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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twenty-One – Which dice mechanic appeals to you?

Which dice mechanic appeals to you? 7th Sea’s rolls are a little tricky, but I’ve really enjoyed the way in which they let players manipulate their levels of success and failure. I talked about this briefly in my review on … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twenty – Which game mechanic inspires your play style?

Which game mechanic inspires your play style? ‘Play to find out what happens’. This might be a bit cheeky, but I think it counts. It’s basically a philosophy of running the game but is still pretty much a mechanic. Monsterhearts, … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Nineteen – What music enhances your game?

What music enhances your game? I don’t use music in my RPGs anymore, which is one of the issues with running in somewhere like Dice Saloon. I’ve been tempted to reinstall DMDJ on my iPad in order to have atmospheric … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Eighteen – What art inspires your game?

What art inspires your game? I love using art in games, mainly for markers of who people’s characters are in game and on Obsidian Portal. The main ‘art’ I use for my games tends to be photos of actors or … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Seventeen – Describe the best compliment you’ve had while gaming

Describe the best compliment you’ve had while gaming The standard answer to this is the simple one, a thanks is enough, as is the attendance of the players. It sounds trite, but it’s still true. If the players say or … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Sixteen – Describe your plans for your next game

Describe your plans for your next game For the first time in a long time, I know what my next few games are. Plans are a little more vague these days, but that’s fine. The next games are: Night Witches … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Fifteen – Describe a tricky RPG experience that you enjoyed

Describe a tricky RPG experience that you enjoyed A tricky RPG experience I enjoyed came from a time before I was aware of any story games, which I assume were possibly in their infancy at the time. I wasn’t aware … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Fourteen – Describe a failure that became amazing

Describe a failure that became amazing I’m a terrible British geek. Outside of Red Dwarf, I never really bothered with most of our big institutions. It took me years until I bothered with Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy. I never … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Thirteen – Describe how your play has evolved

Describe how your play has evolved I’m someone who’s tried to be a writer for many, many years. When I was first into role-playing I let that instinct take over. Initially I only made up anything to get players from … Continue reading

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RPG a Day 2018 – Day Twelve – Wildest character concept?

Wildest character concept? Like the favourite/recurring NPC post, I could just throw you Action Bastard again. This is actually a difficult question to ask, especially for someone with a good couple of decades of roleplaying under their belt. You get … Continue reading

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