Riverbend: A mini-review, sample setting, and character sheet for a fantasy fishing RPG

Just finished up a one-shot of Riverbend (Itch | Exalted Funeral), a fantasy fishing RPG from Gustavo Tertoleone and Victor Amorim. It's a charming, rules-light little fantasy setting. Highly recommended. Players are "Villagers", who travel down a river basin, exploring, battling abominations, and most importantly - fishing. It's basically a pointcrawl set on a randomly … Continue reading Riverbend: A mini-review, sample setting, and character sheet for a fantasy fishing RPG

Nautilus of Time for Cepheus Quantum: Pregens & Monster Stats

I just ran a one-shot of The Nautilus of Time, a procedurally generated starship crawl I created for the One Page Derelict Jam Winter 2021. The players went four levels deep before fleeing for their lives. Only half of them winked out of existence when they tried to bring their alternate time-selves with them. The … Continue reading Nautilus of Time for Cepheus Quantum: Pregens & Monster Stats

Nautilus of Time: Sci-Fi One Page Shipcrawl Adventure

There's a game jam over on itch.io about creating one-page sci-fi scenarios - the One Page Derelict Winter 2021 Jam. The creators are asked to follow these rules when creating their submissions: The scenario must be system-neutralIt has to be set in a sci-fi (or science fantasy) universeIt has to involve a abandoned structureIt can … Continue reading Nautilus of Time: Sci-Fi One Page Shipcrawl Adventure

Nautilus of Time: Random Encounter table for a WIP Sci-Fi Scenario

I'm continuing my work for my entry in the itch.io game jam One Page Derelict Jam Winter 2021. The idea is to create a one-page science fiction scenario involving a derelict ship/space station/ etc. All of the entries are system neutral. My submission is going to be called the Nautilus of Time. It'll be about … Continue reading Nautilus of Time: Random Encounter table for a WIP Sci-Fi Scenario

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.