Throwing It Together: Making A Quick Game Out Of Bits And Pieces

It isn’t uncommon for me to be called on to run a game on short notice. Locally we rotate GMs and sometimes the GM du jour has to bow out. Sometimes we’re between GMs and just need a filler. Sometimes it’s my turn but I’m not really prepared. There are a lot of games specifically… Continue reading Throwing It Together: Making A Quick Game Out Of Bits And Pieces

Zinequest: Lifted (and I’m doing a hackbook)

My Diceology buddy MadJay Brown is running a Zinequest project for the next couple-or-so weeks: a superhero setting he calls Lifted: Vault 01. It's pretty rad! The zine will be the setting notes, plus notes on how to run it in Champions Now!, Forge co-founder Ron Edwards' take on the old Champions RPG and how… Continue reading Zinequest: Lifted (and I’m doing a hackbook)

Burning Wheel: Back In The Saddle

I’ve been running a Burning Wheel game for the first time in years, and was reminded that swaths of the indie world might not know about this seminal work. I've written about it a ton, but here's a one-stop overview. (The) Burning Wheel Okay yes, formally it has a "The" in the beginning. Absurdly underpriced… Continue reading Burning Wheel: Back In The Saddle