Though in my day job, I’m a software engineer, the math associated with most types of engineering has never been my strong suit. I use computers to do a lot of the number crunching for… Read More »Diving into the Numbers
Alternate title: The Fitzpatrick Family Die Curse We all know there’s a bit of a superstition in the gaming community when it comes to dice. How many times have you heard that a die was… Read More »The Fickle Nature of Dice
As you may have noticed in the last few posts, I’ve been hinting at the different levels of detail and how they may come into play at the game table. Some folks tend to focus… Read More »Levels of Play Detail
You’re the GM doing prep for your next session. You have it all together. Maps. Broad strokes of the plot. But somehow you find yourself stuck when you try to come up with the little… Read More »Free Randomness, Part 1
Hey all… In my career as a gamer, at least since college, I’ve had a thing for playing insane characters. I thought I’d share some of those characters and how I dealt with their crazy… Read More »The Edge of Sanity…
Odd topic, but power is a funny thing. In real life, those who have it typically want more. Those without want some. And it’s not always what you think. In a roleplaying game, you’d think… Read More »Who has the power in a game?
Just like the rest of life, sometimes it’s time for a do-over. Thus begins a new chapter in the life of Moebius Adventures (MARPG) games. Image via Wikipedia Here’s the scoop. We have a streamlined… Read More »Starting Over…
I had an interesting conversation with my GM last week. We somehow got onto the topic of how evil he was as a gamemaster. Honestly I don’t see him as evil, but I ran with… Read More »What alignment is your GM?