Ministry of Unusual Affairs [Recap 1]

I have been fortunate to be a player in a Leagues of Gothic Horror campaign based on agents of the Ministry of Unusual Affairs. You read that right, I am getting to run a character, not be the GM! Rare enough a treat as that is, the opportunity is made sweeter by who I get … Continue reading

Mythic Britain: Logres

It is no secret that I was greatly impressed with Mythic Britain by The Design Mechanism, a setting book for Mythras (formerly known as RuneQuest 6th Edition). For those like me whose imaginations were lit by the tone and style of that book, an expansion has just been released that adds even more depth and … Continue reading

Cult of the Video GM 

With Perkins and Mercer as the best-known representatives, gaming as spectator sport is rapidly spreading, especially among newcomers and those who seek to return to the hobby, but do not know how. With Perkin’s ‘Acquisitions Inc show for Pax being far toward one end of this representation and Mercer’s Critical Role heading more toward the … Continue reading

#RPGaDay Day 18: Innovation

Today’s Question: What innovation of any type could roleplayers benefit from? There are lots of cool options on the technical front that might speed play, aid description, or improve note-taking or archiving. For mechanics and implementation we might soon see all sorts of improvements to the amount of information returned on a roll,  updating the … Continue reading

From RuneQuest to Mythras

Over the coming weeks, as June becomes July, one of my favorite systems will be transforming once again. RuneQuest 6th Edition, the flexible and powerful iteration of this long-lived system by Pete Nash and Lawrence Whitaker of The Design Mechanism is casting off the name by which it has been known to re-emerge under the name … Continue reading

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