Category: RPGs

A Tragedy in Five Acts

Hey, everybody! Let me tell you all about a fun game from Origins 2015. It’s called “A Tragedy in Five Acts,” made by Growling Door Games. If you are a fan of Shakespearean tragedy, or if you just like cooperative storytelling in your RPGs, this game could be a great fit for your...

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Interview: Marker Jones of United Sight Studios

I recently had the pleasure of doing an interview of Marker Jones, head of United Sight Studios for the upcoming digital convention, AetherCon. Marker is the creative force behind the recently released Worlds of Rage RPG. He has worked as both a game designer and writer for the game which includes...

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Outbreak: Undead Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you all are having a safe candy filled holiday. Tonight is a night that I enjoy sitting down to a table filled with friends and calling on Cthulhu or dusting off the zombie minis for a night of horror games. If you haven’t made your selection on what horror game...

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Fleshing Flesh

The GM’s gotten everyone around the table – characters rolled, feats selected, classes discussed so the party’s as cohesive as it’s going to get.  The coffee’s re-filled in everyone’s cups.  The GM spins a story, lays out the setting, the beginnings of a place and time that isn’t your living...

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Adventurer Misadventures: Innuendon’ts

This is a story from the World of Darkness Crossover Game I was in for a time. For your own sanity: DO NOT EVER RUN OR PLAY IN A WoD CROSSOVER GAME–an article about that will probably pop up some time in the future. My much-stressed Hunter, Daisy Maza (named after my two favorite fictional...

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Subtle Flaws

Stubborn. Overconfident. Obsessed. Cowardly. Clumsy. Argumentative. Curious. Unlucky. Forgetful. A while back, Caitlin posted a great article on ideas to help flesh a new character out. Most of the work is in how we connect with and then portray our characters, but plenty of roleplaying game...

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