Category: RPG

It’s not what you say, but how we read it

Ah Mr Mearls. You sure do have a way with letting your well meaning and well written words cause controversy, don’t you? The Commencing Countdown article which serves to officially introduce the D&D Essentials...

Character du Jour: Ratman

When nerdy insular Drew Duayne saw his wealthy socialite parents gunned down by a laughing criminal, he ran. After several months the search was called off and he was declared missing, presumed dead. Ten...

The Price of Superheroes

Anyone else notice there’s a Superhero Price War going on at RPGNow? It all started when ICONS hit the scene. That came in at a discounted price of just $14.95. Mutants & Masterminds Second...

It’s the end of the world as we know it

….. and I feel fine. Just five short sessions to go in our Endday Campaign, and it will all be over. Literally over, because that’s when the world ends. Sorry about that. Slightly more...

Mandelbrot Heroes

One of the (many) things I like about Mutants & Masterminds is that it’s possible to generate characters with whatever level of complexity you desire. Just like a fractal you can view your character...

Endgames

I’ve been thinking a lot about endings lately – and not in a negative way. When it comes to role-playing games many campaigns simply don’t have (nor need) an Endgame; they’re set to run...

Vuvuzela Goblins!

"I’ll say one thing for them," Borys shouted over the incessant droning, "They’re useless at ambushes!" Among the many different types of Goblin an adventurer is likely to encounter, few are attacked with more...