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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

#RPGaDay 2017 is on its way!

Autocratik‘s #RPGaDay will return for a fourth run of positivity and celebration of the roleplaying game hobby starting on Tuesday, August 1 and ending on Thursday, August 31. This has been an impressive year in RPGs so we can rightfully expect a lot of fascinating responses to read, comment upon, and reshare. Questions old and … Continue reading

Ministry of Unusual Affairs: GM Notes 1

What follows is a brief Q&A with the GM of our Play by e-Mail campaign featuring Agents of the Ministry of Unusual Affairs, using Leagues of Gothic Horror – a supplement for Leagues of Adventure. GM (Murderbunny): I was looking forward to the recap of the caper in the caves. Thanks for this; reliving the campaign … Continue reading

Ministry of Unusual Affairs [Recap 3]

We have begun our second assignment for the Ministry of Unusual Affairs, but our series of recaps has yet to finish revealing the events of the first. In the previous installment, we touched on the first of the successes we earned in that assignment. These successes were hard won, and paid for with our first … Continue reading

Ministry of Unusual Affairs [Recap 2]

The first assignment for our ‘Agents of the Ministry’ has concluded with success, but not without losses. These losses were not to life or limb – although that was a narrowly missed outcome – but rather to sanity, and a more innocent view of the Victorian world our characters are duty-bound to protect. Did you … Continue reading

“You are doing it wrong…”

We can all make mistakes. An expression of which I am particularly fond is that even monkeys fall from trees. We can trip while walking upstairs, we can fumble with our keys, spill our drinks, and we can be mistaken in our understanding of things we have learned and been taught. Mistakes are many of … Continue reading

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