Roling as in role playing. I know. 'Roling' is not a word. But it works for a cool title. The post is talking about role playing games, rpg's from now on. I like role playing games. I've dabbled with them for many years starting back in the early '80's with the Purple Box Dungeons & [...]
I'm having some friends over to play role playing games today. The theme today is independently published games. Lined up for play - Spirit of The Century, Icons, The Shab Al-Hiri Roach, Counting To Infinity, Spirit of The Shattered Earth, maybe Dread, Fiasco, and...Dogs In The Vineyard. I'll report back on how it went in [...]
WOW! 10 gamers! 13 straight hours of gaming! It all happened this past Saturday, February 5 at my house. The festivities started about 11am when Chris Norwood (GamerChris) arrived with games in tow. While I tended to getting the chili started, he set up a game of Catacombs for Barry and Z. I joined in [...]
Here's what I'm working on game design wise. The Survivor - this is a solo rpg that uses a standard deck of playing cards. Drawn cards help you set scenes and determine outcomes of those scenes. Suit, color, and value of the cards all inform different elements of a scene. Elements at present will be [...]
It's been a very long time since I posted any podcast feedback. Mainly because I had not been listening to any podcasts nor when I did, was not able to take notes. Feedback was the reason for starting this blog. It's about time I returned to it. So here we go. A lot of these [...]
Ok, Saturday morning didn't have any actual gaming. I had left it open in hope that Chris and I could get a couple of games in before my 1:30 rpg. So on to that. 1:30pm - Fiasco with Jason Morningstar. This was the first game I signed up for when I registered. I saw that [...]
Today I have Eloy Lasanta in for an interview. Eloy is the owner of Third Eye Games and designer of two role playing games, Apocalypse Prevention Inc. and Wu Xing: The Ninja Crusade. Tom: Welcome Eloy. Tell us a bit about yourself before we jump into the questions. Eloy: Well, I’m the owner/operator of Third [...]
Vincent Baker was interviewed by Clyde Roher on Theory From The Closet recently. He talks about Clouds and Arrows a lot. I had read Vincent's posts on this but didn't get it until this interview. Check out the podcast here.
This time my guest is Don Dehm. Don is the leader of the Pulp Gamer Media Network and many of its associated podcasts which include Out of Character, The Game Kennel, and Family Night. All the podcasts in the Network are top quality gaming shows and highly entertaining. He is also an active advocate for [...]
Chris, Kenny, and I are working on a couple of playsets for Jason Morningstar's Fiasco. It's a fun, wacky role playing game. The playsets are for a Mars base, a local news cast, and Star Trek. They are fun to build and we should be playtesting them soon.