Chrome Heavy RPGs, Why Bother?

Chrome in RPGs is nothing new. As you can see in the below article, back in 2014 it was heavily on my radar as something that overly irritated me. How do I feel two years later? ¬†Well, about the same. There is good chrome and there is bad chrome. I am of the belief that…

Adventures in the East Mark is No More

Last night the American publisher of Adventures in the East Mark, X-D Publishing, released a Kickstarter statement that they were no long a Licensee. This is a bummer right at the end of the year, but what can you do, right? Here’s the full statement. This is the update that I’ve not wanted to write…

RPG Diversity at Conventions, is it Really that Difficult?

RPG diversity at conventions, is it really that hard to put together a diverse schedule? Why do certain games/system dominate the game schedules at nearby conventions. Here Pathfinder Society (PFS) is ever present in my region (Southeast), which in and of itself is not wholly a bad thing. In fact PFS and other organized play…

Appendix N Adventure Toolkits – Kickstarter Frustration!!!

In late spring 2012, I backed this kickstarter for DCC RPG modules, a slew of them at that. Maybe that should have been my first indicator that it was too good to be true. John Addams of Brave Halfling Games made some hefty promises, but all seemed on the up and up given that he…

Hate the Game and Not the Gamer

Why do gamers feel the need to bash someone on a personal level or at a minimum label them for not liking the same games they do? I have been thinking about this lately and it seems to me that there is a lot crap slinging directed at people and not at the games. Earlier…

Local Store Can’t get Fate Core, had to Buy Online

It’s no secret that I own a lot of games and RPG books. Much of which I have acquired through trading or selling my games to buy other gently used games and books. The primary reason for this course of action is my very limited disposable income, can we says thanks to the government for…