Categories
Roleplaytime

Exploding Autogolems

Recently, someone on the stratometaship (my patreon discord server) asked about thoughts on person-to-vehicle damage. Now, while I’ve always had a fondness for RIFTS-style megadamage … I wouldn’t really go there myself these days.…Continue readingExploding Autogolems

Categories
Vastlands

Under the Needle 2: The Broken Steppe

Being continued from the first post. Our explorers find themselves in a landscape of shattered sentinel trees, flowering overthorns, and wide open expanses of yellowgrass. Orcoons mock them from the boughs, while grazing megaporcs…Continue readingUnder the Needle 2: The Broken Steppe

Categories
Roleplaytime Vastlands

Fun Under the Needle

Being an anticanon set of tables for the island known to the Circle Sea autochthones as the Needle and to some sages as the Pedestal of the Ladder of Heaven and the cetacean songherds…Continue readingFun Under the Needle

Categories
Industry

On Creative Theft

I’ve experienced creative theft at the beginning of my career and recently. It always hurts and has never stopped being wrong.Continue readingOn Creative Theft

Categories
System Vastlands

Cocreation: Local Cultures

A random cultural trait generator for the Rainbowlands (and other places in the UVG).Continue readingCocreation: Local Cultures

Categories
System Vastlands

Mechanics: Assets

This is a post on one of the resource mechanics in SDM – Our Golden Age, but it should be applicable to any rpg system that uses some kind of discrete wealth (as opposed…Continue readingMechanics: Assets

Categories
Muse System

Principles: Like Friends

Principle 1: to build trust in a roleplaying group, behave like you would with friendsContinue readingPrinciples: Like Friends

Categories
Muse System

Principles: Can’t Wrong

A zero principle for my games: you can’t do roleplaying wrong.Continue readingPrinciples: Can’t Wrong

Categories
Development News System Vastlands

UVG2E & the Synthetic Dream Machine

Where to sign up for UVG 2E? Where to get the freshly released SDM: Eternal Return Key ruleset? How to put up with the author’s maudlin ways? News for this blog?Continue readingUVG2E & the Synthetic Dream Machine

Categories
Roleplaytime Vastlands

The Purchased Brother: One-Shot Heist

on running a one-shot heist / a game accelerating rule (criticality) / the story of the Purchased Brother / aftermathContinue readingThe Purchased Brother: One-Shot Heist