This week, given that I had an enormous amount of time to sit in bed and read, I was grateful to receive a book recommendation from one of my awesome Patrons, John Schuhr. The book he suggested was "Refuse To Choose" by Barbara Sher. I have to admit that I approached this with some cynicism … Continue reading Learning To Embrace Scanning
Today I have begun a bold experiment in my hobby gaming. In short, I have decided to run at least four sessions of Old-School Essentials for the Friday Night Gamers. What and Why? Old-School Essentials is, to quote from the Core Rules book: "Old-School Essentials is a role-playing game of fantastic adventure, peril, monsters, and … Continue reading Old-School Essentials: First Impressions
From the cutting room floor after DM's Diary #20, this is the excerpt that I pulled for time. I'm not sure how coherent it is, or even how useful it is, but here's the audio file for you to decide. Hope you find something useful herein. Patron Bonus #3: Ranting About Agency Patrons got this … Continue reading Ranting About Agency
How I got started with my idea to solo play a low-powered and low-fantasy GURPS campaign set in the early Bronze Age.
I've been thinking an awful lot about running a new solo fantasy campaign set around the start of the Bronze Age. In truth, the desire to run a "Low-Fantasy" game has been coursing through my veins for months, if not years. The main appeal of returning to the Red Box edition of Basic Dungeons & … Continue reading Age of Blades
Blimey, its been weeks since I posted and I feel slightly bad about that. But, hey, here I am once again. A walk in the frosty parkland proved inspirational. Last night, over on the Roleplay Rescue Discord, one of the members asked us, "What do each of you want to be playing, but aren't?" This … Continue reading Gaming Desires 2020