Pondering What It Means to Be Old School

Last week I had the opportunity to get into a chat with my good friend Mike. I played as part of Mike’s group for a few years in a couple of campaigns. The first one started in Fantasy Hero and shifted to D&D 3.5. The second one was D&D 3.5 with some Pathfinder elements thrown…

Lovecraftian Randomness: Madness!

As long as I’ve known about H.P. Lovecraft’s work, one thing has held true. Characters in his world usually go insane due to standing too close to the weirdness. And I’ve played my share of┬áCall of Cthulhu where that exact thing has happened. You can only lose so many insanity points before, well, you go…

Need Feedback – Where do we go from here?

Sorry I’ve been a bit lacking in the posts arena lately. I’ve been doing a great deal of thinking about how to move forward. With the great, constructive feedback from the October 2009 playtest session of the Moebius Adventures system, it became painfully clear it was time to rethink things. Each player at that session…

Magazine Review: Kobold Quarterly Fall 2009 Issue 11

Hi all! Along with many other folks, I had an opportunity to check out the Fall 2009 issue of Kobold Quarterly in October… And I’m just now getting back to writing up the review. But here I am! I have to admit that I’d only seen one other issue of the magazine a couple of…

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