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

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 for other roleplaying games – mainstream or otherwise. The thoughts which followed … Continue reading

Saturday Seed 124 (Aces & Eights)

With October upon us, and dreams of Halloween One-Shots in the air, the Seeds for the next four Saturdays will focus on horror, but perhaps not in the usual places. This week’s seed is for Aces & Eights and pits the characters against terrors in the darkness. The Casting Shadows blog offers Saturday Seeds and … Continue reading

Gaming on a Desert Island…

The Black Campbell‘s post on which 10 game books he would like to be marooned with should he ever take a tour on the Minnow or start working for FedEx came across my screen this weekend and I have been thinking about it off and on since. I am honestly not sure I can list … Continue reading

OSR or OGRe?

Old Dog on the prowl As those with any familiarity with this blog will know I have been focused pretty heavily on running games with the Ubiquity roleplaying system for almost two years now. One interesting side effect of that which I noticed this week was that other systems are starting to look awfully slow … Continue reading

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