Mythos Mythras: Tone and Tenor

There is a sense among gamers that for games played with Lovecraft and Company’s Cthulhu Mythos as the setting, that insanity, death, or both are a foregone conclusion. Play to Find Out takes on a slightly limited meaning, ‘play to find out how you meet your end.’ I think it is helpful to take a … Continue reading

Mythos Mythras: Methods of Madness

Mythras introduces rules for the mental effects of ‘unpleasantness’ and long-term abuse and vices in its Luther Arkwright: Roleplaying Across the Parallels expansion which also broadens the social and technological base of the game beyond the bronze and iron ages into the industrial age and far, far beyond. This makes it a solid match for … Continue reading

#RPGaDay Day 23: Worst Luck

Today’s Question: What is one of your best ‘worst luck’ stories? Today’s tale is one that is better heard than read, I am afraid, so please forgive me if I direct you to the video below. The video is short, as these things go, and full of energy and smiles and whatnot. Let’s just say … Continue reading

BrigadeCon Update: 2 weeks left!

At the time of writing, there are just twelve days until the online gaming convention under the inclusive name ‘BrigadeCon’ will open its virtual doors for the first time. As mentioned in previous posts, the convention has been organized for two purposes, promoting the fun and vitality of playing tabletop roleplaying games via services like … Continue reading

Saturday Seed ~ 200 (Call of Cthulhu)

This 200th entry will be the last Saturday Seed on this blog.  It has been enjoyable to share some of these seeds for different games over the last 4 years, but this nice round number of seeds is telling me that it is time to try something else for my short, weekly post. That is … Continue reading

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