Elemental Genres in RPGs

I have been loosely following the great podcast Writing Excuses which is full of great advice for writers. They focus on the written word, but much of the material applies to any kind of storytelling – including RPGs. In Season... »

W.O.I.N. – First Impressions

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of getting a taste of W.O.I.N. in a custom science-fiction setting; that is, we played a flavor of N.E.W. Because nobody else was free, a friend GMed just for me; I was treated to first-person... »

Upcoming Goodness

I have been looking around for new games lately. The following intrigued me for one reason or the other. Coriolis A science-fiction game fresh off Kickstarter, they had me with their blurb: Firefly meets Arabian Nights in this unique sci-fi... »

Dealing with Excessive Collateral Damage

Via the author of my favorite webcomic, I stumbled over a Twitter rant by Matt Wallace with Howard Tayler joining it. They are more than mildly concerned about the casual treatment of excessive collateral damage in fiction: super heroes tearing... »