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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.

Stric Evilknife, Team killing, and Violence

I don’t allow team-killing in my games, largely because of personal experience. In-Character (IC) trauma can lead to Out-of-Character (OOC) conflict, as Sarah Bowman writes about in her article on social conflict in role-playing communities I think it also comes from my … Continue reading

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Middle Earth Collectible Card Game (MECCG) Index

At, there is a list of the cards for MECCG, but they are not linked. Below is that same list (last updated Nov. 2, 2009), but in linkable format, so they are easier to go through. Enjoy!  STRATEGY_ChallengeDeck_A_Hero_Stewards-of-Gondor_(Saruman+Orc-Troll-hazards).txt STRATEGY_ChallengeDeck_B_Hero_Release-the-Prisoners_(Alatar+Corruption-Undead-hazards).txt STRATEGY_ChallengeDeck_C_Hero_Dwarven-Quest_(Pallando+Animal-hazards).txt … Continue reading

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NAVAH: Escape from Amidst

The party begin with a few more random summonings. The first was a Nokkes, an invisible fairy whom the party deemed too silly. The next was a rather regal white rat, whom Josette bound, and who later proved to be … Continue reading

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MERP: Exploring the Ways

Before the party began to explore the caverns, Drogo first flew up to the top of the island and picked out a teleportation spot on the 80 m. tall tower. Then he returned. Delcarnan casted shade on the area, making … Continue reading

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NAVAH: Arriving in Amidst

The party’s visit to Amidst took a dark turn when the party encountered misbehaving villagers. As the party reached the end of the tunnel, Alexios spotted silver coins, bones, and armor scattered near the entrance. He scooped up a bag … Continue reading

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Savage Worlds Greyhawks: Traps, Traps, Traps

Pirouline’s player is sick tonight and can’t make it, so the elf is deemed to be receiving a magic lesson from the Kobold Queen. “I’m learning magic,” he says. The two goblins in the next room are startled by the … Continue reading

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MERP: Isles of Rhunaer (Sea of Rhun)

The most detailed map for the Sea of Rhun in publication is pretty sketchy, at least for Nabal Mayzri, where our adventures are roaming (below). Since we’re playing in the region, I thought we needed a better map. We are … Continue reading

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