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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: Slave Rebellion

After hours of torture, Jor tells the orcs that there were two other people with him (a human and a dwarf) and that they came from the other tunnel than he originally appeared in. He thus managed to direct the … Continue reading

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Navah: The True Tomb of the Seveysas Queen

Having looted the false tomb of the Seveysas Queen, the party now discovered and explored the true tomb. They were joined by Alexias, who had heard rumors of treasure in the region and joined up with the group. Ignar proved … Continue reading

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MERP: DM of the Rings

I was rereading DM of the Rings (yeah, I know it’s not online any more, but I saved a copy for myself back when) and I’ve got to say, it spoke to me. Reminded me a lot of our current … Continue reading

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Six Sample Sectors of the Mutant World Sector Generator

ComputerVirus99 asked for six sample sectors generated by the new Mutant World Sector Generator, so he could compare that to my old Gamma World Generator from 1990. So here’s a file with that data. Enjoy! If you create a sector … Continue reading

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MERP: From the Frying Pan…

The party was divided. Jor and Leosil rolled down the tracks in a mine cart, closely pursued by one of the lizards. Leosil threw his dagger and Jor cast Light, but they could not stop it. They did make it … Continue reading

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Roleplaying “The Expanse,” SSICSIM style

I was doing a web search for material on The Expanse, the science fiction book and SyFy television series, when I came across the SSICSIM site. SSICSIM stands for Secondary School Interactive Crisis Simulation. Founded in 2011, it is an … Continue reading

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MERP: Into the Caves

After fighting off the wolves, the party slept the rest of the night and then continued to the cleft. There they cached 31 weeks of rations and 2 kegs of water, and after another night, entered the fissure in the … Continue reading

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MERP: Meeting with Rinis

Araluth gave a rousing description of deeds of glory that awaited the party at Goblin’s Gate, and convinced Bregor, a Highlander scout for the tower, to accompany them. Araluth, Elentari, Jor, Hammrammr, Bregor, and Morwen left the next day, leading … Continue reading

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Navah: The Cave of the Winter Wolves

Ian, Josette, and Ignar hunted the last of the winter wolves, assisted by Brendan, a hunter who had arrived too late for the main fight. Brendan was poorly equipped with leather armor for legs and arms, but he did have … Continue reading

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A List of Lovecraft’s Arkham Characters

When I was prepping for an Arkham campaign, I went through Lovecraft’s stories and put this list together of all the characters he mentioned. If you are running Call of Cthulhu (COC), you might find it useful. Lovecraft’s characters in … Continue reading

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