What’s on My Radar in Gaming?

Solo Gaming Matt Jackson is working on his rules-lite so1um . It uses Tiny Solitary Soldier’s solo engine but is a standalone game. There are more than 500 clicks on Miso RPG, my minimalist (free) solo framework. Stuart Llyod contacted me and gave me the links to his solo systems Wayfarer and Scrawl (all Pay […]

Everybody Is Kung Fu Fighting (or Wielding Katanas)

There is Shinobi & Samurai (free), an OD&D clone. It has classes like Bushi and Shinobi. Scarlet Heroes (free quickstart, affiliate links), one of my favorites from grandmaster Kevin Crawford (Sine Nomine Publishing). The setting is called Red Tide. It’s Asian flavored but also post-apocalyptic/horror. Strictly speaking no samurais and katanas. Ruins & Ronin (affiliate […]

Age of Legends Kickstarter (6d6 RPG)

It’s no secret that I enjoy the 6d6 RPG. It is a versatile, lightweight and abstract system with a clever use of resource management. The content is open-source and if you buy a PDF you are allowed to share it freely amongst your players. My only problem is that the game doesn’t offer ready-made settings […]

#RPGaDay 2015 – Day 25 – 31

Day 25 – Favorite Revolutionary Game Mechanic Into the Odd is an old school inspired role-playing game that gets rid of the attack roll. When you attack, you automatically hit and deal damage. I really like that a lot, as it makes the system deadly but also very fast. Day 26 – Favorite inspiration for […]