Posts Tagged ‘RPG’

Start: the dungeon of Sagra-Bayar

Posted on June 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The modular dungeon of Sagra-Bayar, that is.   Completed the latest round of glass work this weekend and allowed the hobby to take over one of my shop tables for a couple days. Now this idea had been bouncing around my head for a while: 3D dungeon tiles using faux-stone vinyl tiles. Seemed like a … Continue reading “Start: the dungeon of Sagra-Bayar”

Morvauvil. An introduction

Posted on June 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Morvauvil (Mor-vow-vee) stands as the central example of all that is mysterious in the Steamship Troopers setting. The island is …Continue reading →

Tabletop Meditations #20: Organized Flow Theory

Posted on June 6th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There are several theories on how RPG’s function and what that may mean. The intention behind my RPG ludology and having a personal critical theory is practicality. It is handy for writing and during play, and as a framework in the designing of games. This is how I understand roleplaying games as a whole and […]

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Warhammer FRP, kampania ‘Wewnętrzny Wróg’, relacja z drugiej sesji – ‘Próba Magistra’. Pflugzeit AS2502, ‘Wielki Las’.

Posted on June 4th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

W maju rozegraliśmy trzecią sesję w ramach kampanii Wewnętrzny Wróg do 1 edycji WFRP.Ponieważ już wcześniej wiedziałem, że na sesji pojawi się tylko część drużyny, a znajdujący się w kompanii uczniowie czarodzieja powoli zbliżają się do skompletow…

RPG War Mastery #2: The Landscapes of War

Posted on May 30th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The clash of steel, the pulse of blood through arteries and onto the ground and snatching glory on the battlefield, the personal devastation realized when surveying the field of victory, roleplaying War. War can enhance a roleplaying game not just because of its opportunities for fantasy violence and power fantasies but because of its depth […]

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RPG War Mastery #1: Conducting Better Battles

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So let’s talk NPC Combat strategy. Whether small groups or full-on military units Non-Player Characters (NPCs) can benefit from better strategy. This so that they can present better challenges for players. Especially if Player Characters (PCs) tend to just barrel through their enemies with little trouble even when the challenges are supposedly on par. Typically, […]

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No Thank You Evil: Story Please!

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Creativity and the Busy Adult I love playing games with my child. One of our favorites is No Thank You Evil. But, as an RPG, there’s a lot of overhead, if I want to do it well. I enjoy creating … Continue reading

Rats of Tanglethorn Pt.2: The Green Well

Posted on May 16th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Afheesh the ratling quickling (played by me), Pabst the human duelist (played by Jenn), and Wufcor the ratling canny-jack (played by Isis) had been escorted by a contingent of city guard to an office near the White Rose Perfumery. The office was small, crowded with stacks of yellowed parchment sheets. Also scattered everywhere were small […]

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WFRP 2nd Ed – Terror in Talabheim (more catching up)

Posted on May 15th, 2018 under , . Posted by

Hi All,Things are winding down as I get ready for Summer Vacation and Kublacon. It occurred to me that I hadn’t updated how our WFRP campaign has been going in quite some time, so I’ll try to do that in dribs and drabs over the coming months.If you eve…

The Cleash Tree – Post apocalyptic equipment/creature/threat

Posted on May 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Cleash pods when mature are roughly cricket ball sized, small pumpkin shaped seed pods that were genetically engineered to have …Continue reading →

Warhammer FRP, kampania ‘Wewnętrzny Wróg’, relacja z drugiej sesji – ‘Pomylona tożsamość/Noc Krwi!’. Pflugzeit AS2502, Rzeka Delb.

