Deep Dive: A|STATE

We’re deep into a campaign of Handiwork Games’ second edition of a|state here with no signs of stopping. I was just about to leave Forged in the Dark games behind but a|state convinced me to stick around awhile long. Let’s dig into how a|state redeemed FitD for me. a|state is available in PDF from DriveThruRPG… Continue reading Deep Dive: A|STATE

Hammers In The Night: FitD 101

I’ve been elbow-deep into Forged in the Dark games here for the past several months. I ran Court of Blades for the IGRC online convention in December, and now I’m several sessions into the excellent second edition of a|state from Handiwork Games. Right now I think it’s best in class on many fronts, the current… Continue reading Hammers In The Night: FitD 101

The Usual Suspects

Something that occurred to me just this year: having an encyclopedic knowledge of RPGs hasn’t actually made me happier. In fact it’s probably made me less happy participating in my hobby, because I don’t share the same assumptions as the players with whom I spend most of my time. It’s given me all the tools… Continue reading The Usual Suspects

Another Band of Blades Resource

Tonight is our third session of Band of Blades. The Legion is headed up the Long Road and it's gonna be awful. Just awful. 😉 Anyway, I made another resource for my players and wanted to share this with you. They're printable tent cards for the squads, basically replicating the functionality of the Marshal's character… Continue reading Another Band of Blades Resource