Deadlands Noir Session 23 Notes

We started this session where we left off on the previous one. With the group looking down into a dark hole in the floor. The bottom was about fifteen feet below them. The floor was a dark color that reflected some light like it was damp. Greyson dropped one of his pistachios down the hole, and it bounced when it hit the ground but it also picked up grime from the floor making it harder to see. Continue reading “Deadlands Noir Session 23 Notes”

Impressions of Nations of Theah Vol. 2

So this book finally made it to the top of my reading queue, and I just finished it. there are a lot in this book that I really enjoyed. Once I got started reading it, I kept thinking that is a cool idea, I should find some way to use it over and over again. Continue reading “Impressions of Nations of Theah Vol. 2”

Deadlands Noir Session 22 Notes

We started this session with Ada getting a message from Professor Alex Meyer asking for her help. It turns out that over the last ten days, seven students have disappeared. After a little bit of questioning, the group finds out that all of the missing students were med students, and that they disappeared after leaving the anatomy lab in the evening.

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The Yellow King RPG

I have been reading The Yellow King RPG preview that is currently being kickstarted here. It uses the GUMSHOE1 system as its task resolution engine, and because of that I decided to back it. I have long been interested in getting a game that uses the GUMSHOE system because I wanted to see how it handled investigations seeing as how that was what the system was designed from the ground up to do. So far I have read two of the four previewed books and started the third, and I want to get some thoughts down on the game as I see it now as well as on the system as I understand it based on what I have read. Continue reading “The Yellow King RPG”

Savage Potter Session 2

We start this session off with the students heading into Hogwarts, just outside the great hall, Professor McGonagall takes me aside to what looks like a classroom so that I can be “sorted” separately from the first years. She then leaves saying she will send someone for me. Continue reading “Savage Potter Session 2”

Case of the Assassination of Alex Rossetti Postmortem

There are a number of things that have happened during the sessions that this case covered, some are changes that I have tried to make the game run a bit smother. Some are things that I still need to work on. I will break down some of the things that I tried, Continue reading “Case of the Assassination of Alex Rossetti Postmortem”