Saturday Seed ~ 154 (Mage: The Ascension)

This seed is being planted for Mage: The Ascension. I don’t tend to share my seeds for the World of Darkness, but a recent conversation about the game caused this one to seem ripe for doing so. My Saturday Seeds also reappear on Ancient Scroll on random Saturdays~ The seed The seed involves a small group of … 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

The Five Games that Influenced the Way I Play

When checking my blog feed after posting today, I discovered that a very similar idea had been proposed for discussion already. I caught wind of it from Dice Monkey’s post, which in turn sent me to Character Generation, and trawling through the comments of each. The similarities and curious differences in the lists presented are … Continue reading

The GM of Many Parts

Running Campaigns with multiple GMs. One of the most memorable campaigns I have ever been involved with was also one of the most complicated. The campaign, a Vampire: The Dark Ages Chronicle, was run by 4 GMs, started with 8 players, grew to 13 at its peak, had countless NPCs, and as events took their … Continue reading

Corruption: the other white meat

Black wings over sunset

Do not, as some ungracious pastors do, Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven; Whiles, like a puff’d and reckless libertine, Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads, And recks not his own rede. -Hamlet Stirred, not shaken Temptation to the point of corruption is not something which I consider to be easy … Continue reading

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