Traveller: 1700 – A custom character sheet and some recommended Colonial American RPG books

At Travellercon/USA 2021 I got to play in a great session of Traveller: 1700. This is a free setting for Classic Traveller created by Greg Caires, originally published in the Freelance Traveller fanzine. It's available for download over at the Freelance Traveller site. Though designed for Classic Traveller, it's easily compatible with more modern versions, and … Continue reading Traveller: 1700 – A custom character sheet and some recommended Colonial American RPG books

Knights of the Road: 1920s Hobos battling monsters – review and custom character sheet

I recently received my Kickstarter copy of Knights of the Road, the OSR fantasy RPG from Bordercholly. It's a hack of the Into the Odd / Bastionland system. I haven't run it yet, but it's a cleanly written, fun little system. It's set in the Western States - a thinly disguised fantasy version of the … Continue reading Knights of the Road: 1920s Hobos battling monsters – review and custom character sheet

Unloved Games – RPGs that could use a little more attention – Part 3

Here’s the third (and probably last) part of my list of RPGs that could use a little more love - Rockalypse, Pew Pew!, and Cavaliers of Mars Rockalypse I was lucky enough to playtest this one at a Metatopia (NJ playtesting con) a few years back and have liked it ever since. This is a FATE-based … Continue reading Unloved Games – RPGs that could use a little more attention – Part 3

Unloved Games – RPGs that could use a little more attention – Part 2

Here's the second part of my list of RPGs that could use a little more love. Golgotha At the edge of human space, scavengers venture to forbidden worlds to recover ancient technology from the ruins of long-dead alien civilizations. The alien ruins are known as Golgotha. Golgotha is a science fiction RPG by Greg Saunders … Continue reading Unloved Games – RPGs that could use a little more attention – Part 2