Back once again with the renegade master.

Category: ArrPeeGees

OSR fuelling NaNoWriMo

by xaosseed

I wrote a draft novel for Nanowrimo this year and short circuited a lot of the world-building by setting it up the road from where my current campaign is set. This had one or two neat pieces to it because it was easy to have the characters rattle on about their concerns and what was […]

Delving Of Ancient Tomes

by xaosseed

Over the past couple of months, prompted by some idle throughts during Nanowrimo, I have been digging back through old campaign notes to see what actually remains. Two things are notable, first that very little remains of the Kraken Mesa game, or at least very little on paper. I find some bits noting the in […]

Clockwork Universe

by xaosseed

This is the start of a new adventures. I am going to talk a little about world building; something I find I do quite a lot – whether for stories or for background settings for RPG campaigns. This is mostly going to discuss what I call “clockwork universe” which is pretty much the polar opposite […]

Higher Fidelity Would Doom Me

by xaosseed

I’ve been playing lots of Mass Effect as Uber can no doubt attest. Its very, very good and I’ve enjoyed it hugely. I played through it the first time as a mean sod with no patience, cut off all the NPC’s in mid-exposition with curt ‘we haven’t time for this’ and took the race against […]

Déjà vu 2: Return of Déjà vu

by wanderer

It seems the planets have aligned again and I’ve been stuck with the irresistible urge to blog and this leads me to wonder if my need to rant is inversely proportional to my level of WoW addiction.