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Guns of Telluria: The Rising

 I ran a session of Guns of Telluria (Into the Odd) for the game day. I barely managed two players, and in the afternoon I had no players. “Jeb.” (Shaun) He was recon in the army, but since he quietly left … Continue reading

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A Year in Gaming, 2016

I got 94 games in, one more than last year. Maybe in 2017 I’ll hit 100! Let’s not get carried away. The Friday Table I wanted to get 20 sessions of Edge City in, and we sure did (right at … Continue reading

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One of my favorite Star Trek things ever.

Posting it here so I’ll always be able to find it. My favorite Star Trek show is Enterprise, and I’m not sorry. The United Federation of “hold my beer, I got this”

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Life Goes On

My friend Paul has been gone for four years now. My life is really different than it was four years ago. The only things that come to mind as I reflect on that are too depressing to pass along. Still, … Continue reading

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Domain Ruling Game Notes

An idea of a quick RPG based on negotiation and conflict. First choose a frame. Clan elders of a dwarven settlement making policy decisions? An alliance of fantasy races settling disputes? A diplomatic hub where star empires negotiate treaties to … Continue reading

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“Blades in the Dark” Superpower Game Notes

Okay, so the chassis with fictional positioning remains (desperate, risky, controlled.) The failure, success with a complication, success, and critical success remains. For superpowers, we need a frame story; an alien ship approached the Earth, tried and failed to communicate, … Continue reading

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Making Star Trek Horrible

So the captain was transfixed with grief when someone died on an away team mission, and damned all protocol, falling back on his previous skills before becoming captain to “beam” the dead crewmember back out of the system buffer. This … Continue reading

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