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About kaomera

I bake cakes for a living. In my spare time I think about and talk about roleplaying games, and sometimes even try to play them.

Just needs some minor editing…

S&W plus Cut-Ups…

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Dealing with Death and Worse

One of the assumptions of an OSR games (generally) is that characters get changed. They level up, gain power and magic items, and also they are cursed, poisoned, have their levels drained, and even die. You could choose to play … Continue reading

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The Temple of the Golden Hornet

The Temple of the Golden Hornet is a dungeon complex with a number of rooms, chambers, etc. Various objects, rooms, etc. within the complex are filled with hornets. The hornets in these objects, rooms, etc. are held in a magical … Continue reading

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Hulks & Horrors

Hulks & Horrors, currently funding on Indiegogo, seeks to present ”a classic dungeon crawl experience with a mashup of gonzo sci-fi and space opera tropes from the golden ages of the genre, with a touch of good humor, shocking horror, … Continue reading

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Crowd-sourcing

So, there has been some drama concerning the OGRE Kickstarter, and specifically it’s segue into the Car Wars pre-Kickstarter. There’s been a fair amount of drama surrounding Kickstarter in general already, of course. Personally I’ve had to give up on … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Reading a post on Blog of Holding, I’ve had a small epiphany: respect for the game-world, and by extension for myself as a GM, is a part of what I feel I’ve been missing in my games. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Shut up and play.

Well, more likely shut up and GM in my case, but it’s basically the same thing. And maybe not shut up, really; I just need to stop using ”thinking about RPGs” as an excuse not to actually be playing. (Oh, … Continue reading

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