Category Archives: Thoughts

Just my ramblings.

Warning, Warning Will Robinson! Beware of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

I just finished watching this movie and was utterly appalled. I cared not a whit for the main characters, nor for the magical Nazis who apparently pass for mages in New York City. The movie has a lot of special … Continue reading

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Navah: Lorathiel Sector Terrain

For the players, here’s what the terrain of the region looks like. It is mountainous and civilization is down in the valleys. There are several passes: Highhold Pass: A mountain road between Highhold and Restwell. The Pass: Two long tunnels through … Continue reading

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Ourgikon (Arachnids): A Race for Savage Worlds

I created the Ourgikon race for a Pathfinder game back in 2012. I’ve adapted the idea for a Savage Worlds game. Hope you find it useful! Here is the PDF. Ourgikon aka. Arachnids Although humans call them Arachnids (or just … Continue reading

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Game Store Review: Flights of Fantasy in Albany, NY

This one was a treat to discover. Flights of Fantasy have a big collection of used games and used books, plus new books and games as well. They didn’t have any MERP, RQ, Stormbringer, or other BRP expansions, but they … Continue reading

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Magic the Gathering Cards for the Cold War

The Spanish blog 1d10 en la mochila posted a set of cards based on Magic the Gathering but aimed at re-enacting the Cold War. Natxo corrected me on these. Originally I thought he had created these for his 4th grade … Continue reading

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Thinking about Experience Levels and Journeyman

Journeyman doesn’t have levels. It is a skill-based system where characters accrue expertise through training over time. Some characters accrue those skills faster than others.  There are four types of people: Background, Colorful, Significant, and Heroic. The difference between these … 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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