Character sheet for Planck, a business card RPG

Last year I joined a itch game jam called the Pleasure-Not-Business Card Game Jam, where participants created a RPG game or supplement that would fit on a business card. For my entry I created a little sci-fi game called Planck. It's essentially a Cepheus Engine\Quantum Engine system stripped down to its bare essentials. It's designed … Continue reading Character sheet for Planck, a business card RPG

Lightning League: A Character Sheet for a Pulp RPG

At the designer's request, I've created a fillable character sheet for Lightning League, an action/adventure pulp RPG by Robert Garitta. The players are two-fisted heroes in the pulp tradition, who are all members of the Lightning League, "an Internationalorganization of inventors, explorers and heroes", operating in the years after WWII. The default setting is the … Continue reading Lightning League: A Character Sheet for a Pulp RPG

Anti-Hero points: a mechanic for Spaghetti Western games

I've been playing around with submitting an article to the Cepheus Journal about running Spaghetti Western-inspired adventures in Cepheus Engine games, specifically Independence Game's Rider. Here's one of the ideas I've been considering. Note that none of this has been playtested in any way. Anti-Hero Points It was common in many Italian westerns for the … Continue reading Anti-Hero points: a mechanic for Spaghetti Western games

Barbaric! a custom character sheet for a sword & sorcery RPG

I recently posted a character sheet for Warlords of Atlantis, the setting for the Barbaric! RPG from Stellagama Publishing. As I mentioned in that post, Barbaric! uses the Quantum Engine system, which is a modified version of the Cepheus Engine/Traveller sci-fi ruleset. It's designed to run adventures in a Conan-style Sword & Sorcery world. It … Continue reading Barbaric! a custom character sheet for a sword & sorcery RPG

The Doom That Came to Chapman Farm – Converting a OSR adventure to Traveller

There's an OSR adventure called The Doom That Came to Chapman Farm. It's by Mark Hess and it's specifically designed for the Lamentations of the Flame Princess RPG. The setting is Colonial Maryland in the late 1600s. It looks like a simple, fun little horror adventure. I'm planning to run it for one of my … Continue reading The Doom That Came to Chapman Farm – Converting a OSR adventure to Traveller