Previously in Chatty’s game… Our heroes are hired by a mercenary outfit to protect the lives of four City Within candidate in a one-day campaign/election of the city’s newest burg. Thought wheeling and dealings, criss-crossed agendas, monsters gone wild and delusional candidates, our heroes are caught in this electoral storm and try their best to […]
Archives for May 2009
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Spiel Des Jahres nominees announced. A great bunch in the nominees! (Not so excited about the recommended titles) The Old School determiner is awesome. The very last “Lying in the Gutters” column by Rich Johnston but he says to check here. Fear and Loathing: The Board Game Wil Wheaton: “in which i find something unexpected […]
Now that the Monster Manual 2 has been out for a little bit, I figure it’s good to continue my more detailed looks at the monster inside it in case any DMs out there have put off buying it and still aren’t aware of exactly what it contains.
With the Ennies coming up, I finally wrote a welcome page for the blog. It’s a very short introduction to the blog and gives the reader a selection of links to follow as appetizers of the blog’s content. You can find it here. Please have a look and tell me if it needs anything more. […]
The Bloodbowl 4e post with the actual rules is taking longer than planned to finish and the Ennies application process deadline came and bit me in the a$$. Instead of posting part 4 of my Dungeon Reality Show this morning, I’m posting another of those Friday questions. I’ll post the DRS one as soon as […]
Monks are Psionic. (Yes, “Martial Striker” was half wrong). As per the Design & Development article that accompanied it, Ki is a dead power source (though some third party products have already tried to use it). Personally, I have no problem with this. On multiple occasions, I attempted to run campaigns with an eastern flavor, and banned most (or all) arcane and divine classes, relying primarily on psionic and ki powered characters. Conceptually, they always seemed very close together: an internal energy source with fantastic abilities powered by intense discipline.
In Part 1 of this series, I described the implied setting of the Dungeon Reality Show (DRS) In Part 2, I described a few of the tricks I used when I DMed such an event. Today, I’ll start sharing a recent example of a DRS game using the Bloodbowl game. My proposed adventure will differ […]
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In part 1, I presented the implied setting of my Dungeon Reality Show (DRS)concept. Today, I’ll describe some of the gimmicks I use as a DM when I play a DRS game. The Set Whenever I throw the PCs into the Plane of Games, I always make sure to describe the barely contained chaos that […]