Magick vs. Ghost, Who Wins?

Now that we’ve covered a little bit about magick (What is Magick?) and ghosts (Ghosts in an Insubstantial World), let’s talk a little bit about using magick and how a character might go about using magick (and a little practicality) against a ghost with an attitude problem. First, let’s set the stage and say that…

What is “magick”?

If you ask ten people to define “magic,” you will probably get ten different answers like: Casting a spell like Merlin or Gandalf. Performing illusions and sleight-of-hand tricks. Mesmerizing a crowd with a song or story. A saint performing a miracle of faith. The funny thing is that they’d all be right. Like art, magic…

Warrior Class Traits in M&P2e

So we have talked a bit about Movement, Milestones, Encumbrance, Thief Skills, and Saving Throws so far… and today I want to talk a bit about how we’re restructuring classes. And yes, we’re still going to have classes and races in the next edition of Mazes & Perils. This is an Old School game after…

Changing the Experience System

Last week we went over a bit of how we’re redoing encumbrance and item inventory for characters, going with more of a modern computer game-style approach. This week, I want to go over another major revamp as far as levels go. The Old Way The “old way” with Mazes & Perils essentially followed the traditional approach…

Aliens & Asteroids: The Third Public Playtest, Pt 4

So to recap our third session: We gained a new player! Yay! And our brave heroes were called by the Drs. Roberts on Luna, who had found what they thought was some sort of hidden Grey Man base on Mimas, a moon of Saturn. (Part 1) They arrived on Mimas, were taken prisoner by the…

The Aliens & Asteroids Quickstart is Here! (And FAQs!)

Just a quick note to let folks know that the Aliens & Asteroids Quickstart is now available over at DriveThruRPG and RPGNow as a “Pay What You Want” PDF (links included in the first FAQ). If you’re one of our Kickstarter backers, you should have seen an update e-mail with a link for a free copy.…

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