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What to expect from Casting Shadows

Using either the pull-down menus at the top of the page, or the various means of tag and category search tools arrayed along the sides, readers can explore a growing collection of commentary and comments about roleplaying games and techniques for both players and adjudicators. The focus of these posts is strictly on face-to-face and play-by-post ‘tabletop’ … Continue reading

Grimaud’s Crowbar

A brief note of introduction before we learn how Grimaud came to meet Chekhov. Over the past year and more a small group of friends and I have been running Triple Ace Games’ All for One: Regime Diabolique as a co-operative, co-GM’d campaign. The game, developed for the Ubiquity Roleplaying system and inspiringly written by … Continue reading

Aethercon VI – November 10-12

November has rolled around again with Aethercon in tow, this time for its sixth iteration. Aethercon, unlike many online conventions, attempts to provide a live convention feel in an online environment by providing easy access to tutorials, contests, seminars, a vendor’s hall, and of course – gaming. One perk about online conventions than cannot be … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2017 Restrospective

#RPGaDay is over for another year. As usual, it is a bit of a mystery if it will return next year, and in what form, but that anticipation is becoming a part of what is shaping up to be the tradition of the event. The year 2017 was the biggest, yet and it will be weeks … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2017: Day 31

The last question for #RPGaDay for 2017 is one that looks forward to how things will take shape in the year ahead. What do we as gamers anticipate most for 2018? Whether that is the realization of one of our own projects, or the arrival of someone else’s work; whether that is the launch of … Continue reading

#RPGaDay 2017: Day 30

In this age of plenty in terms of the number of game companies producing record numbers of games, the thirtieth question for #RPGaDay may seem like a real challenge.  The question asks about a mash-up of genres you would like to see in an RPG. There are already so many out there that it may … Continue reading

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