Posted on May 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

W kwietniu rozegraliśmy drugą sesję w ramach kampanii Wewnętrzny Wróg do 1 edycji WFRP.Do znanych z poprzedniej przygody Kompania Fuggerów poszukiwaczy przygód Gorimma Guttrissona, Hugo Overhilla, Kvinto Brannrudsona …

How to Write an RPG Actual Play Blog

Posted on May 9th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here is another Hubpages article from me, Robert A. Neri Jr. How to Write an RPG Actual Play Blog This article explicitly goes through my process for when I write my actual play blog entries. The blog entry that the article refers to for examples is The Dragonslayers Pt. II: The Day the Music Died. […]

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Going Old World

Posted on May 7th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

I mentioned a few posts back that I was going to be teaching some friends how to roleplay . That day was yesterday and involved some mad panics in the runup as I couldn’t decide if I should go for WFRP 2nd edition (for easier transition to 4th in a mon…

Rats of Tanglethorn Pt.1: Street Mercs

Posted on May 2nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The two small groups of gang members were facing off in the middle of the wide paved boulevard just outside of the Caskroom Tavern (#15 on the Map). It was a chill evening and the cobblestones pale and moist with fresh filth. Rag pickers, the occasional wagon, and the odds and ends of Tanglewood society […]

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Lina (9), Hendrik (7) and Joaquín (5) Wrote Another Dungeon for the One Page Dungeon Contest

Posted on May 1st, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

1 You fall through a hole into this room. For example, if you go for a walk in Berlin and don’t respect certain signposts around construction sites or while watering flowers in your garden.2 Eerie black and white photographs hang on the walls…

Real life critical fumbles – Game prep

Posted on April 26th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

No matter how many adventures you’ve been on, no matter how many foes you have defeated and no matter how many villages you have saved, everyone has moments when they’re not fully paying attention or when they’re a little too … Continue reading

Rats of Tanglethorn: Intro

Posted on April 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Since Game-Master Cris’ game turned out to be so lethal Isis, Jenn, and I had to generate new characters. I decided on a ratling male. We were still playing in an “evil” campaign in the Poisonwood city of Tanglethorn. I dubbed my new character the ratling Fourthborn Afheeshh the Nervous. He is a thorn runner […]

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Giving Monsters AI in D&D

Posted on April 24th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

One of the many things that shits me about my favourite game and pastime is that combat, arguably the point …Continue reading →

1D4Con AAR and OGRE 6!

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

First of all, I wish to apologize for the delay, usually I write these things the day I get home.  It’s been a busy week at work.  Long story short, I went to the 1d4con event in Martinsburg, WV last … Continue reading

The Zen-like minimalism of The Quiet Year

Posted on April 20th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As I have referred to in a previous post, I went to 1d4con last week, for the first time, in Martinsburg, WV.  I had a great time!  But we’ll get to that.  I got there Saturday, played Cthulhu Wars, OGRE … Continue reading

Tabletop Meditations #19: Murder Hoboes Inc.

Posted on April 18th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Your player group has just slaughtered an entire village for the hell of it, they kill every other NPC that has any words with them, and they loot every corpse. In fact, loot is just one excuse they use to participate in the slaughter of unfortunate NPCs. What you have on your hands is every […]

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DnDice – Premium Price for Premium Rolling

Posted on April 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

If you are anything like me, you have a few small clutches of various dice in your immediate vicinity. Be they a bag of d6 […]

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Tabletop Meditations #18: Disease

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Player Characters (PCs) are traveling through a fetid, sweltering swamp. Halfway through their adventure the expedition begins to fall sick with fever. At first, just a few torchbearers were sick and then a few porters. Eventually almost the entire adventuring party is sick even a few PCs are ill. The danger made apparent before […]

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Warhammer FRP, kampania ‘Wewnętrzny Wróg’, relacja z pierwszej sesji – ‘Kompania Fuggerów’.Jahrdrung AS2502, Delberz.

Posted on April 9th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Po zakończeniu kampanii Pokusa Arcylicza, której finał możecie przeczytać TUTAJ, zaproponowałem znajomym powrót do przeszłości i rozegranie kampanii na podstawie scenariuszy opublikowanych do kampanii Wewnętrzny Wróg do 1 edycji WFRP.Jako, że…

Game Review – BaRPiG

Posted on April 6th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

BaRPiG Review Pigs are not people, but if they were, I’m sure they’d love to party. That’s the circumstances you’ll find yourself when you play BaRPiG (RPG, get it?). Developed by Jonathan Franklin and Phillip Melchers, this card game is … Continue reading