I listen to a lot of podcasts and more and more of that list are becoming RPG actual plays. Does that sound like gobbledygook? Well, podcasts are radio-style shows you can download through Apple Podcast, Stitcher, or another "podcatcher" (I use Downcast) and listen at your leisure. Podcasts feel customizable and intimate, especially as you get to know the performers and styles of each show. Podcasts are a medium, so like books or films, they cover the whole gamut of genres. "
I've been listening to The Infinite Bad podcast series--which is thoroughly recommended here with special thanks to Candace (aka Ramona Briars) for being its ambassador--which uses a cleverly simple d20 system to run a Cthulhu Mythos style game. I couldn't find explicit detail in how the system is designed, so I built a clone of it that I'm calling (for the moment at least) d20 Pronto. This was my first attempt at a one-page system, but it extended into four pages with exampl
So, this one has been a long time coming and therefore will be missing many of the details I like to include. Our table has gone through some changes, but we're playing most Thursdays as the plot continue to develop. We left off here, when our Damsels encountered a massive elk after dealing with a corrupted nymph. As always, this includes spoilers for Curse of Strahd and the Curse of Strahd Redux (in the works). Charming the Mad Mage Danu was the first to approach the Giant E
Players returned to the table yesterday for a bit of adventuring in the village of Piran. We'll do a quick write up of that, but first I wanted to make a few comments about the campaign writing. First, I am so pleased to see my players explore and engage this world. It is a new one for tabletop roleplaying to them and they're getting learning the new game at the same time. It is definitely coming along! We also have seven regular players (some will be busy with work or classe