On a long enough timeline, everything gets used to run Star Wars. This time it's Cortex Prime's turn!
Sometimes playtesting lets you know it's time to stop!
West End Games' D6 Star Wars game was a constant companion through my college years. Despite experimenting with Werewolf: the Splatbooking and Shadowrun, my heart belonged to Star Wars and the bewildering amount of sourcebooks detailing people and places only loosely tied to the events of the films. To my knowledge, nobody made a sourcebook … Continue reading Do I Got a Hot Take on WEG Star Wars For You
Inspired by Rob Donoghue's twitter screed on the secret sauce of skill lists, I'll be going through some of my old designs. I'm curious how they look to me now. Buskit I've talked about my weird hack of Savage Worlds and Fate before. There's ten traits, each with a number of specializations that let you … Continue reading The Skill List is Dead, Long Live the Skill List
My local group's played multiple one-shots of Fantasy Flight Games' Star Wars games. You know, the ones with the fancy dice. These are Genesys dice, but whatever. I liked some things about the system, but I definitely felt character creation was needlessly crunchy compared to the basic mechanic of "roll dice and interpret them like … Continue reading FFG Fancy Dice Hacks
It is here, in any case. I'm throwing up an old homebrew roleplaying game my brother and I made after college. I was going to make some self-deprecating shame jokes at this point, but I don't think it's a bad game for the time. It's mainly spliced together from pre-deluxe Savage Worlds and Fate 2.0 … Continue reading It’s Free RPG Day
Which system(s) are going to end up in my game meatloaf for this pulp action heartbreaker I'm thinking about? I've been reading up on a lot of the newer-hotness games as well as some older favorites. If I can just drift an existing game rather than Frankensteining something new out of parts, that'd be great. … Continue reading More Tightrope of Peril