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Krendel Core RPG

It is very difficult for me to review Krendel by William J. (B.J.) Altman. The text reveals a thoughtful designer who cares deeply about the role-playing experience and how mechanics impact on that, and the central mechanic is elegant in … Continue reading

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Breaking the Fourth (Edition) Wall

Last night, I got to play my first game of Fourth Edition Dungeons & Dragons. Bottom line up front: I fail to see from where all the hate for 4E comes. It’s very similar in its rules foci to 2E … Continue reading

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Digging the Old School Hack

Just wanted to do a very quick post then get back to doing abso-fucking-lutely nothing. Go check out Old School Hack. Corey Reid (he of the awesome Dino Pirates of Ninja Island) pointed the way, and it was my road … Continue reading

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Edge of the Story

There was a very loose collection of RPG rules I had worked on back in the day as kind of a mental exercise. I introduced it some time ago on the Accidental Survivors forum, and I just ran across it … Continue reading

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