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Heavy Gear summer campaign 2013 post-mortem

I had planned a two-game summer special to take a break from my two-year Dungeons & Dragons campaign. It took five games to clear part one of the planned double feature. This is a post-mortem of that campaign; what went

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Heavy Gear summer campaign 2013 post-mortem

I had planned a two-game summer special to take a break from my two-year Dungeons & Dragons campaign. It took five games to clear part one of the planned double feature. This is a post-mortem of that campaign; what went

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RPG mechanics on table and screen

Running my current D&D campaign, I’ve been thinking about mechanics a lot. I want to make the game mechanically interesting: it should be a good game, any other qualities notwithstanding. As the play has become more regimented, I don’t feel

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RPG mechanics on table and screen

Running my current D&D campaign, I’ve been thinking about mechanics a lot. I want to make the game mechanically interesting: it should be a good game, any other qualities notwithstanding. As the play has become more regimented, I don’t feel

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Card Hunter and digital vs physical gaming

As a regular reader might know, I play a lot of roleplaying games of the paper-based, face to face variety, as well as other tabletop games. So I pay attention whenever digital games approach this realm. Obviously tabletop Dungeons &

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Card Hunter and digital vs physical gaming

As a regular reader might know, I play a lot of roleplaying games of the paper-based, face to face variety, as well as other tabletop games. So I pay attention whenever digital games approach this realm. Obviously tabletop Dungeons &

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Troupe play

  We’ve been playing a science fiction miniatures campaign with heavy roleplaying game elements for half a dozen games now. I’ve always liked the idea of having a handful of characters to run at the same time and this game

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Troupe play

  We’ve been playing a science fiction miniatures campaign with heavy roleplaying game elements for half a dozen games now. I’ve always liked the idea of having a handful of characters to run at the same time and this game

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The power of mechanics

When discussing roleplaying games with gamers you don’t know all that well, you often run into a cliche. You get the people who say they don’t like the games, they like the storytelling. A common variation is “in my group

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The power of mechanics

When discussing roleplaying games with gamers you don’t know all that well, you often run into a cliche. You get the people who say they don’t like the games, they like the storytelling. A common variation is “in my group

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Games of the year 2012

This is a list of the games that were most important/time-consuming for me this year. As usual, not all of these were released this year, and this is in no particular order. The Walking Dead (PC). We’ve made a number of

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Games of the year 2012

This is a list of the games that were most important/time-consuming for me this year. As usual, not all of these were released this year, and this is in no particular order. The Walking Dead (PC). We’ve made a number of

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Legend Of Grimrock (PC)

Almost Human is a new game studio from Finland who just released their first game, Legend Of Grimrock. I’d be a fan even if they weren’t from around here. They’ve done well on Steam and further adventures are all but

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Legend Of Grimrock (PC)

Almost Human is a new game studio from Finland who just released their first game, Legend Of Grimrock. I’d be a fan even if they weren’t from around here. They’ve done well on Steam and further adventures are all but

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Keeping it simple with exceptions

I had a talk with a friend about roleplaying game system complexity way too late in Midsummer night. This is another of those things that D&D 4E gets right. I would like to play Exalted, but it’s far too cumbersome.

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Keeping it simple with exceptions

I had a talk with a friend about roleplaying game system complexity way too late in Midsummer night. This is another of those things that D&D 4E gets right. I would like to play Exalted, but it’s far too cumbersome.

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Planning for greatness

The fourth edition Dungeons & Dragons does a great job with preparing Dungeon Masters for the journey ahead. They had parts of this back in the third edition back in 2000, but as with many other facets of 4E (2008),

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Planning for greatness

The fourth edition Dungeons & Dragons does a great job with preparing Dungeon Masters for the journey ahead. They had parts of this back in the third edition back in 2000, but as with many other facets of 4E (2008),

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Hall of Fame

This is a collection of my best stuff over the years. If you’re in the mood to read something new or want to see what I’m all about, this is where to start. Conveniently in chronological order. Catering Vs Nurturing

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Hall of Fame

This is a collection of my best stuff over the years. If you’re in the mood to read something new or want to see what I’m all about, this is where to start. Conveniently in chronological order. Catering Vs Nurturing

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