So thrilled to see this post on Facebook! Everway is one of my favourite tabletop RPGs, a simple narrative game with great flexibility and creativity. Perfect if you have a group that like to contribute to the generation of ideas and plot rather than leave that to the GM. It so many ways it was … Continue reading Everway is coming back!
Session played: 18.01.19, PCs active: Andrei, Toad & ‘K’ At Andrei's instigation, the Assembly decided to start a new project alongside the ongoing creation of the Museum and developing Cropland. Now they would also be working on a Pigsty! Naturally the first step was obtaining some pigs, and so it was back out into The Zone again, accompanied by the Stalker Krin, one … Continue reading Mutant Year Zero Campaign – Part 5: TPK Time?
Session played: 14.12.18, PCs active: Dink, Toad & 'K' Having brought the Elder back to the Zone in the last session, our Mutants sought to consolidate this session, opting not to begin any new projects but press on with those already started: the museum, Toad's statue and developing the cropland. 'K' worked on cobbling together an irrigation system for the cropland, moving this … Continue reading Mutant Year Zero Campaign – Part 4: Strangers Sighted
Session played 26.10.18 Ok, so it's taken a while to write this session up - in my line of work November and December are somewhat full on! This session picked up where the last left off. The Elder is still missing (session threat) and the Ark in turmoil as they come to terms with how to respond. … Continue reading Mutant Year Zero Campaign – Part 3: Life in The Zone
This time of year it's all go! Sunday evening it's our church carol service and I'm just settling down to do some video editing and talk crafting with Miles Davis' 'Kind of Blue' smoothly spinning from the record player. Seems the right vinyl of choice having sneaked in a chapter or two over breakfast of … Continue reading An Advent Kind of Blue
As you will have gathered from my previous posts, I'm a fan of Free League (Fria Ligan's) Mutant Year Zero tabletop rpg. It will come as no surprise then to gather that I'm excited by their Twitter post today - I'll be backing as soon as it drops! Get ready for the end of the … Continue reading Exciting Mutant Year Zero news!
King of Sartar: Revised and Annotated Edition by Greg Stafford My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up a hardback copy at Dragonmeet 2016, naturally getting Jeff to sign it (hopefully one day I'll get to add Greg's autograph too!) having recently fallen in love with Glorantha through both reading around the setting and … Continue reading Review: King of Sartar: Revised and Annotated Edition 4/5 stars
The Alchemist’s Revenge by Peter Cakebread My rating: 4 of 5 stars (Disclaimer: I was given a complementary copy of the kindle edition for review purposes.) As a long time roleplayer (of the Dungeons & Dragons variety rather than computer gaming) I was brought up with the understanding that all good quests begin with a … Continue reading Review: The Alchemist’s Revenge
Much to my surprise, today's sermon prep has led me to this episode on the IT Crowd on Youtube, where ultimately Jen is saved through the power of roleplaying games! Posted here simply because I enjoyed it last time I saw it and want to be able to find it again when I want to … Continue reading The IT Crowd
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan My rating: 5 of 5 stars What a truly fantastic book - brilliant characters, quirky ideas, the mystique of old book shops and the skies the limit thinking of modern technologies. I've devoured this book in just a few days and loved every moment of it, it ticks … Continue reading Review: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore