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Monthly Archives: January 2012

5th Edition: Jack is Back

First things first, I got a shout out, made even cooler by the fact that I did not actively do anything to get it. While I had been aware of the RPG Carnival, seeing it here and there, though I am going to make a greater effort to follow it […]

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A Sundered World: Episode 101

After a brief foray In Search of the Unknown, we decided to start running A Sundered World a few players short. Initially intended to be a delve run, it ended up turning into the “pilot” episode. What happened was entirely improvised, and it was a lot of fun.Cast Danh (goliath serpent […]

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Back to Basics

In light of a looming edition, others are giving older editions a shot, so I figured I might as well subject mine to them as well. Partially because I wanted to see if there really was anything about them that I actually liked, partially because the only edition that some had […]

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A Sundered World: Inspiring Images

While re-playing Castlevania: Lords of Shadow last night, I reached Necromancer’s Abyss. Simply put, this level is awesome. Actually a lot of the stuff in this game is awesome, but the floating rocks and drifting pieces of broken titans was inspiring. It could give me something to show my players to […]

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D&D Next: +1 or Better to Hit?

Robert Schwalb talks about the dated “+1 or better to hit” mechanic. This was something I saw in 2nd Edition, might have been in 1st Edition, existed kind of in 3rd Edition, and surprise sur-fucking-prise…I hated it. On one hand, having a monster that can only be harmed by magic sounds […]

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A Sundered World: Acamar, The Corpse Star

In a Sundered World most of the aberrant stars drift in the Deep Astral, having escaped the Far Realm since the Living Gate was destroyed. Where they go they herald destruction and insanity, warping reality and birthing nightmarish horrors that can strip one’s sanity with a mere glance. Though many […]

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5th Edition Musings: Playing With Powers

Note: There is no official information about 5th Edition, here. This is merely some thoughts on the direction I would like to see WotC take. I guess think of it like me throwing ideas around to see if any stick (or if anyone else has a better idea). Powers are a […]

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A Sundered World: Thunderspire

One of my players wants to play a goliath shaman, while the other wants to try a human warlord channeling Malcolm Reynolds.While two leaders is not normally a problem, a shaman with a snake spirit that is also carrying a fragment of the World Serpent’s shattered form and seeking to […]

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