Saturday Seed ~ 194 (Aces & Eights)

This is a seed for Aces&Eights, the western RPG as broad and beautiful as the vistas of the Old West themselves. The seed This seed is all about having and not having, ego and insecurity, fair play and graft, and most of all…poker. Planting the seed This seed can be planted in any nowhere town … Continue reading

Genre is Rule 0

Now available in audio form with commentary from 2020 Casting Shadows Podcast I watched a video clip yesterday evening which asked “Why?” in connection to the disparity in numbers between those who will choose to respond to an ad looking for D&D or Pathfinder players as compared to the number who will respond to ads … Continue reading

Saturday Seed ~ 140 (Aces&Eights)

This week’s seed is a small one for problem solvers and community builders in Aces&Eights. It is suitable as a one-shot or limited number of sessions with established characters. My Saturday Seeds also reappear on Ancient Scroll on random Saturdays~ The seed The seed entails the characters stumbling across a scene of great tragedy and … Continue reading

Saturday Seed ~ 137 (Aces & Eights)

This week’s seed is a grim idea to spark a manhunt in Aces&Eights. It is suitable as a motivator for one story in a campaign, or as an ongoing theme. The seed The seed entails offering the players the opportunity to involved their characters in a search for a prisoner who has escaped from justice … Continue reading

Taking a Stab at Seven Games

The Black Campbell got me thinking about the Seven Games thread that has been running on G+ for a while. This was a topic I had been studiously ignoring as it doesn’t seem to easily break down into 7 discrete games for me. I tend to run more than one game at a time, and … Continue reading

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