Jun 212015
Gaming Life: Warhammer World – Session 4 – Let's Split Up!

We pick up this session with our heroes at a feast in a hunting lodge deep in the Reikswald Forest. They have just accused their host’s staff of being part of some kind of cult and attempting to poison them. While this might well have been true, they unfortunately had no proof of these heinous accusations, so their host, Lord Aschaffenberg, was outraged and ordered them to leave at first [Read the article]

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Jun 192015
Free RPG Day Today!

Today is Free RPG Day! Established in 2007, Free RPG Day works with participating hobby game retailers and RPG publishers to bring new and exclusive RPG quickstart rules and adventure modules into the hands of gamers. This year, I’ll be watching for four items in particular: We Be Goblins Free! by Paizo: This is the third instalment in the We Be Goblins! series. Though I have to admit [Read the article]

Jun 182015
Spirit of 77 Encore, Review Follow Up and Another Scenario!

My Victoria gaming group asked for an encore of Spirit of 77 and I was happy to oblige them, giving another chance to check out the game. This time, we had five player characters (pictured below) Hugh Mungus, a Good Ol’ Boy who’s One Bad Mother looking for Thrills Rex Cranium, a Vigilante who’s a Former Badge looking for Paybac Jackie Chung, a Kung Fu Tough [Read the article]

Jun 172015
Gaming Life: Warhammer World – Session 3 – The Plot Thickens

We pick up with our group as they continue their investigations into the mysterious hunting lodge staff. Hired by the new lord of the lodge to find proof about what is afflicting the staff, they had just about finished interviewing the guards and the burgher and performer go search the gardens some more, but only find signs that it was not kept well for some time. Looking back at [Read the article]

Jun 122015
Spirit of 77 RPG - Review and Scenario

I had the chance to try out Spirit of 77, a funky 1970’s tabletop role-playing game. I had backed the kickstarter back last fall and thought it would be fun for my Victoria group of friends. As it turned out, although I already had the pdf, my hardcopy arrived in the mail the day before our game. The game is described by its creators as follows: Spirit of 77 is an [Read the article]

Jun 102015
RPG Kickstarters: June Roundup

It seems like the number of RPG Kickstarters that interest me is declining. Not sure if that’s because there’s less RPG kickstarters generally or I’m becoming more picky. This month there’s only two, both ending shortly, be sure to check them out. Custom Pro Tabletop Audio Background Loops (Ends June 16, 2015) This Kickstarter is for professionally-produced audio backdrop loops for tabletop gaming. Each professionally designed and [Read the article]

Jun 092015
The Danger of "Everything You Know is Wrong"

You’re GMing when you’re struck with an awesome idea for a new setting or campaign.  This is so cool you simply can’t wait for the current campaign to end.  Instead, you throw the player characters into this new reality.  I call such sudden shifts Everything You Know Is Wrong (EYKIW), wherein everything both players’ and characters’ assumed about the universe and how it functions is [Read the article]

Jun 022015
Condition Markers are here!

Is your player character Blinded and Exhausted? Is the bad guy Nauseated? Keep track easily with our new Condition Markers! For the last few years, Our Mini Counters and Mini Markers have done pretty well, and I’m always getting compliments, praise, and thanks for selling them.  Well, an awesome returning customer asked if I could put together markers that would indicate conditions, and so I [Read the article]

May 312015
Gaming Life: Warhammer World – Session 2 – Investigating the Manor Staff

In our second session of Warhammer World, the heroes have just made it to the safety of the Grunewald Lodge’s walls and as the howling beastmen rage outside, they are ushered into the main building and, after a quick bath, meet with the current master of the house, Lord Aschaffenberg. A big burly man, he quietly reveals to the heroes that he suspects the staff is up to no [Read the article]

May 242015
Gaming Life: Warhammer World - Session 1 - A Beastly Discovery

Just in time to play, I had the first version of my new Warhammer World game ready to go. The players created their characters using random draws from the career deck and we have a Burgher (merchant), a Dilettante, a Soldier and a High Elf Performer. The group is travelling from Bögenhafen to Stromdorf in a carriage. The Burgher deals in rare weapons and is travelling [Read the article]