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About lostdelights

An old gamer flying his freak flag, I've been playing table-top role-playing games since 1978. I've been building my own system (Journeyman) since 1981.

MERP: Mahala Redmane

One night, late at the Flippery Fish, gnoshing on finely browned tater tots, the party planned their next move. Three of Oldahr’s rangers — Sentalos, Avalas, Lintario – keep strangers from the table.  At the table is Elias (Sam Elliot), … Continue reading

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An Ankheg Queen by Caio Monteiro

A while back I talked about how old D&D monsters kept mutating as new artists got a hold of them. The Ankheg was what set me off in old-timer grumpiness, but here’s a new image of the Ankheg I liked. … Continue reading

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Terror in Meeple City

This is one of the few board games we play any more. The game came out in 2013, but I first learned about it at Pax East 2017 when my wife and I volunteered at the Game Library. They had … Continue reading

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NAVAH: The Homecoming

The evening began with the party trying to get rid of the Halka Lord in the Dome of Darkness. Several unsuccessful attempts were made to banish it. In the days of planning, Josette unenchanted the Dancing Sword (releasing a Krepgan … Continue reading

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NAVAH: How Restwell has grown

When the Sir Alexios Barthold inherited the village of Restwell two years ago, there were only 29 buildings. The tower was in shambles and there was no inn or walls. As the players return to the town, the inn has … Continue reading

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MERP: The Return of Delcaran

The party learned that after they left Lest, Elentaria’s power in the south was broken, and she retreated to Shrel Kain with her sole remaining palantiri. Many of her followers followed, because the Syndicate began to clean house in Lest … Continue reading

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NAVAH: Arnold is found

Brendan examines the helms for hidden decapitating blades and finds none.  He does the same for the new broadsword.  He then hangs all of them on his back, fearful of using them. I have trained him well. They enter the … Continue reading

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