Impressions from Uprising: The Dystopian Universe Roleplaying Game

I just finished reading the preview for this game today. Based on the Dystopian Unvierse games produced by Indie Boards & Cards. The setting is a future 1984 like version of Paris after a nuclear war. Right now the role-playing game is being kickstarted here. Something to be aware of for this game is that by default it pushes for conflicts between the player characters with the potential for one or more of the characters to be government spies working against the other players. Continue reading “Impressions from Uprising: The Dystopian Universe Roleplaying Game”

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Impressions of Straw Boss

Straw Boss┬áis a new FATE World of Adventure that deals with those who battle the supernatural in a modern setting by binding a supernatural being to themselves so that they can battle others. It is a bit like a low powered Dresden Files. Since this is a genre that I find fascinating, I picked it up as a PWYW item (Pay What You Want) in PDF format and it is definitely worth looking into. Continue reading “Impressions of Straw Boss”

Impressions of Fate Adversary Toolkit

So I just finished reading the Fate Adversary Toolkit and wanted to get my thoughts down. One of the things that I have always liked about Fate Core is the fact that it was easy to lift the ideas presented in it and incorporate them in other games such as the Savage Worlds that is my normal system of choice. Continue reading “Impressions of Fate Adversary Toolkit”

Impressions of Dresden Files Accelerated

These are my impressions based on the backer preview from the Fate Core kickstarter that I backed in 2013. It has been my favorite long running kickstarter just because they have set the expectations for the various stretch goals in terms to when they would be delivered as well as keeping us informed as to the progress. In addition I have been a fan of the Dresden Files books. I have also read the first two Dresden Files RPG books (Our Story and Your Story). Continue reading “Impressions of Dresden Files Accelerated”