Friday, October 24, 2014

Clean, Efficient Apocalypse Power

You might have been hearing a little bit lately about this strange phenomenon of games "Powered by the Apocalypse" as if that was some sort of thing now.

And, as it happens, it is very much a thing. A remedially basic one, and yet a quantum leap of sorts.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

The Intersection of System and Story

"Emergent Gameplay": About 85,600 results.

"Emergent Storytelling": About 4,920 results.

That was not a well-balance Google Fight. Maybe we could write some sort of story about that...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Slightly Drunk, Clownish Older Cousin

It started yesterday (as I write this) as a result of this blog post over at The Angry DM, talking about how Wizards of the Coast dropped the ball by not making some sort of proper introduction to D&D. I kinda... think it might exist already.

(checks the time) Aw geez, I've only got an hour until I've got to leave for my own gaming night. Can I get this hammered out in time?

Friday, July 11, 2014

State of Play

Not that anybody asked, halfway to keep it straight in my mind, halfway to present a good example...

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Introductions All Around

How well could you introduce someone to the games you play?

This one is almost synchronicitous1. A posting on G+ referencing a blog post on the subject, a certain local store's smorgasbord initiative... I feel I must join in. And I do have some stories to tell.