Barsoom: 1960 – A setting for Troika! – some design notes

I've finished my entry for the #TroikaFestJam over on Itch.io. It's set on the Mars of Edgar Rice Burroughs, during the Cold War. Barsoom: 1960 - A Cold War on a Red Planet 36 PC Backgrounds15 EnemiesPlot Seeds & Locations If you're interested in other games set on Burrough's Mars, I keep an updated list … Continue reading Barsoom: 1960 – A setting for Troika! – some design notes

Notes on an upcoming new character sheet for the Cthulhu Hack

I'm still continuing work on my Dark Sun conversion and by Shabby Land zine, but I like to take the occasional break to quickly create something small and simple. I recently picked up Chaosium's Cthulhu Dark Ages, the medieval sourcebook for Call of Cthulhu. It's great book, but when I run Lovecraftian games, I prefer … Continue reading Notes on an upcoming new character sheet for the Cthulhu Hack

Free Ancient Script Fonts

Here are some great free Unicode fonts that might be useful for GMs or game designers who needed some ancient-looking symbols. They are based on actual ancient scripts including Ancient Egyptian, Akkadian, Mayan and many others. Unicode Fonts for Ancient Scripts I used the Egyptian font for my Valley of the Pharoahs character sheet.