Now Would Be a Good Time to Invite the Thought Police to Leave Our Hobby Alone

Pass this on!

Jeffro's Space Gaming Blog

You know, I got pretty upset when OBS banned their first game last year. I did write to them, but I did not really do anything beyond making a few snarky blog posts. However, this lack of conviction with regards to free expression seems to be growing to the point where things are liable to slip even further at an even more accelerated rate. In my opinion, this will directly impact the quality of independent game design efforts and potentially even cause us to lose some of our most insightful creators. People don’t get into rpg design because of the money– they do it because they have complete freedom to express themselves. Dilute that freedom far enough and they may well find another hobby to devote themselves to.

I really don’t want that to happen. I don’t think I am alone, either. I am therefore instituting Operation Roiling Mumble. Here…

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First Session Report for my Daughter’s Dungeon Design!

Passing it on to the next generation!

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When people said they were going to try to play it, I thought… I’ll believe it when I see it. Well… I done seen it and I still don’t believe it!

Kevyn Winkless writes in with this:

Ran this for two nephews and my youngest, using modified AFF rules and the entire 1st floor of my house as the play surface, various dinosaurs and superhero figs to represent PCs and monsters. Kids

Play report:
Ograk the warrior (6yo, Hulk figure), Borg the Borg (4yo, some kind of robot) and Wizardator Maximus (8yo, heavily modded Playmobil knight) woke to find themselves in a bedroom, from which they emerged to explore.

The first thing they did was open the door opposite the dungeon to find themselves faced with a dragon atop a mound of gold. After a brief scuffle in which they found themselves seriously outmatched (partly because Wizardator forgot he…

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Discussion of Arneson & Snider’s Adventures in Fantasy

Just a heads up here, but it you are interested in discussion of the mechanics and/or possible house rules for Arneson & Snider’s Adventures in Fantasy role playing game then head on over to The Comeback Inn and join the discussion.  Currently, the efforts seem to be on house rules for cleaning up and clarifying the game.  I hope these are gathered together in an unofficial supplement at some point.