Random bits and bobs for when your players turn out the pockets of the recently deceased.
Two of my favorite gunfights in film are the end of Way of the Gun and, well, pretty much any scene from the John Wick movies. I love how Way of the Gun's finale really cares where the characters are relative to each other and what they do tactically to gain the advantage on each … Continue reading The Map is Not the Gunfight (unless it is)
A phenomenon that I've seen crop up in different media is the use of geometric shapes as otherworldly counterpoint to the "normal" world. It's eerie without being traditionally creepy, but I wonder if there is some base fear these portrayals are delving into or if it's just become shorthand for unknowably alien.
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