Finding the right words is worth it, especially when they're going on a character sheet. Take the time to nail the right vibe and your games will be better for it.
The Earth in doomed in Insomniacs, but how it's doomed is up to you and your group. The Kurzgesagt youtube channel continues to be an invaluable source of information on existential threats, mass extinctions, and productive nihilism. Here are a few choice options that either made it into Insomniacs more or less directly, or were inspirations for some of the doomsday scenarios or exoplanets.
I wrote up a very light PbtA game about mischievous animals trying to act like people and generally committing low stakes crimes in the process. The fever dream prototype of this game turned out to be the perfect fit for the roleplaying club I ran for elementary schoolers last year.
Here's some stuff what's been making life in the plague regime bearable. Some of it's old, some of it's new.
How to green screen for gaming, and why you should, even if you already use Zoom
We're stuck at home with our two daughters and have had to adopt a different routine. So far it feels like it might be better for us as a family.
Photo by Samuel Vowles on Unsplash, actual inspiration by Crime Pays But Botany Doesn't
Tonight's dice club with the kids was the first time in a long while I felt energized afterward. I think we found "our game" - inspired by Untitled Goose Game, completely normal animals come together for relatively nonthreatening heists.
Time to shirk! I've been buried under a deluge of new games. Here's what I, a late-to-the-party random person off the internet with no credentials, thinks of the following video games that have been eating all my free time: Untitled Goose Game Geese are assholes, and this is a good game about being a douchey … Continue reading Fall is Video Game Season
Here's how I made a two-piece desert highway for a post-apocalyptic car chase game inspired by Thunder Road and JUNK'D.