More future software

Going back to my future software ideas, here are a few more.Streamers - entertainment softwareThese are the programs that compile the various entertainment suites of today. Watching documentaries, listening to talk radio, Uservid feeds (think Youtube), the latest fashion idol show. They all feed into the Streamer.Using the scrobbler function of the Blackbook, and a basic … Continue reading More future software

New Year, New Dresden Files Campaign

It's the new year, so we began a new story arc in our Dresden Files characters' lives.First up, the underhanded criminal duo, the Mortal and the Lycanthrope, have become fine upstanding businessmen, owning several nightclubs and bars. Although, they do of course have a side dealing in supplying places they don't own with narcotics of … Continue reading New Year, New Dresden Files Campaign

Sands of FATE development

Hello potential new readers.My pseudo-Arabian Nights game is currently sitting in a folder on my desktop marked Sands of FATE. I'm not happy with the name, it's far too close to Strands of Fate, but it will do for now whilst I continue the development.I've run a couple of playtest games with my Dresden Files … Continue reading Sands of FATE development

Computer-assisted living

I've been thinking about a futuristic setting recently, and specifically about the computer programs available within it. The setting comes from a series of novels, and they're told from the point of view of a deck jockey, a computer programmer, but he makes a point that most of his job is management of various programs … Continue reading Computer-assisted living

Queenstown part 4

The pseudo-district of Outwall is a shantytown built up along the main approaches to the city, as well as around the walls themselves. By far the largest outpouring is along the Old Kings Highway, west towards Kingsmead, also close to the Midlands River.The poorest of the poor and those scraping the bottom of the barrel … Continue reading Queenstown part 4

Further 12-sided Ramblings

I've been mulling over a d12 based system for a little while now, and I have the dice mechanic more or less worked out. My only big thing now is rolling doubles.System so far is thus: roll 2d12, subtract the lowest from the highest, and add a skill value between 0 and 3. Compare that … Continue reading Further 12-sided Ramblings

A long gap in updates

First off, a quick apology. It's been almost three months since I last wrote something here. I've been busy toying with ideas over at my other blog, and doing various other projects, with the Old Crown sat on the back burner whilst things stewed over in my mind. I'll be resuming regular service soon. Today … Continue reading A long gap in updates

Wrapping up the Dresden Files from before the winter break

Ok, so I've gotten a little lax with posting this past little while. Blame a whole slew of things, but mostly Skyrim. It's been far too long to write a detailed account of what exactly happened, but I can detail it with some obvious highlights.The Mexican got a lot closer to the horrorific wildfae Bill … Continue reading Wrapping up the Dresden Files from before the winter break