Compendium Class

Redux: Scouring of the Spirit Wood, Front & Custom Moves

Originally posted to Google+ in December 2014: I just wrapped up a Front now that my first game of Dungeon World has been played.Last we left our protagonists, they were fleeing into the Spirit Wood on druid-elkback to escape the Kobold/Lizard-folk legion that had taken Fort Ironwood on the Orc/Halfling border.FrontThe Scouring of the Spirit … Continue reading Redux: Scouring of the Spirit Wood, Front & Custom Moves

Redux: The Diadem of Clear-mindedness

Originally posted to Google+ in June 2016: Diadem of Clear-MindednessA shining band of silver whorls, studded with commonplace jewels. In the center of this band is a single, polished purple stone; gaps along the length of the diadem suggest additional stones were once affixed.The Diadem of Clear-Mindedness clears away your errant thoughts and steadies the … Continue reading Redux: The Diadem of Clear-mindedness