I have played in and run many games, and many types of games, over the years. From high fantasy to low, from games of nobles intriguing to pirates at sea, I have been on a star-ship crew and run with a coterie of vampires, vast epics and simple one shots, and everything in between. And … [Read more…]
This is RPG-ology #19: Treasure Auction, for June 2019. A recent article by Michael Garcia, Treasure Division: A Case Study From Northumbria, got me remembering treasure division from the past. I was in quite a few games, and we had quite a few ways of doing it. In more than one group, the party leader … [Read more…]
This tale follows from the events of Tracks on a Moonless Night. Background Sir Garrett of House Winchester and his retinue have been in the region around Blackwater Lake for months now, searching for Sir Garrett’s lost ancestral estate, named Falconridge, which once lay somewhere near the shores of the lake. After several adventures and … [Read more…]
Once again the Guild will host a church service on Sunday morning of the Origins Game Fair. Join us at 9:00 a.m. in A216 at the Convention Center!
This is Faith in Play #19: Simulationism, for June 2019. One of the complications of discussing whether what’s called “simulationism” in Ron Edwards’ Big Model is that even Ron Edwards has had trouble figuring out what it is. We have looked at gamism and narrativism, and decided that there are Christian values in those approaches … [Read more…]