Some notes on a modern action/espionage/conspiracy campaign I'll never get around to creating. League of Un-Nations Throughout history, there have been proposed nations that have never come into existence. For the most part, these are curious corners of history, only of interest to historians. Until now… Across the globe, there has been a wave of … Continue reading League of Un-Nations – A campaign world I’ll never create about nations that don’t exist
Month: December 2022
A quick overview of Black Hack tabletop RPGs using Gamma World-style settings. Gamma World One of the first RPGs I played with any frequency was Gamma World, the old TSR post-apocalypse game. The setting was a vaguely-defined future, after a vague apocalypse, full of strange creatures, lost technological artifacts, and characters with crazy mutant abilities. … Continue reading Gamma Hacks
Every RPG I played or ran in 2022
I run a local RPG meetup group. Every Thursday we run a one-shot RPG game. Very often, it's a game none of us have ever played before. The idea being that we can try all sorts of different RPGs, experience different styles and genres, and I no longer feel like I've wasted money buying all … Continue reading Every RPG I played or ran in 2022
Khonshu Alpha – a sci-fi megadunegon project.
Over on Mastodon, I found out about the #Dungeon23 project. It's an idea invented by Sean McCoy. Here's his original post on the idea. Basically, each day in 2023, you create a new room or location in a megadungeon. At the end of the year, you'll have a playable setting for role-playing. There's been a … Continue reading Khonshu Alpha – a sci-fi megadunegon project.
Nuked! – Character sheets for the post-apocalyptic Knave hack.
I've been preparing for a one-shot of Nuked! (Itch), a little post-apocalypse RPG that uses the Knave (DTRPG | Itch) ruleset. It's fairly simple OSR style game, where you try to roll low on a d20 and get below your stats. It didn't include a character sheet PDF, so I've taken the character sheet from … Continue reading Nuked! – Character sheets for the post-apocalyptic Knave hack.
Desert Moon of Karth: A custom character sheet for a Mothership setting
I just ran a one shot of Mothership (DriveThru - Itch), the sci-fi horror game. For the game I used Desert Moon of Karth (DriveThru - Itch), the Mothership setting by Joel Hines. It's a lovely little setting. Karth is a barren little moon, only accessible by orbital elevator. The metaplot revolves around a gold … Continue reading Desert Moon of Karth: A custom character sheet for a Mothership setting
Sword of Cepheus: Updated Character sheet
At the request of someone in the Stellagama Publishing Discord, I've made an updated version of my fillable Sword of Cepheus character sheet. (older version here) Sword of Cepheus is Stellagama Publishing's adaptation of the Cepheus Engine (open source Traveller) designed to run fantasy games. The big changes are as follows: There are now 18 … Continue reading Sword of Cepheus: Updated Character sheet
The Seer of Mendacium: A one-page OSR dungeon
Over on Mastodon, there's a little project called #mastodungeon, where people throw together a quick one-page dungeon and post it. It's still going on, so I threw together a entry of my own. I used Dungeon Scrawl for the map, and Affinity for everything else. I thought I'd post a image and PDF version here. … Continue reading The Seer of Mendacium: A one-page OSR dungeon