Category Archives: Miscelaneous Commentary

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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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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Truth & Lies

I don’t actually think anything I’m posting here is absolutely 100% true; well, it’s fiction at the very least, so that’s a bit obvious, really. But aside from any GM doing what they will with the source material, the Sunamyo … Continue reading

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Regarding maps

I think the Sunamyo desert ought to be something like a sandbox setting (heavy on the sand, of course), but not really. I don’t think it should be mapped out – there’s supposed to be more uncertainty than that. I … Continue reading

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