Author Archives: fakedtales

RPG a Day, Part Two

August’s over and RPG a Day with it. Here are my entries for the second half of the month. The RPG a Day challenge has been an interesting look at the RPGs people have played and their experiences with them. … Continue reading

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RPG a Day, Part One

For the last four years there’s been a thing on social media called “RPG a Day”. I’ve been trying to keep up with it this year on Google Plus and thought it would be good to compile my answers here. … Continue reading

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Hostage Negotiator Crime Wave – Part One

Lijah Ramone isn’t your usual abductor. She’s someone who appears to have no impulse control. She hit and killed a pedestrian on his way home from work; it’s still unclear whether that was intentional. What Lijah probably didn’t expect was … Continue reading

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Crash Day and Traffic

The first novella in my Lightning series is out! Seventeen years ago today, a spaceship from a war-torn planet brought several families of aliens to Earth. They all lost loved ones and gained super powers. They also learnt to hide … Continue reading

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Trump/Putin

I’ve delved into both politics and review copies of RPGs in the subtlest way possible, by taking on Trump and Putin in a role-playing game about a fictional retelling of three meetings between them. http://www.whodaresrolls.com/rpgs/trumpputin/  

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So You Decided to Spontaneously Combust in Front of Your Friends (A Beginner’s Guide)

This is the first of the Tempest side-stories, about a family linked to Lightning but not currently part of the main plot. It’s a taster of the themes and concepts of Lightning, as well as being about an awkward teenager … Continue reading

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Inventory Quest!

For the last few years there’s been an RPG contest about writing a role-playing game in 200 words or less. It’s a really interesting idea and the constraints have led to some great RPG concepts. This year I had an … Continue reading

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