Retiring Dima the Crow early

So this is kind of a sad one. I had to move for a job and decided to retire Dima. I didn't want to feel like I had to Skype every fortnight to join the game or for the DM to have to work out a way to shoehorn me in every time I could make … Continue reading Retiring Dima the Crow early

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Social Contracts

I recently got to play Vampire: the Masquerade for the first time since 2011/12 and, at the end of the first session, I wasn't sure whether I wanted to continue playing or not. It was a fun game, and I enjoyed playing a Nosferatu for the first time, but I spent time over a few … Continue reading Social Contracts

Dima the Crow after play

Curiosity killed the cat. I think Dima needs to learn this. So, the first session went fine. Standard wander along a road, get to know the other players and their characters. All went well really, and we ended up in a big town and levelled up. Great. So I looked at my options and realised … Continue reading Dima the Crow after play

The Samurai Wedding adventure recap, part 1

So, ignore the Topaz Championship that I ran a while ago. I'll throw up a proper outcome of that later (none of the PCs won, though they did all come pretty high up in the rankings). After the Topaz Championship, the three Crab PCs were given honour guard duty - the niece of Hida Kisada … Continue reading The Samurai Wedding adventure recap, part 1

L5R 4E Topaz Championship session 2

For part one, see here. We started the session a little late, owing to using the gang to move some boxes over to my new house before we began. Also, pizza. It might be very apparent that I've made the tournament a lot bigger. The players all decided they wanted to play as Crab, so … Continue reading L5R 4E Topaz Championship session 2

More ideas clamouring for attention

So here's a little overview of what's currently bubbling in my head:A game set in a world where the Roswell Incident was the site of Earth's first extraterrestrial encounter, not a crash. Ship landed, aliens surveyed and encountered locals, contacted mothership and decided to stay. It is now the 70s or 80s (or now, not … Continue reading More ideas clamouring for attention

Kingsmead update and a new system!

Well, since I haven't managed to post anything here since January, and since ignoring those two short posts, since October, I suppose it's only right I update here again.Especially since I've run another bit of a playtest, this time with a new rules system that I've been working on. One which emphasises the roleplaying aspect … Continue reading Kingsmead update and a new system!