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My New Year’s Wishes

Tweet Christmas is almost here and the impending doom of 2012 is right around the corner. So in an act of defiant denial, I now present my hopes and wishes for the new year of table top RP gaming. Acquire and Play Shadowrun. Shadowrun is one of those games I never played. We recently had an email from a listener on the podcast, and he detailed much of the good stuff about Shadowrun. So next year, I want to buy and try Shadowrun. I almost bought it while we were recording the show, but I remembered that I’m not supposed to buy stuff for myself between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Game Every Week. Right now it’s all I can do to game about twice a month, but I really wish it was an every … Read entire article »

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Review: Masks of Nyarlathotep

Tweet After reading an excellent article about mystery adventure design, wherein the author credits Masks of Nyarlathotep for giving him the idea for the article, I decided to pick up the 2010 re-release of this adventure. While I haven’t read the adventure cover-to-cover yet — Masks of Nyarlathotep being nearly 250 pages in length is a campaign rather than an adventure — I have been absolutely impressed with what I’ve found. It begins with a narrative about an evil plot — a timeline of what will happen IF no one intervenes. This gives the GM an ongoing timeline of events that can or will happen during the course of the campaign. (I’m really trying not to talk about the details of the adventure so as not to spoil it.) Subsequent chapters detail the various locations where … Read entire article »

Filed under: Adventure Design, Reviews