Originally posted to Google+ in July of 2012, this story doesn't begin to capture the joy that came to life at our table. My father's nostalgia and excitement. My mother surprising herself with her own creativity. My girlfriend bonding with the family. This is what these games are all about, and I was lucky enough … Continue reading Redux: World of Dungeons in… the Tunnels of the Ghoul King!
April 2014, Google+ So last night we joined Snorri, Manyara, Muaphet Ram, and Asha & her lion-sister Beletsunu for what could best be described as a vignette. I talk a lot about the table, and how thing were going between players, below.We were all meant to hang out for a four hour window, but last … Continue reading Swords without Master in… the Desiccated Temple of the Worm!
April 2014, Google+ Okay wow, I honestly wasn't expecting Sw/oM to be THAT fun. Like, I figured I'd get a kick out of it... But oh wow holy damn. Ran through City of Fire and Coin, but with only Manyara and Snorri represented (fewer players showed up than expected). Third player joined for the Discovery … Continue reading Swords without Master in… the City of Fire & Coin!
Two-Step, Sing-Song, Birdy, or Hoodshe doesn't remember her homeland or her people. she scours the land and the skies with only her dead songs to stir the star within her alien heartFeats HeroicGlum: Sing a dirge of solitude and lost memories as your serpentine scarf coils and protectsJovial: Weave loops and patterns with your scarf, … Continue reading Redux: Sing-song, Swords without Master
Originally posted to Google+ in February 2017: I ran my Masks game this past Sunday. There was one particular moment that is just heartbreakingly great, but its at the very tail end and it requires me laying down some track to get the train there.The team was really going at it with this crew of … Continue reading Redux: Get Wrecked, Fake Friend
Originally posted to Google+ in January 2016: Kicked off a new game of Uncharted Worlds last night with one of my local groups, and we had an absolute blast! We gathered at 7, but didn't get to kick off and play until something like 10 -- it turns out that character creation, faction creation, and … Continue reading Redux: The Survey Crew
Originally posted on Google+ in May 2016: Ran a one-shot game of Headspace with my "Playing Games for Girls" crew last night. Character creation took longer than I would have liked, but we wound up with some very cool characters with some nice tangled up backstories.My wife played *Brooklyn, the Runner*. When *Hieronimus, the Infiltrator* … Continue reading Redux: Headspace
Doing a terrible job of keeping up with this blog. Things have been hectic in my everyday life lately, and that seems to be the norm these days. It's pretty sad, to me, because it feels like I'm slipping more and more into the realm of "putting my hobby away." It's scary, too, because I … Continue reading Redux: The Outsiders
I love the John Carter of Mars series of books. Read them to bits when I first discovered them; I found them online, but couldn't find them in stores or my local library, so I printed out a copy of the first book I found online and for a week I read it on the bus to … Continue reading Redux: Asha & Beletsunu
Originally posted to Google+ in July of 2018 for a Legacy: Life Among the Ruins play by post: So, the wardrobe of the Druids is kind of a cyberpunk throwback -- the stuff on the left, but made out of the cyberpunky materials in the center. And the Druids have got implants that develop naturally in … Continue reading Redux: Isis, the Hunter