The Parrotoid Pirates of the Carcinogen Isles: Another hex for the Shabby Land

This is the second in my series of sample hexes for The Shabby Land, my upcoming post-apocalyptic hexcrawl zine for Cepheus Atom. Here's the first one I did. Here are all of my Shabby Land posts. Hex 0308 - The Carcinogen Isles Parrotoid Pirates raid ships in Poison Bay with a rocket powered catamaran. Just … Continue reading The Parrotoid Pirates of the Carcinogen Isles: Another hex for the Shabby Land

The World Is Doomed: Why Mörk Borg and the Mechanoid Invasion are basically the same game

I recently ran a one-shot of the RPGs Mörk Borg and The Mechanoid Invasion. Both games were fun, but I found myself thinking about the strange similarity between them, and how I could steal stuff from one to use in the other. Mörk Borg is the new Swedish hotness, a ENnie-award winning OSR fantasy game … Continue reading The World Is Doomed: Why Mörk Borg and the Mechanoid Invasion are basically the same game

PAX Station Theta: A sample hex for a post-apocalypse hexcrawl.

I've been putting together a hexcrawl zine for the post-apocalypse RPG Cepheus Atom. Cepheus Atom is a stripped-down, simplified version of the Traveller/Cepheus Engine ruleset, set in a slightly gonzo apocalypse. Basically, it's Traveller: Gamma World. My character sheets are available here. I've been making a hexcrawl for Cepheus Atom called The Shabby Land. I … Continue reading PAX Station Theta: A sample hex for a post-apocalypse hexcrawl.

DoubleZero: Fillable Character Sheet for Modern Action RPG

DoubleZero is a modern action RPG from Dancing Light Press. It's a percentile system inspired by the old James Bond RPG from the 80s, but the rules are closer to BRP/GORE. Here's a thread on the Basic Roleplaying forum that goes into a little more detail. There's a free SRD on Dancing Light's site that … Continue reading DoubleZero: Fillable Character Sheet for Modern Action RPG

Cepheus Engine: Fillable Character Sheet – BETA VERSION

I've been playing around with creating my own version of a character sheet for the Cepheus Engine, the open source version of Traveller. It's based on my old Hostile character sheet. It uses a nice clean Eurostile font that I hope gives it a futuristic feel. There's a wound tracker that will automatically provide boxes … Continue reading Cepheus Engine: Fillable Character Sheet – BETA VERSION

The Price of Freedom – Fillable character sheet for yet another dead RPG

The Price of Freedom was a Red Dawn-inspired RPG from West End Games in which the players are guerillas in a Soviet-occupied 1980's America. It didn't do very well, and as far as I know, is not available (legally) as a PDF. I wasn't really a big fan of it, but I have wasted a … Continue reading The Price of Freedom – Fillable character sheet for yet another dead RPG

It’s All Happening at the Zoo – A Tiny Living Dead scenario with Pregens

I recently ran a one-shot of Tiny Living Dead, the Tiny D6 RPG from Gallant Knight Games. Half the party died.Here are the pregens I used, created with my custom TLD character sheet: tinylivingdead_pregensDownload A cheat sheet of the basic Tiny D6 rules for each player: tinylivingdead_cheatsheetDownload Here's the scenario I used - it's a … Continue reading It’s All Happening at the Zoo – A Tiny Living Dead scenario with Pregens