Author Archives: chris
Over the last week or so, I’ve spent a lot my time working on and discussing a proposal for the RPG Bloggers Network. In order to do this, I’ve had to push back other deadlines such as the publication of our next adventure PDF and the launch of new figures. This has a direct cost [...]
How much has the 4th Edition grown over the past year? Following last year’s investigation into the size of each edition of D&D, the big question for this year’s updated graph is how fast is 4e’s rule base expanding? Is it likely to remain at a manageable size or will it become as bloated and [...]
The city of #Twitterville may be run by humans but it is not a human city. Members of practically every intelligent race can be found in its narrow and crowded streets if you look hard enough. The Dwarves, Halflings and Gnomes are common enough in the city. Even the occasional elf leaves the forest to [...]
Stunning fantasy art from Michal Ivan. View more on his DeviantArt page.
We are back playing D&D 3.5 after our trial run with 4e (this ended up in Total Party Kill in the last room of the module). Our first thoughts on our return to 3.5 was “How do we play this game again?”. It is amazing how much you forget in just a few months. The [...]
1. Lack of Preparation Nothing says “I’m a green GM” more than making the players wait five minutes whilst you try to find the NPC’s stats or work out what happens next. Fortunately this is easy to fix. Read the rules and adventures beforehand. Bookmark key pages and get that highlight pen out. This may [...]
Two icons of the Seventies for the price of one: Stars Wars meets Disco. Source: Death Star Disco Ball
Proving that money isn’t everything, film critics Colin & Mitch suggest five low budget films that might appeal to a gamer. Tetsuo Shocking black and white underground masterpiece that shows you can realise apocalyptic destruction, the melding of man and machine, giant death dealing mecha and industrial carnage and still have enough change from a [...]
This fantastic steampunk artwork was created by Marchin Jakubowski, a great illustrator with an impressive gallery of work.
This week’s #Tittterville writing challenge is about Guilds, Brotherhoods and Cabals. Some organisations will be above board and respected such as the Silver Balance Union. Their members will be upright members of the community. Other, organisations, like the Wizards Guild, will be legitimate but more feared than respected. …. The twin thieves guilds of the [...]