Author Archives: lostdelights

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.

Enjoying “The Expanse”

We started watching The Expanse this weekend, and are greatly enjoying it. A complex story with few major problems (so far). It is a SyFy channel series, and is a hard sf space opera involving a Cold War between Earth … Continue reading

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The Dark Dark Valley

The party faced two more challenges from the mad wizard, namely a room that threatened to electrocute them and then another that tried to free them. In both they solved the puzzles of the crooked way and so came to … Continue reading

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A Problem for the Party

At the end of the game last week, the party was stopped by a force that turned anything that crossed the final feet of the tunnel into a cloud of powder. Here’s the problem they face: A mile-long steam tunnel … Continue reading

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Eastward to Ostenfeld

After their abortive efforts at Eagle’s Nest last time, the party headed south on the trails and then eastwards, following the missing scouting party of the year before. They encountered thicker vegetation than they expected, so they took a side … Continue reading

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Westward, to the Misty Mountains

I thought we working our way through the MERP module, Goblin-Gate and Eagle’s Eyrie from ICE. Our DM of course is a tricky fellow and has created his own adventures around the same locations, so there are no spoilers below. … Continue reading

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1st Adventure in Middle Earth

We started a new campaign today in the northern reaches of Gondor, in the March of Maethelburg. Mike was the DM, with a modified MERP rpg system. The characters were Araluth of Rhudaur (Dakin), a ranger; his wife Elentari (Jennifer), … Continue reading

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Modified Radiation & Poison Rules

After killing both Sheldon and Melvin off in the Mutant World campaign, I resolved to modify the Poison and Radiation charts. There’s now an antidote for radiation, though the players probably won’t have it. There’s also no direct “Death” results, … Continue reading

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Survivors of Hawk’s Nest

Today’s adventure started well, with the party gaining 20,000 cr. in trade at Mourne in exchange for the mini-gun they had found. Both Corinne and Growler received special instructions about how the PSH fort of Hawk’s Nest had been conquered … Continue reading

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Rolisteam – A Nice Virtual Tabletop

More and more I learn how much the gaming community has matured, largely through the wonderful projects that I stumble across. When doing one of my periodic searches for roleplaying materials in French (search for “Jeux de roles” if you … Continue reading

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If you have too much money laying around…

You could do worse than set up gaming rooms like this for you and your friends to enjoy. Holy cow! And here’s the set-up that blows my mind. Lovely set-up, lovely room!

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