1974ers of the Unknown

This is an attempt to marry 1974 Style with the original Searchers of the Unknown. I want the freeform nature of 1974 Style with the descending armor system of the old games. 1974ers of the Unknown (work in progress, leads to a GDoc).

Friday Grab Bag: Dungeon Drawing, and more

Security Nothing RPG-related, but there was a huge security breach for sites using Cloudflare. For example, patreon and reddit could be affected. More info here. Change passwords and enable 2FA for important accounts. Dungeon Drawing Elementary Principles of Dungeon Drawing is a short article by David McGrogan worth your time: […] I don’t think I’ve […]

Fast Paced Action With USR Sword & Sorcery

USR Sword & Sorcery impresses with its minimalist nature. The 36-pages-book includes a complete game and an introductory adventure. No setting, though. Get the PDF for USD $1.95 or soft cover for USD $5.65 here (aff). (This is a reading review.) You can create a character within minutes with four attributes. Assign a d10, d8 […]

So1um Playtest

Do you get bogged down in details during solo role-playing? As much as I like testing out new systems, the overload of a complete RPG plus a solo system can be too much. Matt Jackson’s (free) so1um could be the solution. It is a complete rules-lite solo RPG. You can play different genres with it. […]

Kid’s First RPG

I play a role-playing game with my 4-year-old. I need to make it very simple. She has a short attention span. We use Perfected by M.A.R. Barker as the gaming system. We both roll a die. Higher roll wins. If her chances of success are higher than mine, she gets a higher die size (i.e. […]