Lag

Categories: My Games, Roleplaying Games

This is a role-playing game about displacement, jet lag and home sickness. The characters are strangers staying in a luxury hotel in a foreign country. During play the characters will discover the world outside their hotel life, have meaningful discussions in the hotel bar, and difficult conversations with whoever it is on the other end … Read More

Cow sighted

Categories: My Games, Roleplaying Games

Been quiet here and on the podcast for various reasons; the main one is I’ve been pouring my creative energies into getting ready for Concrete Cow 18.5 on the 15th September. I’m offering 2 games: in the morning I’ll be running StormHack (that’s Stormbringer meets Whitehack) with the classic Chaosium scenario “Stolen Moments” from the … Read More

StormHack characters part 3: demons and ambitions

Categories: My Games, Roleplaying Games, Theory and Design

The character history method from part 2 should produce interesting, three-dimensional characters with a bit of mystery and personal plot hooks. By comparison, demons are cartoonish, one-dimensional, one-trick ponies — which is intentional. Demons are all about a character’s singular purpose in life and how it’s both a path to power and damnation. Whereas the … Read More