This one is for The Maze, Scott, and HermitDave, and is a 100% RPG post inspired by my Influenza article. I give you the Zombie Apocalypse RPG Trope Post! Zombies are people, too… Okay, dead people, with poor verbal skills. And the only communication they understand is blowing off their heads. – USA Network commercial […]
Archives for October 2009
Updated Skill Challenges page with Rob Donoghue’s Siege of Fallcrest and Changing the World, along with new Ruling SCs. Questing’s Readings – RPG Bloggers Network Edition Do you own any of these awesome boardgames? Google Wave: we came, we saw, we played D&D Pet shop marketing to D&D/WoW players (via @Johenius) Lair: Assault on the […]
Previous 4th Power Posts Well, I missed my first deadline by not posting feats last week. They ended up being more tricky than I thought. 4e and d20 feats all seem to be more combat-oriented, which was always my complaint with systems like Call of Cthulhu d20. Anyway, I had a hard time coming up […]
The most common complaint associated with Games Workshop games is that they are too expensive. But fear not friends! This is an expensive hobby, but there are ways to stretch your money and keep some of it in your wallet.
I’m taking a break from my self-imposed Blog Silence to broach a subject that is slowly making me crazy: The influenza epidemic and the absolutely stupid conspiracy theories behind it. I swear to god, if I hear another discussion about autism, microchips and/or programmed genocide, I’m going to blow a gasket. This post Is inspired […]
I first encountered the “dungeon delve” at the exact same time I first encountered 4e. 3 linked encounters, designed to be played in a relatively short amount of time (45 minutes at the conventions). Dungeon Delve (the book) is full of them, one for every level, designed for quick pick-up games or for when you […]
Yep, I got nothing this week. These are both Thriller-related, so why not?
This week I’d like to take a look at how often all of you play tabletop RPGs. My own D&D campaign has been on a short hiatus for four weeks now and will be resuming in early November, but leading into the holiday season I’m scared the schedule is going to be disrupted for the next few adventures.
Open Design’s Adopt-a-Soldier Sponsorship (via Matt James) D&D played on a Microsoft Surface. (via @gregbilsland) Dominion: Seaside rules posted, which includes complete card list (direct link to PDF) 1d12 Questions with 4E cartographer Mike Schley Want to know what Dragon articles WotC is looking for? See Chris Youngs’ Blog (login required, via @mudbunny74) The classic Cheapass Games […]
I’ve thought long and hard how to best present this but the announcement that I was stepping down from managing the RPG Bloggers Network muddles the original intent. So I’ll do what I do best and I’ll tell you a story. When I came back from Gen Con last year, I had learned that I […]