Implementation of the rules (BRP/CoC)

A question was raised a while ago on the valuable question and answer site, RPG Stack Exchange, concerning ways to prevent or at least reduce the poor game play brought on by the implementation of the Basic Role Playing system, such as is found in Call of Cthulhu. The question was phrased in such a … Continue reading

In the footsteps of giants~ (RPG Blog Carnival – 12-2011)

This will be my final entry for the December 2011 RPG Blog Carnival. This post fills out the trio of posts I wished to contribute on the theme during this carnival: namely the potential hero in each character, the GM’s role in calling heroes to action, and the value of incorporating heroes both living and … Continue reading

We could be heroes… (Blog Carnival 12-2011)

I have been gaming for a long time, but I haven’t played many heroes. I have had my share of great and memorable characters, but few I would call heroic. Even as a GM with a strong tendency toward using settings which encourage hard choices and calls toward a higher purpose, I have rarely had … Continue reading

Objects in Motion

When I first came to Korea, I was too busy adapting to life, working 12hr days 6 days a week, and training in two martial arts to have any time to run, play or seek a roleplaying game of any kind. Eventually, I got a little time and tried to run and play in some … Continue reading

Middle-aged tech for a middle-aged man

Infernal Device

This week I entered the Tablet Age, as my wife generously purchased one for me. What a difference this week has made! As anyone who knows me will attest, I am not a fan of the cult whose temple lies at 1 Infinite Loop, so this was a choice between Windows7, Android, and WebOs. I … Continue reading

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