brainstorming. The Expanse books Spoiler
#scifi #rpg #Traveller
In The Expanse the moon is little more than a really really big orbital base and mining camp. It's subservient to Earth and isn't at all sovereign in its own right. Mars is the rival of Earth and a very advanced military power. Its terraforming effort lays the groundwork for a relentless fanaticism. Not sure whether the jump drive would disrupt Martian society quite like it would the wormhole nexus.
GURPS combats have been getting really really slow and boring. I think I might have to start looking at some different strategies for it. Also there are long stretches of math to iron out a specific power. I'm not sure what I want to do to make combats run faster and brighter. I'll deal with it tomorrow -- I'm tired...
This sounds pretty neat.
Idly browsing for Goose-related inspiration for my RPG and happened across this tune which is frankly the revolution anthem I wish we'd had as kids
Extremely topical, an intersection of two keen interests...
This going right on my coffee table. Well, after it's no longer a spoiler for my main campaign.
(I have nothing to do with Melsonia, just a fan. You can find it https://www.melsonia.com/fungi-of-the-far-realms-69-p.asp and also at Exalted Funeral in the US).
An interesting blog post related to the "Good Faith and RPGs" discussion between me and @hardcorenarrativist about doing things in the open, asking for player input, and so on: https://monstersandmanuals.blogspot.com/2020/02/transparent-dming.html
And the first comment: "I'm always struck my the extent of common ground there is between OSR gaming techniques and Forge-ey, Story-gamey gaming techniques."
Today I got the Trilemma Adventures book by @fuseboy in the mail. It looks super nice. For anybody looking for a review, I felt that https://coinsandscrolls.blogspot.com/2020/01/osr-trilemma-adventures-vol-1-review_2.html might be close to how I think about them.
New here, so I figure it's time for an #introduction.
Hi, I'm Chris. I do computer stuff to pay the bills and do yoga and play D&D 3.5 / Pathfinder 1st edition to alleviate the stress the former and that life in general entail. I like words and numbers and gaming, and fell in love with the Forgotten Realms as a teenager. Will be sharing campaign ideas / stories here among other gaming miscellany.
So I had a few things up on DTRPG but I've never been very happy with their platform and the DMs guild stuff gives me even less confidence. So I took everything down and am moving it over to itch.io. This also gives me a chance to redo a few bits and pieces I'm not happy with, particularly covers.
Here's the first one re-upped there: A scenario intended for investigative supernatural RPG systems and set in modern Beijing.
My blog made it onto the Enraged Eggplant's blog roll so I think I've officially 'made it' 😎
Writing spells… Today I did wrote some aeromancy spells because I felt like writing something and not just reading stuff on social media.
Found some really neat dungeon synth. I'm only 1 track in but I'm really digging it.
here's some pretty pictures of a spooky crypt
Finally getting some stuff scheduled for my blog. Here's a sneak peak: https://paste.systemli.org/?9f079262204867b8#CWk6PNw7WH3WzqnHAdZBudmwomQzorSzHUbHPm2Dwvyp
Mostly it's just GURPS stuff. Eventually I'm gonna post all my conversion notes for converting Carrion Crown to #GURPS, but I obviously wanna post it after the sessions on the off chance that one of my players remembers I have a blog and decides to check it.
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