Back in 2005, when we were playing our Science Fiction game, Empire of Doors, a certain recurring villain was a barbarian warlord on the planet Conan who recruited an army to conquer other planets (traveling through those eponymous doors). Israel dubbed him Schweinsteiger. He ended up permanently mind-swapped with Bo’s PC, Aedapp. Flash forward to […]
I Hit It With My Axe: It’s D&D. With Strippers and Porn Stars. – a video series at The Escapist captures a session of a group of enthusiastic gamers who are definitely not your typical roleplaying geeks. It’s a spin-off of this highly entertaining blog (for example, see his alphabetical reviews of D&D monsters).
Malcolm Sheppard’s has a somewhat confusing rant about Actual Play reports and how they present very distorted, partial and lacking images of what really happens in roleplaying sessions. Social interactions and story elements that were prominent in the session vanish from the report, and other aspects get a skewed focus in the retelling. In the […]