At the beginning of March, I decided to try running a bit of a role-playing game for my 4½ year old daughter. She had played Super Dungeon Explore a few times with my wife and me, so I thought she might have fun jumping into a full rpg experience. On Game Master’s Day, I asked … Continue reading My Daughter’s First RPG
I'm a software engineer at Microsoft. As part of my job, I use git everyday for version control, I do some writing in markdown for readme files and technical design docs, and I work on the Pipelines product for Azure DevOps. As I started writing notes for the mini-campaign that I was running for my … Continue reading Experimenting with Markdown
My Gaming Table For some time, I've wanted a dedicated gaming room with a nice game table, but I didn't have a spare room in my house. When I moved from Seattle to Raleigh, that changed. We were able to get a house with a spare room thanks to the lower real estate prices, and … Continue reading Table of Ultimate Gaming
The Fantasy Age Companion is now available from Green Ronin. You can pre-order the hardcopy or buy the pdf version now. The pdf is also available on DriveThruRPG. It is the third major book for the Fantasy Age line (the other two being the Core Rulebook and the Bestiary), and it includes a bunch of … Continue reading Fantasy Age Companion
Earlier this week, I had an idea for an alternative to the stunt mechanic in the AGE system that I'm interested in trying out at some point. For those of you who aren't familiar with the AGE system, stunts are that system's analog to critical hits and they are one of my favorite parts of … Continue reading An Alternative Stunt Mechanic
Following up on last week's post with desert lizardfolk, here is another reptilian race option for Fantasy AGE. This version of lizardfolk is closer to the lizardfolk presented by Dungeons & Dragons. They are primitive swamp-dwelling humanoids with features inspired by monitor lizards and crocodilians.
Lizardfolk have been one of my favorite fantasy races for a long time. They are often depicted as primitive swamp-dwelling tribes, but there are other possibilities for lizardfolk and reptilian humanoids in general. Saurians from the Titansgrave setting are the only official lizardfolk race for Fantasy AGE. The character rules for saurians make them adept with the technology of Titansgrave, but … Continue reading Fantasy AGE: Desert Lizardfolk