Come on, people! Fight! Fight! Fight! DnD 5e's ordered initiative can be improved. Like, a lot. Step-by-step going through the order can slog things way down. And you know it. If your initiative system works now, fine and fine. I'm simply trying to help you run a better game. If your players are tired of … Continue reading Initiative Alternative: Side-Based Combat
Inspired by the likes of Bladerunner, Altered Carbon, Minority Report, Shadowrun, The Matrix, and the like, Blood and Chrome is a cyberpunk RPG about heists, harsh city life, and the cruelties of science and corporate thugs. Here is the first draft of the game, you replicant scum. Design influences include Maze Rats, Into the Odd, … Continue reading Blood and Chrome RPG
It's summer so I get to write more! Here's the link for the game, you hungry hippo. If nothing else, read the Naming Ceremony at the end. It seriously makes giggle every time and nails the lighthearted tone I was going for. This is a rough draft of a beer-and-pretzels Pokemon RPG based on Savage … Continue reading Pokemon Adventures!
One semester of classes, 25 sessions, 50 hours of gameplay, 50+ hours of prep, 14 total players, couple hundred monster tokens, 13 dead PCs, 9 Artifacts, 6 dead Lords of the Districts, one dead Lord Skorne later... All done! Some takeaways: The most frequent compliment I receive about the game was concerning the length. People … Continue reading Campaign of Skorne: All Done!